Per Arne Damm is a seinior lawyer in our Employment law team, with special focus on employment law issues.

Per Arne Damm has been legal adviser for a large number of Norwegian and international companies. In the period 1990 – 2003 he was international partner in law firms with connections to audit firms, working mainly with tax and corporate issues.

Per Arne Damm joined Simonsen Vogt Wiig law firm as partner in 2003, where he has generally practiced corporate law. Focus areas are various types of contract law, especially with respect to corporate and company law. Specialized in company establishments, mergers and demergers, due diligence and transactions, and has been involved in distribution and franchise agreements and various types of joint venture agreements.

Head of Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s employment law Department 2005 – 2018. Assisted clients with advising in changing processes, including restructurings and workforce reductions, and also business transfers, outsourcing, dismissal of private individuals, data protection and procedure. Co-writer of the book “Employment law in Europe”.

Extensive experience from litigation and dispute resolution. Experience from arbitration cases and from performing investigations.

Admitted to the Supreme Court in 1995.

External examiner in employment law at the University of Oslo.

Legal 500: «Outstanding litigator».



2021 - (today) Senior lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2003 - 2020 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
1998 - 2003 Partner, Advokatfirmaet PwC DA
1990 - 1998 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Coopers & Lybrand
1985 - 1990 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Rostveit og Andersen
1984 - 1985 Deputy judge/konst. sorenskriver, Tune sorenskriverembete
1981 - 1984 Førstekonsulent 1981, Skatteavdelingen i Finansdepartementet


1981 Cand. Jur., University of Oslo


2004 - 2006 Chairman of the Board, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
1998 - 2003 Risk Management Partner, Advokatfirmaet PwC DA
1998 - 2003 Norwegian representative, PwC i employment Law Network
1998 - 2000 Chairman of the Board, Advokatfirmaet PwC DA