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

The tax team at KPMG Law Advokatfirma AS, Norway ‘is highly regarded in the Norwegian market‘. The full-service department has solid expertise across the full range of tax matters, and counts finance, real estate, shipping, technology, offshore and oil and gas among its core sector strengths. Key practitioners include managing partner Cathrine Bjerke Dalheim, who heads up the global mobility services group; indirect tax expert Oddgeir Kjørsvik; the ‘extremely skilful and client-orientedThor Leegaard, who excels in M&A matters; and Anders H. Liland, who handles tax litigation, international tax and company law work. Other names include Jan Samuelsen, who focuses on petroleum tax; Per Daniel Nyberg, who is sought after for his expertise in international corporate tax matters; and Svein G. Andresen, who regularly assists with transfer pricing work. Pål-Martin Schreiner, who ‘provides excellent advice on a number of different areas within M&A tax‘, is also a key name to note.