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NJORD Law Firm

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Aarhus, Copenhagen, Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius
NJORD Law Firm, Robert Mikelsons, Copenhagen, DENMARK

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Robert Mikelsons

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NJORD Law Firm

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Tax, Dispute Resolution, Corporate Law


Robert Mikelsons is the head of NJORD’s tax specialist group. He gives advice on and conducts cases in relation to tax law and law governing VAT and indirect charges, including international tax law. He is considered one of Denmark’s leading experts on these areas.

Robert Mikelsons has for more than 20 years conducted leading and value-adding cases in relation to tax and VAT before numerous courts, including the Supreme Court and the EU Court of Jusitce. In the field of VAT he has through the years won cases of which the total value is approx. 10-figures, he also serves as an expert witness on the law governing VAT within the EU in the courts outside the EU.

Furthermore, Robert Mikelsons also teaches courses in tax law and law governing VAT arranged by “Danske Advokater”, etc., he is a member of the Tax Affairs Committee within the General Counsel of the Bar, and at the same time he is a representative of the General Counsel of the Bar in the liaison committee of the Ministry of Taxation, just as he has participated in preparatory committees regarding the law governing VAT.


NJORD Law Firm, Partner (2013-); Eversheds Copenhagen, Partner (2004-2013); Copenhagen Business School (CBS), External Teacher in International Tax Law (1996-2007); Bech-Bruun Dragsted, Attorney and Partner (1990-2004); Hjejle Gersted & Mogensen, Assistant Attorney and Attorney (1984-1990)


Danish and English.


Robert Mikelsons is member of the Tax Affairs Committee within the General Counsel of the Bar (1995-), the Danish Tax Attorneys (“Danmarks Skatteadvokater"), the International Fiscal Association as well as other tax related professional bodies.


Admitted to the Supreme Court of Denmark (2000); Admitted to the Danish Bar (1988); University of Copenhagen, Master of Law (1984)



Within: Tax

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.

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