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Setterwalls

STUREGATAN 10, PO BOX 1050, 101 39 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
Tel:
Work +46 8 598 890 00
Fax:
Fax +46 8 598 890 90
Email:
Web:
www.setterwalls.se
Gothenburg, Malmo, Stockholm

Adv Åke J Fors

Tel:
Work +46 8 598 890 08
Email:
Setterwalls

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Arbitration.

Position

Partner, Advokat Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, Insurance.

Career

1987- Setterwalls 1987, Hedberg & Johnsson 1985-1986, Haight, Gardner, Poor & Havens, New York and Lillick & Charles, San Francisco 1983-1985, Stockholm District Court, law clerk.

Languages

English and German.

Member

Swedish Bar Association.

Education

1982, University of Oslo (Maritime Law) 1982, University of Lund (LL.M.) 1981-1982, Civil Law, University of Lund, research assistant at the Faculty of Law.


Sweden

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Ă…ke Fors - Setterwalls

Within: Banking and finance

Setterwalls fields a team of 'highly competent and service-minded' lawyers, who are 'hardworking and reliable advisors with good technical drafting skills'. The group is jointly led by the 'fantastic' Åke Fors, Jesper Kuschel and Lennart Iwar, and is regularly engaged by foreign and domestic banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers. Carl Lindencrona is also a key name to note, and the team was notably strengthened by the 2018 arrival of regulatory compliance expert Andreas Löfholm from an in-house role at PwC.

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Insurance

Within: Insurance

The team at Setterwalls handles a range of insurance and reinsurance matters including the separation of insurance investment funds, regulatory issues and disputes relating to insurance coverage. Financial specialist Åke Fors and litigator Magnus Berlin jointly lead the practice. Patrik Olivecrona and specialist counsel Kenneth Nilsson are other key practitioners.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping

Setterwalls' department has 'excellent knowledge' and advises on a variety of shipping and maritime projects. Team leader Åke J Fors, who specialises in ship finance and insurance issues, assisted the North of England P&I Club and one of its members as creditor with a Swedish bankruptcy relating to a damaged vessel. Senior associate Niclas Martinsson is praised for 'always providing honest advice and putting the client's needs first'.

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