Lars Fr. Styren is Head of Hjort’s Employment Law Department. He assists companies, public institutions and private persons with counsel, inquiries and dispute resolution within both individual and collective employment law.
Lars Fr. Styren advises a broad spectrum of clients in all fields related to employment law. He has extensive experience with the practical and legal issues that occur in relation to reorganisation and downsizing processes, including termination agreements.
Previously, Styren worked as a deputy judge, and came to Hjort from The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise’s (NHO) Legal Department, where he specialized in employment litigation. He has litigated a number of cases for the district courts and the Court of Appeals regarding a number of labor law issues, including termination and dismissal, business transfer as well as the limits of the employer’s right of management. Styren has also handled cases concerning collective labor law for the Labor Court.
Lars Fr. Styren has had the legal responsibility for inquiry assignments relating to breaches of the requirement under the Working Environment Acts for a safe working environment.
Lars Fr. Styren is an experienced lecturer on employment law-related topics, and has also been a board member of the Norsk Arbeidsrettslig Forening (NARF), the Norwegian Labor Law Association.
The Norwegian Bar Association