Gaute works in Kluge's Property & Construction Department. He advises both private and public entities in a wide variety of projects concerning property law, construction works, and contract law.
Gaute is also a part of Kluge's public procurement team, advising procurers and suppliers in all regards concerning public procurements. He has held lectures about the public procurement regulations, carried out litigation cases and prepared complaints for The Norwegian Complaints Board for Public Procurement.
Gaute has been employed in Kluge from 2011. For a period between 2014 and 2016 he was granted a leave of absence to work as a deputy judge in Jæren district court. In addition to graduating from the University of Bergen he has a LL.M (Masters of law) from King's College in London. He is approved as an external examiner for the University of Bergen.