Magnus is specialised in company law and employment law, and also has extensive litigation experience. He assists clients in all business law areas, both in an advisory capacity and in transactional work. Magnus' client base includes a large number of blue-chip clients, for whom he has a particular focus on strategic advice on M&A and employment law matters. Magnus has amongst others assisted a number of the firm's clients on large restructurings and reorganisations of their business.
In 2011, Magnus worked as a deputy judge in Ringerike District Court. He has published several articles, and also holds a bachelor's degree in management, with a particular emphasis on law and economics.
Magnus is ranked as "Up and Coming" in Chambers and Partners, where he is referred to in the following way:
- "focuses on employment matters arising from restructuring and downsizing, in addition to employment disputes, and of late he advised Songa Offshore on its reorganisation and downsizing, involving several hundred redundancies and over a hundred changes in position. Clients appreciate his knowledge, good commercial awareness, efficiency and good client understanding." (2018)
- "recently acted on corporate restructurings and redundancy cases and also handles contentious aspects of employment law. Clients particularly highlight his "excellent support on labour law in transactions" and his "deep knowledge about labour law. He gives the right advice and you can really rely on him." (2017)
- "focuses on employment law and assists clients with large reorganisations and restructurings. Sources say that he is "on the ball, has good judgment and provides well-considered advice." (2016)
- "retains his reputation for corporate expertise, with a significant track record in employment litigation, corporate reorganisation and restructuring issues." (2015)