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Stein Kimsås-Otterbech Partner Oslo

Stein has extensive experience with employment law and as a litigator. He assists Norwegian and international clients on all aspects of employment law with a particular focus on dispute resolution, restructuring and downsizing, hiring and dismissal of employees, and issues related to pensions. Stein is the head of Thommessen's employment department, and he is frequently used as a lecturer. He also has in-depth knowledge of data privacy regulations.
  1. The Legal 500
    Next Generation Partner, Employment

    "We especially appreciate the availability and timeliness of their responses."

  2. Chambers & Partners Europe
    Ranked, Employment

    A client praises the quality of his work, observing that he "efficiently executed the project."

  3. Who's Who Legal
    Expert Lawyer, Labour, Employment & Benefits

    "Stein Kimsås-Otterbech is a leading name in Norwegian employment and labour law with a highly respected international practice. He advises on all matters relating to pensions and is widely praised for his vast knowledge of Norwegian benefits law".

  1. Partner, Oslo, Thommessen

  2. Partner, Homble Olsby

  3. Managing Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  4. Senior Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  5. Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  6. Associate judge, Oslo district court

  7. Associate judge, Heggen og Frøland district court

  8. Associate judge, Sandefjord district court

  9. Second Lieutenant, Norwegian Army's School for Intelligence and Security

  10. Second Lieutenant, UN(IFOR)/NATO

  1. Exam in Essential Project Management (5 ECTS)
    Skema Business School

  2. British Council Scholarship
    University of Edinburgh

  3. Candidate in Jurisprudence
    University of Oslo

  4. Classes in Mass Communication
    University of South Florida

  5. Sergeant
    Junior officer school