Harald Andre Ryen

Lawyer - partner

Harald André Ryen has in-depth knowledge of employment law, health, safety and the environment (HSE), pensions and general administrative law. He has extensive experience from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, where he worked on employment law, EU/EEA law and general administrative law. Ryen has international experience from the field of employment law through participation in EU/EEA and UN bodies as well as through assistance to international businesses and work on labour immigration.
In the Mageli law firm, Ryen primarily works on employment law issues, and assists both private and public companies. He has special experience and expertise in restructuring, business transfer and transactions, individual and collective employment law and pensions. Ryen also assists a number of municipalities within administrative law and health and welfare law.
Harald André Ryen also has extensive experience in assisting businesses in the energy sector, mainly power producers and grid companies. This assistance has included all parts of the business with emphasis on licensing, hydropower and district heating, following up framework conditions and the requirements for grid companies.


2011  Partner, Advokatfirmaet Mageli DA
2010 - 2011 Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Mageli ANS
2008 - 2009 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Mageli ANS
2004 - 2008 Director at the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion (AMS)
1999 - 2004 Assistant Director, Ministry of Government Administration and Reform (AMS)
1996 -1999  Office Manager at the Ministry of Government Administration and Reform
1995 (AMS)
1992 - 1996 Trainee at the EU Commission in Brussels, January – April
1989 Consultant/Higher executive officer at the Ministry of Government Administration and Reform
Police officer at Nittedal Country Police Station


1992 Law degree, University of Oslo


  Experienced speaker, board member of Elveparken 1 Boligsameie (joint residency committee) deputy member of the State Corporate Democracy Committee, supervisor and examiner of employment law at the University of Oslo


Norwegian and English



Employment Law
Inheritance and family
Banking and finance
Child welfare
Energy law
Building and construction law
Tort law
EU/EEA and competition law
Real estate
Public administrative law
General agreement and contract law
Intellectual property law
Bankruptcy and restructuring
Commercial real estate
Allodial law
Public procurement
Planning and building law
Litigation and dispute resolution
Company law and transactions
Tax law
Expert assessment and expropriation
Criminal law
Industry, commerce, finance
Family, inheritance and probate
Property and construction
Public sector
Arbeidsrett, Energirett, EU EØS og konkurranserett, Generell avtale og kontraktsrett, Personvern, Familie, arv og skifte, Offentlig sektor
Harald André Ryen is a very experienced and widely employed law lawyer.
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