Renate Iren Heggelund is an expert in employment law and assists both employers and employees with various lemployment law issues, as well as in mediation and dispute resolution. Renate has several years of practical experience from her position as Administration Manager in Oslo prison, including the follow-up of personnel dispute cases, preparation of HR strategies, and negotiations with employee representatives.

Renate also works on issues related to family law and inheritance. She has litigated numerous cases before courts of law on behalf of private parties, and has long experience with probate mediation, and in the preparation of marital agreements and testaments.

Renate has taught many courses and workshops in the field of employment law, including several 40-hour courses for managers. She also studied personnel management at the BI Norwegian Business School.


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2019 Senior Lawyer, Brækhus Advokatfirma
2015 - 2018 Lawyer, Fram Advokatfirma
2012 - 2015 Administration manager, Oslo prison
2009 - 2012 Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Arntsen
2006 - 2009 Lawyer/Associate, Selmer Advokatfirma
2014 Personnel management, Handelshøyskolen BI
2013 Situation-based management, Handelshøyskolen BI
2008 Lawyers' practising certificate
2006 Master of Laws, Universitetet i Tromsø