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Svein Holden is a partner in Hjort’s Criminal Law department. Holden primarily works as a defense attorney in criminal cases and as an advisor pertaining to criminal law issues for businesses. In addition to criminal law, Holden also assists the firm with investigation assignments.

Holden has comprehensive experience and expertise from the Prosecutor’s Office. From 2005 to 2013, Holden was a prosecutor and responsible for several major criminal cases, most notably the July 22nd case. He also appeared as prosecutor for several criminal cases before the Norwegian Supreme Court.

Holden is regularly appointed as defense attorney for the Oslo District Court and the Borgarting Court of Appeal.

 

Work experience
2013
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
2005
2013
Public prosecutor, Office of the Public Prosecutor, Oslo
2001
2005
Attorney, Oslo police district
2000
2001
Senior Executive Office, The Ministry of Justice
Education
1999
Candidate in Jurisprudence, The University of Oslo
Memberships / Honoraries

The Norwegian Bar Association
Appointed defense attorney for the Oslo District Court and Borgarting Court of Appeals
The Norwegian Parliment’s Responsibility Committee 01.12.2013