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Erik Björkeson

Head of Tax, Sweden

Erik Björkeson has more than 22 years of experience working with national and international tax law. He works extensively with international corporate taxation and VAT and is highly experienced in handling all aspects of cross-border transactions.

Erik also handles matters related to structuring of investments in Sweden and the structure and immaterial right aspects of private equity matters.


  • Advising a US auto maker on establishing a Swedish joint insurance company together with a French Bank including VAT aspects
  • Advising a Swedish-based international company on an IP Migration within the group
  • Advising a listed US company on a major Swedish debt push down structure
  • Advising a US Bank on the restructuring of its financing of investments into Swedish real estate
  • English
  • Swedish
  • University of Stockholm, LL.M., 1992

Prior Experience

  • 2016 - , Partner, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Sweden KB
  • 2009-2016, Partner, DLA Nordic
  • 2006-2009, Partner, Stockholm-based law firm
  • 2004-2006, Tax Partner, Stockholm-based law firm
  • 2000-2004, Senior Associate, leading international law firm in Stockholm
  • 1998-2000, Tax Lawyer, tax litigation and in a special project scrutinizing leasing structures with valuable assets., Stockholm Tax Agency
  • 1996-1997, Tax Lawyer, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • 1992-1996, Junior Judge and Assistant Judge , The Gothenburg Administrative Court of Appeal and County Administrative Court

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Swedish Bar Association since 2003
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Transnational Taxation Network, TTN