Jacob Winderen Lindegaard and Julius Berg Kaasin to become Partners at Brækhus

It is with great pleasure that we announce Jacob Winderen Lindegaard and Julius Berg Kaasin as partners at Brækhus, effective January 1, 2024. These promotions strengthen key focus areas in alignment with the firm’s new strategy.

Following a recent strategy process, the firm has set a new direction for the future. The strategy is sharpened, and the firm undergoes transformation and modernisation, all aimed at providing clients with the best advice and the best customer experience.

– We are enhancing our international position, strengthening our advice on new technology, and strengthening our service offering for individuals and families managing significant assets. Therefore, we are pleased that Jacob Winderen Lindegaard and Julius Berg Kaasin are becoming partners at Brækhus. They possess vital expertise and experience that supports our strategy, says Managing Partner Atle H. Carlsen.

Jacob Winderen Lindegaard heads Brækhus Family Office, offering legal advice to families seeking to preserve and transfer wealth across generations efficiently. Jacob and his team assist individuals and families managing substantial assets, often in complex matters nationally and internationally. Jacob is a specialist in business transfers, inheritance law, succession planning, estate settlements, and financial family law.

With extensive litigation experience, Jacob represents clients in court proceedings related to the valuation of companies and properties, as well as the distribution of inheritance among heirs in estate settlements. Jacob also assists in international succession and inheritance cases. He also serves as an appointed trustee at Oslo District Court, responsible for public settlement processes.

Jacob is committed to philanthropy and serves on Fundraising Norway’s inheritance committee as the legal expert for a national campaign initiative. He is also one of the initiators of the Inheritance Forum network, and he regularly assists various organisations with matters ranging from simple questions in inheritance law to litigating complex cases in court.

Julius Berg Kaasin leads Brækhus’ work with intellectual property (IP) and marketing law, assisting businesses with the establishment, enforcement, and commercialisation of all IP rights.

Julius has contributed to establishing Brækhus as a leading law firm in IP. He and the team have gained broad recognition in Norway and abroad, being recognised this year as the best Norwegian law firm in the “trademark” category by Managing IP. Julius primarily works with Norwegian and international companies in technology, retail, energy, and the pharmaceutical industry, boasting an extensive international network.

Julius has experience serving as corporate counsel at Stokke and senior counsel at GjessingReimers. He has substantial litigation experience and has handled several major IP cases in court. Julius demonstrates a strong commitment to IP, marked by numerous articles, lectures, and board positions in several key IP associations, including NIR/AIPPI Norway, LES Scandinavia, and NACG. In addition to IP and marketing law, Julius also works broadly in retail and commercial contracts.