Eli Aasheim works mainly with employment law. Her practice covers all aspects of employment law, including pension. She has considerable experience with negotiating and solving individual disputes in employment. She also has extensive experience with restructuring and downscaling processes, business transfers and cross-border employment issues. She is frequently used as a lecturer on various topics in employment law.

Ms. Aasheim is ranked as one of Norway's most prominent experts on employment law in Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and in the Norwegian Financial Daily's annual lawyers survey.

Several sources describe her as "excellent", with one client specifying that she is "really knowledgeable, very quick to respond and a really nice person. It really is a joy to work with her - she really is top-notch".

Chambers Europe 2017

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Wiersholm, 2000
  • Lawyer, Wiersholm, 1993
  • Deputy Director, the Ministry of Justice, the Civil Division, 1990-1993
  • Deputy Judge, Drammen City Court, 1988-1989
  • Executive Officer, the Ministry of Justice, the Polar and Civil Division, 1984-1988


  • Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 1984

Board Memberships

  • The periodical Arbeidsrett [Employment Law] (Universitetsforlaget), Member of the editorial committee
  • The Norwegian Bar Association, Member of the ethics committee