Sweden > Employment
Index of tables
- Hellström Law
MAQS Law Firm
Eversheds Advokatbyrå AB
- Gärde Wesslau Advokatbyrå
- Hammarskiöld & Co AB
- Advokatfirman Lindahl KB
- Sten Bauer – Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyra
- Mats Borgström – DLA Nordic
- Fredrik Dahl – Vinge, Advokatfirman
- Erik Danhard – Hamilton Advokatbyrå
- Tom Johansson – Hamilton Advokatbyrå
- Björn Lindskog – Vinge, Advokatfirman
- Katarina Nordblom Åhlberg – Bird & Bird
Anders Nordström –
- Robert Stromberg – Cederquist, Advokatfirman
- Jens Tillqvist – Cederquist, Advokatfirman
Advokatfirman Cederquist provides standalone advice and transactional support. Robert Stromberg is ‘attentive’ and ‘no-nonsense’. He and associate Linda Karlsson handled Dahl Group’s reorganisation, and also advised Lernia on non-contentious trade secret matters. Other clients include Manpower, and Procter & Gamble.
DLA Nordic’s Johan Sundberg is representing EFG Bank in a high-value severance case against a former employee. Mats Borgström’s ‘swift’ team also handles transactional support and reorganisations, often with a cross-border element.
Recent highlights for Advokatfirman Vinge’s 24-lawyer practice include Björn Lindskog, Fredrik Gustafsson and Martin Johansson acting for airline SAS regarding alleged pilot discrimination. Fredrik Dahl is advising Warner Bros Entertainment on restructuring. Other clients include Aegis Group, and Smith & Nephew.
At Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyra, the ‘calm and proficient’ Sten Bauer and ‘supportive’ Johan Zetterström are advising St Jude Medical on a 500-redundancy closure. The eight-strong team includes some ‘very good associates’.
Elmzell Advokatbyrå AB, member of ius laboris specialises in employment law. Ulrika Runelöv heads the team, whose clients include multinationals, public sector organisations and Almega, a 10,000-member employers’ association. Associate Jakob Broman joined in 2012 from Unionen, while Andreas Tocklin left to re-establish Advokatfirman Tocklin & Son AB.
At Linklaters LLP, Nordic employment head Anders Nordström regularly assists with big-ticket transactions. Clients include Chevreux Nordic and RBS. Recent work for Ottilia Boström includes advising Texas Instruments on post-merger integration. Fellow associate Charlotte Demegård works in Stockholm and London.
At the ‘highly recommended’ Mannheimer Swartling, Henric Diefke advised UK-based GKN on employment and pensions matters following its acquisition of 44,000-employee Volvo Aero. Madeleine Rydberger advised Thule Group on executive share offerings. Associate Sam Seddigh is ‘up and coming’.
Managing partner Katarina Nordblom Åhlberg heads Bird & Bird’s ‘good-value’ practice. Clients include Seven Day Finans, BT Group and NASDAQ OMX Group. ‘Up-and-coming’ senior associate Magnus Berterud handles litigation.
Advokatfirman Delphi advises corporates including IC Companies, Novell and Oriflame Cosmetics. The ‘simply brilliant’ Paula Hogéus is ‘flawless’.
At Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå, Andreas Holmqvist, Manfred Löfvenhaft and Björn Tude act mainly for employers, handling redundancies, workplace discrimination and pensions advice.
Hamilton Advokatbyrå represents a range of blue-chip and household names. Erik Danhard handles disputes and strategic employment advice; Tom Johansson acts for the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce in labour arbitrations, and Fredrika Skoog specialises in employment tax.
At Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, the ‘first-rate’ Olle Jansson acts for employers, and Robert Lakatos also advises government agencies. Lakatos successfully represented the Swedish Tax Agency in a summary dismissal case.
Öberg & Associés advises on Swedish and EU matters. Ulf Öberg and Ida Otken Eriksson represented a mother in a European Court of Justice case concerning the parental rights of Swedish nationals abroad. Senior associate and litigator Martin Mörk left for the Swedish Equality Commission.
Setterwalls’ ‘creative’ department head Dan Bullarbo is representing the city Of Gothenburg in a dismissal arbitration, and the ‘deeply knowledgeable’ Åsa Erlandsson is advising Bilfinger Berger on collective bargaining agreements. Clients of the ‘responsive’ Henrik Kjellander include Spotify. Roger Wier was promoted to partner.
At Wistrand, Jörgen Larsson is assisting Saab Automobile in numerous labour law issues and union negotiations following the insolvency of the 3,500-employee organisation. Mats Hilmersson is joint department head.
Hellström Law’s Mats Hellström and Johan Karlman provide transactional support and handle redundancies, restructurings and labour organisation negotiations.
MAQS Law Firm’s sizeable team covers all aspects of employment law, including disputes. Practice head Lars Lövgren is active in the district and appeal courts, and Mats Nilsson is representing Nils Hansson Logistics in a case against 25 dismissed drivers. Torbjörn Lindmark is ‘a strong practitioner’.
Roschier’s Magnus Wallander is advising a UK-owned Swedish company on post-merger redundancies, and a Canadian-owned Swedish company on a plant closure. Senior associate Jenny Welander Wadström handles pensions and social security matters.
Jenny Jilmstad at Ashurst advises Swedish companies on labour law and employment disputes.
Eversheds Advokatbyrå AB recruited Per Westman from Advokatfirman Vinge to head the four-strong team after Fredrik Järund and Claes-Göran Westerberg left to establish boutique firm Westerberg Jarund Advokatbyrå.
Gärde Wesslau Advokatbyrå covers matters including negotiations with labour law organisations and court proceedings. Jessica Stålhammar heads the team.
Hammarskiöld & Co AB’s ‘friendly and prompt’ team is led by Thomas Lindqvist, who is advising Armstrong Worldwide Industries on a reorganisation.
Cecilia Kindgren-Bengtsson heads Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s four-partner team, which recently advised Group NBT on TUPE transfers within Sweden and cross-border to Denmark.
At Magnusson Advokatbyrå, Carl-Fredrik Hedenström’s clients include Bank of China, Fitch Ratings and PCB Piezotronics.
Ebba Walberg Snygg heads Moll Wendén Advokatbyrå’s practice, which provides non-contentious advice to domestic and multinational companies, as well as public sector bodies.
The ‘problem-solving’ Mikael Nelson at Time Advokatbyrå KB won mandates from multinationals including real estate company CBRE.
Ulf Johansson and Lennart Pettersson cover employment law at White & Case Advokat AB. Counsel Fredrik Schultz handles contentious matters.