Nils Eriksen


Nils Eriksen is a partner dealing with indirect taxes for multinational enterprises (MNEs). He is truly an international indirect tax specialist with 25 years of experience from a number of locations such as the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Norway. Mr. Eriksen has previously been a partner in big 4 accounting firms and global law firms. His experience as an advisor includes coordinating indirect tax issues for MNEs and assisting them in developing and implementing their indirect tax policy and strategy.  His career with policy makers and involvement with the OECD give him insight in best practice indirect tax functions amongst large MNEs and close relations to key indirect tax government officials all over the world. Mr. Eriksen was hired by the OECD as the first VAT specialist on the OECD budget to initiate the ongoing project “International VAT & GST Guidelines”.

In most of his positions he has built and led teams of tax professionals.

Mr. Eriksen has been ranked as a leading indirect tax advisor by International Tax Review and Legal 500 for a number of years and his clients include many fortune 500 Companies.


2014 -
Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma, Oslo
2009 - 2014
Partner, Grette Advokatfirma
2005 - 2009
VAT Director, Advokatfirmaet PricewaterhouseCoopers AS, Oslo
2003 - 2005
Senior Advisor Consumption Taxes, OECD, Paris
2002 - 2003
VAT Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Amsterdam
1997 - 2002
VAT Partner, Arthur Andersen, Amsterdam /VAT Manager Arthur Andersen, Oslo
1996 - 1997
Editor International VAT Monitor, IBFD, Amsterdam
1992 - 1996
Advisor, the Ministry of Finance, Oslo


OECD Technical Advisory Group on developing international VAT/GST Guidelines


Norwegian and English

Practice areas



1992 - Master of Laws, University of Oslo