Pål Kvernaas


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Pål Kvernaas specialises in employment and pension law.

He has extensive experience with restructuring and workforce adjustment for private and public sector, outsourcing and transfers, change and termination of individual employments, and bonus schemes, collective labour issues, HSE and strategic consulting.

Pål also has experience from establishing and modifying collective and individual pension schemes. He is Chairman of Norsk Pensjonsrettslig Forum (the Norwegian Pension Legal Forum).

He is recognized by international rating agencies and publications, including the Legal 500), Chambers & Partners Europe and Who’s Who Legal.

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His capacity is extremely wide; he knows collective labour law in depth and in detail and is also very strategic when it comes to individual labour cases, driving disputes in a direction that puts the client in a much more favourable position.

Chambers & Partners Europe 2019



  • 2006-
    Advokatfirmaet Haavind
  • 2000-2006
    Advokatfirmaet Selmer
  • 1997-2000
    Advokatfirma Raugland
  • 1996
    Cand. Jur, UiO


  • 2013
    Field, E. (red), Moorhouse, C. (red): Employment Law in Europe, Norwegian chapter, Bloomsbury Professional Ltd
  • 2007
    Kvernaas, P., Johansen, A.I.: Pension and transfers, Arbeidsrett vol IV nr 1 2007, Universitetsforlaget
  • 2004
    Kvernaas, P. (red): Material in employment law 2004-2005, Cappelen Akademiske Forlag