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Bjørnholm Law

Nikolaj Bjørnholm and Bodil Tolstrup set up the tax boutique Bjørnholm Law in 2016. The firm is focused on tax controversy and works with listed corporate clients.

The team currently has a tax controversy pending before the National Tax Tribunal. For this case it has initiated and provided advice in respect of ‘flow-through' analytics.

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle provides advice on tax issues in high-end corporate and financial transactions, and handles contentious tax matters. Partner Søren Lehmann Nielsen is a key contact and leads many of the cases handled by the firm.

The team is currently involved in a tax controversy representing the Scandinavian Tobacco Group against the Danish Ministry of Taxation. The firm has also been involved in tax controversy supporting a national telecom provider in a dispute with the National Tax Tribunal over the last year.

CORIT Advisory

CORIT Advisory is an independent tax firm offering consulting services. Jakob Bundgaard is head of tax at the firm and a specialist in company and group taxation, international tax law, corporate finance and private equity.

In April 2017 the firm was supported a client with its business restructuring. The team conducted a global analysis of tax opportunities and risks. It is also currently handling an infringement case regarding cross-border interest limitation rules for a client.

Associate Lars Bo Aarup joined the firm in 2017. Previously Aarup worked as a legal advisor for Den Mobile Retshjælp. Senior counsel Anne Katrine Føgh Michaels left the firm in February 2018. 

Client feedback

“CORIT always provides excellent professional advice and support. They have a wonderful service-minded attitude and truly care about their client's business.”

EY

The EMEIA Tax Center at EY is organised as a supranational entity covering the entire Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region, with its Intercompany Effectiveness and operational transfer pricing practice serving clients’ needs across all jurisdictions.

Led by Oslo-based partner Sveinung Baumann-Larsen, it brings together multi-disciplinary experience and resources focused on IT, accounting, and tax from the entire region in its work. This work covers some of the leading global companies in their respective fields and includes those involved in retail and consumer products, energy and pharmaceuticals, to name but a few.

KPMG Acor Tax

KPMG Acor Tax has a strong international network of experts. The practice has more than 130 professionals working in its two office in Copenhagen and Aarhus. 

Tax partner Martin Nielsen works on both transfer pricing and international corporate tax matters at the firm. He works with multinational clients in a range of industry sectors. Tax partner Peter Rose Bjare has worked with KPMG for more than 25 years and has a wealth of experience in tax law, particularly focusing on corporate tax law and fund structuring.

Bente Julshede joined the firm as senior manager in 2018. Before joining, she was working in tax and transfer pricing for GSK. Lars Christian Duerlund also joined the firm as senior manager in 2017. Mikkel Trabjerg Knudsen was promoted to director in 2018. Former senior manager at PwC Sebastian Houe joined KPMG Acor Tax as a senior manager in 2017.

Plesner

In 2017 the Plesner tax team was very active in M&A deals. It has seven tax partners and 13 fee earners headed by Hans Severin Hansen and Lasse Esbjerg Christensen. 

The firm has been acting as legal advisor to the Phoenix Group over the last year and supported the company in a tax case brought before the High Court. It is also currently involved in a beneficial owner tax case pending before the CJEU and the High Courts.

Client feedback

“They have a very strong and highly trusted and respected name brand with the Danish Tax Authorities and the business.”

“Plesner have a reputation of being able to win the most problematic cases.”