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MAQS Advokatbyrå

GIBRALTARGATAN 7, BOX 226, 201 20 MALMÖ, SWEDEN
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Work +46 40 664 26 00
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Fax +46 40 664 26 10
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www.maqs.com

Sweden

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå’s Sten Gejrot advised Nykredit Realkredit on a SEK1.37bn loan facility to finance Svenska Handelsfastigheter’s acquisition of a property portfolio, while practice head Philip Heilbrunn assisted Aberdeen Fastighetsholding with the amendment and restatement of a SEK1.5bn real property acquisition facility.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 4

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå’s department is led by Patrik Essehorn, Mikael Kowal and Patrik Gustafsson-Sonne. Highlights included acting for Corem Property Group in a share offering and a bond issuance, and assisting clients with listings on Nasdaq First North.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå’s corporate and M&A department is led by Maria Norrman, Mikael Kowal and Jonas Blomquist, while the firm’s commercial practice heads are Mango Kask, Per-Henrik Schönberg and Ulf Yxklinten. The firm routinely advised on major share transactions and acted for the sellers in the sale of Polestar to Volvo.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 2

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå’s practice is led by Martin Rifall, Johan Söderlund and Ola Jönsson. Highlights included advising Semeke Group on the planned construction of a skyscraper, and assisting Klövern with the construction of a hotel.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå’s team is led by Pontus Ewerlöf, Björn Goldman and Susanne Edensvärd. The firm is assisting the Republic of Kazakhstan with its challenge to a $500m arbitral award. It secured an arbitral award for AGA against a Finnish construction company.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå’s Mikael Åström successfully represented Strömstads Badanstalt in district court and the Court of Appeal when it was sued by the SCA, and provided clients with merger control and other competition-related advice.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå successfully represented the University of Gothenburg in a termination case, and advised clients on restructurings and the transfer of undertakings. Lars Lövgren, Torbjörn Lindmark and the ‘professional, skilled and knowledgeableMats Nilsson head the practice.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 3

MAQS Advokatbyrå

The ‘helpful and competent’ team at MAQS Advokatbyrå exonerated the municipality of Östersund in the Court of Appeal in a case that concerned contaminated drinking water. Magdalena Persson heads the practice, which also includes senior associate Christina Rydell Ahlström.

Leading individuals

Magdalena Persson - MAQS Advokatbyrå

Next generation lawyers

Christina Rydell Ahlström - MAQS Advokatbyrå

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 2

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå’s ‘competent, pragmatic and experienced’ team is led by Jörgen Estving and Bo Ransnäs. Lawyers from the firm act as receivers in the bankruptcies of Lunds Rörmontage, Bageri Ambrosia and Blockmaster.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

MAQS Advokatbyrå

Peter Sarkia heads MAQS Advokatbyrå’s practice and handled a portfolio transfer from a Swedish to a German insurer.

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Intellectual property and media
Intellectual property and media - ranked: tier 2

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå delivers ‘professional treatment and fast response times’. The department is headed by Monique Wadsted, Christina Berggren, Carl Fhager and David Berggren. The firm successfully represented Coca-Cola in a trade mark opposition case in the Court of Patent Appeals, and acted for Coty in a Supreme Court trade mark case.

Leading individuals

Monique Wadsted - MAQS Advokatbyrå

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå’s department is led by Patric Olofsson, Jessica Svantesson and Jonas Blomquist. The firm advised Corem Property Group when it acquired 21 warehouse properties, and Keva when it acquired two shopping malls.

Leading individuals

Patric Olofsson - MAQS Advokatbyrå

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 2

MAQS Advokatbyrå

Per-Olov Håkanson heads MAQS Advokatbyrå’s practice, which handles a broad range of disputes and non-contentious matters.

Leading individuals

Per-Olov Håkanson - MAQS Advokatbyrå

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

MAQS Advokatbyrå

Key figures at MAQS Advokatbyrå include Lars Odinge and Krister Hjelmstedt, who advise on M&A, restructuring and employee benefits.

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