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Ståle R Kristiansen Partner Oslo

Ståle advises a number of large Norwegian and foreign enterprises on issues related to Norwegian and international tax law, transfer pricing, corporate law and accounting law. He has assisted in a number of transactions and reorganizations within different business sectors, such as oil & gas, real estate, telecom, many industrial companies etc. He also assists clients in tax disputes and has litigated a number of cases before Norwegian courts. Ståle is ranked as one of Norway's leading tax advisors in various recognized rankings.
  1. World Tax/International Tax Review
    Tax Leader,

  2. The Legal 500
    Leading Individual, Tax

    "Ståle Kristiansen is highly skilled and experienced in tax matters. He also understands our business and mind-set."

  3. Chambers & Partners Europe
    Band 1, Tax

    A client asserts that he "has a great perspective that contributes to the preparation of very strong arguments supporting our position." A further client also praises his "ability to step back from the detail and to then reorder the arguments in a clear manner."

  4. The Norwegian Financial Daily's annual Lawyer survey
    Top 10, Tax Law

  5. The Legal 500
    Recommended Lawyer, Oil and gas

  6. Who's Who Legal
    Recommended, Tax: Advisory

  7. Chambers High Net Worth
    Ranked, Private Wealth Law

    Ståle Kristiansen is described as “a very good tax lawyer” who is noted for being “skilled at dealing with tricky matters which require creative thinking.” Peers acknowledge that he is “strong on complex issues” and is “well respected in the market.”

  8. Best Lawyers
    Recognized Lawyer, Tax Law

  1. Partner, Oslo, Thommessen

  2. Senior Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  3. Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  4. Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers DA

  1. Exam in Essential Project Management (5 ECTS)
    Skema Business School

  2. Candidate in Jurisprudence
    University of Oslo

  3. Studies in European and International law and International private law
    University of Edinburgh

  4. English studies
    University of Oslo

  1. Norwegian international tax law (co-author)