Rune Tjomsås Andersen
Andersen specialises in tax law and company law and has broad experience in these fields in both the public and private sectors. He has in-depth expertise on petroleum and energy taxes, property tax, general corporate taxation and international tax law. He has worked in the Norwegian Ministry of Finance’s Tax Law Department and has extensive experience of law-making and committee work.
Over the past 25 years, Andersen has assisted national and international clients in a variety of business sectors with matters relating to tax and tax law. He works primarily in the field of transactions, mergers and demergers, acquisitions, tax law, transfer pricing, property tax, contract negotiation, dispute resolution, tax administration law and company law. He also regularly assists in cases relating to VAT and special taxes.
Andersen regularly accepts assignments to represent clients in cases relating to direct and indirect taxation, property tax and company law issues. He has extensive experience of leading the legal side of projects involving major public and private sector entities and which raise complex legal questions relating to direct and indirect taxation, and other professional areas.
Andersen is knowledgeable about the various business sectors and is frequently used as a strategic advisor by his clients. He has considerable experience as a project manager for complex cases which also involve contact with the public authorities and the management of multiple stakeholders.
Andersen has assisted clients in the oil, gas and energy sectors, both nationally and internationally, for many years. He has worked particularly on transactions and acquisitions, contract negotiation and framing, dispute resolution, day-to-day advice and tax-related analyses. He has also frequently assisted in cases relating to licences and framework conditions for the oil and gas industry.
Andersen has for many years assisted major pharmaceutical companies with transactions and acquisitions, company law issues as well as issues relating to direct and indirect taxation. He frequently assists in cases relating to the import of goods to Norway.
Andersen provides day-to-day assistance on company law matters to clients in a variety of business sectors.This also includes advice on reorganisations and in-court advocacy.
For many years, Rune has assisted clients with cases relating to general public administration law and tax administration law.
Rune Tjomsås Andersen is very knowledgeable in the energy and electricity sector. In particular related to tax issues and transactional work.
Client, Legal 500, 2023