Håkon has practiced as a business lawyer since 2003. He has previously run his own law firm and has worked for The Norwegian Data Protection Authority.
He is specialized in the field of privacy law, assisting companies with compliance and risk management regarding implementation and maintenance of duties under the General Data Protection Act (GDPR). Håkon provides practical and hands-on advice regarding data protection, and provides assistance in the capacity as Data Protection Officer for companies. He heads the Technology Law team in Trondheim, and participates in the group of commercialization of technology in The Mid-Norway Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Håkon has extensive experience in dispute resolution and has vast procedural experience from both civil law and criminal law. He also functions as a permanent trustee for probate cases in Trøndelag District Court.
He is member of the Board of directors in several companies.
Håkon is the Honorary Consul in Trondheim for The People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
|2013||-||(today)||Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|
|2003||-||2012||Partner, Advokatfirmaet Vogt & Wiig|
|1995||-||2003||Own legal practice in the law firm Wiig, Hohle og Knudsen|
|1994||-||1995||Associate, Advokat Christian Wiig|
|1990||-||1994||Legal employee, The Norwegian Data Protection Authority (Datatilsynet)|
|1990||Cand. Jur., University of Oslo|
|2017||-||(today)||Member of the Board, Bilglassgruppen AS|
|2017||-||(today)||Member of the Board, ALR Eiendom AS|
|2016||-||(today)||Member of the Board, Bilglassportalen AS|
|2015||-||(today)||Member of the Board, Andr. L. Riis AS|
|2014||-||(today)||Member of the Board, Catharina Invest AS|
|2014||-||(today)||Chairman of the Board, Trondheim Kammermusikkfestival|
|2014||-||(today)||Honorary consul for Bangladesh in Trondheim|
|2010||-||2018||The Ethics Committee of The Norwegian Bar Association|
|2006||-||2012||Chairman of the Board, Havstein Søndre AS|
|2006||-||2014||Chairman of the Board, Catharina Invest AS|
|2006||-||2014||Chairman of the Board, Havstein Nordre AS|
|2004||-||2010||The Norwegian Bar Association's Disciplinary Committee, Trøndelag|
|2004||-||2010||Chairman of the Board, Regnskapssjefen Trondheim AS|
|1996||-||2010||Chairman of the Board, Voll Invest AS Voll KS, Voll Studentby AS|