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Svein Holden


Svein Holden works with criminal law. He 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, Svein also assists the firm with investigation assignments.

Svein has comprehensive experience and expertise from the Prosecutor’s Office. From 2005 to 2013, he 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.

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

Work experience
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Public prosecutor, Office of the Public Prosecutor, Oslo
Attorney, Oslo police district
Senior Executive Office, The Ministry of Justice
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