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 AS|
|2006||-||2015||Partner, Advokatfirmaet PricewaterhouseCoopers|
|2004||-||2006||Partner, Advokatfirmaet DLA Piper DA|
|1996||-||2004||Ernst & Young (partner fra 2002)|
|1993||-||1996||Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS|
|1990||-||1991||Forsvarets Bygningstjeneste, Eiendomskontoret|
|1990||Master of Law, University of Bergen|