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Thomas Frøbert

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Thomas Frøbert is a tax law expert

In addition to managing Bech-Bruun's tax group, one of the largest in the country, Thomas Frøbert is one of Denmark's leading advisers on tax, VAT and duties issues, and he renders legal advice to international as well as Danish enterprises on their tax, VAT and duty-related issues. He also handles a great number of court and administrative cases concerning VAT, registration fees and energy taxes. 

Moreover, Thomas is a popular adviser in relation to tax planning in connection with business transactions as well as reorganisation of Danish and non-Danish corporations. Over the years Thomas has gained vast international experience in connection with cross-border projects where he mostly has advised on tax and VAT optimisation. Further, Thomas has particular experience from the technology sector where he advises tech giants and small tech enterprises on anything from VAT and duties to financing, group organisation and transfer pricing.  

Thomas's tax law expertise was established during his student years. Having a handle on fairly complex legal issues and cracking the codes to these complex issues, that is what drives him.

 

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"In my view, the combination of "work hard, play hard" is very good. The expression characterises all Bech-Bruun lawyers, and personally I identify with it 100 percent."
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Engagements

  • Board member, Non Nobis Fonden

Publications

  • Opkrævningsloven med kommentarer, Karnov Group, 2018. Book
  • Cash Pooling and Insolvency: A Practical Global Handbook, GLobe Law and Business Ltd, 2016. 15 pages. 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

Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court
  • LLM
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • English
  • German

Ratings

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 Europe, Tax

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Bech-Bruun’s energy and climate group wins praise for its ‘strong industry knowledge and high-quality advice’, and recently advised Energinet.dk 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.

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Bech-Bruun fields a sizable team, which is 'highly skilled and experienced' and works across all aspects of tax law. (...) Thomas Frøbert focuses on international tax matters and acted for the Danish Ministry of Taxation in the Danish scandal relating to withheld tax repayments; (...).

Legal 500, 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