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

Creating value in the shifttowards a digital economy


The regulatory deficit remains to be the primer challenge for digital development.

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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.

Sverre Hveding

Position: Partner, Lawyer

Contact information:s.hveding@selmer.no
+47 975 27 975

» Read more about our partners

» Partners

Eirik Riddervold

Position: Senior Lawyer

Contact information:e.riddervold@selmer.no
+47 928 18 015

» Read more about our senior lawyers

» Senior Lawyers

Gunnar Eckhoff

Position: Senior Associate - on leave

Contact information:g.eckhoff@selmer.no
+47 909 47 798

» Read more about our senior associates

» Senior Associates

Martin Haukås

Position: Analyst

Contact information:m.haukaas@selmer.no
+47 996 40 369

» Read more about our analysts

» Analysts

Andreas Aune Viken

Position: Associate

Contact information:a.viken@selmer.no
+47 952 77 105

» 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

Maria Frøid

Position: Receptionist

Contact information:m.froid@selmer.no
+47 905 95 008

» 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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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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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.