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Kristin Veierød


Kristin Veierød is chairman for the board of directors at Advokatfirmaet Hjort, as well as being a partner.

Kristin assists clients in a broad range of corporate law matters, such as contracts, clarifying legal framework conditions, board and management liability issues, and dispute resolution.

Kristin not only has extensive litigation experience, she is also an arbitration judge and has worked on various investigative inquiry assignments. Most notably, she led Hjort’s investigation in the so-called Panama papers case for the board of DNB ASA.

Kristin specializes within the practice areas of technology, media and communication, and has in-depth knowledge of the electronic communication sector, where she offer ongoing legal advice, assists in complaints and has conducted a number of landmark litigation cases.

Kristin assists government agencies and other public enterprises, as well as private businesses subject to regulations under public law.

Kristin holds lectures and seminars covering a broad range of topics, including digitalization and new corporate models, the use of cloud services and regulatory framework conditions, as well as administrative law issues, specifically on legal impartiality, confidentiality, and complaints.

Professional Experience
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Managing Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Corporate attorney, Telenor ASA
Associate / Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Candidate in Jurisprudence, The University of Oslo
Economic and business administration, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH)


2021 – Chairman of the board of directors, Advokatfirmaet Hjort

2021 – Chairman of the board of directors, Redd Barna (Save the Children)

2020 – Chairman of the board of directors, Norsk Dekkretur

2018 – Chairman of the board of directors, Mentor Medier AS



Deputy member of the board of directors, Redd Barna Norge (Save the Children)

Member of the board in Nettpartner AS

Chairman of the legislative committee on business and consumer law

Board chair, Stiftelsen Ungdom og Forskning

Member, Teknologirådet (government-appointed independent advisory body on technology)

Board member, NOAH AS (waste management)

Board appointments, Telenor Programvare AS and Telenor Finans AS

Kristin is recommended and ranked by Legal 500 and Chambers Europe within the practice areas of TMT and dispute resolution.

From Chambers:

Kristin Veierød is highly respected for her work in the telecoms sphere, advising on regulatory and contractual matters. Clients say that “she knows telecoms regulations very well and can consistently understand our business interests in a regulatory context”

Recognized by Finansavisen Advokatundersøkelse for her work in inquiries and compliance.