Hans Olav


Admitted to appear before the Supreme Court

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Hans Olav is a recognized tax attorney and is admitted to appear before the Supreme Court. He is often used as an advisor for reorganisations, acquisitions and restructuring processes.

Hans Olav also has extensive experience with transfer pricing. He works with companies within a number of industries. His specialities include tonnage tax and taxation of people and companies operating abroad.

He has extensive experience in assisting corporate groups with planning, monitoring and troubleshooting both domestically and abroad.

In addition to providing advice, he also assists companies in relation to the tax authorities and litigates tax cases in all courts of law. He holds dozens of seminars on tax and corporate law issues every year and is the author of tax law articles in  Norwegian and international trade and economic journals.

Hans Olav is ranked within Tax in The Legal 500. 


  • 1986Faculty of Law, University of Oslo
  • 1980Royal Norwegian Naval Academy

Professional experience

  • 2016 -Partner, Advokatfimaet Ræder
  • 2009 - 2015Attorney/Partner (Head of Transfer Pricing), BDO Advokater
  • 1995 - 2009Partner (Head of M&A Tax), PwC Advokatfirma
  • 1994 - 1995Attorney (Litigation), Kluge Advokatfirma
  • 1988 - 1993Associate, Advokatfirmaet Thommessen
  • 1986 - 1988Consultant, Higher Executive, Norwegian Tax Administration

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