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Jens Wang

About Jens:

Jens specialises in commercial law in a broad sense, especially Faroese legal matters. He renders advice to both companies and ministries and public authorities at the Faroe Islands. Furthermore, he advises foreign clients on a regular basis concerning VAT registration and compliance and other Faroese legal matters.

Jens has extensive experience within the drafting of contracts, and for many years he has specialised in telecommunication law and subsea cable laying.




+298 66 99 02

+298 21 99 03

Year of birth:



Bar admission:



1 January 2005

Master of Law (Copenhagen University, 1997)


Faroese / Danish / English

Other employment:

1998 – 2000

1998 – 2000


2000 – 2005

Legal CN, Labour Issues, Nordic Mental Corp., DK 

Den Kristelige FagbevĂŚgelse (Trade Union), DK

Dansk Olie og Naturgas (DONG Energy), DK

Føroya Tele (Faroese Telecom), Faroe Islands

Special assignments:

2002 – 2004

2005 – 2006

2005 – 2016

2007 – 2011

2012 – 2013

2014 – 2015

Member of the Faroese Scientific Ethical Committee

Member of the Board of Gallup Føroyar Ltd.

Ext. teacher, Business law, Glasir Business College

Member, Faroese Appeal Comm. for Land Disputes

Member of the Board of Defined Energy Ltd.

Special assistant to examining magistrate Hans Gammeltoft-Hansen in the probe into former Faroese Prime Minister Mr Kaj Leo Holm Johannesen’ and
former Interior Minister Mr Kári P. Højgaard’ administration of the “Eysturoyartunnilin” case

2014 –

Chairman, Contracts Committee, cf. law on vocational education

2020 –

Chairman, Faroese Appeal Comm. for decisions taken by the Committee on vocational education

Additional education:


Petroleum Law, Oslo University, Norway