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Else Bugge Fougner

Senior Partner
Admitted to the Supreme Court

Else Bugge Fougner is a senior partner and works with employment law.  She has considerable experience both as an investigator and as defense counsel for persons subject to investigation and prosecution.

Else has extensive litigation experience from all courts in civil and criminal law and has presented a large number of cases in the Supreme Court. Else’s practice includes extensive legal counseling to the corporate branch in both business and criminal law matters. Her counsel is based upon her background experience as chairman and board member from a wide range of different businesses, which include the chairman of the board at Kommunalbanken AS, Eksportkreditt Norge AS and a five-year period as deputy chair of the board of Kredittilsynet.

 

 

Professional experience
2017
Senior partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
1991
2016
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
1990
1991
Lecturer, University of Oslo
1989
1990
Minister of Justice
1975
1989
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
1975
Admitted to the Supreme Court
1972
1975
Associate, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
1971
1972
Committee secretary, Ministry of Social Affairs
Education
1971
Candidate in Jurisprudence, The University of Oslo
Memberships / Honoraries

The Norwegian Bar Association

Chair of the board, Eksportkreditt Norge AS

Board member, Protector Forsikring ASA

Board member, Aker Kværner Holding AS

 

Ranked as “Senior Statespeople” by Chambers and Partners within employment law.