Jacob Birkeland Meyer Amundsen assists Norwegian and international businesses with advisory services and dispute resolution in cases related to construction law, compensation law and contract law. He has acquired considerable experience with litigation before the courts of law at Brækhus and from earlier positions as a defence lawyer.

Jacob also has broad experience in criminal law and immigration law. He has an LL.M. degree from UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, where he specialised in negotiation and effective communication.

Jacob previously studied sociology at the University of Bergen and completed a programme at the Officer Candidate School for the royal Norwegian Navy.


Norwegian and English

2021 Lawyer, Brækhus Advokatfirma
2020 - 2021 Associate, Brækhus Advokatfirma
2018 - 2020 Associate, Advokatene Berg/Ditlev-Simonsen
2021 Lawyers' practising certificate
2018 LL.M. (Master of Laws), Hastings College of the Law, University of California
2018 Master of Laws, University of Bergen
2013 One year program in sociology, University of Bergen
2010 Commandant School for the Navy