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Navigation of the tax rules is becoming increasingly complicated, not least when it comes to international taxation. Many enterprises find that their tax base is expanding and that the control efforts of the authorities are intensifying in a number of areas. This results in increased need for expert advice to create sustainable solutions – advice tailored to the specific situation of the individual enterprise.

We continuously provide legal advice on all aspects of corporation tax and duties and have a large network of skilled tax specialists abroad, enabling us to handle international tax matters quickly and efficiently. We know that tax issues can have a huge impact on your enterprise. Consequently, our skilled specialists, who also continuously argue cases before the administrative authorities and the Danish courts, always ensure that the advice provided is carefully suited to the specific needs of your enterprise.

Our tax group is one of the largest in the country and we have dedicated specialists in all tax law areas. We provide advice to enterprises ranging from international corporations to medium-sized enterprises. 

We have five centres of excellence, which are M&A/structure, transfer pricing, VAT and other indirect taxes, personal tax and legal proceedings. 

Our team consists of highly qualified tax advisors with substantial legal insight and commercial understanding. We always ensure that all aspects are considered in order to provide you with the best possible tax consulting. With us, you gain access to a wide range of the best legal skills within tax law. 

Our tax advisers provide legal counsel on a stand-alone basis as well as in cooperation with advisers from our other practice groups, such as M&A and Corporate Matters, Real Estate & Construction, Financial Analyses, Family Business Succession, Insolvency & Restructuring etc.


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What the team is known for
Market-leading practice working on both domestic and cross-border matters offering expertise in areas across the full scope of tax law. Areas of focus include VAT, transfer pricing and incentive schemes. Experienced advising on family business succession and withholding tax matters. Active on a variety of contentious matters and litigation, as well as assisting with the tax aspects of M&A transactions, including exit tax. Has established a reputable practice in mutual agreement proceedings.

Strengths
A client enthuses: "The assistance provided has been of great value and the firm gives top-quality advice, with in-depth legal knowledge combined with commercial understanding."

Another client praises the firm's "well-functioning team" which has "a good overview, considerable experience, great commercial awareness and fast response times."

Work highlight
Advised Total on the tax requirements of its USD7.5 billion acquisition of Maersk Oil and Gas.

Notable practitioners
Kaspar Bastian has extensive experience in a variety of tax disputes, including transfer pricing cases, mutual agreement procedures and withholding tax. A source describes him as "proactive, hands-on and capable of quickly building a trusting relationship."

Michael Serup receives praise for his ability to "perform tasks very well in a short time and he is very accurate and precise." He has a particular focus on individual taxation, assisting private clients and family-owned companies with exit tax and succession tax.

Thomas Frøbert advises clients on withholding tax and transfer pricing matters. He also assists clients with the tax aspects of corporate mergers. A client enthuses: "He is pleasant, business-minded, very swift in responses and his commercial approach is very important for us."

Chambers and Partners Europe, Tax

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One of the best’, Bech-Bruun fields a five-partner tax department with an excellent reputation in litigious matters, including transfer pricing disputes. It remains active in relation to M&A deals and corporate reorganisations. In one highlight Thomas Frøbert advised on the tax aspects of the merger between Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent. Anders Oreby Hansen is a ‘first-class lawyer’. Carsten Pals stepped down as partner and is now a senior counsel.

Legal 500, Tax

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