About us


Hjort was founded in 1893 and is today’s Norway’s top leading law firm.

Experts on our industry, we provide legal advice to companies as well as to individuals, both in the public and private sectors. Hjort is a leading firm in Norway, giving regular advice to the largest corporations in the country and representing their interests both in and out of court.

Our team consists of dedicated professionals, experts in their industry, making Hjort a recognized and established firm, top ranked in employment law.

Our clients

55% of our revenue comes from business clients

10% from organizations and associations

10% from the public sector

25% from private clients

We represent our clients from a wide range of industries and backgrounds, both in the private and public sphere.

Vision and Values

  • We know what’s needed

Our service is provided with excellence and professionalism and is highly personalized to meet our client’s needs. We regularly update our skills and knowledge of the industry by participating in trainings and courses within our fields of expertise.

  • We get the job done

We work in alliance with our client to meet their goals through a clear understanding of a solution-oriented approach by planning strategically designed cases.

  • We work together

Teamwork is essential to deliver well-thought legal solutions in harmony with our client’s interests.

  • We are responsive

Highly available to our clients, we are open and honest and make sure their every need is met through clear communication.

  • We see the big picture

We start objectively to deliver the best personalized solutions.


We maintain the highest ethical and professional standards at Hjort.

We are in strict compliance to Norway’s regulations and legislations framework. We have therefore established our own code of conduct to which are legal and support staff strictly follow:

  • Our task is to promote justice and prevent injustice
  • We look after our client’s best interests with zero discrimination tolerance
  • We do not identify with our client, we strictly abide by the rules
  • We are an advisor and spokesperson for our client
  • We are entitled to choose whether to accept or decline a case
  • We are not involved with any unethical business practices


We have been awarded as the most attractive employer among Norwegian law students, and the sixth most attractive law firm.

We are a proud winner of the Norwegian Bar Association’s very first talent Award in 2012 and the Client Choice 2011 Award.


Hjort is a Norwegian member of leading global alliance organization on employment and pension law, Ius Laboris.