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Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

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HAAKON VII'S GATE 10, PO BOX 1484 VIKA, 0116 OSLO, NORWAY
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Work +47 23 11 11 11
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Fax +47 23 11 10 10
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www.thommessen.no
Bergen, London, Oslo, Stavanger
Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS, Ståle R Kristiansen, Oslo, NORWAY

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Ståle R Kristiansen

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Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

Work Department

Tax and Duties; M&A and Corpotate Law; Dispute Resolution

Position

Mr Kristiansen advises several major Norwegian and foreign companies in connection with transactions, restructurings and general issues concerning tax, corporate and accounting law. He also assists clients in tax disputes, both at the administrative level and in Norwegian courts.

Career

2014 Admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway; 2007- Partner, Thommessen; 2004-2006 Senior Associate, Thommessen; 2001 Admitted to the bar; 2000-2003 Associate, Thommessen; 1998-2000 Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers DA Law Firm

Languages

English

Member

Norwegian Bar Association

Education

1997-Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Oslo; 1996-1997 Studies in European and International law and International private law, University of Edinburgh; 1996-English studies, University of Oslo


Norway

Oil and gas

Within: Oil and gas

At Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS, newly promoted partner Christian Hals leads the oil and gas team and Pål Lieungh heads the oil services group; Hals recently advised Ineos on its acquisition of Dong E&P and Lieungh assisted Island Offshore Shipbuilding with the restructuring of its debt relating to a 30-vessel operation. Other mandates include acting for PGNiG on its acquisition of licence interests in the Fogelberg field and handing Seadrill's restructuring. BP International, Equinor, Kongsberg Gruppen, Faroe Petroleum and Transocean are also clients. Jacob F Bull focuses on construction projects, Mads Haavardsholm advises clients in the oil services sector and Ståle R Kristiansen handles tax work. Rune Ulriksen Steinsland made partner in 2018 and managing associate Kristine Hyldmo Bjørnvik joined from Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS in 2019. Rune Solberg retired and Asle Bjelland is now a judge.

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Tax

Within: Tax

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS has 'the skills and competences to move issues forward quickly' with expertise in corporate tax, VAT, international tax, litigation and notable strength in the energy, petroleum and shipping sectors. Practice head Finn Backer-Grøndahl primarily handles tax disputes; he recently represented PRA Group in a dispute with the Norwegian Tax Authority relating to penalty tax. Ståle R Kristiansen and Hanne Skaarberg Holen are also recommended for contentious work, Marius Holm Rynning focuses on corporate tax mandates, Espen Ommedal handles international tax issues and Bjørn Christian Lilletvedt Tovsen leads the indirect tax practice.

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    EU-kommisjonen publiserte 25. mai 2012 den såkalte artikkel 13-listen med 222 godkjente helsepåstander i markedsføring, etter anbefaling fra den Europeiske vitenskapskomité for mattrygghet (EFSA).
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