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.

Ms. Søreide is ranked as one of Norway's leading employment lawyers by Chambers and Partners.

Christel Søreide has a solid practice advising domestic and international clients on a variety of employment matters, including disputes, reorganisations and transfers of undertakings. One client states that "she's a very good communicator, has detailed knowledge of the legal aspects and she comes across as very trustworthy and down-to-earth."

Chambers Europe, 2018

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