Mr Thor Leegaard > KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS, Norway > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS, Norway
Sørkedalsveien 6
P. O. Box 7000
0306 Oslo

Work Department

Corporate Tax


Attorney-at-law/Partner Thor Leegaard is part of the corporate tax department and covers all areas of international and corporate tax law as well as European law issues connected to taxation.

Thor has extensive M&A experience, and has successfully managed significant tax and transfer pricing controversies with the tax authorities. He has litigation experience both, from Norwegian courts and the EFTA Court of Justice.


2007 – Present day: Attorney-at-law/Partner, KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS
2002 – 2007: Attorney-at-law, KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS
2001 – 2002: Country Tax Researcher, International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, UK and Ireland tax research
1994 – 2001: Tax Inspector, Oslo Tax Office




Norwegian Bar Association


Candidate of Jurisprudence, University of Bergen (1994)
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), LLM Tax (2000)

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Tax

(Leading individuals)

Thor LeegaardKPMG Law Advokatfirma AS, Norway

KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS, Norway provides ‘sustainable solutions to business-critical matters’ and has ‘unique competence in interpreting complex tax questions’. With substantial expertise in the oil and gas, offshore, energy, real estate, technology and finance sectors, the full-service practice excels in the full spectrum of tax mandates with particular expertise in corporate tax, transfer pricing, indirect tax, litigation and tax planning matters. Across the group’s multiple focus areas, Cathrine Bjerke Dalheim leads the global mobility services team, Svein G. Andresen leads on transfer pricing mandates, Per Daniel Nyberg focuses on international tax, Thor Leegaard acts on M&A work, and Oddgeir Kjørsvik handles indirect tax issues. Anders H. Liland is the key contact for tax litigation and Jan Samuelsen excels in petroleum tax work.