Kristin Hegstad is the professional in charge of financial family law and inheritance at Brækhus. She has extensive experience in estate planning, inheritance settlements, and financial settlements during separation and divorce ans is member of Brækhus' Family Office team. This team advises families and individuals managing substantial assets.

Kristin possesses significant litigation experience and she is admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway. Additionally, she is a court-appointed estate administrator for the Oslo District Court. In this role, Kristin is responsible for public settlement processes, managing distribution and dispute issues in inheritance settlements.

A highly sought-after instructor and lecturer, Kristin shares her expertise as a speaker at the University of Oslo, Faculty of Law.


Norwegian and English

2011 Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma
1997 - 2011 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Bjerknes, Wahl-Larsen
1992 - 1997 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Meltvedt Komnæs & Co.
1989 - 1992 Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet BA-HR
1988 - 1989 Deputy Judge, Midhordland sorenskirverembete
1986 - 1988 Associate, Advokatfirmaet BA-HR
  • Lecturer and external examiner, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law
  • Lecturer and external examiner, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Bergen
  • Board of Director, The Norwegian Bar Association, District of Oslo
  • Board of Director, Marexim AS
  • Board of Director, Vestfjorden Avløpsselskap AS (VEAS)
2004 Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court
1988 Lawyers' practising certificate
1985 Master of Laws, University of Oslo