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Advokatfirman Cederquist’s ‘excellent’ team is led by the ‘very professional and experienced’ Robert Stromberg. It includes the ‘extremely knowledgeable’ Jens Tillqvist and counsel Jenny Jilmstad, both of whom joined from Ashurst. The firm represents the employer organisation IKEM and PwC in disputes, and advises Procter & Gamble.

DLA Piper has ‘a deep bench of specialist lawyers who provide clear, professional advice’. Practice head Mats Borgström is ‘responsive, knowledgeable and hands on’, and Johan Sundberg and ‘excellent’ senior associate Dino Kalamujic are also key members of the team. The firm represented the Swedish Building Workers’ Union in a Supreme Court case. Other clients include Discovery Communications.

Specialist firm Elmzell Advokatbyrå AB, member of Ius Laboris delivers ‘an outstanding level of service’. The team is led by Ulrika Runelöv and also includes Jenny Hellberg and the ‘efficient and reliable’ Lars Hartzell. The firm advises clients on policy implementation, negotiations with trade unions, terminations and environment law.

Mannheimer Swartling provides ‘excellent service’ under the leadership of Henric Diefke, who advised Castellum on reorganisation and integration following its acquisition of Norrporten. The ‘fast, knowledgeable and patient’ Anders Nordström represented an IT company in a breach of loyalty and non-competition claim. Madeleine Rydberger is the key contact in Malmö.

Advokatfirman Vinge’s ‘pragmatic, responsive and knowledgeable team’ is led by Fredrik Dahl (who is ‘likeable and sincere’), Olle Lindén and Ingela Malmborg. Dahl acts for, and the ‘very skilled and professional’ Charlotte Forssander is defending Sigma Industry West and four of its managers in a trade secrets case.

Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyrå KB’s ‘absolutely fantastic’ team is led by the ‘highly knowledgeable and experienced’ Sten Bauer. It includes ‘commercially savvy’ counsel Johan Zetterström. The firm advises clients on terminations, reorganisations, mergers and discussions with unions.

The ‘outstanding’ Advokatfirman Delphi delivers ‘excellent practical advice backed by strong business acumen’. The ‘efficient and reliable’ Fredrik Nordlöf heads the practice in Stockholm and provides advice to Médecins Sans Frontières and Sucaba Technologies. Leif Ramberg heads the Gothenburg team. Other clients include Arla Foods and Com Hem.

Hamilton Advokatbyrå delivers ‘invaluable business acumen and industry knowledge’. The ‘creative, service-minded and knowledgeable’ Erik Danhard heads the practice, which also includes Tom Johansson. Andreas Edenman joined from Ashurst. The firm assists clients with collective agreements, disputes and the transfer of employees.

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s lawyers are ‘responsive and good at allocating resources and identifying issues’. Cecilia Kindgren-Bengtsson and the ‘competent and service-minded’ Anders Leijon head the team, which acts for Sony Mobile and advises Tieto Corporation in relation to M&A.

MAQS Advokatbyrå successfully represented the University of Gothenburg in a termination case, and advised clients on restructurings and the transfer of undertakings. Lars Lövgren, Torbjörn Lindmark and the ‘professional, skilled and knowledgeable’ Mats Nilsson head the practice.

Setterwalls delivers ‘outstanding service and professionalism’. ‘Steadfast and solution-oriented’ practice head Dan Bullarbo advised Nomad Foods on the reorganisation of Findus, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on the reorganisation of its Norwegian operations.

Bird & Bird’s ‘excellent’ team is led by Katarina Åhlberg. It advises clients on multi-jurisdictional reorganisations and remuneration strategies. Clients include software provider Qlik.

Eversheds Advokatbyrå AB (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) advises clients on redundancies and the transfer of undertakings. Practice head Per Westman represented Söderberg & Partners in pension-related arbitration.

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå advises clients on reorganisations, acquisitions, and litigation. Andreas Holmqvist is the key figure.

Lawyers at Roschier are ‘extremely skilled and highly knowledgeable’. They include the ‘talented and reliable’ Jenny Welander Wadström, who advised Assa Abloy on a global review of its employment contracts. The team advises on contentious terminations and M&A transactions.

Advokatfirman Törngren Magnell’s ‘excellent’ team is led by the ‘razor-sharp and pleasantly solution-oriented’ Anna Jerndorf. It advises on M&A, the transfer of employees and litigation. Clients include Otsuka Pharma Europe and Interflora.

Wesslau Söderqvist Advokatbyrå’s team is led by the ‘service-minded and knowledgeable’ Jessica Stålhammar. The firm advises AT&T and assisted Bostik with the termination of an employee.

Wistrand ‘consistently provides timely and accurate advice’. Clients include Saab Automobile, which Gothenburg practice head Jörgen Larsson represents in its insolvency case. Stockholm practice head Jakob Bernander advises the Swedish Construction Federation and real estate development company Ebab.

EY Law’s team is led by the ‘pragmatic and direct’ Paula Hogéus. Work includes compliance reviews of contracts, reorganisations and assistance during contract negotiations.

At Hammarskiöld & Co AB, practice head Thomas Lindqvist advised CityJet on trade union and collective agreement negotiations, and advised Carpenter Sweden on the closure of operations in Tibro.

Hellström Law’s practice head is Johan Karlman, who advises Luxottica Nordic and Goodyear Dunlop Tires on employment matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton’s practice head is Robert Lakatos, whose areas of expertise include misuse of trade secrets litigation.

Niclas Widjeskog at Linklaters handles reorganisations and litigation. Clients include Samsung, Morgan Stanley and Bayer.

The ‘highly attentive’ Carl-Fredrik Hedenström heads Magnusson Advokatbyrå’s ‘very professional and supportive team’. He advised Geomatikk Sverige on the drafting of employment contracts, and acted for Orbit One in the acquisition of a manufacturing unit.

Morris Law provides ‘quick responses and appropriate solutions’ under the leadership of the ‘highly skilled and experienced’ Roger Wier. The firm handles unfair dismissal cases and provides advice on reorganisations and negotiations with trade unions.

At Advokatfirman Nordia, ‘skilled negotiator’ Roger Hedlund assists clients with collective agreements, the restructuring of personnel and employee terminations.

The ‘knowledgeable and service-minded’ Fredrika Skoog joined Ramberg Advokater after leaving Hamilton Advokatbyrå. She advises a range of companies on strategic employment matters.

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