Jakob Villum

Jakob Villum


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.

Jakob Villum is praised by clients for his “very strong analytical skills, business acumen and response times” and is experienced in private equity and venture capital transactions


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)


Postgraduate Diploma in EC Competition Law, King’s College, London (2000)
Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Oslo (1997)

Memberships and positions

Member of the Norwegian Bar Association