Trude Gran Melbye

Partner, LawyerOslo

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Trude Gran Melbye


Trude Gran Melbye is a specialist in leasing and has broad experience with real estate law in general. Trude advises national and international real estate companies on commercial leasing, including drafting, negotiation and renegotiation of lease agreements. She has considerable experience with such agreements for both hotels, offices, co-working, retail and restaurants, and also from negotiations with public providers. Trude especially has experience within development projects and the coordination of lease agreement negotiations and the building process. Trude is known to have a practical approach and is therefore often engaged by landlords and investors to develop internal standards and templates, and to hold internal lectures and seminars. Her practice also covers structuring and negotiating real estate transactions and advising on all aspects of real estate law, as well as enforcement. Trude is an active professional contributor within real estate law. She has written several publications and is a frequent speaker on topics related to real estate.

Work experience

Partner – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
2012 - 2018
Senior Associate/Senior Lawyer – Wikborg Rein
2011 - 2012
Senior associate – Torkildsen, Tennøe & Co. Advokatfirma AS
2008 - 2009
Deputy judge – Aust-Agder city court
2006 - 2010
Associate – Torkildsen, Tennøe & Co. Advokatfirma AS


Cand.jur. – University of Oslo


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