Cecilie Aasprong Dyrnes

Cecilie Aasprong Dyrnes is our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in Norway on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Cecilie directly using the contact details listed above.

Committed and curious with a strong focus on competence development. Also writes textbooks and tweets about VAT. Loves being out at sea and on mountain tops, both in summer and in winter.

Cecilie is a Tax and Law partner in Oslo. She is a lawyer with the right of audience to appear in front of the Norwegian Supreme Court and works with VAT. Cecilie began at EY in 2018 and has previously worked at other law firms and as a lawyer at the Norwegian Tax Administration and at Norwegian Customs.

Cecilie Dyrnes works comprehensively with VAT and has solid knowledge of many industries, including finance, real property, media, cross-border businesses, and the public sector. She is highly involved in technological development and the opportunities this provides with respect to fee and analysis reporting.

Firm Overview:

The EY Blockchain and TMT team has advised more than 50 Norwegian and international clients on how to scale blockchain, AI and gaming within a tax & legal framework. The team offers a “one stop solution”, including core blockchain tech solutions, token economy, Decentralized Finance and NFTs.

Clients include a global EL-car producer, gas terminal builder, real estate developer, social platform players, global mining companies, crypto exchanges, solar panels producers, digital payment operators, crypto fund managers, decentralised data storage, fashion industry, food producers, individuals reporting cryptocurrencies, etc. Work include taxation, VAT, compliance, law and regulatory issues, sustainability, government and EU grants, GDPR, IP-rights, Consumer Rights, Royalty, personal taxation, accounting and audit, valuation and Integrity Due Diligence.

The team work closely with the global EY Blockchain team which has more than 300 core blockchain developers, 14 Blockchain Hubs and has developed 9 blockchain platforms.

Ingvild O. Kaagen

Ingvild Kaagen is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Norway on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ingvild directly using the contact details listed above.

Head of Banking & Finance at EY Tax and Law and experienced on financial infrastructure and capital markets.

Ingvild assists Norwegian and international companies and corporations with both business law and regulatory issues, including other things related to blockchain. She gives lectures in, among other things, money laundering, privacy and company law.

Ingvild Kaagen is concerned with the opportunity space technology provides to reduce risk and create increased transparency.

Firm Overview:

The EY Blockchain and TMT team has advised more than 50 Norwegian and international clients on how to scale blockchain, AI and gaming within a tax and legal framework. The team offers a “one stop solution”, including core blockchain tech solutions, token economy, Decentralised Finance and NFTs.

Clients include a global EL-car producer, gas terminal builder, real estate developer, social platform players, global mining companies, crypto exchanges, solar panels producers, digital payment operators, crypto fund managers, decentralised data storage, fashion industry, food producers, individuals reporting cryptocurrencies, etc. Work include taxation, VAT, compliance, law and regulatory issues, sustainability, government and EU grants, GDPR, IP-rights, Consumer Rights, Royalty, personal taxation, accounting and audit, valuation and Integrity Due Diligence.

The team work closely with the global EY Blockchain team which has more than 300 core blockchain developers, 14 Blockchain Hubs and has developed 9 blockchain platforms.

Gjert Melsom

Gjert Melsom is our exclusively recommended Blockchain Services expert in Norway on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Gjert directly using the contact details listed above.

Partner and leader, Blockchain, EY Norway and Law firm

Gjert is the committed partner who focuses on explaining complex challenges and opportunities in an easy-to-understand way, creating creative and constructive dialogue and finding commercial and practical solutions. Gjert is the lead partner of the EY Tax and Law Blockchain Team including more than 20 experts within the area.

Gjert Melsomand his team has advised more than 50 Norwegian and international clients on how to scale blockchain-related concepts within a tax & legal framework. Issues includes everything from core blockchain tech solutions to crypto and the token economy, such as ICOs, STOs, IDOs, IEOs etc., Decentralised Finance, and NFTs

Firm Overview:

The EY Blockchain and TMT team has advised more than 50 Norwegian and international clients on how to scale blockchain, AI and gaming within a tax & legal framework. The team offers a “one stop solution”, including core blockchain tech solutions, token economy, Decentralised Finance and NFTs.

Clients include a global EL-car producer, gas terminal builder, real estate developer, social platform players, global mining companies, crypto exchanges, solar panels producers, digital payment operators, crypto fund managers, decentralised data storage, fashion industry, food producers, individuals reporting cryptocurrencies, etc. Work include taxation, VAT, compliance, law and regulatory issues, sustainability, government and EU grants, GDPR, IP-rights, Consumer Rights, Royalty, personal taxation, accounting and audit, valuation and Integrity Due Diligence.

