Alex Borch > Advokatfirmaet Hjort > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Universitetsgata 7
Oslo, 0164
Norway

Work Department

Employment | Dispute Resolution

Position

Alex Borch specializes in employment law and dispute resolution.

Alex assists both employers and employees with legal advice and in legal disputes in the practice area of employment law. He has comprehensive litigation experience and has negotiated a large number of termination agreements for both employers and employees. Additionally, Alex has special experience involving employees who start up a competing business – or transfer to competing businesses. He has edited the book “Konkurransebegrensninger i arbeidsforhold” and been asked by the Ministry to contribute to the legislative process that resulted in new legislation being adopted in the area.

Alex has extensive experience involving professional liability and board members’ liability. In 2019 he handled many large compensation cases against law firms in both the Court of Appeals and the Norwegian Supreme Court. Alex has also assisted many former board members in compensation proceedings.

Alex has broad litigation experience from various contract disputes. The disputes have involved e.g. purchases, franchise relationships, collaboration agreements and distribution agreements.

Career

2011 :                        Admitted to the Supreme Court, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
2007:                       Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
1997 – 2006:       Attorney, Wiersholm, Mellbye & Bech, Advokatfirma AS
1993 – 1997:        Senior Executive Officer/Acting Legal Adviser, Department of                                      Legal Affairs, Ministry of Justice

Languages

English, Norwegian

Education

2018:             Arbitrator education, Association of Danish lawyers
1993:             Law degree, University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Dispute resolution

Kristin Veierød heads up the dispute resolution team at Advokatfirmaet Hjort, which is well known for its expertise in civil litigation, professional liability issues and financial crime matters. The group is representing the Norwegian Pensioners’ Association before the Borgarting Court of Appeal, Eidsivating Court of Appeal and Agder Court of Appeal in ongoing litigation brought against the state concerning the reform of pensions. Alex Borch specialises in employment litigation, and Frode Innjord is well regarded for his expertise in civil litigation; both practitioners are admitted to appear before the Supreme Court. Nils Christian Langtvedt focuses on white-collar crime cases, commercial litigation and arbitration.