Jan Martin Fjellestad’s main expertise lies within taxation, company law, and transaction law. Throughout his many years of working within these specialties, Jan Martin has advised during several SMB market restructurings, including mergers and demergers, successions, and other transactions. Jan Martin focuses primarily on technology, construction, and retail. He has held several board positions in private companies and in foundations. Jan Martin has published several professional articles and co-authored books on taxation.

Jan Martin has many times been ranked as one of the top tax lawyers in the national Norwegian business newspaper Finansavisen’s annual peer review ratings.

Awards and rankings

The rating agency The Legal 500 notes that Jan Martin is a key practitioner who receives many restructuring assignments and who 'has extensive experience in complex tax technical issues'. In addition, the ranking agency World Tax gives Jan Martin a "highly regarded" ranking within Transactional tax (2023).He is also ranked among the top ten tax lawyers in Norway in Finansavisen's annual peer review.


  • 1986
    Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Oslo

Work experience

  • 2020–
    Partner, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS
  • 2006–2020
    Partner, Advokatfirmaet Ræder AS
  • 2000–2005
    Partner, DLA Piper AS
  • 1997–1999
    Senior attorney/partner, Sander Truyen & Co
  • 1996–1997
    Attorney, KPMG Law
  • 1991–1996
    Attorney, Deloitte Advokatfirma AS
  • 1990–1991
    Deputy judge, Sarpsborg district court
  • 1989–1990
    Associate, Sander Truyen & Co
  • 1987–1989
    (Senior) Executive officer, Oslo tax office
  • 1987
    Executive officer, Directorate of Taxes

Articles by Jan Martin

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