Bettina has extensive experience in work related to tax law, litigation, company law and EEA law. Bettina is admitted to the Supreme Court and litigates regularly before Norwegian courts of justice. She also has experience in litigation before the EFTA Court and with complaints before the EFTA Surveillance Authority.
Bettina has a PhD from the University of Oslo and wrote her thesis on "Tax avoidance", and has legal training from Oxford University, University of Oslo and Harvard Law School. In addition, she is the author of several articles regarding tax law.
Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and the Norwegian Financial Daily have ranked Bettina as one of Norway's most prominent tax law experts. In the Norwegian Financial Daily's annual lawyers survey, she was also awarded "Legal performance of the year" in 2019 for her work with the property tax case against the Municipality of Oslo.
Bettina Banoun is praised by clients for her "impressive legal knowledge and extensive experience." She remains a popular choice for advice on tax avoidance, auditors' liability and property tax. She represents clients before tax authorities and up to the Supreme Court.
Partner, Wiersholm, 2004
Senior Associate, BAHR, 2002
Fellow, University of Oslo, 1997
Associate, Telenor , 1996
Dr. juris (Phd), University of Oslo, 2003
Visiting Scholar, Harvard Law School, 1997
Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 1995
Magister Juris in European and Comparative Law (M.jur), Oxford University, 1993
Memberships / Posts
Accountant, the Nobel Prize Committee, 2017
Board member, Vistin Pharma, 2018
Member, PhD evaluation boards,
Honours and awards
Band 1 , Chambers Europe , Tax , 2022
Leading individuals , Legal 500 , Tax, 2022
Band 1, Chambers Europe, Tax, 2021
Leading individuals, Legal 500, Tax, 2021
Band 1, Chambers Europe, Tax, 2020
Leading individuals, Legal 500, Tax, 2020