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Wikborg Rein

KRONPRINSESSE MĂ„RTHAS PLASS 1, PO BOX 1513 VIKA, 0117 OSLO, NORWAY
Tel:
Work +47 22 82 75 00
Fax:
Fax +47 22 82 75 01
Email:
Web:
www.wr.no
Bergen, London, Oslo, Shanghai, Singapore
Wikborg Rein, Are Zachariassen, Oslo, NORWAY

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Are Zachariassen

Tel:
Work (+47) 22 82 76 72
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Wikborg Rein

Work Department

Shipping offshore, Tax

Position

Are Zachariassen is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Tax practice.

Before he joined Wikborg Rein, he worked in the Directorate of Taxes, and in other legal practices. His main areas of practice are issues relating to tax law, company law and stock exchange/securities legislation. Zachariassen has international experience from Wikborg Rein's Singapore office, and holds a particular responsibility for international tax law.

Career

2011 - Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo. 2008 Partner, Wikborg Rein, Singapore. 2004-2007 Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo. 2000-2004 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo. 1999-2000 Lawyer, Thommessen Krefting Greve Lunde, Oslo. 1998-1999 Senior Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers DA, Oslo. 1996-1998 Higher Executive Officer, Tax Department, the Norwegian Directorate of Taxes, Oslo. 1995-1996 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo. 1993-1994 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo.

Member

Norwegian Bar Association.

Education

1995 Cand. jur., University of Oslo.


Norway

Tax

Within: Tax

Wikborg Rein's 'excellent industry knowledge' covers transactional and M&A support, real estate-related work and VAT issues, with notable experience in the offshore, shipping and petroleum sectors; clients include Gard, Aberdeen and Sevan Marine. Anders Myklebust leads the department; he recently assisted NSB with the tax aspects of the restructuring of the Norwegian rail sector, and worked with litigator Ola Haugen acting for EDF Trading in a tax dispute relating to its exit from Norway. The 'effective' Are Zachariassen and Kaare Andreas Shetelig are also active in the space.

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