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Poul Erik Lytken

Associate Partner, Attorney-at-Law


Mobile: +45 3078 6796



Anna Louise Jensen

Practice Area

Direct & Indirect Taxes
“Poul Erik Lytken is singled out as a rising star, who is extremely reliable and able to advise on even the most complex tax structures”

Tax - Legal 500, 2019

“Poul Erik Lytken is described by a client as timely and very service-oriented”

Tax - Chambers & Partners, 2019

“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 an associate partner in 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)
Danish Branch of the International Fiscal Association (Dansk Skattevidenskabelig Forening)
The International Fiscal Association
Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association's Tax Committee

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

  • Bloomberg Tax Portfolio, Business Operations in Denmark
  • Practice Guides, Section: "Law And Practice", Chambers Corporate Tax 2019 Guide, 17 january 2019
  • "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