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KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS

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Chairman: Thor Leegaard
Managing Partner: Per Ivar Skinstad
Number of partners: 22
Number of lawyers: 91
Languages: Norwegian, English, Polish, German, Scandinavian languages

Firm Overview:
KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS was established in 1996 as an independent law firm and a member of the KPMG international network of member firms. The firm has more than 100 legal professionals, including 22 partners. KPMG Law Advokatfirma offers a wide range of tax and legal services, and assists companies manage the complexities of international business.
KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS is a full-service tax practice and a leading Norwegian law firm within international and domestic corporate tax and personnel tax, transfer pricing, VAT and indirect taxes, company and business law, and EU/EEA tax-related matters in addition to litigation and administrative appeal processes.
Across the global network of KPMG member firms, professionals work collaboratively with corporations to develop approaches that meet the unique needs of the clients. KPMG professionals have a ‘thinking beyond borders’ approach with the aim to deliver long-lasting value to clients and communities. The firm is passionate about building trusting, long-lasting business relationships and delivering broad-ranging approaches to help meet the clients’ business needs.
Because the firm’s tax and legal professionals take the time to understand business issues, support may be drawn from across a variety of multidisciplinary specialist service lines and networks, and at the same time from the experience and knowledge of audit and advisory colleagues. Such approaches help clients respond to their existing local and international tax and legal issues and drive additional value.
KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS has clients ranging from large international groups to medium-sized and small businesses, including family-owned, private equity-owned and listed enterprises. The firm leverages the vast knowledge, skills and experience across its global network of firms to help clients identify and address their most complex business problems with confidence. Through the experience and knowledge of the firm’s professionals and client work, it has built extensive insights into many industries and sectors, especially upstream petroleum, drilling, offshore oil services, real estate, power and utilities, IT/technology, financial sector, seafood and private equity.

Main Areas of Practice:
KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS offer a wide range of domestic and international tax and legal services with dedicated professionals.

Deals Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions Tax:
The firm works with clients to identify the building blocks underpinning the business case that need to be tested in the due diligence process and beyond. A range of M&A tax services to corporate and private equity investors to help with domestic and crossborder transactions is offered. With strong sector knowledge and an experienced global network, the firm helps organisations navigate through every stage of a transaction.

Global Mobility Services:
In a rapidly changing work environment, the number of cross-country employments and business travels are constantly increasing. Increased globalisation represents significant talent development possibilities, but also requires that the employees and the employers handle all tax, social security, immigration and employment law matters correctly as legislation varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The specialised team in global mobility services assists companies with policy advice, preparation of employment contracts, social security planning, tax evaluation advice and clarification of immigration requirements. Clients are provided with up-front planning advice necessary to make informed decisions, as well as complying with all requirements connected with cross-border employees and business travellers.

Business Law:
KPMG provides a wide range of business law services in several jurisdictions. In particular it has vast experience in the fields of M&A, domestic and international labour law and real estate.

Indirect Tax Services:
The firm offers a range of indirect tax services from advisory to governance process and technology, analytics and compliance.

Dispute Resolution & Controversy:
The firm assists clients to protect against, prepare for, and resolve disputes with tax authorities in addition to MAP/APA.

Tax Technology:
Technology can help effectively to manage tax and provide efficient compliance and validation activity in order to focus on more effective management of risk. KPMG provides tax tech, tools and data analytics services across direct and indirect tax.

Contacts:

Global Mobility Services:
Cathrine Bjerke Dalheim
Email: [email protected]

Global Transfer Pricing Services:
Svein G Andresen
Email: [email protected]

International Corporate Tax:
Anders H. Liland
Email: [email protected]

Deals Advisory, M&A Tax:
■ Fredrik Klebo-Espe
Email: [email protected]

Global Indirect Tax Services:
Oddgeir Kjørsvik
Email: [email protected]

Global Legal Services:
Per Ivar Skinstad
Email: [email protected]

Global Compliance Management Services:
Erik Hillestad Aas
Email: [email protected]

Immigration Services:
Per Tore Kraby Lock
Email:
[email protected]

Oil & Gas Tax:
Jan Samuelsen
Email: [email protected]

Financial Services Tax:
Thor Leegaard
Email: [email protected]

International Corporate Tax:
■Thor Leegaard
Email: [email protected] 

Dispute Resolution & Controversy Services:
■Anders H Liland
Email: [email protected]

Tax Transformation:
■Per Daniel Nyberg
Email: [email protected]

Global R&D Incentives:
■Anders H Liland
Email: [email protected]

Renewable Energy:
■Per Daniel Nyberg
Email:
[email protected]

Tax Technology:
■Jan Ove Fredlund, Torbjørn Amundsen
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]