Stian S. Tennfjord


Stian S, Tennfjord. Photo.
Stian joined Schjødt in 2016 and is head of Schjødt's office in Ålesund. Stian is partner in our industry sectors for Shipping & Offshore and Fisheries & Aquaculture, and specializes in contract and corporate law in a wide range of different industries.

Before joining Schjødt, Stian served as General Counsel for Vard Group AS for 5 years where he was responsible for all legal aspects of Vard Group AS' national and international operations. Stian's clients benefit from this experience by his in-depth industry knowledge and broad national and international network. Stian has also background from Wiersholm where he worked for 5 years within construction law and complex project execution. Stian has experience as lecturer and examiner in general contract law and legal methodology at the University of Bergen.

Furthermore, Stian holds a MBA With Honors from BI Norwegian Business School.

Stian has been a lawyer since 2005 is ranked as recommended individual in international rankings, including Legal 500


  • 2021

    "Stian Tennfjord is highly qualified and his experience as an in-house lawyer provides deep knowledge and understanding of the practical as well as the legal issues relevant to the industry. Stian is efficient and available and always a pleasure to work with." - Legal 500
  • 2021

    Recommended and Other key lawyer - Legal 500
  • 2020

    Recommended - Legal 500


  • 2016

    Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with Honors, BI Norwegian Business School
  • 2005

    Cand. Jur., University of Bergen


  • 2010

    «Leverandørsamarbeid – noen tanker om intern risikofordeling" co-author with Mr. Arne Engesæth and published in På Rett Grunn – festskrift til Norsk Forening for Bygge- og Entrepriserett (Gyldendal Akademisk)