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Wistrand

REGERINGSGATAN 65, PO BOX 7543, 103 93 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
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Work +46 8 50 72 00 00
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Fax +46 8 50 73 00 00
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www.wistrand.se
Gothenburg, Stockholm

Sweden

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Wistrand

Wistrand’s department is led by Tommy Grönberg, who works alongside Monica Petersson, Anne-Marie Pouteaux and Kristofer Selvin. The firm acts for clients such as Citibank and ISDA.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Wistrand

Wistrand delivers ‘a very good overall level of service’. Monica Petersson, who ‘combines experience with analytical skills and common sense’, advised Akademiska Hus and Bank Norwegian on notes programmes, and acted for J.P. Morgan Securities.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Wistrand

Wistrand has ‘a business-minded and client-focussed’ team led by Robert Kullgren, who is ‘great at driving processes forward’. Together with the ‘deeply knowledgeable’ Magnus Forssman, Kullgren acted for CapMan in its £6.8m sale of Connode Holding to Cyan. Other key partners include Per Dalemo and the ‘highly experienced’ Lars Hasp.

Leading individuals

Robert Kullgren - Wistrand

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 3

Wistrand

At Wistrand, practice head Jan Alexanderson advised Eknö Hemman on the construction of condominiums, and assisted AFA Fastigheter with the construction of a SEK500m hotel complex.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Wistrand

Wistrand’s ‘excellent’ team is led by Mårten Hulterström and Jörgen Eklund. Harry Bergman is ‘hardworking and attentive to detail’. The ‘highly dedicated’ Johan Gregow joined from Ashurst in 2015. Clients include the Swedish Energy Markets Inspectorate and the Bankruptcy Estate of Saab Automobiles.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Wistrand

Wistrand’s Tobias Bengtsson represents the Energy Markets Inspectorate in appeals against its decisions on fee capping, and advises companies on merger control filing requirements.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Wistrand

Wistrandconsistently provides timely and accurate advice’. Clients include Saab Automobile, which Gothenburg practice head Jörgen Larsson represents in its insolvency case. Stockholm practice head Jakob Bernander advises the Swedish Construction Federation and real estate development company Ebab.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

Wistrand

Wistrand advised Skangas on the development of an LNG terminal in Lysekil, assisted Stena Renewable with wind-related regulatory issues, and represented Volvo in a dispute. Rudolf Laurin and Tove Andersson head the team.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 2

Wistrand

Wistrand’s ‘very capable’ team is led by Rudolf Laurin and the ‘calm, knowledgeable and adaptable’ Tove Andersson. Highlights included representing Dala Vind in the Land and Environmental Court of Appeal when the client sought a permit to construct ten onshore turbines. The firm also acted for the City of Gothenburg in permit proceedings for the operation of a waterworks.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 3

Wistrand

Wistrand advised Advania on the outsourcing of the IT operations of Coor Service Management and those of Dole Europe, and handled M&A in the sector. Magnus Forssman and counsel Jesper Sundström head the practice.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 1

Wistrand

Wistrand’s ‘strong, committed team’ is led by the ‘pragmatic’ Christian Bergqvist in Stockholm and Jörgen Wistrand in Gothenburg. Niklas Körling and Anders Nilsson are both ‘highly knowledgeable and fun to work with’. The firm is involved in the bankruptcies of Saab Automobile, Dannemora Mineral Group and department store operator Chilli.

Leading individuals

Christian Bergqvist - Wistrand

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 1

Wistrand

Wistrand’s team is led by Jörgen Eklund and Anne-Marie Pouteaux. Eklund assisted Anticimex Insurance with Nordic and international insurance schemes.

Leading individuals

Jörgen Eklund - Wistrand

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Intellectual property and media
Intellectual property and media - ranked: tier 3

Wistrand

Wistrand’s work includes patent and trade mark litigation, software disputes, and advice on marketing law and the IP aspects of transactions. Gunnar Blomberg heads the practice. Michael Plogell left to establish his own firm.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 1

Wistrand

Wistrand’s ‘highly professional team’ is led by Tommy Grönberg and Per Dalemo. The firm advised Partners Group when it acquired two portfolios from Sveafastigheter for a total of €780m.

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 2

Wistrand

At Wistrand, practice head Anne-Marie Pouteaux and Kristofer Selvin assist clients with disputes, permitting and financing. Clients include Stena and the Swedish Shipowners Association.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Wistrand

Conny Otteland and the ‘attentive and knowledgeable’ Erik Klinton head Wistrand’s practice, which provides advice on transactions, employee benefits and disputes, including in the administrative courts of appeal.

Leading individuals

Conny Otteland - Wistrand

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