Norwegian (Bokmål) 

Jens-Henrik Lien (H)

Lawyer - partner

Jens-Henrik Lien has a varied background as a lawyer, a deputy judge and a legal secretary in the Supreme Court. He mostly works with dispute resolution, and regularly conducts cases before the district court and the court of appeal, mainly in the field of tort law, real estate law, banking and finance and contract law. In 2017, Lien litigated Norway's largest class action suit, among other cases. 
He also has broad experience from major financial fraud cases, and the civil and criminal issues that arise in that regard. Henrik Lien also has long experience from various investigation assignments.  
Lien is a regular defence lawyer at Hedmarken District Court and Eidsivating Court of Appeal, and annually conducts between 30 and 40 criminal cases for the district court and the court of appeal. In recent years, he has also been engaged as a private defence lawyer for a number of people who have been suspected of violating the Professional Transport Act by using the mobile application Uber.


2013 Regular defence lawyer at Hedmarken District Court and Eidsivating Court of Appeal 
2013 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Mageli DA
2010 - 2013 Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Mageli ANS 
2008 - 2010 Corporate Lawyer, Nordea Bank Norge ASA
2006 - 2007 Legal secretary in the Supreme Court
2005 - 2006 Deputy judge, Follo District Court
2003 Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
2001 - 2004 Practicing certificate
2000 - 2001 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
2000   Secretary of the Government-appointed investigation commission following train accidents on Rørosbanen on 4 January 2000 and at Lillestrøm 5 April 2000.
Research Assistant, Nordic Institute of Maritime Law.


Admitted to the Supreme Court
Cand.jur., Universitetet i Oslo.
2001 Spesialfag ved University of Southampton:
Contract Law
European Law
Behavioral Sciences in Law
Criminal Law



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Banking and finance
Building and construction law
Tort law
Real estate
General agreement and contract law
Litigation and dispute resolution
Expert assessment and expropriation
Criminal law
Lien is a regular defence lawyer at Hedmarken District Court and Eidsivating Court of Appeal. Lien is a member of the Norwegian Market Council.