The Norwegian Bar Association

The Norwegian Bar Association is the professional body and interest group for lawyers (advokater) and trainee lawyers (advokatfullmektiger) in Norway. Together with its members and elected officers, the Bar Association endeavours to ensure that Norwegi...

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Working as a lawyer in Norway

As a lawyer from another country coming to Norway to practise law you have different options. The Norwegian Bar Association provides you with an overview here.

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Working as a trainee lawyer (advokatfullmektig) in Norway

Lawyers without a licence to practise as a lawyer (or equivalent registration) from their home country may, upon application from a Norwegian principal, be permitted to work as a trainee lawyer in Norway on certain conditions:

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Insurance bond and Professional indemnity insurance in Norway

The bond covers the lawyer's professional liability for a client´s or third party´s loss. The professional indemnity insurance, is the lawyer´s protection.

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Guidelines for endorsement of national and international campaigns, etc.

Adopted by the Norwegian Bar Association’s Main Board, 4 September 2020.

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Confirmation of assignment

It is important to use and keep the confirmation of assignment up to date. It regulates what you and the Client have agreed upon.

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Features of the Norwegian legal system

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