Christel Søreide has extensive experience within employment law and dispute resolution, and assists Norwegian and international clients with processes such as reorganisation and downsizing, business transfers, hiring and termination of employment, as well as litigation and negotiations.

She is an experienced lecturer on employment law issues, and she has published articles in a Norwegian periodical on employment law regarding temporary employment and employment leasing.

Christel Søreide is ranked as an up-and-coming employment lawyer in Chambers Europe.

Christel Søreide advises on a mixture of reorganisation projects, redundancy programmes and contentious cases including litigating in the courts. One source describes her as "a very dedicated and good lawyer with a lot of understanding and good bargaining power".

Chambers Europe 2017

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Wiersholm, 2018
  • Managing Associate, Wiersholm, 2014
  • Senior Associate, Wiersholm, 2012
  • Deputy judge, Asker and Bærum district court, 2010-2012
  • Associate, Wiersholm, 2008


  • Master of Law, University of Oslo, 2007