Harald Hauge

Attorney at law PhD/Partner

Bilde av Harald Hauge

— Harald has a doctorate in tax law and long experience as a tax advisor to companies. He frequently deals with restructuring and tax issues in the private equity sector, often in cooperation with other law firms. He is a popular lecturer at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

Phone: 920 21 100 | Email: hh@harboe.no

Main practice areas

  • Corporate taxation
  • Structuring of reorganisations and acquisitions
  • Structuring and taxation of private equity funds
  • Sale of specialist skills companies
  • Taxation of cooperative entities
  • Dialogues on framework conditions with the tax authorities
  • Tax audits and dispute resolution

About Harald on Chambers Europe

«Harald Hauge is seen as a driving force at the firm and climbs the rankings this year in response to considerable positive feedback. ”I was very impressed by his insights and his standing with the tax authorities,” comments one happy client. Hauge’s practice includes advice on structuring, financial instruments and incentive schemes»


  • 2008 PhD in tax law, University of Oslo
  • 1997 Master of Law Degree, University of Bergen

Work experience

  • 2009 - Norwegian School of Economics, part-time associate professor
  • 2008 - Advokatfirmaet Harboe & Co AS, partner
  • 2008 - Law Faculty, University of Oslo, lecturer
  • 2003 – 2008 Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo, research fellow
  • 2004 – 2005 Harvard Law School, visiting researcher
  • 2000 – 2007 The law firm of Wikborg Rein & Co, associate
  • 1999 – 2000 The law firm of Thommessen, associate
  • 1999 – 2002 The Law Faculty, University of Bergen, lecturer
  • 1997 – 1999 The Law Faculty, University of Bergen, fellow


  • Author of Realisasjonsprinsippet som periodiseringsregel [The realisation principle as an accrual rule] (2001) and Realisasjonsprinsippet – skatterettslig tidfesting av kostnader [The realisation principle – tax-law dating of costs] (2012) – as well as a number of professional articles.
  • Author of comments on the Tax Act in Norsk Lovkommentar (a web-based legal reference book)
  • Lecturer to various professional tax forums, at the Norwegian School of Economics and BI Norwegian Business School and for the Tax Administration.
  • Has won the University of Bergen Law Faculty’s Lecturer Prize.