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The ‘vastly experienced’ Erik Linnarsson heads the practice at Advokatfirman Lindahl KB, which is ‘comparable with many international shipping firms’. It handles all aspects of shipping law, including transactions, flagging, finance and disputes. Peter Bäverlid is ‘thorough’ , and Carl Christian Rösiö a ‘valuable adviser’.
At MAQS Law Firm, team head Lars Boman and associate Kawin Mårtensson advised IKEA on freight documentation. Per-Olov Håkanson is recommended for disputes, recently achieving a favourable settlement for Codan Marine in a collision case, and successfully representing PsC Insurance in a direct action arbitration.
Fredrik Andersson and Stefan Brocker head the ‘excellent’ eight-strong practice at Mannheimer Swartling, and both ‘understand problems very quickly’. Recent work includes advising Stena Bulk on a $350m purchase of oil tankers, and Danske Banke on loan agreements involving bareboat registration.
Jörgen Almelöv’s four-partner practice at Setterwalls provides ‘cost-effective’, ‘fast’ and ‘high-quality’ advice. Finance specialist Almelöv and Patrik Wass acted for Frederi Beta Ship Management, Nynas and Danske Bank regarding the purchase of two bitumen carriers worth €35-€40m from a Chinese shipyard. Johan Sidklev handles disputes.
Advokatfirman Vinge’s experienced team is led by wet and dry expert and dispute resolution specialist Jonas Rosengren, who is representing Akzo Nobel in a $1m liability case. Also recommended are Fredrik Vinge and Per-Olov Sköld, who advise on ship finance, registration, insurance, shipbuilding and freight matters.
Boutique Stockholm firm Dhunér Järvengren Advokatbyrå represents cargo interests, shipowners and charterers, marine insurers and ports. Lennart Järvengren handles disputes, and Karl Dhunér is an experienced mediator.
The team at Skarp Stockholm Advokatbyrå, formerly JCA Skarp Advokatbyrå AB, focuses on ‘quality not quantity’, and it is ‘difficult to figure out who is the best’ between shipping litigator Anders Höglund, wet work partner Sören Thorlin and finance specialist Mats Hesselrud. The well-respected Peter Lindskog joined from Eversheds Advokatbyrå AB. Clients include Zürich Insurance, Hamburg Süd, and UK P&I Club.
Lave Beck-Friis heads the Gothenburg-based practice at Wistrand. Clients include Stena Line, Scanlines, Tärntank Rederi and the Swedish Shipowners Association.
‘Knowledgeable and extremely holistic’ corporate partner Mat Hansson undertakes shipping disputes and vessel transactions at Ashurst. The firm has ‘an incredible network’, and experience in multiple jurisdictions.
Gärde Wesslau Advokatbyrå’s Gunnar Hjertquist advises shipowners on insurance liability and claims. Litigator Sten Gisselberg handles bill of landing and charterparty disputes.
Advokatfirman Wåhlin’s Per Kristiansson previously worked in-house for transportation company DFDS, and is an expert member for general average matters before the Gothenburg Maritime District Court. Clients include Stena Line Scandinavia.
Experienced arbitrator Bengt Åke Johnsson is recommended at White & Case Advokat AB.