Employment law

Andersen & Bache-Wiig has extensive experience in providing dispute resolution and other support in working life.

Inheritance law and probate court

Several of our attorneys have specific expertise and broad experience in issues of inheritance.

Agreement & contract law

We provide assistance with regard to establishing new contracts, interpreting and terminating signed contracts, and in the event of breaches of contract.

Children's and family law

Children's and family law

Child welfare law

Several of our attorneys have extensive experience in assisting client in child welfare cases both at an early stage and in cases before county social welfare boards and the courts of justice.

Tort law

Our attorneys also provide assistance in cases relating to personal injury and damage to property.

Real estate law

Andersen & Bache-Wiig has long-standing experience of cases in property law and provides a wide range of assistance from our attorneys.

Law relating to neighbours

Andersen & Bache-Wiig offers assistance in all legal matters relating to neighbours, in which the interests of neighbours collide and/or must be reconciled.

Corporate law

Andersen & Bache-Wiig has long-standing experience of issues of corporate law.

Spanish real estate and inheritance law

We have a dedicated unit in our office specialising in matters related to Spanish law.

Criminal law

In cases that are subject to the morality provisions of the Norwegian Criminal Code, including rape and sexual abuse of children and minors, the injured party is entitled to have counsel appointed upon petitioning the court.

Social security law

We can help you to make claims relating to all types of social security benefits under the National Insurance Act.

Immigration law

We are one of Norway’s biggest law firms in immigration law, and have broad expertise in the areas of asylum and refugee law, family immigration, work permits, deportation, revocation, visitor visas and citizenship.

Financial settlement following the end of cohabitation

Andersen & Bache-Wiig has a high level of expertise in financial settlements following the end of cohabitation arrangements between cohabitants and spouses, and can assist in dispute resolution both in and out of the courts.

Advokatfirmaet Andersen & Bache-Wiig are specialists in Spanish/Norwegian legal matters.

Employment law

Andersen & Bache-Wiig has extensive experience in providing dispute resolution and other support in working life.

In addition to termination and dismissal cases, we assist with among other aspects hiring/entering into an employment contract, workforce reductions, conveyance transactions, and in salary disputes, holiday pay and other work related compensations.

We represent both employees and employers.

Contact: Lars Marius Holm, Halvor Frihagen, My Vuong, Lina K. Smorr, Elise Stilloff, Humayun Akhtar

Inheritance and probate law

Several of our lawyers have high expertise in and wide ranging experience of inheritance issues. This includes amongst other things:

  • Making a will. We make sure that the strict format regulations are maintained and evaluate the consequences of different testamentary dispositions according to both inheritance and family law.
  • Advice regarding inheritance regulations, including gifts, sale, undistributed estates, relations to children from previous relationships et al.
  • Distribution of inheritance in compliance with inheritance law and potential will.
  • Assistance in conflict regarding probate settlement.

We can assist both one and several heirs, but also have extensive experience of probate settlement on behalf of all the heirs of an estate, if all the heirs are in agreement.

Contact: Heidi Bache-Wiig, Fredrick Andersen, Halvor Frihagen, Lars Marius Holm, Elise Stilloff, My Vuong.

Agreement & contract law

We provide assistance with regard to establishing new contracts, interpreting and terminating signed contracts, and in the event of breaches of contract. We have wide ranging experience of several types of contracts, both between private individuals and professional parties. These are our most common types of agreements:

  • Articles of association
  • Share transfer
  • Stakeholder agreements
  • Business conveyance/sale of business operations
  • Monetary Claims
  • Loan agreements and instruments of debt

Contact: Lars Marius Holm, Lina K. Smorr, Humayun Akhtar.

Children's and family law

Andersen & Bache-Wiig assists in all cases within the field of children’s rights, including cases of parental responsibility, daily care giving and access, and paternity cases.

Our lawyers have long-standing experience in representing one or more parties in cases of children’s law. We are always committed to finding solutions that look to the future and are best for the child.

