Harald Nybakk received his practicing certificate in 1981, and has worked as a lawyer since 1994. He has had cases within a number of legal areas, including litigation, real estate, planning and building law, municipal law and administrative law, contract law, inheritance and probate. In addition, he has had a number of assignments within child and family law, child welfare law and health and welfare law, and in these cases has assisted both private individuals and municipalities.
In addition to conducting cases for the county council board, he has litigated cases before the district court and the court of appeal. He has also had extensive assignments within the purchase and sale of residential and commercial property. In the period 1987-1994 he also litigated several cases for the municipality where he was employed. Nybakk was also the manager of a municipal real estate company in the period 1995-2005.