Einar Bakko

Partner, LawyerOslo

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Einar Bakko


Einar Bakko specializes in tax law and corporate M&A, focusing on domestic and international corporate taxation. He advises Norwegian and international companies in achieving tax efficient solutions in the purchase and sale of businesses. Einar has also worked extensively to establish tax optimal corporate structures in connection with the acquisition and reorganization of operations. Einar has worked as a senior lawyer in a number of major restructurings and transactions, both nationally and internationally, and has been a permanent legal advisor for companies from startup to IPO. He has in recent years led several major legal due diligence reviews, and has worked extensively with incentive structures for private equity and key employees in developing companies. Einar represents clients in disputes both with the IRS and litigates tax cases before the courts. Einar is ranked as a leading lawyer within tax law by the international rating agencies Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and International Tax review.

Work experience

Partner, Lawyer – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
1994 - 1997
Senior Associate – BA-HR
External examiner – University of Oslo
1993 - 1994
Deputy judge – Drammen city court
1989 - 1993
Adviser/legal adviser/assistant secretary – The Ministry of Finance's tax law department


University of Oslo


Various articles regarding company law and tax law in professional journals and in the daily press
Power Plant Taxation