Mr Robert Mikelsons > NJORD Law Firm > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

NJORD Law Firm
PILESTRÆDE 58
DK-1112 COPENHAGEN K
Denmark
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Work Department

Tax, Dispute Resolution, Corporate Law

Position

Robert Mikelsons is the head of NJORD’s tax specialist group. He gives advice on and conducts cases in relation to tax law and law governing VAT and indirect charges, including international tax law. He is considered one of Denmark’s leading experts on these areas.

Robert Mikelsons has for more than 20 years conducted leading and value-adding cases in relation to tax and VAT before numerous courts, including the Supreme Court and the EU Court of Jusitce. In the field of VAT he has through the years won cases of which the total value is approx. 10-figures, he also serves as an expert witness on the law governing VAT within the EU in the courts outside the EU.

Furthermore, Robert Mikelsons also teaches courses in tax law and law governing VAT arranged by “Danske Advokater”, etc., he is a member of the Tax Affairs Committee within the General Counsel of the Bar, and at the same time he is a representative of the General Counsel of the Bar in the liaison committee of the Ministry of Taxation, just as he has participated in preparatory committees regarding the law governing VAT.

Career

NJORD Law Firm, Partner (2013-); Eversheds Copenhagen, Partner (2004-2013); Copenhagen Business School (CBS), External Teacher in International Tax Law (1996-2007); Bech-Bruun Dragsted, Attorney and Partner (1990-2004); Hjejle Gersted & Mogensen, Assistant Attorney and Attorney (1984-1990)

Languages

Danish and English.

Memberships

Robert Mikelsons is member of the Tax Affairs Committee within the General Counsel of the Bar (1995-), the Danish Tax Attorneys (“Danmarks Skatteadvokater”), the International Fiscal Association as well as other tax related professional bodies.

Education

Admitted to the Supreme Court of Denmark (2000); Admitted to the Danish Bar (1988); University of Copenhagen, Master of Law (1984)

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Dispute resolution

NJORD Law Firm specialises in multi-party, complex litigation within a variety of legal areas spanning insurance law, shareholder actions and securities law. The group is also strong in administrative law, handling cases before administrative tribunals as well as defending municipalities and private companies and acting on behalf of the European Commission in CJEU cases against the Kingdom of Denmark. Thomas Ryhl and Jeppe Brogaard Clausen jointly head up the practice. Other names to note are transport and shipping specialist Ulla Fabricius and tax expert Robert Mikelsons.