Ruth Bakke's primary area of expertise is within real estate law, planning and building law, employment law and contract law.

Ruth has extensive experience in real estate law, including general advice, negotiations, and dispute resolution. She assists with real estate transactions; from carrying out due diligence, negotiations, and drafting agreements, to assistance in the settlement phase. Furthermore, she assists clients with matters relating to planning and building, neighbouring properties matters, ground lease matters, rights of use, claims and owner section condominiums.

Ruth also has solid expertise within individual labour law with a special focus on legal counsel around termination of employment.

In addition to her broad experience within contract law, including her background as a contract manager in the pharmaceutical company BerGenBio ASA, she holds specialist expertise within English contract law.


Work experience

2023 - (today) Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig
2021 - 2022 Senior associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig
2020 - 2021 Senior associate, Advokatfirmaet Torstrup AS
2018 - 2020 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Torstrup AS
2018 Interim Contracts and Intellectual Property Manager, BerGenBio ASA
2017 - 2018 Executive Officer , The Office of Law Enforcement in Oslo
2014 - 2015 Various internships


2017 Master of Law, University of Oslo
2015 Exchange student, University of Sydney, Australia
2014 Bachelor of Law, Buskerud and Vestfold College