Legal Advising and International Negotiations at NATO with Lone Kjelgaard

“Be flexible, but stay true to your values.”


LONE KJELGAARD is Senior Assistant Legal Adviser at the NATO Office of Legal Affairs. Prior to her legal career, Ms. Kjelgaard spent a decade as a Commander in the Danish Royal Navy.

Themes: law & society

Takeaways: learn the method first and then understand that you can apply it in diverse ways; “persuade your client, guide them to where they need to be, rather than where they want to be.”