Jon Kristian Sjåtil

Jon Kristian Sjåtil

Partner, Oslo Download CV Download vCard

Jon Kristian joined Schjødt in 2001 and became partner in 2010. He has wide experience working with M&A and capital markets transactions for 20 years, including also 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 mainly works on international transactions, often involving a number of jurisdictions across a large range of business sectors. He has also held numerous leadership roles in the firm.

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.



  • Bulk Infrastructure's partnership with BentallGreenOak
  • EVRY’s cross border merger with Tieto
  • Euronext’s acquisition of Oslo Børs VPS group
  • Euronext’s acquisition of NordPool
  • Fransisco Partners’ acquisition of EG and Lindbak
  • NRC Group’s acquisition of Finnish VR Track
  • Gjensidige’s sale of Gjensidige Bank to Nordea

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About Jon Kristian


  • 2022

    Band 4, Corporate/M&A - Chambers & Partners


  • 2000

    Cand. jur., University of Oslo

  • 1999

    Exchange program,  Université Aix-Marseille III