Legislation and case law in relation to taxes and duties are currently changing, which affects both businesses and individuals. Whether it is a question of investments, business restructuring, or a tax, VAT, or repayment claims, we can advise and defend you.
Value creation and solution orientation are key concepts in our case handling and counselling, which makes the team one of the leaders within this area. We always provide advice at the highest level when we assist at negotiations and disputes with the tax authorities or other authorities as opponent.
Our lawyers solve problems for businesses – from international groups of companies to owner-managed businesses and one-man firms – and for individuals.
We advise on:
- Income tax
- Customs duties
- Tax liability issues
- Company taxation
- Personal income taxation
- International taxation
As far as VAT and duties are concerned, we carry out tasks calling for the highest expertise for major auditing firms and law firms.
In addition, we assist in connection with:
- Ownership transfer
- Expatriation and inpatriation
- Reduction of double taxation
- Group taxation
- Joint taxation
- Transfer pricing
- Incentive programmes
Moreover, our lawyers have extensive experience in obtaining binding rulings from the tax authorities and conducting cases before various courts, including The National Tax Tribunal, The Supreme Court, and The EU Court of Justice.
Noted for its VAT knowledge in particular, NJORD Law Firm primarily handles contentious and non-contentious matters concerning indirect taxes. The group is headed up by Robert Mikelsons, who has a notable track record in negotiating and litigating VAT cases before the Supreme Court and the EU Court of Justice. In addition, the practice assists clients with the tax implications of M&A, corporate structures and restructurings, inbound investment structures and incentive programmes.
The practice at NJORD Law Firm advises on contentious and non-contentious matters relating to indirect taxes. Robert Mikelsons has particular expertise in litigation and negotiations concerning VAT. The practice also advises on taxes in relation to international investments in stock options and customs duties. Other areas of expertise include M&A tax advice and corporate restructuring. The practice also assists with tax compliance in connection with management incentive programmes.
NJORD Law Firm is noted for its strength in tax and VAT issues pertaining to cross-border transactions, and indirect tax litigation. Team leader Robert Mikelsons is an expert in VAT litigation and recently acted for Shell in claims relating to the repayment of energy tax from the authorities. René Lykke Wethelund is a key contact for the tax aspects of M&A.