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Norway
Norges Høyesterett
 
Toril Marie Øie
Chief Justice
 
President since: 1 March 2016
 
Justice of the Supreme Court since: 1 August 2004
 
Career before being justice of the Supreme Court:
Education, formal qualifications :
Law degree, University of Oslo, 1986
License to practice law, 1990
 
Positions:
Higher executive officer and acting legal adviser, Department of Legislation,
Ministry of Justice 1986-1988
Deputy judge, acting judge and acting chief judge, Strømmen District Court,
1988-1990
Legal adviser, Department of Legislation, Ministry of Justice, 1990-2000 
Head of Department, leader of the Unit for Criminal Law and Legal
Proceedings, Department of Legislation, Ministry of Justice 2000-2004 
First lecturer II (part-time), Law Faculty, University of Oslo, 1994-2002
 
Appointments:
Member of the Norwegian Board of the Nordic Law Conferences since 2008
Member and later Chairman of the Board of Løvenskiold's Legacy 2005-2015
Subject editor of Norwegian Law Comments 2011-2015
Former member of the Board of the Norwegian Criminal Association
 
Publications:
Author and co-author of a number of books and articles, particularly in the fields of criminal law and procedural law