Please get in touch with one of our children’s rights lawyers for a conversation about what we can do for you.

We also have years of experience as counsel for the aggrieved parties in related cases.

Contact: Heidi Bache-Wiig, Halvor Frihagen, Caroline Aastebøl, Maria Theresia Thier, My Vuong, Lars Marius Holm, Elise Stilloff, Lina K. Smorr, Humayun Akhtar, Anis A. Kanbar

Child welfare law

Several of our attorneys have extensive experience in assisting client in child welfare cases both at an early stage and in cases before county social welfare boards and the courts of justice.

Both the parents and the child have the right to their own lawyer.

Contact: Heidi Bache-Wiig, Halvor Frihagen, Caroline Aastebøl, Maria Theresia Thier, My Vuong, Lars Marius Holm, Lina K. Smorr, Elise Stilloff, Humayun Akhtar, Anis A. Kanbar.

Tort law

Our attorneys also provide assistance in cases relating to personal injury and damage to property.

In the field of patient injury law we assist in several types of cases, including cases regarding traffic injuries, professional injury, injury through leisure activities, social security cases, as well as loss of earnings.

We also process cases against The Norwegian System of Patient Injury Compensation in cases regarding patient injuries.

We also work as counsel for the aggrieved parties in criminal cases, amongst other things in connection with claims for compensation and reinstatement as a consequence of breaches of law (see criminal law below).

Get in touch with one of our lawyers with expertise in compensation law for a no obligations conversation about what we can do for you.

Contact: Lars Marius Holm, Lina K. Smorr.

Real estate law

Andersen & Bache-Wiig has long-standing experience of property law cases and provides a wide range of legal assistance, including general advice in connection with making agreements, negotiations, as well as dispute resolution within and outside the courts of law.

Of the cases we take on, we can mention, for example, disputes in purchasing and selling real estate, deallocation of plots, construction contracts, allocation and deallocation, as well as rental contracts.

Advokatfirmaet Andersen & Bache-Wiig also works with Prospekt Eiendom in relation to purchasing and selling real estate.

Contact: Lars Marius Holm, Caroline Aastebøl, Lina K. Smorr.

Law relating to neighbours

Andersen & Bache-Wiig offers assistance in all legal matters relating to neighbours, in which the interests of neighbours collide and/or must be reconciled. This is the case for e.g. disputes in accordance with Neighbouring Properties Act (“grannelova”), the Neighbour Fence Law, the Common Property Law, the Commonhold Unit Law and the Housing Cooperative Law.

We can assist in both an early phase to avoid disputes and in connection with conflict resolution both outside of and in the courts of law.

Contact: Lars Marius Holm, Caroline Aastebøl, Lina K. Smorr.

Corporate law

Andersen & Bache-Wiig has long-standing experience of corporate issues, including judicial advice for small and medium sized companies, organisations and societies.

We assist in a wide range of cases in the area of corporate law, amongst others:

  • Founding and registering companies, including AS, ANS, DA, NUF as well as organisations and societies.
  • Purchasing and selling small and medium sized companies.
  • Changes in companies, including capital markdown, division of class of shares, fusion/fission etc.
  • Developing statutes, shareholder agreements, board instructions etc.
  • Agreements for work, acquisition, distribution and agents, offers, etc.

The firm also assists where small and medium sized companies need legal expertise on their board or in connection to negotiations.

Contact: Fredrick Andersen, Lars Marius Holm.

Spanish real estate and inheritance law

We have a dedicated unit in our office specialising in matters related to Spanish law. We offer the following services, amongst others:

  • Quality control when purchasing and/or selling real estate in Spain
  • Inheritance Norway – Spain
  • Inheritance arrangements
  • Spanish tax returns
  • Other tax issues related to Norway - Spain
  • Furthermore, we assist our clients in Norway and Spain in other legal issues connected to both Norway and Spain.

Contact: Roberto Ortega, Joan Planas.

