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Jakob Villum

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Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

Work Department

Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Private Equity, Technology and Media


Jakob Villum has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, as well as from private equity fund formations, and is also regularly involved in other capital markets transactions, securities law and IT contracts. He is regularly rated as one of the leading private equity and venture capital lawyers in Norway.


Partner, Advokatfirmaet CLP DA (2015), Partner, Schjødt (2005-2015), Senior Associate, Schjødt (2002-2005), Associate judge, District Court of Vesterålen (2001-2002), Dorsey & Whitney Law Firm, London (2000), Associate, Schjødt (1998-2001)


Scandinavian languages and English


Member of the Norwegian Bar Association


Master of Law, University of Oslo, Norway (1997)


Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

The 'interested and involved' group at¬†Advokatfirmaet CLP DA¬†'takes charge of situations and is highly knowledgeable about the processes while remaining solution oriented'.¬†Edvard Cock¬†leads the team, which also includes¬†Jakob Villum, who focuses on transactional work and securities law; and¬†Andreas Kildal, who has 'great commercial instincts, easily outlines the legal issues and risks involved and has a hands-on approach'. Kildal recently advised Fortum on a voluntary offer by Oslo Municipality for its shares in Hafslund, and Cock worked with¬†Elin Mack L√łvdal¬†on Atlantic Sapphire's $70m private placement and $60m debt financing.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Clients of Advokatfirmaet CLP DA 'get full partner attention throughout any project and a legal adviser who cares about them well beyond the specific task at hand'. Department head Lars Gunnar Aas attracts praise as 'one of the best M&A lawyers in the mid- and high-end market', who 'combines an extreme work capacity with detailed legal understanding'. The group also includes Alexander Lund, who focuses on the private equity and venture capital space, Jakob Villum, Andreas Kildal and Edvard Cock. Villum recently advised SpareBank 1 Gruppen on the merger between its subsidiary SpareBank 1 Forsikring and DNB Forsikring, and Aas and Kildal acted for Fortum on a voluntary offer made by Oslo Municipality for all shares in Hafslund.

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Within: TMT

Advokatfirmaet CLP DA focuses its efforts on software and internet companies and acts for clients including Signicat, Aveva and Encap. The team also advised Hafslund Marked on its GDPR compliance and assisted Agder Energi Kraftforvaltning with the development of AI software for resource management issues; Stephan Brodschöll led both matters. Kyrre Eggen handles contentious work and Jakob Villum specialises in transactional work.

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