• 2016

    NorthConnect Project

    The project includes fabrication and installation of a 1400 MW HVDC electricity interconnector between Norway and United Kingdom as well as construction of converter stations in Norway and UK. Jacob has assisted the project with the contract for marine survey and with the preparation of the draft contract included in the ITT for the cable supply and converter stations.

  • 2014

    Several wind farm and hydro power projects

    Jacob has advised various clients on several wind farm and hydro power projects in Norway and abroad. This includes hydro power projects such as Lysebotn II and Dammer Skjerkevatn and wind farm projects such as Guleslettene, Tonstad, Midtfjellet and Tellenes.


  • 2010–
    Partner, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 2006–2010
    Lawyer, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 2004
    Admitted to the bar
  • 2001–2006
    Lawyer, Legal department, Norsk Hydro ASA
  • 2000–2001
    Secretary, The governmnet appointed commission of inquiry into the rail accidents on Rørosbanen 4 Jan 2000 and at Lillestrøm 5 April 2000
  • 1999–2001
    Associate, Advokatfirmaet Arntzen, Underland & Co ANS/Advokatfirmaet Arntzen de Besche AS


  • 1993–1998
    Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Oslo