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Lars Johansson

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Lars Johansson is a partner in Roschier's EU & Competition practice in Stockholm. He has extensive experience of merger control, cartel investigations and abuse of dominance cases at both national and EU level. He also has broad experience of acting in IPR related transactions and regulatory matters, data protection issues, public procurement, as well as disputes. Lars originally joined Roschier in 2006, and later spent several years at another law firm in Sweden before rejoining Roschier in 2012.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Roschier handles mid- to large-sized deals for international private equity houses, listed companies, privately held companies, banks and other financial institutions. Malin Leffler, Björn Johansson Heigis, and Lars Johansson advised Atlas Copco on the sale of its road construction equipment division to Fayat Group, and Jens Bengtsson advised Guy Hands (the chairman of Terra Firma Capital Partners) on the acquisition of McDonald’s Nordic operations. Björn Winström, Pontus Enquist and Ola Åhman are also recommended. Henrik Fritz joined from Handelsbanken Corporate Finance. Mattias Friberg joined Hannes Snellman in 2018.

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EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Roschier’s team head Kristian Hugmark and senior associate Andres Acevedo are representing Trygg-Hansa in an SCA investigation into alleged collusion among several insurance companies over tendering for contracts. Lars Johansson recently assisted Marginalen with obtaining SCA merger clearance of its SEK1.7bn acquisition of the Sergel Group from the Telia Company.

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IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Roschier’s team is led by Björn Johansson Heigis and includes Lars Johansson and Erik Ficks. It recently assisted OneMed with several IT projects (including outsourcings and matters concerning automation) and advised Epic Systems on projects involving IT contracts, personal data protection and public procurement issues.

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Intellectual property and media

Within: Intellectual property and media

Led by Erik Ficks, Roschier covers all the contentious and non-contentious aspects of copyright, trade marks, trade secrets and design rights. The firm advises clients in the high-tech, media, life sciences and financial services sectors on transactions, licensing and other commercial agreements, as well as data protection. Ficks, Lars Johansson, Björn Johansson Heigis and Rebecca Huselius advise Bonnierförlagen on copyright, trade marks (including managing its global portfolios) and various media issues.

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