Stian primarily focuses on technology law, where his main expertise is within privacy law, contracts (such as licensing agreements, service agreements, cooperation agreements, outsourcing, etc.), IP law and e-commerce (including marketing law and consumer law), negotiation and dispute resolution.
Stian also has substantial experience with M&A and related due diligence processes.
With his background as in-house counsel in Schibsted Media Group, Stian has solid industry experience from the technology and media industries.
The ranking agency The Legal 500 (2020 edition) recommends “expert in privacy law” Stian in the TMT (Technology, media and telecom) category, and it cites satisfied clients, who give him the following resounding endorsements: “Stian Sørensen Schilvold is our closest contact and is impeccable in satisfying our company and its needs. He has followed our company for almost 10 years and knows us so well that he has the best understanding for our way of business.” “Stian Schilvold is an excellent adviser that provides to-the-point practical advice and is always available.” “Stian Schilvold is well-rounded within tech law, and provides clear and pragmatic advice.”
In the domestic market, he was named «up&coming» in Norway in the Privacy law category in the most recent peer review for lawyers and law firms in Finansavisen (national business newspaper).
Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Oslo, 2000
Partner, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS, 2017–
Senior attorney, Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS, 2015–2017
In-house counsel, Schibsted ASA, 2010–2015
Associate and Senior associate, Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS, 2006–2010
Adviser and Project Manager, the Norwegian Consumer Ombudsman, 2000–2006
Board Member, Pitch Forlag AS, 2016–
Board Member, AS Eesti Meedia, 2012–2013
A number of lectures on privacy, labour law and compliance