Mr Svein G. Andresen > 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 Svein G. Andresen has been with KPMG for 22 years and has extensive experience within PE, insurance, oil services and processing industry. Before joining KPMG, Svein worked for four years as a tax consultant at the Norwegian Directorate of Taxes and as a legal advisor at the Central Tax Office for Large Enterprises. He is currently the head of the Norwegian KPMG Corporate Tax initiatives. Professional experience includes international taxation (especially cross-border tax planning and reorganization), and transfer pricing. His clients are mainly listed Norwegian companies and large foreign multinationals with operations in Norway. Svein is frequently a speaker at seminars on International Corporate Tax and Transfer Pricing issues, and he has published several articles in this area of practice.

Svein has been listed as a leading transfer pricing adviser in Norway in Euromoney Legal Media Group for the last eight years. In addition, he has been mentioned twice as one of the leading tax advisors in Norway in International Tax Review.


2001 – Present day: Attorney-at-law/Partner, KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS
1995 – 2001: Attorney-at-law, KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS
1992 – 1994: Advisor, the Central Tax Office for Large Enterprises
1991 – 1992: Consultant, the Norwegian Directorate of Taxes 




Norwegian Bar Association
International Fiscal Association


Candidate of Jurisprudence, University of Oslo (1990)

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Tax

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.