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Åberg & Co AB, Advokatfirman
Alrutz' Advokatbyrå AB
Fröberg & Lundholm Advokatbyrå
- Mannheimer Swartling
Recent highlights for specialist boutique Advokatfirman Åberg & Co AB include securing permits for major waste disposal facilities, advising on implementing European environmental law, and handling contaminated land and biogas matters for public and private sector clients. Mårten Bengtsson has advised the Swedish government on new emissions rules. Stefan Rubenson is a former Ministry of Environment legal chief.
Alrutz’ Advokatbyrå AB’s nine-partner practice specialises in permits for environmentally hazardous activities. Louis Vasseur, Owe Björk and Thomas Carlberg act for local and national authorities and industrial companies.
Fröberg & Lundholm Advokatbyrå’s comprehensive practice spans permitting and enforcement, contaminated land, emissions trading and waste management matters. Former Environmental Protection Agency employee Mikael Lundholm and Mikael Berglund, previously of Mannheimer Swartling, are recommended.
Gothenburg-based Mårten Tagaeus is the highly rated head of Mannheimer Swartling’s three-partner practice, which advises clients such as Wallhamn on port activity and expansion. Bo Hansson’s clients include Nordisk Vinfkraft and the city of Stockholm, which he represented in a large permit proceeding. Per Molander advised Boliden on mine extension permits.
Hans Bergqvist in Gothenburg and the ‘outstanding’ Erica Nobel in Malmö head Advokatfirman Delphi’s practice, with Patric Lundin also recommended. Nobel represents ports, airports and municipalities, and is advising the city of Malmö on contaminated land development permits. The team also conducts M&A due diligence.
MAQS Law Firm advises public bodies, landowners and private companies on permits, contamination and environmentally hazardous activities. Team head Magdalena Persson’s clients include Golder Associates and the Gothenburg area Rescue Service Authority. Katrin Troedsson is advising Rabbalshede Kraft on wind farm permits, assisted by senior associate Christina Rydell-Ahlström.
Thomas Sjöberg is recommended at Advokatfirman Vinge, where the team provides transactional support and standalone environmental law advice. Sjöberg advised Bergvik Skog on the Jädraås wind farm project, and handled permissions and land lease agreements for SSE Renewables on another wind farm scheme. Ingela Malmborg advised Skånemeierier on environmental risks.
At Wistrand, Gothenburg-based practice head Rudolf Laurin is handling several high-value permit applications for wind farms, waste treatment facilities and combined heat and power plants. ‘Excellent’ senior associate Tove Andersson secured an onshore wind farm permit for Stena Renewable Energy.
At Hellström Law, Staffan Michelson and Lennart Melchior’s work includes advice on permits, government contracts and clean-up liabilities.
The ‘excellent but humble’ Mikael Wärnsby at Advokatfirman Lindahl KB advises on complex projects and the environmental code, and also handles disputes. Specialist Olof Hallberg is also recommended.
Magnusson Advokatbyrå won mandates from Finnish hazardous waste management company EKOKEM OY and Swedish firm IL Recycling. Jonas Bergquist is experienced in transactional support and environmental due diligence. He is advising SAKAB on a new landfill site and joint ventures with a mining company.
At Setterwalls, Agnes Larfeldt Alvén focuses on regulatory and compliance matters for clients including the Swedish Maritime Administration and building materials producer Schweden Splitt. Team head Anders Linnerborg handles litigation and arbitration, and is recommended for contaminated land issues.
Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyra’s recent work includes advising Swedish and international clients on biomass incentives, environmental disputes and contaminated land matters.
Foyen Advokatfirma KB’s clients include regional power companies and recycling plant Telge Årwevinning. Pia Pehrson and Mikael Westin are the key names. The team obtained important permits for forestry company Södra.
Malin Wikström heads the practice at Gärde Wesslau Advokatbyrå. Located in seven cities, the team regularly advises on waste and recycling, and emissions rights. It also handles environmental damage claims.
At Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, real estate specialist Thomas Rajala is experienced in environmental transactions and in disputes relating to large infrastructure and construction projects.
Advokatfirman Nordia’s Conny Cedermark and Tomas Marcusson advise on emissions rights and land use matters.