As the Blockchain lawyer of the year, partner Gjert Melsom is one of Norway’s most acknowledged for TMT Tax, hereunder IP, technology and E-commerce. He has worked with TMT legal and tax for 35 years. Among others, Gjert has written a licentiate degree on tax and IP, he was part of the OECD group that made the tax treaty rules on E-commerce, he regularly lectures at BI Norwegian Business School, the Norwegian Law Association, etc.
Gjert is recognised as the most experienced lawyer in Norway on decentralised and blockchain structures and business models. He has been a key note speaker related to international tax questions on blockchain structures, and advises both Norwegian and international clients on how to scale blockchain-related concepts within a tax & legal framework. He has for several years been awarded as a Ban 1 lawyer in Norway on international tax e.g. in Chambers and Legal 500.