Thomas Frøbert


About Thomas Frøbert

Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 2009
LLM 2002
Admission to practice law 1999
Master of Laws 1996

English, German

Thomas Frøbert has long-standing expertise in tax law with an international focus.
Thomas is one of Denmark's leading VAT and indirect tax advisers. He renders advice to both international and Danish businesses on VAT and indirect tax matters, and he also handles a large number of court and administrative cases on VAT, registration fees and energy taxes.

In addition, he advises Danish businesses and in particular international groups with a presence in Denmark on, among other things, M&A tax planning and reorganisation of Danish and non-Danish groups.

Thomas also focuses on the energy sector and, in that connection, he assists energy businesses with tax and commercial advice.

Personal ratings

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2017
- Tax

Thomas Frøbert is particularly focused on VAT and indirect tax matters including contentious issues in the courts and negotiating with the tax authorities. Clients say: "He is skilled and creates a lot of value in his advice. He is quick and service-minded, understands the work intuitively and anticipates the client's needs, which is great."

Chambers Europe, Tax

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2013
- Energy

Bech-Bruun’s energy and climate group wins praise for its ‘strong industry knowledge and high-quality advice’, and recently advised on its DKK5.7bn acquisition of ten electricity companies. Per Hemmer heads the practice, which includes former Philip Law Firm partners Jesper Rothe, Jakob Kristensen and Thomas Frøbert.

Legal500, Energy

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal 500 Rating 2017
- Tax

The ‘responsiveThomas Frøbert has been advising Experian on negotiations with Danish pension providers regarding VAT exemptions.

Legal 500, Tax

Chambers and partners

Chambers Global Rating 2014
- Tax

Thomas Frøbert has broad experience, including in transfer pricing, M&A planning and international tax issues. He also handles VAT disputes and is a well-regarded figure in the market: "Everyone who knows him speaks highly of him and the work he does."

Chambers and Partners Global, Tax


  • Board member, Non Nobis Fonden


  • Cash Pooling and Insolvency: A Practical Global Handbook - Denmark chapter
    2. Edition, GLobe Law and Business Ltd, (15 pages), 2016, Book
  • International Wealth Structuring and Tax Planning Yearbook, Denmark section
    Law in Context, 2011, Book
  • European Transfer Pricing Handbook, Denmark section
    Baker & McKenzie, 2011, Book
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