Thomas Andersen heads Brækhus' real estate team and is an expert on real estate law, with expertise on ground lease laws. Thomas assists private clients, as well as both large and small businesses with complex real estate law issues related to tenancy agreements and right of use, planning and building law, and construction contracts.

Thomas has extensive litigation experience and litigates a large number of cases each year. He has litigated cases before all courts of law, including the Norwegian Supreme Court and arbitration tribunals. He also has long experience with land consolidation.

Thomas is one of Norway’s leading real estate lawyers. He is ranked in Finansavisen’s annual lawyer survey and has been recommended by Legal 500.

Thomas is a sough-after lecturer, and he regularly holds lectures for the Norwegian Centre for Continuing Legal Education (JUS) the Norwegian Bar Association, the Norwegian Association of Real Estate Agents, and others.

2018 Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma
2011 - 2018 Partner, Dalan Advokatfirma
2006 - 2011 Lawyer, Simonsen Advokatfirma
2005 - 2006 Legal department, Statsbygg
2002 - 2005 Associate, Wiersholm
2002 LL.M. (Master of Laws), Commercial and Corporate law, King’s College London
2001 Master of Laws, University of Oslo
2016 Ground Lease Act - with comments - Toril Kjøllesdal, Thomas Andersen, Harald O. Sletner
Recommended (2020-2022) Real Estate Legal 500

"Litigation expert Thomas Andersen heads up Brækhus Advokatfirma DA‘s ‘very solid and competent‘ real estate practice. The group is noted for its expertise in property management and development work and expropriation matters, and regularly acts for housing companies, developers, owners and managers in mandates."

Leading lawyer (2021) Real Estate Finansavisen