Merete Furesund

Partner | lawyer

Phone: +47 23 89 75 70
Mobile: +47 957 20 050


Merete Furesund joined Homble Olsby as partner May 1st 2017. She came from the position as senior lawyer in Kvale law firm.

Merete Furesund primarily works with employment law, pension law, litigiation and dispute resolution. She has extensive experience with issues regarding working hours, workforce reductions, reorganizations, business transfers, protection of privacy and EU/EEA law. Her expertise also includes legal proceedings for the ordinary courts, the Labour Court and the EFTA Court. She acts for a wide range og national and international clients.

Merete Furesund is co-author of the Norwegian chapter in Workforce Restructuring in Europe, Bloomsbury 2015.

Merete Furesund is a member of The Norwegian Bar Association, The Norwegian Society of Labour Law and The Pension Forum.

Education and practice

  • Lawyer/ partner at Homble Olsby law firm May 2017 -
  • Senior Lawyer and Senior Associate at Kvale law firm August 2011 - April 2017
  • Lawyer and Deputy Director at SAMFO 2004 - 2011
  • Associate and Negotiation Consultant at SAMFO 2000 - 2004
  • Legal Advisor, DNB Postbanken Real Estate 1999 -2000
  • Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 1999
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