Kaare M. Risung


Kaare Risung. Photo.

Kaare is a partner in the Industry department, with focus on the technology, media and telecom sectors. His principal areas of work are commercial contracts, regulatory affairs, joint ventures, company law, private M&A and sports law. He frequently advises on large and complex projects, representing mainly industrial players, including Fortune 500 companies. Kaare also serves on several board of directors.

Kaare has been a lawyer since 1993 and joined Schjødt as a partner in 2002. He is a graduate of Davidson College with a major in Economics and of the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo. He is ranked as leading and recommended individual in international rankings, including Chambers and Legal 500. Kaare serves as head of the legal committee of The Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports.


  • 2022

    Leading Individual TMT - Legal 500
  • 2022

    TMT: Telecommunications, band 2 - Chambers


  • 1993

    Cand. jur., University of Oslo
  • 1989

    BA, Davidson College


  • 2022

    Various newsletter articles on technology law
  • 2019

    Personopplysningsloven og personvernforordningen (commentary to the Norwegian data privacy act and the GDPR), co-author