Pamir Ehsas

Associate

Pamir Ehsas is an associate in Brækhus’ department of Technology, Industry and Trade. Pamir assist in matters pertaining to IT contracts, data privacy, public procurement, information security, data mining and other issues related to law and technology.

Pamir has a master’s degree in law from the University of Oslo with a specialisation in technology law. His master’s thesis focused on copyright regulations for commercial data mining [scraping]. In addition, Pamir has a secondary master’s degree from the University of Oxford in public policy, where technology was a central part of the master’s degree. This applies in particular to public policy assessments of digitalisation, information security and big data.

Pamir has demonstrated an out-of-the-ordinary commitment to public service. As the founder and leader of Brighter Tomorrow, he has secured the education of over 2,200 children in Afghanistan, as well as developed the first EdTech platform in Afghanistan. His advocacy work includes being a columnist for Aftenposten, and participating in parliamentary hearings and UN assemblies. This effort has led to his work being recognized with awards presented by the UN, HE Crown Prince Haakon, DN, Finansavisen, E24, Amnesty, and Forbes (finalist).

Experience

2021-
Associate, Brækhus Advokatfirma
2014-
Founder and CEO, Brighter Tomorrow
2018-2020
Victims Participation and Reparations Advisor, the International Criminal Court
2017-2018
Civil Society Speaker, Stortinget
2015-2017
Youth delegate, UN
2014
Youth editor and columnist, Aftenposten

Honorary

  • Outstanding Youth Delegate, Youth Assembly at the UN
  • 30 under 30 (finalist), Forbes
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Afghan Mission to the UN
  • The law students’ human rights award, Amnesty International
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Embassy of Afghanistan Oslo
  • The Young Leader of the Year Prize, HKH Kronprins Haakon
  • Fulbright-scholarship, Fulbright Commission Norway
  • Leader Talents 2019, E24, DNV-GL og Mercuri
  • 30 under 30 Leadership Talents, Dagens Næringsliv
  • Shield of Appericiation, Consul General of Afghanistan in Dubai, UAE

Language

Norwegian, English, Dari and Pashto

Practice areas

Technology and Digitalisation
Commercial Contracts
Public Procurement and Competition
Privacy and Information Security

Education

2021 - Master of Public Policy, University of Oxford
2020 - Master of Laws, University of Oslo
2019 - Political Economy (Cert.HE), University of Oxford
2014 - Fulbright scholarship, U.S. Dept. of State and Fulbrights Leadership Institute