Ida Brabrand

Senior Lawyer

Ida Brabrand is a lawyer in Brækhus’ department of Employment. Her practice focuses on assisting companies and private individuals in serious whistleblowing cases, such as matters of harassment and #Metoo. Ida also assists employers and employees in handling other personnel-related matters, drafting employment contracts and planning and effectuating downsizing or terminations/dismissals. Ida is a trained journalist with a degree from the Norwegian College of Journalism and has five years’ experience as a journalist working in television and radio. Her background makes her particularly well-suited to conduct fact-finding studies in employment-related matters.

Due to her background as both a journalist and a lawyer, Ida is also an adept in press laws and legal issues pertaining to privacy and the media’s freedom of expression.

Ida is an associated member of Brækhus’ department of Family, Inheritance and Child law and assists clients with parental disputes, financial settlements after divorces and dissolved cohabitations, as well as inheritance-related matters. This work includes the preparation of cohabitation agreements, prenuptial agreements, wills and power of attorneys.

Ida regularly holds external lectures.


2019 -
Senior Lawyer, Brækhus Advokatfirma DA
2015 - 2019
Lawyer, Brækhus Advokatfirma DA
2011 - 2015
Associate, Kco advokater
Freelance journalist, Mastiff TV A/S, «TV 2 hjelper deg», Oslo
2009 - 2010
Executive officer, «Juridisk rådgivning for kvinner (JURK)» - Organisation for legal advice for women.
2007 - 2009
Freelance journalist, Mastiffnyheter, TVNorge, Oslo
2005 - 2007
Freelance journalist, tv og radio, NRK 1, Østlandssendingen, Oslo


Norwegian and English

Practice areas

Family Law
Inheritance Law
Dispute Resolution


2014 - Licensed to practice law
2011 - Master of laws, University of Oslo
2005 - Bachelor in journalism, Høgskulen i Volda
2003 - Higher education in journalism, Journalisthøyskolen i Oslo