Payam Samarghandi advises Danish and international clients on legal matters related to cryptocurrency. Since 2016, Payam has gained a deep market-leading knowledge in this field. Throughout the years, Payam has gained experience in advising market-leading projects from centralized trading platforms, virtual assets service providers (VASPs) and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). Payam has established a broad national and international network, extensive professional experience and gained a second to none industry knowledge, which forms the basis of his legal advice.
Payam’s experience as a legal advisor includes in particular financial regulation, corporate law, commercial contracts, legal opinions assessments and litigation. Payam also has in-depth experience with tax law, where Payam regularly represents clients regarding taxation on gains on virtual currencies against the Danish tax authorities.
In addition, Payam Samarghandi has vast experience in advising on venture capital investments such as seed investments and general business law. Payam has particular experience in managing and negotiating transactions within the fintech industry, where Payam benefits from his commercial and regulatory knowledge.
Payam has a special professional interest in advising on matters related to non-fungible tokens (NFTs), web3 and metaverse, where Payam benefits from his experience with virtual currencies.
Payam is often used as a speaker on topics related to blockchain and virtual currencies, and Payam is regularly used as an expert regarding matters related to these topics.
Payam also has vast experience in negotiating commercial disputes, especially based on conflicts related to virtual currencies, where Payam takes use of his expert knowledge on the subject. In this connection, Payam has conducted litigation on and negotiated significant international cases (DKK 100+ million).
Clients describe Payam as a hardworking, commercially minded, trustworthy, and friendly advisor who is available when needed be.
Payam was admitted to the Danish Bar in 2019 and is educated at Horten Law Firm, which is one of Denmark’s largest law firms.
Attorney, Horten, 2016-2020.
Bar Admission, 2019.
Master of Laws, the University of Copenhagen, 2016
LL.B., the University of Southern Denmark, 2014