Espen Tøndel’s main areas of expertise are within IT, telecoms, IP and M&A. He has experience with heading large procurement projects and has broad international experience.

Espen’s areas of expertise are generally where technology and the law intersects and more specifically digitalization, IT, telecoms, satellite sector, IP and M&A. His experience includes heading large procurement projects and transactions within the technology space.

Digitalization is at the core of his practice, which includes work within ConstrucTech, FarmTech, FinTech, ShipTech, including working with the first autonomous battery-driven vessel in the world. He has broad international experience and works with major market players.

Espen is a legend in the Norwegian legal space within digitalisation, IT and telecommunication.

- Chambers and Partners

Espen Tøndel has a fantastic ability to understand business and point out the issues to focus on in order to close deals.

- Chambers and Partners

Espen is extremely valuable.

- Legal 500


1994 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
1983 - 1994 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Aakvaag & Co.
1981 - 1983 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Aakvaag & Co.


1981 Cand. Jur., University of Oslo


2012 - 2020 Board Member, Zwipe AS
2009 - 2017 Board Member, TeliaSonera Norway Nepal Holding AS