Jens Christian Gjesti

Partner / Member of the Board


Jens Christian Gjesti is a specialist in telecommunications, competition law and privacy.  He regularly also assists clients in matters in connection with dispute resolutions, IT agreements,  administrative law, intellectual property right, marketing law and EU/EEA law.

He has experience from the Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority where he worked with regulatory issues both nationally and internationally. As a lawyer he has, since 2008, inter alia assisted clients in major cases relating to merger control, anti-competitive behavior, dispute resolution and regulatory compliance. Gjesti was seconded as an in-house counsel to Tele2 from 2012 – 2015 and has also contributed to the master program at the University of Oslo as an external lecturer.


2018 -
Partner, Kvale
2013 - 2017
Senior Lawyer, Kvale
2012 - 2013
Senior Lawyer, Legal team
2010 - 2012
Lawyer, Advokatfirma Selmer DA
2008 - 2010
Associate, Advokatfirma Selmer DA
2007 - 2008
Senior Adviser, Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority
2006 - 2007
Adviser, Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority
2004 - 2006
Trainee / Senior Executive Officer, Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority


Competition Law, University of Oslo
Law Degree, University of Oslo
EU and Competition Law, Université Libre de Bruxelles