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Homble Olsby advokatfirma AS
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Homble Olsby Advokatfirma AS


Ole Kristian Olsby is the Chairperson and founding partner at Homble Olsby | Littler. Olsby handles the entire spectrum of employment law advice. He has extensive experience as commercial lawyer within the full range of employment law and Human Resources related matters, both contentious and non-contentious. He has worked as counsel for a broad range of clients in different business sectors, including large international companies. He has comprehensive experience in assisting top executives and high-ranking executives as well as members of the Board of Directors. A significant part of his work is international employment law and cross border matters. He has extensive experience in negotiations as well as providing advice to employers regarding issues such as reorganisations, mergers and temporary employment. He has considerable experience in finding the right solutions as well as creative problem solving and creative business solutions. Olsby is the co-author of ”Employment and termination– a guide for managers” together with Harald Venger and Runar Homble (Gyldendal Akademisk, 2012).


• Chairperson | partner | lawyer at Homble Olsby 2007 –
• Lawyer at Wikborg Rein & Co law firm 2005 – 2007
• Lawyer at Komnæs Braaten Skard DA law firm 2001 – 2005
• Deputy Judge at Alstahaug District Court 1999 – 2001
• Conscripted legal advisor at the Norwegian Defence Headquarter 1998 – 1999
• Deputy lawyer| lawyer at Gjermund Kalsnes law firm 1998
• Lecturer in legal subjects at Merkantilt Institutt 1998


• Norwegian
• English


• Norwegian Bar Association
• Norwegian Society of Labour law


• Law degree, University of Oslo, 1998

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Employment

Boutique employment firm Homble Olsby advokatfirma AS stands out for its ‘in-depth competence and extensive experience in the field‘. The firm operates as part of Littler Mendelson, P.C.‘s global group, and acts as the group’s coordinator in the Nordics. Ole Kristian Olsby, who ‘gives pragmatic advice‘, jointly heads up the practice with the ‘very committedRunar Homble, who has extensive expertise in advising on disputes arising from whistleblowing cases, redundancies and reorganisations. Trond Erik Solheimhas a solid, fundamental understanding of pensions rights and presents his knowledge very clearly‘, while Tore Lerheim ‘is very thorough and experienced‘, and regularly advises on pension law. Merete Furesund focuses on collective labour matters.