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 again made the list of very few Next Generation Partners. KPMG Law is also ranked in Legal500’s Real Estate overview for Norway. Complete overview here.
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 AS, Norway provides ‘sustainable solutions to business-critical matters’ and has ‘unique competence in interpreting complex tax questions’. With substantial expertise in the oil and gas, offshore, energy, real estate, technology and finance sectors, the full-service practice excels in the full spectrum of tax mandates with particular expertise in corporate tax, transfer pricing, indirect tax, litigation and tax planning matters. Across the group’s multiple focus areas, Cathrine Bjerke Dalheim leads the global mobility services team, Svein G. Andresen leads on transfer pricing mandates, Per Daniel Nyberg focuses on international tax, Thor Leegaard acts on M&A work, and Oddgeir Kjørsvik handles indirect tax issues. Anders H. Liland is the key contact for tax litigation and Jan Samuelsen excels in petroleum tax work.
‘The combination of subject matter expertise, in-depth knowledge about direct and indirect tax implications as well as relevant industry matters enables KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS to provide sustainable solutions on business critical matters within direct and indirect taxation. They deliver same or better tax work than any other Norwegian firm.’
‘Per Daniel Nyberg – in-depth understanding of both commercial and legal aspects which enables him to provide to-the-point guidance on complex business matters as few others, if any, can. He also has excellent capabilities to collaborate across multiple levels of KPMG in Norway. Thor Leegaard – is very technically skilled and a great person to work with. Smart and commercially oriented.’
‘Anders H. Liland – has a wealth of experience and is a very good tax technical lawyer. If I had a tax dispute, he is the first to call. He is also truly impressive as a tax lobbyist towards the Norwegian Parliament and is clearly a leading individual. Cathrine B. Dalheim – is very dedicated and highly qualified. Pragmatic with a high level of service. Oddgeir Kjørsvik – provides deep VAT technical knowledge and provides valuable advice in the VAT area.’
‘It has been easy to work around issues and questions that need to be resolved. The follow-up from the company has been very good. Value for money is as expected. High professional competence.’
‘I believe the KPMG Law Norway is very service-minded and client dedicated. They are up to date on the latest in corporate tax whether that is transfer pricing, new rulings and potential tax issues. In that respect they are proactive and contact us whenever they believe an issue could affect our company. The leading tax law firms are in general very able in their fields. I would say KPMG Law Norway stands out as one of the best. Their strength is that they have many resources and are capable to offer advice in an array of tax issues.’
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