Fredrik Bjercke Punsvik

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Fredrik Punsvik


Fredrik Bjercke Punsvik is Head of Employment Law in Selmer and assists companies with advice and dispute resolution within all areas of employment law. Fredrik is a trusted advisor in demanding personnel matters, including termination processes and whistleblower cases. He also provides advice within general business law and is actively used as a strategic advisor to Selmer's clients in redundancy processes. He is a former elected politician and has previously worked with public affairs and decision-making processes in Rud Pedersen Public Affairs. Fredrik is an experienced speaker and frequently holds lectures for clients and students. Fredrik graduated from the University of Bergen in 2016, specialising in employment and company law.

Work experience

Senior Lawyer – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
2019 - 2022
Senior Associate – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
2018 - 2019
Associate – Kvale Advokatfirma DA
2016 - 2018
Associate – Kvale Advokatfirma DA
2014 - 2016
Trainee – Various law-firms


2019 - 2019
Executive Education – Harvard Law School
2011 - 2016
Master of Laws – University of Bergen


Exceptions from working hours for employees in senior posts or particularly independent posts (co-author), article in Praktisk økonomi & finans 02/2017, Universitetsforlaget
Terrorist intent: when is an otherwise punishable act considered a terrorist act?