Morten Fjermeros has extensive experience within the various areas of tax law, including power plant taxation and property tax, VAT/duty law, and corporate law.

Morten regularly handles disputes within these practice areas, including tax complaints, and he has litigated a significant number of cases before the courts, including seven cases before the Supreme Court. Some of the most important examples from recent years are HR-2017-1258-A (Statnett) and HR-2014-969-A (Polaris Media).

Morten also assists with planning and implementation of transactions, reorganisations (change of ownership, demerger, merger, etc.), incentive models, and succession issues. For these types of assignments, he assists with the preparation of various agreements, such as share purchase agreements, shareholder agreements.

He has also assisted various specialized trade and service industry chains with organisation, restructuring, and the preparation of franchise agreements, etc.

Awards and rankings

The rating agency The Legal 500 recommends Morten in Tax, and in 2021 and 2023 they said that Morten Fjermeros has extensive experience and high competence on tax regulations in combination with a problem solving approach.’"Morten Fjermeros is excellent for property/real estate taxation." (Client quote in The Legal 500, 2023)In addition, the ranking agency World Tax gives Morten a "highly regarded" ranking within General corporate tax og Tax controversy(2023).


  • 2003
    Admitted to the Supreme Court
  • 1984
    Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Oslo

Work experience

  • 2021–
    Partner, Bull & Co Advokatfirma
  • 2013–2020
    Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
  • 1994–2012
    Partner, Thommessen Advokatfirma AS (for a period as head of the tax department)
  • 1988–1993
    Attorney, Thommessen Advokatfirma AS
  • 1986–1987
    Deputy judge, Horten district court
  • 1985–1986
    Senior executive officer, Tax department, Ministry of Finance

Publications and talks

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