• 2017

    Fias Invest AS

    Bjørn Christian argued a VAT matter of principle before the court of appeals regarding deductibility of VAT on costs incurred in connection with the winding-up of a business.

  • 2017

    SPG Ole Deviks vei AS

    Bjørn Christian argued a landmark VAT case before the Supreme Court regarding the conditions for voluntary registration of leasing business in connection with construction of commercial property.

Work experience

  • 2018–
    Partner, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 2015–2017
    Managing Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 2012–2014
    Senior Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 2011
    Admitted to the bar
  • 2007–2012
    Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 2005–2007
    Higher Executive Officer, Legal Unit, Oslo County Tax Office


  • 2011–2012
    Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Taxation , New York University (NYU) School of Law
  • 2002–2007
    Master of Laws, University of Oslo


  • "Norwegian International Taxation", Chapter 32 on Norwegian VAT in International Affairs


  • Several articles on various tax and VAT related topics