Steffen Sværke > Poul Schmith > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Poul Schmith
VESTER FARIMAGSGADE 23
1606 COPENHAGEN V
Denmark
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Work Department

Steffen Sværke represents the interests of the Ministry of Taxation and the Central Customs and Tax Administration in cases pertaining to direct and indirect taxes. He has conducted an extensive number of cases on taxes, including a large number of oral and written trials before the Supreme Court. He also advises the authorities on matters pertaining to direct and indirect tax law. Moreover, Steffen has assisted the Danish state in a number of civil liability proceedings, including the haemophilia HIV case. Moreover, he has extensive experience in giving advice on contract law.

Position

Partner, Attorney

Career

2018 –
Member of the Executive Committee of Poul Schmith

2017 – 2018
Partner-in-charge of Group 1 – Litigation, Poul Schmith

2010 – 2017
Partner-in-charge of our Litigation team, Poul Schmith

2010 – 2017
Group coordinator of the Direct and Indirect Taxation team, Poul Schmith

2003 – 2010
Member of the firm’s executive committee

1998
Partner, Poul Schmith

1988 –
Poul Schmith

Languages

Danish
English

Memberships

2015
Member of the board of representatives of Dansk Skattevidenskabelig Forening (the Danish Branch of the International Fiscal Association)

Member of the liaison committee between the Danish Eastern High Court and the attorneys in the area

2014
Member of the Tax Committee of the Danish Bar and Law Society

2012
Member of the Advisory Board of the Master’s degree of Direct and Indirect Taxation, Aarhus University

1995 – 2001
Member of the Tax Committee of the Danish Bar and Law Society

Education

1988
Master of law, University of Copenhagen