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.
Year of birth:
1 January 2005
Master of Law (Copenhagen University, 1997)
Faroese / Danish / English
1998 – 2000
1998 – 2000
2000 – 2005
Legal CN, Labour Issues, Nordic Mental Corp., DK
Den Kristelige Fagbevægelse (Trade Union), DK
Dansk Olie og Naturgas (DONG Energy), DK
Føroya Tele (Faroese Telecom), Faroe Islands
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
Chairman, Contracts Committee, cf. law on vocational education
Chairman, Faroese Appeal Comm. for decisions taken by the Committee on vocational education
Petroleum Law, Oslo University, Norway