In a recent ruling, Borgarting Court of Appeal has concluded that a severance agreement in reality was a summary dismissal from the employer. The circumstances surrounding the negotiations and the terms and conditions of severance agreements are decisive elements in the courts’ assessment of such agreements. It is important that the employer consciously informs the employee of his/her options and provides sufficient time for the employee to reflect.
We are pleased to welcome Eystein Eriksrud as a new partner in Kluge. Eystein will add valuable expertise in company law, securities law, and financial law.
We have the pleasure of welcoming Ole André Oftebro and Nils Kristian Lie as partners in Kluge. They will be part of our investment in employment law.