He has extensive experience related to restructuring/downsizing, transfer of undertaking/outsourcing, handling of personnel matters, working hours and working environment issues, whistleblowing, investigation, civil servants law, protection of privacy and international employment law.
Sten is admitted to appear before the Supreme Court.
Sten is ranked in employment in Legal 500, Chambers and Who’s Who Legal. He is a board member of the Norwegian Labour Law Association, Norway’s Board member to the European Employment Lawyer’s Association (EELA) and has been a member of a reference group in the Ministry of Labour, assessing the rules on whistleblowing.
Sten is a board member of the Norwegian Labor Law Association and a Norwegian board member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA). In 2013-2014 he was member of a group set up by the Ministry of Labor to assess the notification rules in the Working Environment Act.
Sten gives excellent legal advice, and is commercially minded and a solid negotiator.
Chambers & Partners, 2022
Advokatfirmaet Haavind, Partner 2008
Temporary Judge in Oslo District Court
Adviser and Office Manager at the Ombudsman for public administration
Deputy Judge, Drammen District Court
Research Fellow, Centre for EC law, UiO
Assistant at the Attorney General's Office
Cand.jur, University of Oslo
Investigation to the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs on the concept of employee and employer (sub-investigation to NOU 2021:9, The Norwegian model and future working life. Law firm Haavind (Foyn was responsible partner).
Coauthor in «Arbeidsrett.no» (commentary to the Norwegian Working Employment law)
The value of notification. Investigation to the notification committee and the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs. Oslo Economics, Professor Giancarlo Spagnolo and lawyer Sten Foyn.
Foyn and Brøndmo, Joint and several liability for wages etc. with sub-contractrors, Lov og Rett 2013 no. 2.
Co-author of «Venture capital-investments: Employment law issues related to requirements from an investor towards minority shareholders. Tidsskrift for forretningsjus