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Arne Gunnar Aas

Senior partner

Secretary Bodil E. Teig

Partner - Admitted to the Supreme Court

Arne Gunnar Aas is a partner in Hjort’s criminal law and family, inheritance and probate law departments.

Arne Gunnar  has expertise in criminal law and family law, but also works in the practice areas of employment law, real estate, mental health care and compensation law. He regularly lectures on criminal law at mandatory courses for advocates.

Relevant experience

Course as future defence counsel at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the Netherlands.

Professional experience
2009
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
2007
2009
Local adviser focusing on human rights in Moldova, employed by the Norwegian Ministry of Justice - the "Styrkebrønn" project
1981
2007
Partner / Attorney, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
1980
1981
Deputy Judge, Hol District Court
1977
1980
Police prosecutor, Asker og Bærum police district
1977
Senior Executive Officer, Norwegian Maritime Authority
Education
1977
Candidate in Jurisprudence, The University of Oslo
Memberships / Honoraries

Since August 2015 member of The Norwegian Criminal Cases Review Commission

The Norwegian Bar Association

Permanent defence counsel at Oslo District Court, Borgarting Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court

The human rights committee of the Norwegian Bar Association

The specialist committee for criminal law and procedure