SELMER WAS FOUNDED
IN 1985. WE QUICKLY
BECAME AN IMPORTANT
CHALLENGER TO THE
ESTABLISHMENT

WHILE OTHER LAW FIRMS
HAD EXISTED FOR
OVER A HUNDRED YEARS,
WE COULD OFFER
FRESH THINKING AND A NEW
PERSPECTIVE

WE ARE COMMITTED
TO CONTINUING OUR
TRADITION OF SEEING THINGS
IN A NEW LIGHT

FOR THIS REASON WE WILL
KEEP ON CHALLENGING
OUR CLIENTS, COMPETITORS
AND OURSELVES.
THE LEGAL BUSINESS
IS STILL TRADITIONAL
SELMER OFFERS A NEW
PERSPECTIVE

Apax Funds to SellNordic Plant Retail Business


Selmer advised Plantasjen and Apax Partners LLP in their sale of Nordic plant retail business Plantasjen to Ratos AB. Completion is subject to customary closing conditions.

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Assistance to Kleven with a new major...

Selmer has assisted the Kleven shipbuilding concern in connection with a letter of intent with [...]

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Top rankings in this year's legal 500

Selmer's TMT/IP-team has advanced to a strong tier 2-placement in the Legal 500 lawyer ranking for [...]

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Crowdfunding:
capital from
the people

Crowdfunding gives start-ups and innovation projects access to capital that would not otherwise be [...]

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Atle H. Carlsen – New CEO of Selmer

Selmer has appointed Atle H. Carlsen (48) as its new CEO. Carlsen comes from Boston Consulting Group [...]

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Our people

Ouremployees


Selmer is one of Norway’s leading legal practices with 160 employees. We are committed to continuing our tradition of seeing things in a new light. For this reason we will keep on challenging our clients, competitors and ourselves.

Thomas Steen Brandi

Position: Partner, Lawyer

Contact information:t.brandi@selmer.no
+47 970 40 500

» Read more about our partners

» Partners

Are Fagerhaug

Position: Senior Lawyer

Contact information:a.fagerhaug@selmer.no
+47 982 67 017

» Read more about our senior lawyers

» Senior Lawyers

Lars-Petter Weyer-Larsen

Position: Senior Associate

Contact information:l.p.weyer-larsen@selmer.no
+47 938 99 239

» Read more about our senior associates

» Senior Associates

Magnus Bugge

Position: Manager

Contact information:m.bugge@selmer.no
+47 900 15 334

» Read more about our analysts

» Analysts

Silje Gjølberg Johansen

Position: Associate - on leave

Contact information:s.johansen@selmer.no
+47 954 66 993

» Read more about our associates

» Associates

Margrethe Staal

Position: Legal Secretary/Paralegal DNA

Contact information:m.staal@selmer.no
+47 980 91 040

» Read more about our paralegals

» Paralegals

Sonja Evje

Position: Legal Secretary – on leave

Contact information:s.evje@selmer.no
+47 990 04 226

» Read more about our secretaries

» Secretaries

Trine Haanes

Position: HR Consultant

Contact information:t.haanes@selmer.no
+47 918 53 986

» Read more about our administration

» Administration

About us

Companydetails


Selmer provides business law advice accompanied by financial expertise. Selmer is one of the largest and most recognized corporate law firms in Norway. We have a large network within the private and public sector, and a considerable share of our business is internationally oriented.

Our people

160

Employees

10

Advisors

110

Lawyers

40

Partners

Total number of employees:

160

New employees in 2015:

17

Number of women:

75

Number of men:

85

History

1985
  • Established by Christian Selmer, Anne Blanca Dahl, Eilif Torma and Morten Stang with the name ”Selmer, Stang, Dahl and Torma”
1989
  • The name of the firm was changed to “Selmer & Co”
  • Moved to larger premises in Tordenskioldsgate
  • Customer base increased significantly through targeted marketing
1995
  • Moved to new premises in Kirkegaten
  • 50 employees
1997
  • Moved from Kirkegaten to Aker Brygge
  • The name of the firm was changed to “Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA”
2002
  • Establishment of multidisciplinary team approach, adding auditors and financial analysts
  • Establishment of office inTrondheim
  • 100 employees
2008
  • Following a strong period of growth, we moved to a new building at Tjuvholmen
  • Over 150 employees
2013
  • Establishment of a new multidisiplinary practice area for Investigation and Compliance

Vacancies

We are always interested in getting in touch with talented individuals, be it lawyers, advisors or administrative personnel. Please go to the Norwegian version of our homepage for more information about new job opportunities.

General application

If there are no vacant positions at the moment, please send us a general application with résumé, transcripts and relevant references to jobb@selmer.no  Applications are kept confidential. You can also contact Siv Carlsson, Senior Advisor HR, on number +47 23 11 65 00 or +47 924 07 035.

 

Personal qualities

We emphasize personal qualities such as creativity, problem-solving skills, good communication and social skills and, of course, expertise. Selmer is well-known for its good working environment, which remains in focus when recruiting new employees.

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Accountnumbers

Accounting figures from 2008–2015 show a company in growth. The figures are stated
in million NOK and shows the total operating result ( ● ) and annual result ( ).

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2012

2011

2010

2009

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Legal 500:

Our leading position within the legal market are shown yearly through the International rating bureau Legal 500.

Banking & Finance (incl. shipping finance)

Capital markets

Construction

Corporate and M&A

EU and competition

Electricity, nuclear and renewable

Employment

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Intellectual property and TMT

Offshore construction and shipbuilding

Oil and gas

Real estate

Tax

Tier

321
Tier 3: Recommended Tier 2: Highly recommended Tier 1: Leading

Chambers Client Service Award

Advokatfirmaet Selmer was given the Client Service Award for best Norwegian law firm.

This is the first time a Norwegian law firm receives this award, which is based on feedback from clients. In its rationale for choosing Selmer, Chambers Europe says: Selmer wins the Client Service Award on the basis of receiving particularly glowing praise from its clients and providing outstanding client-service, whoever the client and whatever the size of the deal.