About us

Brækhus is an innovative and dynamic alternative to the largest law firms. We believe that multi-disciplinary teams tailored to the client’s business and staffed to the size of the task at hand creates better solutions and more commercially adapt results than the way our competitors structure their business. Our experience with commercial law and strategic commercial advice began in 1929 and we have developed and expanded our expertise decade by decade. Our history, experience and the way we work, makes us genuinely enthusiastic about big challenges and provides our lawyers with a standard of excellence, offering effective solutions by being proficient, creative and innovative.

We have great respect for entrepreneurs of the past, present and future and genuinely enjoy working with such clients to create results, opening new markets or marketing new technologies. We bring this attitude to all clients and all business, regardless of size. We believe that we are most efficient, creating best value for clients, when we are able to participate as early in the strategic decision-making process as possible. Our business and pricing models are structured to ensure that we can work with clients from the very start.

In Brækhus, we enjoy our work and we work together seamlessly. The firm is built from first-class lawyers with a wide range of different skills and together we create enthusiasm and synergy. We call this the Brækhus spirit – genuine pleasure from providing results, job satisfaction and teamwork, combined with uncompromisingly high professional standards. We want this enthusiasm to spread to those whom we encounter at our clients and business partners, forming durable relationships that create added value for our Clients.

Brækhus Eiendom and BD VAT and Tax Services

In addition to the legal practice, Brækhus has long experience in property management and accounting services. In order to achieve best possible focus in the legal practice, we have divided these services into specialised companies:

  • Brækhus Eiendom AS is a major player in property management in Norway. The company is a certified public accountancy enterprise and acts as business manager for around 200 property companies, with approximately 10,000 units, and a number of business properties. Brækhus Eiendom manages business property, rental apartments, housing cooperatives, condominiums and limited liability housing cooperatives.
  • BD VAT and Tax Services AS is a bookkeeping agency that supports foreign enterprises with tax and VAT matters when operating in Norway.

The combination of full-service law firm, property management and accounting services ensures that our lawyers in the property and tax departments have cutting-edge expertise in legal and market-related issues and can draw on the knowledge of colleagues with accounting and property skills, to deliver seamless services to clients.

Social responsibility

In Brækhus, we aim to take social responsibility seriously and we run our business in the most sustainable way possible.  As part of this our head office is Eco-lighthouse certified.  You can read more about the Eco-lighthouse Foundation here.

Every year we support several humanitarian projects and in 2013 we initiated a special project where we are paying for the legal education of a Zambian girl called Natasha. We started this project in response to the wishes of our enthusiastic employees. Several of our lawyers have also taken part in arranging a football camp in Lusaka in recent years.

Assignment terms and conditions

Brækhus Advokatfirma’s terms and conditions apply for all legal assignments that we carry out for our clients, unless specifically agreed otherwise.