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Bjørnholm Law

Bjørnholm Law is a new firm that was founded by Nikolaj Bjørnholm and Bodil Tolstrup in 2016. Bjørnholm and Tolstrup both specialise in controversies in tax and transfer pricing and the boutique is already recognised in both world tax and world transfer pricing rankings.

The team currently have a number of transfer pricing cases pending before the National Tax Tribunal.

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle provides advice on the tax aspects of corporate transactions and contentious transfer pricing cases. 

Søren Lehmann Nielsen has been a partner at the firm since 1991. He led one of the first Danish transfer pricing cases on business restructuring for Landsskatteretten in 2015 and continues to lead much of the work in transfer pricing at the firm. Over the last year the firm has advised a multinational firm in a transfer pricing litigation pending with the High Court.

CORIT Advisory

Boutique tax firm, CORIT Advisory, offers tax and transfer pricing consulting services. The firm provides assistance in transfer pricing matters including identification and pricing of inter-company transactions, development and implementation of transfer pricing strategies, and formulation of multinational transfer pricing policies.

Last year the firm assisted Forward Pharma in a significant licence and IP settlement negotiation involving multiple jurisdictions. 

In 2017 Lars Bo Aarup joined the firm as an associate. He specialises in corporate and international taxes. Senior counsel Anne Katrine Føgh Michaels left the firm in February 2018.

Client feedback

“CORIT always provides excellent professional advice and support.”

“They have a wonderful service-minded attitude and truly care about their client's business.”

Deloitte

Asger Mosegaard Kelstrup heads the transfer pricing team at Deloitte in Denmark. Kelstrup leads a team of 29 dedicated professionals with backgrounds in tax, economics, business and finance. The team provides support in business model optimisation, documentation, valuations and controversy management.

In December last year Kasper Toftemark advised on transfer pricing matters for a fintech project and Anja Dalgas advised on transfer pricing issues for an M&A project.

EY

The EMEIA Tax Center at EY is organised as a supranational entity covering the entire Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region, with its Intercompany Effectiveness and operational transfer pricing practice serving clients’ needs across all jurisdictions.

Led by Oslo-based partner Sveinung Baumann-Larsen, it brings together multi-disciplinary experience and resources focused on IT, accounting, and tax from the entire region in its work. This work covers some of the leading global companies in their respective fields and includes those involved in retail and consumer products, energy and pharmaceuticals, to name but a few.

KPMG Acor Tax

KPMG Acor Tax has expanded over the last year and now has more than 130 partners and employees in its offices in Copenhagen and Aarhus. The firm's international network allows it to deliver tailored and value-enhancing strategies.

Partner Simon Schaadt advises top-tier companies in Denmark and last year conducted a value-chain analyses for a client using KPMG's state of the art methodology. Henrik Lund advises multinational companies and has won multiple transfer pricing cases at the tax tribunal over the last year.

Plesner

Plesner is a Danish firm that is particularly prominent in M&A deals for high-profile clients. The firm often deals with transfer pricing disputes before the National Tax Tribunal. Hans Severin Hansen is co-head of tax at the firm and works of many of the transfer pricing cases alongside his counterpart Lasse Esbjerg Christensen.

The firm has been involved in transfer pricing disputes involving cross-border purchases and the transfer of IP-rights over the last year. It has also advised on key transfer pricing issues for high-value companies. 

Client feedback

“A key strength of Plesner is the fact that they have one of the broadest and biggest tax teams among the law firms in Denmark.”