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Setterwalls

STORTORGET 23, PO BOX 4501, 203 20 MALM√Ė, SWEDEN
Tel:
Work +46 10 690 04 00
Fax:
Fax +46 10 690 04 70
Email:
Web:
www.setterwalls.se

Adv Lennart Iwar

Tel:
Work +46 10 690 04 12
Email:
Setterwalls

Work Department

Real estate, construction.

Position

Partner, Advokat and head of Setterwalls´Infrastructure department. Construction and Industrial Projects, Project Financing, Loan Facilities, Arbitration, M&A, Real Estate M&A.

Career

2000- Setterwalls 1991-1999, Lindahl law firm 1985-1988, Sydkraft AB, corporate lawyer 1983-1985, Appeals Court of West Sweden 1981-1983, District Court of Västervik Publications: Engaged as an expert giving comments on FIDIC's test version of "Conditions of Contract for EPC Turnkey Projects". Co-author of the FIDIC and Swedish Construction Law (part of the IBA Book Project).

Languages

English.

Member

Swedish Bar Association. IBA

Education

1981, University of Lund (LL.M.).


Sweden

Banking and finance

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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Construction

Within: Construction

Clients single out Setterwalls as 'professional, fast, and competent'; the practice has experience in the planning, procurement, implementation and monitoring of building projects and related construction contracts, as well as expertise in contentious issues. Lennart Iwar and senior associate Mattias Wiklund represented BTH Bygg in a compensation claim against its sub-contractor Benders for damages caused by delays and defects; the team's client portfolio also includes Skanska, NCC and Strabag. Iwar is the practice head in Malmö, while Anders Heintze and Hans Dahlberg Kolga lead the teams in Gothenburg and Stockholm respectively. Erik Palmgren joined MAQS Advokatbyrå and Henric Namander moved in-house at Tuve Bygg.

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Real estate

Within: Real estate

Setterwalls handles the full range of real estate matters encompassing transactions, commercial lease issues, real estate financings, tax mandates and disputes. The group, which was strengthened by the arrival of Patric Olofsson from MAQS Advokatbyrå in 2019, was recently involved in several complex projects for national and international clients. Team leader Anders Heintze specialises in development projects; Lennart Iwar, Jessica Schönning and senior associate Anders Frick are also key practitioners. Niklas Svantesson left for an in-house position at Tobin Properties.

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