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Ole André Oftebro


CMS Kluge
Bryggegata 6
NO-0250 Oslo
PO Box 1548 Vika
NO-0117 Oslo
Languages Norwegian, English

Oftebro assists employers in all types of labor law issues, for example related to reorganization and restructuring, workforce reductions, business transfers, tariffs issues, whistleblowing, conflict resolution and legal disputes. Oftebro has led a number of large-scale assignments, for example related to investigation of warnings about censurable matters, investigations related to employment injuries, restructuring and workforce processes. In addition, he has extensive experience with complex labor disputes and difficult personnel matters.

Oftebro has also worked a lot with tort law and general dispute resolution. He specializes in product liability and has handled hundreds of product liability cases for producers and liability insurance companies.

Oftebro is co-author of Gyldendal's commentary on the Product Liability Act, the Product Liability Act with comments.

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Relevant experience

  • 2021 - Partner, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
  • 2017 - Seminar lecturer, Talerlisten.no
  • 2008 - Juridisk fakultet, Universitetet i Oslo
  • 2014 - 2020 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Ræder AS
  • 2016 - 2020 Barnas Jurist / Gatejuristen, volunteer mentor
  • 2012 - 2014 Senior lawyer, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
  • 2013 Lawyer, Regjeringsadvokaten (temporary position)
  • 2011 - 2012 Lawyer, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
  • 2009 - 2011 Deputy judge, Øvre Romerike tingrett
  • 2007 - 2009 Associate, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
  • 2006 - 2007 Assistant lecturer, Institutt for privatrett, Universitetet i Oslo
  • 2005 Trainee, Advokatfirmaet Wiersholm AS
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Memberships & Roles

Member of the Norwegian Bar Association

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  • 2015 Produktansvarsloven med kommentarer, Gyldendal Juridisk
  • 2013 Kommentar til Høyesteretts ankeutvalgs kjennelse Rt. 2013 s. 544 (Argus Øyeklinikk), Jussens Venner
  • 2013 Informasjons- og påseplikter i offentlige kontrakter – et forsøk på klargjøring av overlappende regelverk, Tidsskrift for Forretningsjus
  • 2012 Avtaler om kosmetisk kirurgi, Institutt for privatretts skriftserie
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  • 2009 Lawyer’s license
  • 2007 Cand.jur. University of Oslo
  • 2004 Universidad de Alicante, Spain
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