Carl-Magnus Uggla has over 20 years of experience as an adviser on corporate tax. He has primarily focused on transactions and structuring, but also continuously worked with tax litigation and day-to-day tax advice.
Chambers HNW ranks him in Band 1 and states that he ‘is well-known tax practitioner’ (2020), and has ‘a very good reputation and is trusted by his clients to provide timely and detailed advice’ (2019), and that ‘he is a very skilful individual, and a brilliant tax lawyer’ (2018). Chambers Europe adds that he ‘offers solid advice and great analysis’ (2020), is ‘an expert in tax planning matters’ (2019), ‘sources value him for his knowledge and client focus’ (2018), that he ‘gives that little bit extra for his clients [and] is good at understanding complicated structures, seeing the problems and finding ways to handle them with the counterparty’ (2017), that he ‘can definitely be recommended’ (2016) and that he is an ‘increasingly prominent Swedish tax lawyer, who advises on complex restructuring and transactional mandates for Swedish and international clients’ (2015). The Legal 500 ranks him as a leading individual and notes that he is ‘a key name for real estate tax issues’ (2020), ‘an expert in tax planning, transactional work and tax controversy’ (2019), ‘he has vast experience in tax issues associated with M&A . . . and he also undertakes tax litigation’ and that he is ‘highly experienced’ (2015). He has been mentioned in ITR/World Tax every year since 2013, when they stated that he has ‘experience in corporate taxation, focusing on M&A, restructurings, and international/EU taxation’ and that ‘he is also an experienced tax litigator, and of course is one of Sweden’s leading real estate experts’. He has also been recommended by Who’s Who Legal in The International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers (2010, 2011).
Carl-Magnus frequently lectures both in Sweden and abroad. He has written a large number of articles and the book Interpretation and Application of the Tax Avoidance Act (Wolters Kluwer, 2015) as well as the Commentary to the Tax Avoidance Act (Zeteo/Wolters Kluwer, 2017, 2nd ed. 2020).
Carl-Magnus holds an LLM from Lund University. He also studied, inter alia, business economics, economics, political science and business law at Lund University, University of Gothenburg and Suffolk University Law School.