Antonio Holstad

Lawyer | Partner

Antonio Holstad is head of our Tax Department.

Holstad is a tax lawyer specialized in international taxation and tax treaties. He has more than 25 years of experience.

Holstad has prevously worked 6 years within the Norwegian Tax Administration and 8 years in Ernst & Young before joining Brækhus. Main areas have been and still is international tax and global mobility. Holstad also works with cross border labour law issues, legal planning regarding estate and inheritance law, and use of foreign employees in Norway. He has worked with various major multinational companies.

Holstad is our international liaison officer in Crowe International where core areas are tax, and legal advice.

He speaks fluent Norwegian, Spanish and English.


2011 -
Partner Brækhus law firm
2007 - 2011
Private practice as lawyer
1999 - 2007
EY Oslo, tax lawyer
1995 - 1999
Tax Office Bærum, senior Executive Officer
1991 - 1995
Norwegian Agency for Development Aid
1988 - 1990
Norwegian Directorate of Taxes
Norwegian Army, Second Lieutenant


Author of the Norwegian IBFD publication – chapter on individual taxation.

International liaison partner of Crowe Horwath International in Norway.

Norwegian contact person for United Tax Network.


Norwegian, English and Spanish

Practice areas



1988 - Master of Laws, University of Oslo