Social security law

We can help you to make claims relating to all types of social security benefits under the National Insurance Act.

  • Sick pay
  • Benefits in connection with unemployment
  • Work assessment allowance
  • Time limited disability benefits and disability pension
  • Other requirements

We assist in connection to applications to NAV (the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration) regarding benefits, complaints about rejections and appeals to The National Insurance Court and reversal of administrative decision.

We also assist in lawsuits in the ordinary courts.

Contact: Fredrick Andersen, My Vuong, Maria Theresia Thier, Lina K. Smorr, Humayun Akhtar.

Criminal law

Counsel to aggrieved parties:

In cases that are subject to the morality provisions of the Norwegian Criminal Code, including rape and sexual abuse of children and minors, the injured party is entitled to have counsel appointed upon petitioning the court.

This is also the case for the aggrieved party or next of kin in murder cases (including car fatalities) and severe violence, where the victim has suffered considerable injury physically or psychologically.

You also have the right to counsel in cases of abuse in close relationships, human trafficking and forced marriages.

The aggrieved parties also have the right to counsel in cases where there are no visitation rights, if the accused breaks this injunction.

The court can also appoint a counsel for the aggrieved parties in other cases where consideration for the victims is paramount or in other cases where the nature and seriousness of the case as well as other special conditions mean there is a need for a lawyer. In the cases mentioned here, the counsel for the aggrieved parties will be paid by the state.

The counsel for aggrieved parties will normally be present in court during the criminal procedures and will further and plead the compensation requirements on behalf of the aggrieved part or heir, including compensation for financial loss, reinstatement, damages, economic loss when losing the provider et al.

Defence lawyer:

Advokatfirmaet Andersen & Bache-Wiig has extensive experience of all types of defence cases. We counsel clients all over the country and offer advice in several different languages. We also take on international criminal cases.

We assist:

  • Clients under arrest and potential remand.
  • During interrogations.
  • Evaluation of criminal investigation.
  • Cases for the courts of law.

Contact: Heidi Bache-Wiig, Halvor Frihagen, Caroline Aastebøl, Maria Theresia Thier, My Vuong, Lars Marius Holm, Humayun Akhtar, Lina K. Smorr, Elise Stilloff, Anis A. Kanbar.

Immigration law

We are one of Norway’s biggest law firms in immigration law, and have broad expertise in the areas of asylum and refugee law, family immigration, work permits, deportation, revocation, visitor visas and citizenship. The immigration law has complex rules and we recommend that you contact a lawyer for advice early on in the process.

We assist:

  • Asylum seekers
  • Persons seeking permit to stay and work in Norway
  • Persons seeking permanent leave to stay in Norway
  • Persons given notice about expulsion
  • Persons given notice about recall of permits
  • Persons seeking Norwegian citizenship
  • Persons wishing to visit Norway for shorter or longer time periods
  • Small and medium sized companies that wish to employ or bring in foreign work force

Contact: Heidi Bache-Wiig, Halvor Frihagen, Maria Theresia Thier, My Vuong, Lina K. Smorr, Humayun Akhtar, Anis A. Kanbar.

Financial settlement following the end of cohabitation

Andersen & Bache-Wiig has a high level of expertise in financial settlements following the end of cohabitation arrangements between cohabitants and spouses, and can assist in dispute resolution both in and out of the courts.

Allocation of values from jointly owned homes often brings specific questions and we recommend that you contact a law firm as soon as possible following the dissolution of marriage or cohabitation.

We can also offer advice regarding setting up new agreements in connection to economic relations between co-habitants and spouses in order to avoid economic disputes in the future.

Contact: Heidi Bache-Wiig, Halvor Frihagen, Lars Marius Holm, Maria Theresia Thier, Lina K. Smorr.

Advokatfirmaet Andersen & Bache-Wiig

Advokatfirmaet Andersen & Bache-Wiig are specialists in Spanish/Norwegian legal matters.

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