Hans Christian Steenstrup

Position: Attorney-at-law / Partner

Phone: (+47) 92 21 39 75

E-mail: hcs@wla.no

Areas of Expertise

Hans Christian Steenstrup has more than 30 years’ experience of advising companies, organizations and private individuals on commercial and corporate law matters, including company law, employment law, industrial property rights and agency law. He has also extensive international experience. At present he is a board member of the Euro American Lawyers Group (www.ealg.com).

In addition, he works on probate law matters, especially in international relations, and also pleads cases before all courts in Norway.


Partner, Wahl-Larsen Advokatfirma AS (2016-)
Partner, Hartsang Advokatfirma DA (former Seim-Haugen, Steenstrup & Co. DA) (1995 – 2015)
Partner, Engelschiøn & Co Advokatfirma DA (1984-1995)
Attorney Thommesen, Karlsrud, Heyerdahl & Brunsvig (1980-1984)
Legal consultant (Norwegian Employers Federation) (1977-1980)
Various board positions (1984 – )


Attorney-at-law, admitted to the Supreme Court 2003
Oslo Handelsgymnasium
Law degree, University of Oslo 1977
Licence to practice 1980

Core Comptency

Business law
Commercial and corporate law
Labour law
Contract law
Establishment, purchase and sale of companies
Family and probate law
Litigation and mediation


Scandinavian languages and English