Kaja Skille Hestnes

Senior Associate (Leave of absence)

Project Asst.

Kaja Skille Hestnes is a Senior Associate at SANDS’ Oslo office, and is part of the firm’s Intellectual Property group. She works primarily with intellectual property matters, as well as personal data protection. Kaja is also part of SANDS’ Forensic Services team, and assists with her expertise within investigation, compliance and risk management.

She holds a Master of Law from the University of Oslo, with specialisation in intellectual property law. She wrote her master’s thesis as a research assistant at the Department of Private Law.

Kaja is also an examiner for various legal subjects at the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, and has been an examiner on intellectual property law at the University of Agder.      


2018 -

SANDS Advokatfirma DA

Senior Associate
2017 - 2018

University of Oslo, Department of Private Law

Sientific Assistant
2015 - 2017

Ministry of Finance

Senior executive officer
2014 - 2016

Prison of Oslo


University of Oslo

Master of Laws
2011 - 2013

University of Oslo