Experienced lawyer. Client-focused approach.
Rasmus Smith Nielsen has for many years worked within tax, VAT and public law as well as in commercial and company law. Rasmus Smith Nielsen’s work experience includes the National Danish Tax Tribunal and the Danish Ministry of Taxation, as well as law firms and international auditing and consultancy firms.
He has also served as a district court judge and as an external employee at the Danish Board of Auditors.
In addition to his work, Rasmus Smith Nielsen has taught constitutional law, human rights law, administrative law, tax law and EU law at the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law. He has published a number of academic articles within these fields.
He has also conducted and continues to conduct a number of court cases and appeals before the National Danish Tax Tribunal in the field of tax law in conjunction with other legal areas.
Therefore, Rasmus Smith Nielsen has great insight into the intersections and interactions between tax law, VAT law and tax law, as well as company law, constitutional law, EU law, administrative law, including tax administration law, family law, criminal law and tort law.
He will, therefore, be able to provide a so-called 360-degree legal approach in complaints, litigation and advice, taking into account, for example, financial, personal and business issues as well. All with a sole focus for finding the right or best possible solution for the client.
“Alle relevante retsgrundlag anvendes og overholdes”
“Alle sager behandles tilstrækkeligt bredt og dybt”
2004 LL.M. (Masters of Law), University of Copenhagen, Faculty of law.
2004 – 2005 Head of section, Copenhagen County Council (Department of Health Care).
2005 – 2008 Head of section, the National Danish Tax Tribunal (including property taxation and international taxation).
2008 Assistant attorney, Plesner Law firm (Corporate Finance).
2008 – 2011 Head of section, the National Danish Tax Tribunal (including business taxation and transfer pricing).
2011 Acting District Court Judge, District Court of Kolding.
2011 – 2012 Head of section, the Danish Ministry of Taxation, department (VAT and duties).
2012 – 2013 Head of section, the National Danish Tax Tribunal (including corporate taxation and registration tax on motor vehicles).
2014 – 2015 Head of section, The Danish Tax Appeals Agency (including corporate taxation, business taxation and registration tax).
2014 – 2015 External legal secretary, Board of Auditors.
2015 – 2016 Assistant attorney, Nemeth & Sigetty law firm.
2016 – 2017 Manager, KPMG Acor Tax (indirect taxes).
2017 Manager, Deloitte (indirect taxes).
2018 Selling jurist/J.D., Familietestamente.
2018 – 2019 Attorney, Skatteadvokaterne – Simonsen Henrichsen Advokater.
2004 – 2012 Teaching assistant in Constitutional Law, University of Copenhagen (constitutional law, human rights and, for periods, EU law and international law).
2010 – 2013 Teaching assistant in Administrative Law, University of Copenhagen, including supervision of the bachelor project.
2010 – 2011 Lecturer for the Danish Tax Authories’ staff in Legal/Judicial Method, School of Public Administration/Metropol (legal sources, constitutional law, administrative law, etc.).
2012 – 2013 Teaching assistant in the course Fundamental Rights of the Individual, University of Copenhagen, including censor/examiner.
2012 – 2013 Teaching assistant in Institutional Constitutional Law and EU Constitutional Law, University of Copenhagen, including censor/examiner.
2013 – 2014 External Lecturer in Basic Tax Law, University of Copenhagen, including examiner.
2016 – 2019 Teaching assistant in International Constitutional Law and EU Constitutional Law, University of Copenhagen.
2018 – 2020 Teaching assistant in EU Law, Free Movement, University of Copenhagen, including examiner/censor.
2013 TfS 2013, 651.
2014 TfS 2014, 100, TfS 2014, 303, TfS 2014, 715 and TfS 2014, 776.
2015 TfS 2015, 282 and SpO 2015.487.
2016 SpO 2016.117, English language article at www.ssrn.com, TfS 2016, 409, TfS 2016, 488 and TfS 2016, 638.
2017 TfS 2017, 28, TfS 2017, 177 and SpO 2017.209 and two articles on www.ssrn.com.
2018 Four articles on www.ssrn.com, English language article/blog post on www.constitutional-change.com, SpO 2018.109 and TfS 2018, 679.
2019 Three articles on www.ssrn.com.
2020 Three articles at www.ssrn.com, a PhD thesis at www.ssrn.com, an article in European Taxation, Volume 60, No 8 (IBFD) and short article in Weekend Newspaper of 18 December 2020.
POSITIONS OF TRUST
2003 – 2012 Legal advisor, Copenhagen Legal Aid.
2016 Danish Tax Attorneys.
2018 – Danish Tax Attorneys.