Lasse Esbjerg Christensen

Attorney-at-Law, Partner, LL.M., Co-Head of Tax

Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is Co-Head of our Tax Law team.
Lasse advises Danish and foreign businesses and, along with the other partners in the team, he conducts a large number of cases before the courts, including the European Court of Justice, the Danish National Tax Tribunal and other administrative authorities. In addition, he assists a range of the largest family-owned businesses in Denmark in estate planning.

Lasse's teaching experience includes lecturing at the University of Copenhagen and on the mandatory training programme under the auspices of the General Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society. In 2002, he completed his Fulbright Scholar Master of Laws (LL.M.) in international tax from New York University.

All material rating publications recognise Lasse as a leading individual.

Lasse is currently engaged in a series of large cases, including, in particular, transfer pricing cases and the so-called beneficial owner cases on withholding tax on dividends and interest.

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Ratings

  • Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is recommended as regards Tax (2019)

  • Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Tax. Lasse Esbjerg Christensen receives acclaim from a client for his "strong analytical skills and ability to handle complicated facts quickly and under pressure." He has a strong practice in contentious tax cases, including withholding tax and transfer pricing. (2019)


  • Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Tax. Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is an experienced tax lawyer, having been praised by one client as "excellent in tax litigation cases with a strong technical knowledge". He routinely represents clients on contentious tax mandates, ranging across transfer pricing disputes and withholding tax cases. (2018)

  • Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is listed as an expert with respect to both Consulting Experts and Tax. (2017)
  • Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is listed as a leading individual as regards Tax. Lasse Esbjerg Christensen acts on transfer pricing cases and advises on withholding tax on dividends and interests. He represents a number of multinational companies as well as large Danish family-owned businesses. Sources describe him as a "very knowledgeable" practitioner. (2017)

  • Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is recommended as regards Tax. The "excellent" Lasse Esbjerg Christensen. (2017)

  • Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Tax. Lasse is known for his expertise and tax litigation. Clients say: "He is a very knowledgable lawyer, hardworking, very technically skilled and is able to help at a very high level". (2016)
  • Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is listed as an expert with respect to Corporate Tax. (2016)
  • Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Tax. He is highlighted for his litigation capabilities. (2015)
  • Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Tax. He is hailed for his "outstanding knowledge and great client service". He often represents clients in court, and is appreciated for his solution-oriented approach. (2014)
  • Lasse Esbjerg Christensen is recommended as regards Tax. Lasse Esbjerg Christensen provides "good service and excellent advice". (2014)
  • Observers regard Lasse Esbjerg Christensen as "an extremely able lawyer, hard-working and technically skilled". He is best known for transactional work relating to M&A deals, but he is also making a name for himself as a litigator. (2013)
  • Clients praise Lasse Esbjerg Christensen's "highly skilled, spot-on and swift tax advice." (2012)
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