Kristine Aarre Hånes

Kristine holds a business degree as well as a law degree. Kristine has a varied professional background and wide international experience. At RettAdvokat she primarily acts as counsel for victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and human trafficking, but has also expertise in child and family law as well as immigration law. Kristine has extensive litigation experience. She is listed on the Ministry of Justice’ list of lawyers with special expertise in child abduction and on the Directorate of Immigration’s list of approved immigration lawyers.  Kristine speaks English, German and Spanish.

  • Counsel for victims of crime
  • Child and family law
  • Child abduction
  • Human trafficking
  • Immigration law
2004 – dd          Lawyer/Partner/Managing Director, RettAdvokat

      • Lecturer  at Naval College (contract law)
      • Lecturer at Treider College (family law)
      • Lecturer at Folkeuniversitetet Vest (contract law and real estate)
      • Lecturer at BI (tax law)

2018                 Volunteer, Fundación Granitos de Paz, Colombia
2016                 Volunteer, Dråpen i Havet, Chios, Greece
2010                 Volunteer, Save the Children, Nepal
2002 – 2004     Associate Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Vogt & Wiig AS
2001 – 2002     Associate Lawyer, PwC Consulting
1997 – 2001     Senior Business Consultant, PwC Consulting
1997                 Freelance Consultant, London (Lloyds of London)
1995 – 1997     Account Director, ST Enterprise/WPP Group, UK
1991 – 1994     Brand Manager, Orkla, Trondheim and Oslo


  • Cand.jur., University of Bergen, Norway


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Cranfield School of Management, England
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing (MDip), Chartered Institute of Marketing, England


  •  BSc (Hons) Management Sciences, University of Manchester, England / Universität Kassel, Germany

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