Tore Lerheim

Partner | lawyer

Phone: +47 23 89 75 70
Mobile +47 93 25 95 52


Tore Lerheim joined Homble Olsby as partner the 1st of September 2014. He came from the position as lawyer at Tekna (The Norwegian Society of Graduate Technical and Scientific Professionals).

Lerheim primarily works with employment law, pension law and litigation, and he is admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court. He also works with cases regarding contract law and private international law. He has assisted employees at all levels in all sectors, and acted as counsel for a broad range of companies. In Tekna, he also assisted members in matters regarding collective labor law issues and the employees' right to representation at the board of directors. He frequently holds lectures and seminars, and is also a sensor and teaching supervisor for law students.

Lerheim is a member of The Norwegian Bar Association, The Norwegian Society of Labor Law and The Pension Forum.

Education and practice

  • Lawyer / partner at Homble Olsby law firm 2014 –
  • Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court - 2009
  • Lawyer at Tekna (The Norwegian Society of Graduate Technical and Scientific Professionals) - 2007-2014
  • Lawyer/associate at Wikborg Rein - 1999-2007
  • Serving Lawyer, Judge Attorney General, 1998-1999
  • Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 1998
  • Research assistant, Department of Private Law, University of Oslo - 1995-1996


  • Summary of Norwegian Employment law in American Bar Associations's treatise "International Labor and Employment Laws", 2007
  • "Corporate Governance and Directors’ Duties 2005" (Norway), (together with Arne Didrik Kjørnes), Global Counsel Handbooks, 2005
  • ”The football trainer's contract – a guidance when entering into contracts and interpretation of Norwegian fotball's standard contract for fotball trainers” (in Norwegian only) (together with Marius M. Gisvold), 2004
  • “Consumer contract concluded abroad - priate international legal issues" (student thesis) (in Norwegian only), 1998, IUSEF no. 49
  • Immigration law Norway
    Norway’s membership in the EEA means that Norwegian immigration regulations generally comply with the regulations within the EU. Norway has implemented EU Directive 2004/38/EC, regarding the right of citizens of the Union and their family members to move and reside freely within the territory of the member states. Norway has also implemented the Posted Workers Directive (96/71/EC).
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  • Business establishment in Norway
    Homble Olsby also provides legal and practical advice on business establishment in Norway. This includes:
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  • GTDT - Labour & Employment 2016
    The Labour & Employment chapter regarding Norway of the 2016 edition of Getting the deal through is written by Homble Olsby partners Tore Lerheim and Ole Kristian Olsby.
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