Eva Jarbekk


Eva Jarbekk. Photo.

Head of Data Protection and Privacy

Eva leads our strong privacy and data protection team. Her principal area of work is in privacy and she advises on issues such as data protection impact assessments, third country transfer assessments, binding corporate rules, codes of conduct, privacy policies and documentation, anonymization techniques, AI and robotics as well as contact with the Data Protection Authority, Datatilsynet, on their decisions and fines. Typical areas of work are the tech- and cloud industry, adtech industry, medical industry, transportation, insurance and banking industry as well as privacy in ICT- and SaaS-contracts. Many of the cases represents the largest privacy matters in Norway and clients represent both large Norwegian companies as well as many foreign companies.

Eva knows the regulatory landscape very well and has written several books on privacy and is a much sought for lecturer. She has been a lawyer since 1999 and joined Schjødt in 2017. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo. She is ranked as leading and recommended individual in international rankings, including Chambers and Legal 500 and Who's who legal.


  • - 2023

    Leading individual and Recommended - Legal 500
  • - 2023

    Leading Individual Chambers and Partners Europe
  • - 2023

    Leading individual - Who's who Legal
  • - 2023

    Tier one in privacy in The Norwegian Financial Daily's - Finansavisen


  • 2005

    Alternative dispute resolution, University of Oslo
  • 1997

    Cand. jur., University of Oslo


  • Numerous commentaries in Norwegian media, e.g. Dagens Næringsliv, NRK, Aftenposten, Digi
  • 2021

    Legal commentary to GDPR, Karnov publishing
  • 2019

    Personvern og GDPR i praksis, Jarbekk og Sommerfeldt. Written together with CTO of Bouvet, Simen Sommerfeldt, and covers not only legal questions, but also technical issues (updated version to be published spring 2023)
  • 2019

    Personopplysningsloven og personvernforordningen med kommentarer, Jarbekk (red)