Hans Jørgen Bender

Managing Partner, LawyerOslo

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Hans Jørgen Bender


Hans Jørgen Bender is a specialist in employment law. He assists Norwegian and international businesses in all types of employment law issues. He also has experience in litigating employment law cases. He has extensive experience in drafting share incentive schemes, bonus schemes, non-competition and non-recruitment clauses, in addition to advising on matters of employee breach of loyalty. Hans Jørgen has led both major and minor due diligence processes, as well as leading and carrying out investigation assignments. Hans Jørgen's previous experience as a police lawyer and state attorney gives him a particular advantage in handling investigation and trial assignments. He also has experience with financial, operational and strategic consultancy, and has acquired good financial knowledge from his time at the Boston Consulting Group. Chambers Europe promotes Hans Jørgen as one of Norway's leading lawyers in employment law.

Work experience

Managing Partner, Lawyer – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
Partner – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
2006 - 2012
Senior Lawyer – Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA
2005 - 2006
Consultant – Boston Consulting Group
2002 - 2005
District attorney – Oslos public prosecutor's office
1999 - 2002
Lawyer – Oslo Police Department
1993 - 1999
Police officer – Oslo Police District


Cand.jur. – University of Oslo
Police Officer – National Police Academy


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