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KPMG Law firm ranks as a Tier 1 law firm in Legal500’s Tax category in Norway. Partner Thor Leegaard is recognised as a Leading Individual, while Partner Per Daniel Nyberg made the list of very few Next Generation Partners.

KPMG Law Advokatfirma as a Top Tier 1 firm in Legal 500’s Tax overview for Norway

We truly appreciate being trusted and recognised by our clients and peers as one of Norway's leading tax firms. This is result of hard work over time across our firm in order to give our client solution oriented and practical legal advice within direct and indirect tax.

Legal 500 states: ‘KPMG Law Advokatfirma, Norway’s substantial practice handles the full breadth of tax mandates at a domestic and international level and is notably active in the upstream petroleum, offshore, aquaculture, power, real estate, technology and finance sectors. Anders H. Liland focuses on tax litigation, Thor Leegaard leads the financial services tax group and handles M&A-related work, Jan Samuelsen is the key contact for petroleum tax mandates, Cathrine Bjerke Dalheim heads up the global mobility services practice, Oddgeir Kjørsvik handles indirect tax work, Torbjørn Amundsen advises on foreign business services, and Per Daniel Nyberg acts for energy and natural resources clients and focuses on international tax. Svein G. Andresen is also recommended for transfer pricing issues.‘

Testimonials include:

‘High competence and skills within the area of tax and social charges including transfer pricing.‘

‘Brings different options to the table, and through close dialogue with the client can find the best option. Draws on expertise within the firm if needed.‘

‘KPMG Law Advokatfima AS demonstrate very good skills in direct and indirect tax issues related to the finance sector. They are proactive and deliver on time. Compared to only domestic firms, they have a wide network of colleagues in other countries and can work together as one unit towards the client’s needs.’

‘Personal connection and excellent service is a winning combination.‘

Torbjørn Amundsen is the stand out individual at KPMG. He makes himself always available, or lets me know immediately when he can get back to me.’

Anders H. Liland stands out for his practical approach to issues and the ability to understand our business and his great expertise and professional insight into tax and VAT.‘

Torbjørn Amundsen has perhaps the best knowledge in the industry regarding the topics we work together on.’

Individual rankings

Thor Leegaard leads the financial services tax group at KPMG Law firm, and is featured as a Leading Individual. One the client testimonial reads: ‘I am very pleased with the high quality of services we receive from KPMG and Thor Leegaard. He is good at combing academic knowledge of taxation issues with commercial understanding. The delivery is always on time, proactive and often gives us more than we asked for. He can be recommended for providing advice within tight deadlines if that is needed.’

Per Daniel Nyberg is a Partner within international tax and heading the team within energy and natural resources sector, and is ranked as a Next Generation Partner. One testimonial states that ‘Per Daniel Nyberg is always available and solution oriented. Great engagement in both smaller matters and larger issues.’

Leading individual

KPMG Law Advokatfirma ranked in Legal 500’s Real Estate overview for Norway

We truly appreciate being trusted and recognised by our clients and peers within Real Estate, in particular as la law firm with a broad spectrum of services within the Real Estate sector.

Legal 500 states: ‘KPMG Law Advokatfirma, Norway assists with a range of real estate issues including transactions, litigation, planning and building law and has notable expertise in VAT and tax matters. The group also leverages the wider audit and advisory departments to provide a one-stop-shop service for its client base of funds, investors and real estate companies. Indirect tax expert Jan Ove Fredlund leads the group in Oslo, which also includes Jannicke Knudtzon Rokkan, who leads the Bodø office; Ola Mæle in Bergen and Per Daniel Nyberg, who splits his time between Oslo and Stavanger.‘

Testimonials include:

‘The employees at KPMG are expertly skilled. Deliver at agreed time and price. They are nice people.’

‘We feel very confident and really trust the way things are communicated. Always on time. Always available for questions. Always good and understandable answers.’

We want to give a special thanks to our clients who places their trust in us.

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