A tradition of fresh thinking

The spirit of our founders and the ability and willingness to think in new ways, are and will remain essential for our company culture.

Advokatfirmaet Selmer is an adviser to a number of private companies in Norway and abroad, as well as the public sector. Our main business areas are real estate, energy, transactions and dispute resolution.

Our story

Selmer in short

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Selmer’s vision is to create lasting value in the society we are part of.

Our pro bono projects

Social responsibility

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Many of Selmer’s activities are internationally orientated. We assist both foreign companies in Norway and Norwegian companies looking to expand abroad.

We work closely with renowned law firms around the world, who know their markets as well as we do ours.

Selmer is a member of Employment Law Alliance (ELA) and Taxand.

International approach

We always aim to guide our clients’ development and risk management in a sustainable direction.

Our lawyers and the advice we provide are our most important tool for change. Our interdisciplinary sustainability team are leading experts on legal considerations concerning sustainability and compliance, and adopt a practical and commercial approach to all sustainability-related issues.

Selmer is a member of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. As a member, we have signed up to the UN’s ten principles for responsible business practice.

Our membership supports our sustainability strategy, vision and core values.

UN Global Compact: Selmer Report 2021-2022


Top rankings from international ranking agencies. Our leading position in the Norwegian market is confirmed by the annual rankings provided by the international ranking agencies Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

References and rankings

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What others say

  • The team has a high level of knowledge and the ability to see what is most important in a case and what to focus on to solve it.


  • The team quickly comprehends the situation and gives tailored, clear advice.


  • Their combining of expert legal advice on all areas of relevance together with their financial and strategic competence is of high value to us.