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Sunniva Jacobsen Øyen

Associate

Secretary Elisabeth Jensvold

Associate

Sunniva Jacobsen Øyen is an associate in Hjort’s Employment Law department.

She has experience in assisting both employers and employees with a wide range of employment law issues, including those in connection with dismissals, staff reductions, termination agreements, review of employment contracts and collective bargaining agreements, and a proper working environment.

Øyen has comprehensive expertise in privacy law,  and has experience with issues related to compliance and implementation of GDPR, including in working conditions, in the financial sector and in connection with marketing. She assists both Norwegian and international clients.

Øyen has previous experience as committee secretary for the government-appointed Transparency Committee. She worked in connection with issues related to freedom of expression and privacy, the right to own images, freedom of private life, confidentiality, duty of loyalty in working conditions, as well as health and media law.

 

Work experience
2019
Associate, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
2018
2019
Committee Secretary, Ministry of Health and Care Services (HOD)
2017
Intern, Norway's delegation to the Council of Europe
2016
Senior Executive Officer, The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration
2013
2017
Student worker, Advokatfirmaet Wiegaard
Education
2013
2017
Master of Laws,
2012
2013
Intensive year-study French language Course, The University of Oslo
2009
2012
Bachelor in Philosophy, The University of Oslo