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Adv Anders Linnerborg

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Energy & Commodities, Environment, Real Estate


ANDERS LINNERBORG is head of Setterwalls’ environmental law group and his main areas of practice are environmental and water law and special real estate law. Anders works mainly with major proceedings in environmental court regarding water and environment cases and he is one of the most frequently retained lawyers in i.a. the fields of material and water supply. He works as counsel and consultant for public as well as private clients regarding industries, ballast and mineral operations, water enterprises, infrastructure projects and contaminated land and has 23 years’ experience of working with environmental law. Anders is currently involved in several major cases in the area and i.a. represents LFV in the re-examination of Malmö Airport and in several major water cases involving i.a. Sydvatten. Anders is also vastly experienced in contaminated land and transactions concerning environmental law. Anders is often engaged to give speeches on his field of expertise and also arranges seminars himself where colleagues from the business as well as other consultants participate.


2010-, Setterwalls 1999-2010, Advokatfirman Lindahl, partner 1998-1999, Advokatfirman Wagenius & Partners, LL.M. 1992-1998, LRF Juridiska Byrån AB, in-house counsel and head of legal department 1992, Karlstads kommun, acting city counsel 1989-1992, Arvika District Court, law clerk


English, German and French


Swedish Bar Association


1989, University of Lund (LL.M.)



Within: Energy

Setterwalls’ team includes Jonas Frii, who is head of energy M&A and financing, and senior associates Elin Hjort and Mattias Wiklund, who acted for Aquila Capital in the €232m acquisition of the Lehtirova and Högkölen wind farm projects from OX2 Group. Anders Linnerborg (head of energy regulatory) and others assisted BorĂ„s Energi och Miljö with obtaining a permit to build and operate energy and waste services facilities in BorĂ„s. The firm is also the exclusive adviser to Swedish wind power developer Arise on project development, transactions and financing matters. Tove Andersson joined from Wistrand.

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Anders Linnerborg - Setterwalls

Within: Environment

Setterwalls enhanced its profile by hiring Tove Andersson, an expert in environmental law and energy permitting, from Wistrand. A team including Anders Linnerborg, Tove SkĂ€rblom and Jakob Ekesbo is representing Sydvatten in a damages action brought by Norwegian power company Statkraft over a loss of electrical power allegedly caused by Sydvatten’s diversion of the local water supply.

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Real estate

Within: Real estate

Setterwalls’ work includes site acquisitions and development projects; clients in this space include NCC, Skandia Fastigheter, Skanska and Strabag. Anders Linnerborg, Linda Jönsjö and others recently advised Riksbyggeb on its acquisition of the land registered as Abborren 2 from Malmö Stenhus for the purpose of transforming it into a promenade. Anders Heintze, Lennart Iwar and Jessica Schönning lead teams in Gothenburg, Malmö and Stockholm respectively. Patric Olofsson was a new arrival from MAQS AdvokatbyrĂ„ in 2019.

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