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Christopher Hansteen

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Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Work Department

Employment law

Position

Christopher Hansteen has extensive experience in practising collective employment law, individual employment law and pensions, the law of torts and human rights. He has authored a number of books and articles on collective and individual employment law. He also has extensive litigation experience and is admitted to the Supreme Court.

Career

2014-: Partner, Grette, 200-2014: Attorney, The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions, 1998-2000: Deputy Judge, Ålesund, 1995-1998: Attorney, The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions, 1994-1995: Associate, The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions, 1993-1994: Consultant/Senior Executive Officer, the Price Directorate/the Norwegian Competition Authority

Languages

Scandinavian Languages, English

Member

Norwegian Bar Association

Education

University of Oslo, (1992, law degree), Admitted to the Supreme Court (2011)


Norway

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Key ares of specialism for¬†Advokatfirmaet Grette AS¬†include the construction, property, IP, employment and oil and gas sectors. Its client roster includes Mundipharma, which the team acted for in patent enforcement issues; the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, which it represented in a dispute relating to the construction of a new road; and National Oilwell Varco, which it acted for in lawsuits arising from its restructuring.¬†Amund Brede Svendsen¬†leads the group and¬†Sigurd-√ėyvind Kambestad¬†and¬†Christopher Hansteen¬†handle employment disputes.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS¬†is a key name in the market for employment disputes, particularly those involving collective employment law; it recently represented the Norwegian Medical Association in a matter relating to the validity of a collective wage agreement. Other work includes advising National Oilwell Varco Norway on its downsizing and restructuring, and assisting Evry Norge with a downsizing and related litigation.¬†Jens Kristian Johansen¬†leads the group, which also includes¬†Christopher Hansteen¬†and¬†Sigurd-√ėyvind Kambestad.

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Legal Developments by:
Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

  • Proposed ban on personal import of medicinal products ordered via Internet

    The Ministry of Health and Care has recently issued a hearing letter proposing stringent restrictions on import of medicinal products for personal use. Among the actions proposed, is a general ban on the import of prescription drugs, and access for Customs to seize and destroy falsified or illegal medicinal products.
    - Advokatfirmaet Grette DA

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