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

Håkon Sandbekk joins aspartner in Selmer


Selmer focuses strongly on the green economy and brings in industry experience from Statkraft, Norway's state owned energy utility and one of Europe's largest players within renewable energy. We are strengthening our renewable energy team with the addition of Håkon Sandbekk (41), in-house lawyer and head of the transaction group in the legal department at Statkraft, as a new partner. Håkon is one of the few lawyers in Norway with industrial experience within development, construction and financing of large and international wind power projects and has also headed legal negotiations for the 1,000 MW Fosen onshore wind project in Norway and Statkraft's offshore wind projects in the UK. He will strengthen Selmer's regulatory expertise, industrial insight and understanding, as well as our network within traditional hydropower, supply, electricity trading and financing. Håkon started February 3, 2017.

News

Camilla Magnus
in the top 5 for
transactions in ..

Selmer Partner Camilla Magnus is Norway's leading female transaction lawyer with a total of 13 [...]

News

Establishing a Fintech expert team

24% - is the percentage of revenue that CEO's in the major banks worldwide expects to lose to [...]

Article

Creating value in the shift towards a...

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

News

Selmer names Line Ravlo-Losvik new...

Starting 1 November 2016 we will further sharpen our strong position in real estate by naming Line [...]

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Innovation

Innovation andentrepreneurship


Are you a facilitators, an early-stage businesses or an investor? Selmer provides guidance and regular seminars from formation to market leadership.

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.

Mads Fuglesang

Position: Partner, Lawyer

Contact information:m.fuglesang@selmer.no
+47 402 87 449

» Read more about our partners

» Partners

Lars-Petter Weyer-Larsen

Position: Senior Lawyer

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

» Read more about our senior lawyers

» Senior Lawyers

Bård Bergersen

Position: Senior Associate

Contact information:b.bergersen@selmer.no
+47 980 88 444

» Read more about our senior associates

» Senior Associates

Line Ellingsen Carlson

Position: Analyst

Contact information:l.carlson@selmer.no
+47 411 26 955

» Read more about our analysts

» Analysts

Frederik Sveen

Position: Associate

Contact information:f.sveen@selmer.no
+47 901 98 074

» 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

Kim-Denise Stephansen

Position: Project Secretary

Contact information:k.stephansen@selmer.no
+47 452 21 154

» 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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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.