Arne Møllin Ottosen is Kromann Reumert's Managing Partner.


In addition to participating in the management of the firm, Arne specialises in corporate taxation, tax litigation, and company and commercial law matters.

Arne became a partner in 2001 and heads Kromann Reumert's Tax Law group, which advises a multitude of Danish and international businesses on Danish and international corporate taxation.

Arne is widely recognised as one of the most outstanding tax lawyers in Denmark.

Chambers Europe 2018

Tax

Arne Møllin Ottosen is highly respected for his experience in corporate taxation as well as contentious and tax litigation matters. One client describes him as a "very experienced, strong lawyer with a good business understanding." Another particularly recommends Ottosen for his international credentials, enthusing that "he is the best I have worked with globally by far" and "he has a deep knowledge of both Danish-centric matters but also cross-border matters as well."

Legal 500 2017

Tax, Leading Individual

Kromann Reumert provides ‘to-the-point’ advice on a wide range of tax matters, including corporate structurings, transfer pricing and EU tax law. ‘Excellent’ practice head Arne Møllin Ottosen led on the tax aspects of DONG Energy’s IPO, covering Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK.

Chambers Europe 2017

Tax

Managing partner Arne Møllin Ottosen has extensive experience in corporation tax, routinely advising large domestic and international companies as well as handling tax litigation. Clients say: "He is particularly skilled. He has vast general knowledge within this field, and through his litigation experience he has been able to provide the right perspective." 

Chambers Europe 2016

Tax

Practice head Arne Møllin Ottosen is held in the highest regard by clients, who consider him to be "one of the best individuals, if not the best, within Denmark's tax world." Sources also describe him as an "experienced" practitioner with a "good overview of the field." 

Legal 500 2016

Tax

‘One of the best in Denmark’, Kromann Reumert’s ‘fantastic’ practice is led by the ‘pragmatic’ Arne Møllin Ottosen. 

Chambers Global 2015

Tax

Arne Møllin Ottosen covers transfer pricing disputes and international restructurings. Sources say that he "stands out for direct taxation," and he is appreciated by clients for being "accessible 24/7, and he makes even the most complex issue understandable for us."

Legal 500 2015

Tax

Arne Møllin Ottosen, who is ‘knowledgeable about EU law and its relation to Danish tax law’, heads the team at Kromann Reumert, which has expertise in beneficial ownership matters, corporate restructurings and transfer pricing disputes. 

Chambers Global 2014

Tax

One source describes department head Arne Møllin Ottosen as "one of the best individuals for tax in Denmark." He receives further praise, with commentators describing him as a "very experienced and likeable lawyer." He is recognised for his strength in tax litigation cases.

Legal 500 2014

Tax

Kromann Reumert’s 13-lawyer team displays ‘professionalism and strength in depth’. ‘Client-focused’ practice head Arne Møllin Ottosen, who was recently appointed managing partner, is ‘highly knowledgeable and provides accurate, useful advice’. Recent instructions include advising lenders on TORM’s complex cross-border restructuring and advising KMD’s management team following the company’s acquisition by Advent International. 

Client Choice Awards 2014

Individual winners

Corporate Tax - Denmark - Arne Møllin Ottosen

Legal 500 2013

Tax

Practice head Arne Møllin Ottosen, who is ‘a brilliant tax technician who knows about associated disciplines’, advised Agilent Technologies on the $2.2bn acquisition of Dako from EQT Partners.

activities
  • Member of the Danish Lawyers Tax Law Association
  • Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of Deutsch-Nordische Juristenvereinigung
  • Member of the editorial board of the Danish international tax review, Skat Udland
publications
  • Danish correspondent for the International Tax Journal
  • Author of Denmark chapter in the IBFD Transfer Pricing Database
  • Author of Denmark chapter in the IBFD Mergers & Acquisitions Database
background
  • Managing Partner 2014
  • Partner 2001
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of London 1999
  • Resident lawyer in Kromann & Münter's London office 1998
  • In-house counsel, Terma A/S 1997
  • Master of Laws (cand. jur.) from Aarhus University 1993
  • Born in 1966
admission and right of audience
  • Right of audience before the Danish Supreme Court 
  • Admitted to practice law 1993
Languages
  • English
  • The Scandinavian languages
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