Michael Serup


About Michael Serup

Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 1996
Admission to practice law 1992
Master of Laws 1989


Michael Serup has broad specialist knowledge of shareholder and corporate taxation.

Michael advises on family business successions and the restructuring of businesses, with the aim of finding optimal technical and commercial solutions and safeguarding an effective and economical process. He is particularly committed to securing the interests of the persons and families involved in family business successions of owner-managed businesses.

Moreover, Michael has extensive experience in negotiations and process management and advises on strategic and company development issues. He has conducted a large number of cases before the Danish Supreme Court, High Courts and the administrative appeals bodies.

Personal ratings

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2018
- Tax

Michael Serup offers broad knowledge of tax related to shareholdings, corporate structures and family and owner-managed businesses. One source describes him as having "a good reputation" and "great knowledge of tax law." He advised the network of family-owned companies Vækst i Generationer on legislation concerning business succession taxation.

Chambers and Partners Europe, Tax

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2015
- Tax

(...), and Michael Serup assists clients with planning and execution of business ownership successions.

Legal 500, Tax


  • Board of directors (chairman), Arp-Hansen Holding A/S


  • Since 2004 Michael has each month published the newsletter Generationsskifte Omstrukturering (Family Business Succession)
    Bech-Bruun, Michael Serup, 2004, Newsletter
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