Oddleif assists with advice and dispute resolution broadly in the area of business law. His specialties are tax law, transfer pricing, accounting law and asset valuation in various legal contexts. He has a doctorate in international tax law (transfer pricing), with a dissertation on how multinational enterprises for tax purposes must allocate super profits from unique and valuable intangible assets (patents, trademarks, etc.) among the jurisdictions in which the enterprises are present. His dissertation is published internationally. Oddleif has a master's degree in accounting and auditing (HRS) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He has experience from a number of complex and accounting-technical disputes. Oddleif also has years of experience from general M&A work (both structuring and documentation), including work on a number of large international transactions.
Oddleif divides his time between Kluge and NHH (Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law) / University of Bergen (UiB) where he is an Associate Professor, currently writing a dissertation on Norwegian petroleum taxation. He is, and has for many years been, an active lecturer in Norwegian corporate tax law, international tax law and transfer pricing at NHH and UiB. He also lectures at other institutions and supervises tax and transfer pricing law master students.