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IT and telecoms
- Danowsky & Partners Advokatbyrå
Elvang & Partnere Advokatbyrå
Eversheds Advokatbyrå AB
- Foyen Advokatfirma KB
- Frank Advokatbyrå AB
Fylgia KB, Advokatfirman
The ‘standout’ Jim Runsten heads Bird & Bird’s IT group, and Johan Tydén runs the telecoms practice. Both teams handle complex, high-value, multi-jurisdictional work. New clients Softronic, Workday Inc and iZettle join existing names such as Capgemini and 3G Infrastructure Services. The well-respected Gabriel Lidman joined from Hamilton Advokatbyrå.
The highly rated Johan Kahn heads the 27-lawyer practice at Advokatfirman Delphi, which handles standalone work and transactional support. Agne Lindberg is ‘number one in IT and outsourcing’, and Erik Woodcock is ‘second to none’ for data protection advice. Clients include DCG One, EnterCard and Xerox.
The recently promoted David Frydlinger heads Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s ‘engaged and innovative’ practice, whose clients include Verizon and Logica. Erik Bergenstråhle is advising Bankgirocentralen on a new payment system. The ‘very good and competent’ Kenth Berg is representing the Swedish Transport Workers Union in large procurement deals.
Bo Söderberg’s ‘impressive and extremely experienced’ team at Mannheimer Swartling handles outsourcing, transactional support, data protection, IT contracts and telecoms regulation. Erica Wiking Häger is advising Stockholm City Council on ICT infrastructure procurement for a major new hospital, and Martin Pekkari acted for Sandvik Aktiebolag on a SEK2bn outsourcing deal with IBM.
At Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå, the newly promoted Per Rådelöv advised 4T Sverige on a mobile payments service between Sweden’s leading mobile phone operators. The five-partner team supports transactions and handles standalone matters.
At Linklaters LLP, Elisabet Lundgren specialises in multi-jurisdictional transaction support within the technology sector. Recent work includes a number of outsourcing matters.
Setterwalls’ impressive client list includes Facebook, Konica Minolta and Verizon. Jörgen Axelsson and Joacim Johannesson assisted Danish telecoms operator TDC Sverige with a regional council tender. Axelsson and Per Furberg are advising the Swedish government on the legal framework for a new e-identification system.
Advokatfirman Vinge advised high-profile clients on high-value IT outsourcings in 2012. Björn Gustavsson and others are developing a solid e-commerce client base, and regulatory expert Carl Johan af Petersens continues to represent Tele2 against TeliaSonera and others. Michael Sterner has experience in cross-border digital music distribution.
Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyra’s IT-focused practice handles major outsourcing, procurement and licensing matters, as well as transactional support. Stefan Brandt advises Google on ongoing IT and communication matters. John Nylén represented Vectura Consulting in a large IT outsourcing project.
Advokatfirman Cederquist’s Fredrik Ståhl is advising UNIT4 Agresso, a Swedish enterprise software supplier, on licensing matters, and Samsung Electronics Nordic on e-trade issues. Since publication,
Jan Bryme heads DLA Nordic’s 12-lawyer practice, whose international client base has grown to include HCL Technologies and Cognizant. Arthur Csatho is experienced in outsourcings, IT agreements and asset finance, while Ingrid Eliasson is recommended for regulatory advice.
Thomas Nygren heads the team at Hamilton Advokatbyrå. It handles regulatory and compliance work as well as transactional support for clients including Cinnober Financial Technology. Ola Hansson specialises in telecoms litigation and arbitration, and represents telecoms operators and regulators. Gabriel Lidman joined Bird & Bird.
Mats Ohlén’s four-partner team at Time Advokatbyrå KB consistently impresses clients with its industry knowledge and efficient service, and rises a tier in the ranking. Alexander Berger advised digital marketing company Tradedoubler on its group-wide IT operations. The ‘excellent’ Johanna Linder is recommended for outsourcing and data protection matters. Since publication,
Ashurst acts for SMEs as well as multinationals including Siemens Enterprise Communications. Senior legal consultant Elsa Arbrandt advised Atos IT Solutions on IT procurement and the Online Back Up Company on its establishment in Sweden.
The highly rated Daniel Wåtz heads the team at Danowsky & Partners Advokatbyrå, which acts for public and private sector clients.
Anders Perméus and Daniel Lindberg are the key figures at IT boutique Elvang & Partnere Advokatbyrå. Recent mandates include advising pensions administrator Skandikon on e-communication agreements and a major procurement. The pair also handled web-based trading agreements for financial advisers Max Matthiessen.
Regulatory litigator Göran Johansson joined Eversheds Advokatbyrå AB from Telenor Sweden. Jonas Bratt has previously worked in-house at TeliaSonera, which is also a client.
Peter Dyer and the team at Foyen Advokatfirma KB focus on advising construction and property firms and internet operators. The firm advises WSP Group on programme development and online contracting matters, and is advising engineering firm Sweco on licensing infrastructure project software.
Recent work for Frank Advokatbyrå AB includes IT outsourcing and procurement work for Swedish companies. The seven-partner firm advises several telecoms clients, including Scandinavian telecoms operator Telenor. Johan Sahlstrand has ‘excellent people skills’.
Advokatfirman Fylgia KB’s Roger Hellström and Malin Forsman are IT and internet law specialists. Their expertise covers data protection, capital procurement and cloud computing.
Hammarskiöld & Co AB’s recent mandates include advising a well-known retailer on the licensing, delivery and maintenance of a new IT system. Thomas Lindqvist’s ten-strong team handles trade mark and patent matters for technology firms such as Verizon.
The ‘unpretentious and service-minded’ Mats Hansson heads the ‘extremely knowledgeable’ two-partner team at IT-Lawyers in Sweden Ltd. Recent work includes advising Air Greenland on outsourcing its core IT systems, and handling telecoms matters and IT litigation for domestic and international clients.
In 2012, MAQS Law Firm’s Anders Åberg and Mango Kask handled complex negotiations for TUI Nordic Holding regarding a new software platform. Department head Christina Berggren drafted and negotiated IT&T contracts for Stampen Group.
Helskinki-based Mikko Manner oversees a four-associate team at Roschier. In 2012 it advised Nokia on the acquisition of the operations of Swedish mobile imaging firm Scalado. Technology clients include Sulake and Excitor.
Associates Philippa Johanssen and Anthony Krystek joined the team at von lode advokat ab, which is led by Anders Ericsson. The firm advised on matters including e-commerce and software development agreements for Swedish clients.
Wistrand’s Lars Davidsson handled IT company Caperio Holding’s acquisition of Licensbolaget, while Peter Helle is defending ePhone before the Supreme Court in litigation over user information disclosure. Magnus Forssman is ‘extraordinarily talented’.