Christian Backe


About Christian Backe

Christian Backe is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part om the firm's Employment law practice.

Christian assists Norwegian and international clients with advice, dispute resolution and litigation in matters concerning employment law and pension. Christian works with a wide range of employment and pension law issues. Among other things, he has extensive experience in assisting employers in connection with reorganization, including business transfers and downsizing. He also regularly assists in matters related to temporary labor and hiring conditions, and has considerable experience in assisting employers in handling whistleblowing cases. Christian assists clients in various industries within private and public sector.

Christian is recognized for his work as an employment law lawyer in, among others, Chambers, Legal 500 and Finansavisen.

Work experience
  • 2022 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2019 - 2022

    Partner, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS

  • 2015 - 2019

    Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet BAHR AS

  • 2013 - 2015

    Senior associate, Advokatfirmaet BAHR AS

  • 2011 - 2013

    Deputy judge, Oslo District Court

  • 2007 - 2011

    Associate, Advokatfirmaet BAHR AS

  • 2007

    Master of Laws, University of Oslo