Lasse Esbjerg Christensen > Plesner > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Tax Law,
Estate Planning


Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is Co-Head of our Tax Law team.

Lasse advises Danish and foreign businesses and, along with the other partners in the team, he conducts a large number of cases before the courts, including the European Court of Justice, the Danish National Tax Tribunal and other administrative authorities. In addition, he assists a range of the largest family-owned businesses in Denmark in estate planning.

Lasse’s teaching experience includes lecturing at the University of Copenhagen and on the mandatory training programme under the auspices of the General Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society. In 2002, he completed his Fulbright Scholar Master of Laws (LL.M.) in international tax from New York University.

All material rating publications recognise Lasse as a leading individual.

Lasse is currently engaged in a series of large cases, including, in particular, transfer pricing cases and the so-called beneficial owner cases on withholding tax on dividends and interest.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Tax

The ‘very strong’ tax team at Plesner advises blue-chip Danish and international clients on the full spectrum of tax controversy and advisory work, including transfer pricing, estate planning and incentives schemes. It is particularly prominent within tax litigation; this is reflected in the experience of Hans Severin Hansen, practice head Lasse Esbjerg Christensen, who acts in high-profile and complex beneficial owner and transfer pricing cases; Tom Kári Kristjánsson, who has extensive experience before the European Court of Justice; and Jef Nymand Hounsgaard .