Joachim M.


Area of expertise

  • Tax

Joachim M. Bjerke is head of our Tax Group and advises a number of large enterprises on a broad range of domestic and international tax issues, including the special tax regimes for the petroleum, energy and aquaculture businesses, as well as M&A transaction structuring and other tax aspects related to private and public mergers, acquisitions and disposals. Joachim regularly represents a number of clients in administrative appeal cases and in tax disputes before the courts. Joachim is one of the leading transfer pricing advisors in Norway and assists clients on miscellaneous transfer pricing instructions, including contentious matters. Finally, Joachim also advises a small number of ultra high net worth individuals and their family offices on tax and structural issues. Joachim is also much in demand as a lecturer on various tax topics.

“Joachim is one of the top tax lawyers in Norway and has excellent business understanding. He is extremely service-minded and quick to respond, and also very solution-oriented.”

Chambers Europe

Work experience

  • 2003 - present - Partner, BAHR
  • 2000 - 2002 - Senior Associate, BAHR
  • 1997 - 1999 - Associate lawyer/Lawyer, law firm of Thommessen Krefting Greve Lund AS


  • 2000 - International Tax Program, Harvard University, USA
  • 1996 - Cand.jur, University of Oslo
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