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Wikborg Rein

KRONPRINSESSE MĂ„RTHAS PLASS 1, PO BOX 1513 VIKA, 0117 OSLO, NORWAY
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Work +47 22 82 75 00
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Fax +47 22 82 75 01
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Bergen, London, Oslo, Shanghai, Singapore
Wikborg Rein, Simen Lium, Oslo, NORWAY

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Simen Lium

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Work 22827513
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Wikborg Rein

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Employment Law, Litigation and Arbitration

Position

Simen Lium is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's employment law practice group. Lium holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of Oslo from 2006, specializing in employment law and pensions.

Lium focuses on a wide range of matters related to employment law, contracts and pension. His work generally involves providing assistance to Norwegian and international clients within various industries in the private and public sector, research work and dispute resolution through negotiations and litigation before the courts. He also contributes to employment law and pensions publications, and holds seminars for clients and students at the University of Oslo.

Lium is recognised for his work as an employment law lawyer in amongst others Chambers, Legal 500 and the annual lawyer rating in the Norwegian business newspaper Finansavisen.

Career

2017- Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo, 2013-2016 Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo, 2010-2012 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo, 2007-2009 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo, 2006 Trainee at various law firms, Oslo, 2004-2005 General Manager, the "Frokostkjelleren" Foundation, 2003-2005 Case handler, Juss-Buss, the Social and Employment Law Group

Education

2009 Practising Certificate, 2006 Master of Laws, University of Oslo – Specialising in employment law (Master's thesis: "Pensions and transfer of undertakings")


Norway

Employment

Within: Next generation lawyers

Simen Lium - Wikborg Rein

Within: Employment

Wikborg Rein's 'highly professional, efficient, supportive, knowledgeable and trustworthy' practice provides 'solid and competent advice' across employment law. Jan L Backer leads the group and is a key name for executive terminations; other noteworthy names include deputy head Simen Lium, who has 'a solution-oriented approach and is always extremely well prepared', and Bergen-based Fredrik Gisholt, who handles employment disputes. Backer recently represented Sørlandet Sykehus in an age discrimination case and Lium acted for Nettbuss in unfair dismissal proceedings brought by a former bus driver.

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