Vidar Kleppe is a partner in SVW and heads our Tax Department at our office in Bergen.
He has worked as a lawyer for 29 years, and possesses considerable corporate and tax law expertise, including approximately 18 years of experience from the audit industry. He works specifically with the reorganization of businesses both nationally and internationally, and hence corporate, tax and accounting issues in this regard.
Vidar has thorough knowledge of all existing company forms, as well as extensive experience from reorganisation within the public sector. Vidar is widely used as the primary advisory partner for several auditing firms and accounting firms in corporate, tax and vat-related issues. This also includes questions within special tax and special tax regimes.
Vidar is advisor to business leaders on business law topics, especially with an emphasis on corporate law, including M&;A, tax, vat, as well as assistance regarding compliance on behalf of CEO/CFO and auditors in such transactions.
Vidar has broad experience from managing and participating in due diligence processes on both the sales and purchasers side. Vidar has also led and handled disputes of financial content such as tax, vat, liability matters, accounting, valuation issues, including being a prosecutor in such matters.
|2015||-||(today)||Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig|
|2006||-||2015||Partner, Advokatfirmaet PricewaterhouseCoopers|
|2004||-||2006||Partner, Advokatfirmaet DLA Piper|
|1996||-||2004||Ernst & Young (partner fra 2002)|
|1990||-||1991||Forsvarets Bygningstjeneste, Eiendomskontoret|
|1990||Master of Law, University of Bergen|
Vidar Kleppe is a very experienced lawyer. He is very service minded, good at explaining legal issues in a simple way, always follows up in a matter of days and his services are great value for money. Mr Kleppe is my first choice even for clients who are not based in Bergen.