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Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

HAMNGATAN 27, BOX 715, 101 33 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
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Sweden

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

Clients praise Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ for its 'pragmatic approach to complex problems and excellent understanding of the business aspects of the financial services sector'. The team covers the full gamut of finance transactions and works closely with various other departments of the firm. The 'dependable and solution-oriented' Eric Halvarsson assisted Swedish Hospital Partners and its shareholders Skanska and Innisfree with the partial prepayment and refinancing of its debt facilities relating to the New Karolinska Solna hospital project. Practice head Fredrik Gillgren and senior associate Ulrika von Sivers are also key names to note, as is Per Gustaf Ekbom.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

Led by Emil Hedberg, the capital markets team at Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ includes individuals who specialise in ECM, DCM and public M&A transactional work, and have 'very strong personal and diplomatic skills'. The department works closely with the firm's banking and finance and insolvency groups and is frequently instructed to advise on the financial restructurings of listed companies. Highlights included advising Danske Bank on the £97m IPO of MAG Interactive on Nasdaq First North Premier, and Charles Andersson and Hedberg acting for Karo Pharma on a £109m rights issuance. Associate Carl Magnusson is a key practitioner. Ola Lidström joined Bird & Bird in 2018.

Next generation lawyers

Emil Hedberg - Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

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

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ is praised for its 'exceptional negotiation skills' and 'strong client focus'. The increasingly active practice is led by Fredrik Hag and counts Pontus Bergsten, who gives 'solid advice both from a legal and commercial perspective' as a key practitioner; Bergsten recently advised MTG on its €115m auction sale of Baltic TV and radio assets. Naspers, AAC Capital Partners and Ceder Capital are also clients. Other names to note include 'competent and down-to-earth' Jon Ericson and 'dedicated and hardworking' senior associate Joachim Funariu. Erica Hegerin was promoted to the partnership in 2018.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ has an 'excellent and committed dispute resolution team', which is regularly instructed by Magic Circle firms. Senior counsel Olof Nilsson successfully represented an accountant at KPMG, who was accused of negligent auditing in the high-profile HQ bank litigation. Ola Hansson, who is a 'highly effective commercial litigator', recently acted for Nordic Sport & Event in a dispute relating to the ownership of an enduro motorcycle competition. Johannes Ericson acts for Swedish and international clients in a wide range of disputes, including those involving insurance-related issues, professional liability, product liability, and share and asset purchases. Magnus Rydberg leads the team.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ has significant experience in EU law and also handles competition advice and litigation. Mats Johnsson works closely with the corporate team and recently handled multiple merger control matters, and Fredrik Linder combines public procurement and competition expertise.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ's team 'stands on solid ground due to its experience'; it is regularly involved in the employment aspects of the M&A department's transactions but also handles disputes and gives 'well-adapted' advice relating to the protection of human capital, trade secrets work, pensions issues and incentive schemes. The 'excellent' Erik Danhard leads the practice and is involved in a number of contentious mandates including arbitrations; he attracts praise for 'always being objective and analysing a situation before coming back with an answer'. Senior counsel Tom Johansson is also experienced in the field; Jenny Jilmstad, who joined from Osborne Clarke, was a new arrival in 2019.

Leading individuals

Erik Danhard - Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 3

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

The team at Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ combines TMT and IP expertise; clients praise the 'broad practice and very high competency levels'. Highlights included advising the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) on its adoption of GDPR; other clients include A3 and Chinsay. Practice head Thomas Nygren has a 'very good understanding of the business situation which, combined with his legal expertise, makes his advice feasible from a business perspective'.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 1

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ fields 'a strong insolvency team with older, experienced partners as well as some up-and coming lawyers'; the group combines expertise acting as receivers in bankruptcies with experience as administrators in company reorganisations. 'Very knowledgeable and pragmatic' managing partner and practice head Emma Berglund UvÀng was appointed receiver for Vanda Acars, and Hans Renman, who is 'thorough and known for his in-depth legal skills', acted as trustee in the bankruptcy of IAC Vilsta. Lars Eric Gustafsson is praised for his 'academic approach to legal matters', while Michael Levin is noted as a 'business-minded and pragmatic lawyer, who also has integrity and legal knowledge'. Martin Prager is also noted.

Leading individuals

Hans Renman - Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

Lars Eric Gustafsson - Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

Led by Peter Kullgren, the team at Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ handles the regulatory, corporate, commercial and contentious aspects of insurance and reinsurance matters, and counts American Express, Medicover Insurance and Svenska LÀkemedelsförsÀkringen as clients. Magnus Rydberg and senior associate Anna Wahlbom are also experienced in the area. Johannes Ericson is regularly sought-out by insurance companies in large and complex cross-border disputes, and domestic insurance disputes are also a pillar of his practice.

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Public procurement
Public procurement - ranked: tier 2

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ is 'characterised by innovative thinking and focuses on enabling solutions'. The team advises suppliers and contracting authorities on procurement matters, particularly in PPP, IT and infrastructure projects; the group also recently acted for Tele2 and Essity in multiple disputes. Fredrik Linder is highly experienced and well regarded in the market, and senior associate Mikael Dubois is another key name to note.

Leading individuals

Fredrik Linder - Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ

The team at Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ fields lawyers who are singled out as 'problem solvers' and handle issues from planning and development matters to the management and sale of properties, with particular experience in the retail and residential sectors. Charles Andersson 'comes up with smart solutions'; he recently acted for Kildare Partners on its sale of a property to Kilenkrysset through a share transfer. In another highlight, practice head Nicklas Hansen assisted the BEWi Group with a sale and leaseback transaction involving six industrial properties in Sweden and Denmark. Maria Boudrie left for an in-house role at SSM Living.

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  • Report on Public Procurement in Sweden

    Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ has reported on Public Procurement in Sweden in the publication "Public Procurement 2008 - an overview of regulation in 40 jurisdictions worldwide." The report includes analysis of the new Swedish Public Procurement legislation which entered into force on January 1st 2008.
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