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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
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Employment Law
Energy law
EU/EEA and competition law
General agreement and contract law
Harald André Ryen is a very experienced and widely employed law lawyer.