Trond Erik Kvalsnes is specialized in individual and collective employment law as well as HR and management, enabling him to advise on both strategic and legal issues in complex working environment matters and reorganizations.

With years of experience on GPDR-related issues in employment law, he has also been an invaluable asset for clients struggling to meet the GDPR requirements.

He is extremely knowledgeable, very responsive and explains complex legal matters in a pragmatic way. He gets to the point and seeks to find the best solution.

- Legal 500


2011 - (today) Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2006 - 2011 Senior Associate, Abelia i NHO
2002 - 2006 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Haavind Vislie
2001 Deputy Legal Adviser, the Labour Court, National special court
2001 Legal adviser, Politidirektoratet (the Norwegian Directorate of the Police), Legal department
1999 - 2000 Legal adviser, the Norwegian Ministry of Justice, Police department/legal unit


2008 Human Resource Management, BI (part master)
2001 Cand. Jur., University of Oslo
1994 The Norwegian Air Defense, Officers' training school, Stavern
1994 Organisation and management, Tromsø Maritime Høyskole


2011 Teaching supervisor, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law
2007 Examiner, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law
2007 - 2009 The Dispute Solution Board, Working Environment Act
2005 - 2006 Lecturer, Master of Management, Employment law, BI Norwegian Business School
2003 - 2005 Deputy member, the Appeals Board of Equality

Publications - comments to the employment legislation 2005