Ove Vanebo > CMS Kluge > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

CMS Kluge
0117 OSLO
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Work Department

Employment law, data protection & privacy law


Works primarily with labour law, including civil servant law and welfare law, as well as privacy law, intellectual property law, property and litigation. A publicly and locally elected politician in his former career, and therefore very familiar with political processes and methods.


2021 – Associate Partner, Kluge Advokatfirma AS; 2019 – 2019 – Assistant Professor (Corporate Communication/Crisis Communication), Østfold University College (HiØ); 2017 – 2021 Senior Lawyer, Kluge Advokatfirma AS; 2016 – 2016 Deputy Minister in the Ministry for Justice and Public Security; 2014 – 2016 Lawyer, Kluge Advokatfirma AS; 2014 – 2014 External examiner for master theses from the University of Oslo; 2012 – 2014 – Associate, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
2012 – 2012 Project Manager in the think-tank Civita AS; 2008 – 2012 Chairman for the Progress Party Youth


Norwegian, English


2021 Introduction to artificial intelligence applied to organizations and industries, individual course at OsloMet; 2020 – 2021 Cybersecurity culture, individual course at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences; 2020 Introduction to Data Technology and Technology Management, OsloMet; 2020 Web/Online Knowledge, individual course at University of Agder; 2019 Privacy, individual course at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences; 2008 – 2012 Individual courses at University of Oslo. Copyright law, accounting law, employment law, philosophy of law, patent, design and trademark law, criminology and private international law;
2003 – 2005 Master of Laws, University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > TMT

CMS Kluge assists a roster of private sector clients and governmental entities with technology projects, and advises on data privacy issues, telecoms matters, and public procurement work, among other areas. The department is jointly led by Stian Oddbjørnsen, who specialises in TMT disputes, procurement matters and technology contractual issues, and Marte Thorsby, who is very experienced in advising clients in the media industry. Torstein Arendt is a key contact for assisting major organisations with prominent IT contracts. Associate partner Ove André Vanebo adds expertise in data privacy law.