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Gorrissen Federspiel

Tax

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What the team is known for

Gorrissen Federspiel is a highly regarded firm for handling tax connected to M&A transactions. The practice also represents clients in tax litigation, including disputes around VAT and withholding tax. Its lawyers regularly act for financial, IT and transportation sector clients.

Strengths

A client reports: "The team is technically very strong, extremely responsive and displays an excellent practical mindset when approaching complicated tax matters."

Another individual describes the firm as "very strong," highlighting "M&A, private equity, alternative investments, international tax advice and shipping tax" as areas of particular strength.

Work highlights

Gorrissen Federspiel represented Fidelity Funds in a Supreme Court case regarding dividend withholding taxes to foreign collective investment vehicles.

Notable practitioners

Jakob Skaadstrup Andersen represents clients in withholding tax disputes, with notable experience before the ECJ. He also advises clients on VAT issues and the tax consequences of transactions. A satisfied client enthuses: "Jakob has a profound understanding and ability to meet our needs with pragmatic solutions without ever compromising on legal quality."

Jan Steen Hansen is a highly regarded lawyer who routinely represents clients in disputes, such as those involving VAT and transfer pricing issues. His work also includes tax structuring and due diligence for M&A transactions. A client describes him as "a very good subject matter specialist who can facilitate the process with good commercial knowledge."

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Overview

Gorrissen Federspiel provides advice to Danish and international businesses on issues relating to tax and duties.

Gorrissen Federspiel provides advice on issues relating to tax, duties and VAT in connection with business transfers and the transfer of real property, investments, group restructurings, employee stock option programmes and financial products. The Tax group conducts tax cases as well as cases concerning VAT and duties before the National Tax Board, the Tax Appeals Agency, the National Tax Tribunal, the High Courts, the Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union. 

Members

Skaadstrup Andersen, Jakob (Head of Department)

Hansen, Jan Steen

Holst Sonne, Niclas

Tax

Gorrissen Federspiel

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Location

Axel Towers, Axel Torv 2, DK-160

Copenhagen

Hovedstaden

Denmark

1609 Copenhagen V

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Denmark

Tax


Jakob Skaadstrup Andersen
Band 3
Jan Steen Hansen
Band 2