Kristine Slotnæs assists Norwegian and international employers and employees in various employment law cases, where she provides ongoing advice on personnel issues, restructuring and downsizing processes, hiring, termination of employment, conflict management, as well as mediation and dispute resolution. Kristine’s assistance encompasses collective tariff issues. She also has experience from ordinary courts of law and Norwegian Labour Court.

In addition to her experience with labour law, Kristine has extensive experience with transactions (M&A), corporate law and contract law. She assists businesses with national and international transactions, mergers and demergers, preparation of contracts and contract negotiations, as well as other issues related to corporate law.

Kristine’s experience in the field of M&A, corporate law and contract law has given her an excellent commercial understanding, which she utilises in her advise on employment law matters.

Kristine is a sought-after speaker and lecturer in the field of employment law.


Norwegian and English

2022 Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma
2019 - 2021 Senior Lawyer, Brækhus Advokatfirma
2010 - 2019 Lawyer, Aabø-Evensen & Co Advokatfirma
2008 - 2010 Associate, Aabø-Evensen & Co Advokatfirma
2010 Lawyers' practising certificate
2008 LL.M. (Master of Laws), Maritime Law, University of Southampton
2006 Master of Laws, University of Oslo
Recommended (2023-2024) Employment Legal 500 2024

‘Kristine Slotnæs is our reference lawyer in employment matters and is highly recommended. She always conducts deep assessments and proper research for the cases. She focuses on the topics and provides a broad overview of the possible options and solutions, while being open and honest about the company’s situation.’ ‘Whenever I have a question, Kristine Slotnæs makes sure I am connected with lawyers in Brækhus who have the competence I need. She is very professional and highly competent in her field. She provides excellent service and availability.’