Ulf H. Sørdal
Sørdal is a corporate/tax partner located in our Bergen Office. He is mainly focusing on tax related matters and corporate transactions. He has work experience from both the local tax office in Bergen and Big4 accounting firms. Sørdal is experienced in a wide range of tax related matters and has extensive experience with both individual and corporate taxation. In addition to this base of expertise he has substantial experience with cross border work and is recognized as a nationwide resource person in regard to transfer pricing issues cross borders in multinational groups. This position is frequently mentioned in e.g. Legal 500 in which he has been referred to as “a practical solution orientated lawyer”. He is acting according to this statement in his daily work.
Sørdal is main point of contact in the international tax network (www.WTS.com) consisting of local companies in ca. 100 countries. The members are spesialzed in tax matters and the need of local solutions wherever the customer operates. He has numerous clients wich need to comply with local legislation outside Norway and for foreign customers witch need to comply with Norwegian legislation. This is typically tax reporting but also planning and litigation is a major part of the work.
He has also particular strong competence related to the business of fishery and fish farming – and shipping/oil&gas. Business expertise collated to these businesses are closely linked to the customers of Sørdal and the firm. After 20 years of work for such customers this experience is massive – and focused. This network has also lead to a range of trusted appointments in the board of directors. E.g. Ocean Pearl AS, Siem Offshore Inc, Atlantic Cod Farms AS, Codfarmers ASA, Norfield AS og Rauma Gruppen AS. Two of which was listed companies on OSE.
Transactions containing buy/sell of companies and restructuring is a major part of his work focus. Even if he is particular know to transactions related to fish/harvesting public consessions, he and the team in Bergen have been dealing with numerious cases for the local business community. Both by solid experience in planning and transactions Sørdal has shown great experience.
He has been in court litigations with several landmark cases the last 15 years and is regulary performing in courts himselves.