Christine Dahl, an American lawyer living in The Hague, leads the Dahl International Tax law firm with US accountant Jennifer van Dijk. Assisting them are administrative assistants Lindsey Nyomi and Sonja Stemmler and one international tax law student.
We help individuals and businesses understand and comply with U.S. income tax and other financial reporting obligations. We prepare annual income tax returns and foreign bank account reports.
Christine has 30 years of experience preparing complex U.S. tax returns for individuals, self-employed entrepreneurs, and small business owners. A licensed attorney since 1986, Christine provides legal advice concerning United States taxation, expatriation, securities, anti-money laundering, and foreign bank account reporting obligations.
Should you need legal representation in the U.S., Christine has unlimited practice rights to appear before the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Tax Court. She also has a wealth of experience representing individuals charged with serious crime in federal criminal court. Christine has practiced before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal, and U.S. District courts in Washington, D.C., Florida, Oregon, Washington, and California.
Before establishing her private law practice in The Hague, Christine served as a senior United Nations war crimes prosecutor for 8 years and a federal public defender in the United States for 15 years. Listen to Christine's winning submissions to the United States Supreme Court in Clark v. Martinez, which outlawed the indefinite detention of refugees who lost their bid for asylum.
In addition to her international tax practice, Christine lectures in international law, mentors young lawyers, and represents individuals before international tribunals.