Mr Espen Nordbø > Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS
Haakon VIIs gate 10
PB 359 Sentrum

Work Department

Taxes and duties
Property transactions
Property development


Partner Espen Nordbø is head of Haavind’s tax team and a well-respected practitioner with a strong focus on cross-border tax issues, M&A tax and tax in real property transactions.

He has extensive experience in corporate taxation, international tax, taxation of high net worth individuals, and tax-related aspects of transactions, restructurings, investment funds, real estate development, incentive programs and earn-outs.

Nordbø has worked at the Tax Law Department of the Norwegian Ministry of Finance and as a lawyer and senior manager at KPMG Law.

He has earned particular praise recently for his ability to quickly understand complex issues and identify the client’s interests, thanks to his wealth of experience in advising on the tax aspects of cross-border transactions and corporate restructurings.


2006 –

Advokatfirmaet Haavind

1996 – 2006

Lawyer / Senior Manager, KPMG Law

1993 – 1996

Tax Law Department, Norwegian Ministry of Finance


Cand. Jur, UiO, Oslo

Hamline School of Law, Minneapolis

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Tax

The team of ‘highly skilled professionals‘ at Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS ‘works proactively regarding tax issues‘ and provides ‘good advice‘ across a wide range of VAT and corporate tax matters. Espen Nordbø leads the department, and is sought after by real estate and renewable energy clients for his expertise in cross-border tax work. Nils Flesland Bull attracts praise for his ‘strong competence within VAT in combination with in-depth industry and commercial understanding‘, and counts litigation as a core area of strength. Senior lawyer Celine Charlotte Holm-Salvesen advises on corporate tax issues arising from transactions and reorganisations.