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Poul Erik Lytken

Director, Attorney-at-Law


Mobile: +45 3078 6796



Jette Fogelstrøm

Practice Area

Direct & Indirect Taxes
“Very gifted rising star who delivers a high quality of work”

Tax - Chambers & Partners, 2018

“Very talented”

Tax - Legal 500,2017

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Poul Erik Lytken works as a director and attorney with Accura's Direct & Indirect Tax Team and advises Danish and international businesses on tax and VAT matters, including in particular taxation of group and owner structures. Poul Erik has vast experience e.g. in providing advice to international investors in connection with reorganisations, acquisitions and divestments in Denmark.

Poul Erik joined Accura in 2016. Before this, he was a special consultant with the Danish Ministry of Taxation and, previously, he worked as an attorney with Bech-Bruun.

Parallel with his work with Accura, he is an officially appointed external examiner at the Faculty of Law of the University of Copenhagen.

Poul Erik graduated in law from the University of Copenhagen in 2008.

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Languages and memberships

Scandinavian languages and English


The Danish Bar & Law Society

The Association of Danish Tax Lawyers (Danmarks Skatteadvokater)

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Poul Erik is the author of "Dobbeltbeskatning" (double taxation) published by Karnov Group.

In addition to this, Poul Erik is the author or co-author of a number of articles in tax law journals etc., including:

  • "Government Announces Long-Term Tax Reform Plan” 
    Tax Notes International, Tax Analyst, 5 September 2016

  • “Government Submits Amendments to Dividend Tax Regime” 
    Tax Analyst, Tax Notes International, 4 April 2016
  • "Indsamlingsloven med kommentarer" (the Danish Charitable Collections Act with comments), December 2015, Djøf Forlag

  • "Omkostningsgodtgørelse for juridiske personer" (cost reimbursement to legal persons) in the Danish tax journal Tidsskrift for skatter og afgifter, 7 August 2014, and Månedens Fokus (focus of the month) (Karnov Group)

  • "The Danish Approach to transfer pricing", Transfer Pricing International Journal (Bloomberg BNA), 7 July 2014

  • "Withholding Taxes on Outbound Dividends to Non-EU funds – Key Decision From the European Court of Justice", 26 June 2014, TerraLex Connections