Two new partners

It is our pleasure to announce that Jens Aas and Per Ragnar Bronken have been admitted as new partners in SANDS. This new addition to our team will further strengthen our position in the areas of commercial property, tax, and employment and pension law.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Jens Aas joins Steenstrup Stordrange from a position as senior lawyer at commercial law firm Wikborg Rein. He also has experience from the tax law department at the Norwegian Ministry of Finance and from the industry department at the Norwegian Tax Directorate. Aas’ expertise is commercial property, tax and VAT. Aas has 13 years of experience, and has advised clients in large, complex commercial real estate transactions and other matters related to commercial real estate, as well as legal issues in the areas of tax and VAT. Aas also has extensive experience with various legal proceedings, administrative appeal procedures, tax audits etc. in tax-related matters. Aas will form part of the firm’s commercial property and tax groups.   

Per Ragnar Bronken joins our firm from a position as a senior lawyer at commercial law firm Arntzen de Besche. He also has experience from commercial law firm Thommessen, and from the Norwegian Association of Lawyers (Norges Juristforbund). Bronken has 11 years of experience in collective employment law and pensions, and advises clients in a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on the oil, offshore and maritime industry. Bronken has extensive experience in transactional employment law, mergers and acquisitions, major downsizing and restructuring, dismissals of senior and middle management, and litigation within the areas of employment law and pensions. Bronken will form part of the firm’s employment law and pensions group, as well as the oil, offshore and maritime group.