Mr Nils Eriksen > Brækhus Advokatfirma DA > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Brækhus Advokatfirma DA
ROALD AMUNDSENS GATE 6
PO Box 1369 Vika
0161 OSLO
Norway

Work Department

Tax

Position

Nils Eriksen is a partner dealing with indirect taxes for multinational enterprises (MNEs). He is truly an international indirect tax specialist with 25 years of experience from a number of locations such as the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Norway. Mr. Eriksen has previously been a partner in big 4 accounting firms and global law firms. His experience as an advisor includes coordinating indirect tax issues for MNEs and assisting them in developing and implementing their indirect tax policy and strategy.  His career with policy makers and involvement with the OECD give him insight in best practice indirect tax functions amongst large MNEs and close relations to key indirect tax government officials all over the world. Mr. Eriksen was hired by the OECD as the first VAT specialist on the OECD budget to initiate the ongoing project “International VAT & GST Guidelines”.

In most of his positions he has built and led teams of tax professionals.

Career

2014: Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma
2009-2014: Partner, Advokatfirmaet Grette 
2005-2009: VAT Director, Advokatfirmaet PricewaterhouseCoopers AS
2003-2005: Senior Advisor Consumption Taxes, OECD, Paris
2002-2003: VAT Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Amsterdam
1997-2002: VAT Partner, Arthur Andersen, Amsterdam /VAT Manager Arthur Andersen, Oslo
1996-1997: Editor International VAT Monitor, IBFD, Amsterdam
1992-1996: Advisor, the Department of Finance, Oslo

Languages

Norwegian and English

Education

1992 – 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.