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