The team work closely with the global EY Blockchain team which has more than 300 core blockchain developers, 14 Blockchain Hubs and has developed 9 blockchain platforms.

Karoline Henriksen

Karoline Henriksen is our exclusively recommended Dispute Resolution expert in Norway on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Karoline directly using the contact details listed above.

Norway is a Scandinavian country encompassing mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords. Oslo, the capital, is a city of green spaces and museums. Preserved 9th-century Viking ships are displayed at Oslo’s Viking Ship Museum. Bergen, with colourful wooden houses, is the starting point for cruises to the dramatic Sognefjord. Norway is also known for fishing, hiking and skiing, notably at Lillehammer’s Olympic resort.

The law firm Henriksen & Co ANS is a law firm in the centre of Oslo, established in 2013. Our services are characterised by a high professional and ethical standard, combined with personal follow-up. We focus on working cost-effectively, and arrange each case in the best possible way for the individual client.

We mainly provide assistance within the subject areas:

  • dispute resolution, mediation and procedure;
  • insurance and compensation law;
  • labour law;
  • property and construction law;
  • family, inheritance and shift;
  • Our clients are companies, organisations and individuals.

The firm’s lawyers have a high level of expertise and broad experience in our specialist areas, and solid experience in litigation before the courts. In addition, our lawyers have experience with teaching and lectures, board positions and participation committee committees.

Ernst Ravnaas

Ernst Ravnaas is our exclusively recommended Tax Services expert in Norway on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ernst directly using the contact details above.

Ernst is Managing Partner at SANDS. Ravnaas has through 30 years worked with tax issues, in particular in relation to group company structuring, international structuring and purchase and sale of businesses. He has also extensive experience as adviser for the large business organisations in fiscal policy questions, and was a member of the tax committee which prepared the tax reform of 1992.

Ravnaas has with his Master in Business and Economics also worked extensively with accounting questions of legal character and issues in the borderland between law and finance. He has considerable experience as arbitrator.

Ravnaas is author of a number of books within tax law and accounting law and is frequently used as lecturer. Chambers Global characterise Ravnaas as a person celebrated as one of the best lawyers in tax – he looks for new opportunities and new ways to approach issues. Clients find him creative, knowledgeable and easy to work with.

Ravnaas has previously been a partner in BA-HR and Wikborg Rein.

Firm Overview:

We are SANDS

We are a full-service commercial law firm with offices in Oslo, Trondheim, Bergen, Stavanger, Ålesund, Tromsø and Tønsberg. Our 140 lawyers work seamlessly across offices, giving our clients both a local point of contact and full access to the firm’s overall expertise and experience.

Arild Dyngeland

Arild Dyngeland is our exclusively recommended White-Collar Crime Law expert in Norway on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Arild directly using the contact details listed above.

Arild has been a lawyer from 1998. He is a permanent defender at the Norwegian Supreme Court, and has been a permanent defendant in Gulating Court of Appeal and Bergen District Court from 2006 to 2017.

Arild is working on proceedings, both in criminal cases and civil disputes. He also takes other assignments for both private individuals and business customers, especially within contract law, family, shift and inheritance law.

Arild has work experience as a judge from Bergen District Court.

Arild is a member of the Danish Association of Lawyers Association and has for many years been a member of the Danish Association of Disciplinary Disciplinary Professions in Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane in the Advokatforeningen.

Arild Dyngeland was chairman of the Defense Group’s / Advokatforeningens consultation committee for criminal law and criminal proceedings until December 2016.

Firm Overview:

Preto Askevold & Fehr Advokatfirma ANS was established in 1983, then under the name Advokatfirma Alvheim and Hansen ANS. The name change took place in May 2021.

We offer specialised advice at competitive prices, in a variety of areas. We assist companies, public administration and private individuals.

Our office is located in bergen city centre, but we take assignments from all over the country.

We assist our clients with effective advice, of high professional quality, at all stages of the process. Good results and satisfied clients are our goal. We will achieve this through clear advice and feedback, and close follow-up throughout the course of the case.

Litigation before the courts has traditionally been, and still is, one of the firm’s core areas. Our litigation lawyers annually bring a significant number of cases before the courts, ranging from minor cases, to larger complex cases, which span several months.