Mr Antonio Holstad > Brækhus Advokatfirma DA > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Brækhus Advokatfirma DA
PO Box 1369 Vika
0161 OSLO

Work Department

Tax and VAT


Antonio Holstad is currently head of our Tax Department.

Holstad is a tax lawyer specialized in international taxation and tax treaties. He has more than 25 years of experience.

Holstad has prevously worked 6 years within the Norwegian Tax Administration and 8 years in Ernst & Young before joining Brækhus Dege. Main areas have been and still is international tax and global mobility. Holstad also works with cross border labour law issues, legal planning regarding estate and inheritance law, and use of foreign employees in Norway. He has worked with various major multinational companies.

Holstad is our international liaison officer in Crowe Horwath International where core areas are tax, and legal advice

He speaks fluent Norwegian, Spanish and English.



2011 – : Partner Brækhus law firm
2007-2011: Lawyer, private practice
1999-2007: Tax Lawyer, EY Oslo
1995-1999: Senior Executive Officer, Tax Office Bærum
1991-1995: Norwegian Agency for Development Aid
1988-1990: Norwegian Directorate of Taxes
1978: Norwegian Army, Second Lieutenant


Norwegian, Spanish and English


1988: Master of Laws, University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Tax

Brækhus Advokatfirma DA is recognised for the strength of its indirect tax practice, particularly in relation to international advisory work. The team is also active in the energy and financial services sectors. Nils Eriksen heads up the indirect tax practice, while income tax specialist Antonio Holstad is head of direct tax.