Anne Marie Due > Advokatfirmaet Hjort > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Universitetsgata 7
Oslo, 0164
Norway

Work Department

Employment

Position

Anne Marie Due the managing partner at Hjort and a member of our employment law department.  She has extensive experience in this practice area.

Anne Marie is experienced within employment law, including the law for government employees, pensions, privacy, administrative law and litigation. Anne Marie assists clients in both the private and public sectors and has broad experience in the particular problems that are relevant for public sector entities.

Anne Marie assists clients both with legal advice and as legal counsel in connection with most issues in employment law, pensions, privacy and administrative law. Notably, she has conducted several cases before the Norwegian Supreme Court during the last few years concerning issues such as the limitations to the employer’s management prerogative when relocating or making changes in senior policy measures; the issue of whether the loss of contractual early retirement pension scheme (AFP) implies a right to vote in the transfer of a business, and whether employers are entitled to use information from waste disposal vehicles’ satellite navigation system to detect possible employment irregularities.

Anne Marie has also conducted a case before the Norwegian Supreme Court in a plenary session. The case addressed whether an instruction laid down by the government was in violation of the constitution. Furthermore, Anne Marie has conducted a number of cases before the district courts and courts of appeals on a range of labour law issues, including several cases concerning the future regulation of pension rights and responsibility for costs associated with these.

In addition, Anne Marie has had extensive advisory assignments, including offering ongoing advice in whistleblowing cases and . The investigative assignments have included looking into whether the Working Environment Act’s requirement to a suitable working environment had been violated, various forms of harassment, privacy law breaches, and cases of violation of employees’ individual rights.

Career

  • 2012 – Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
  • 2011-2012: Partner, Advokatfirmaet Mageli ANS
  • 2009-2011: Senior Attorney, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
  • 2002-2009: Associate, Attorney and Senior Attorney, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS
  • 1995-2002: Senior executive officer, Adviser and Assistant Director General, Ministry of Church Affairs, Education and Research

Languages

English, Norwegian

Memberships

The Norwegian Bar Association

Education

  • 1995: Law degree, University of Oslo
  • 1986: MF Norwegian School of Theology, intermediate subject in Christianity

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Employment

(Leading individuals)

Anne Marie DueAdvokatfirmaet Hjort

Advokatfirmaet Hjort‘s practice demonstrates ‘excellent employment law knowledge‘, and focuses on advising an employer-side client base encompassing the oil and gas, retail, construction, energy, manufacturing and banking sectors, as well as assisting governmental entities and unions. Litigator Lars Styren heads up the department, and Jens Kristian Johansen is very experienced in handling individual and collective employment law matters. Christopher Hansteen ‘provides top of the line legal advice‘ on pensions matters, and Claude Lenth ‘is an excellent lawyer to work with, providing fast and hands-on advice on all aspects of employment law‘. Firm managing partner Anne Marie Due is a key name for whistleblowing cases, and Alex Borch is highly regarded.