Jon Kristian joined Schjødt in 2001 and became partner in 2010. He has extensive experience working with M&A and capital markets transactions - including the Norway-based bond market. He represents strategic and financial investors in mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, debt and equity markets transactions, as well as corporate and debt restructurings. Jon Kristian has extensive experience from international transactions involving a number of jurisdictions across a large range of business sectors.
He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo, including exchange studies in France. Prior to becoming a partner in Schjødt, he worked as an associate at Schjødt, with a London firm in 2003 and at Thommessen from 2004 to 2009. In the period 2006-2009 he headed the firm's London office.