TOP tier recommendations
Sweden: Banking and finance
Within Banking and finance, Wistrand is a third tier firm,
Wistrand hired the ‘extremely skilled’ Håkan Lindgren and Nils Sköld from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton. The ‘competent and pragmatic’ Monica Petersson heads the practice, whose clients include Swedbank, HSH Nordbank and Catella Real Estate.
Sweden: Capital markets
Sweden: Corporate and commercial
Within Corporate and commercial, Wistrand is a third tier firm,
The team at Wistrand is ‘easy to work with’, and includes the ‘exceptional’ Lars Hasp and ‘professional’ Magnus Forssman. Among its highlights, it advised Skangass on gas refinery agreements, and assisted small-cap company Arcam with its NASDAQ OMX listing.
Sweden: Dispute resolution
Within Dispute resolution, Wistrand is a third tier firm,
Wistrand handles domestic cases with a focus on professional liability matters. Jörgen Eklund is representing Medtronic in a public benefits appeal case, while Harry Bergman and the ‘skilled’ Andreas Rönnheden are acting for former HQ Bank directors in a €300m liability case.
Sweden: EU and competition
Within Energy, Wistrand is a second tier firm,
Rudolf Laurin heads Wistrand’s ‘excellent’ practice, which advises on grid issues, energy rights and agreements. Göteborg Energi and the Swedish Energy Markets Inspectorate are clients. Mattias Boqvist advised on an LNG terminal agreement.
Within Environment, Wistrand is a second tier firm,
At Wistrand, Gothenburg-based practice head Rudolf Laurin is handling several high-value permit applications for wind farms, waste treatment facilities and combined heat and power plants. ‘Excellent’ senior associate Tove Andersson secured an onshore wind farm permit for Stena Renewable Energy.
Sweden: IT and telecoms
Within Insolvency, Wistrand is a first tier firm,
Christian Berqvist’s practice at Wistrand is ‘one of the top insolvency players’, with notable strength in litigation. The ‘excellent’ Anders Nilsson is handling the bankruptcy of a Swedish construction company. Lars-Olof Svensson wins praise for his ‘brilliant mind’. Restructuring and finance specialist Niklas Körling joined from Setterwalls.
Within Insurance, Wistrand is a first tier firm,
The ‘superior’ team at Wistrand includes practice head Jörgen Eklund, who assisted British insurer Hiscox with a liability claim against a Swedish broker; and Harry Bergman, who acted for a leading Swedish law firm in complex professional liability matters.
Sweden: Intellectual property and media
Within Intellectual property and media, Wistrand is a third tier firm,
Wistrand’s five-lawyer team is experienced in IP litigation and in supporting transactions in Sweden and abroad. Peter Helle is defending ePhone in a Supreme Court case concerning subscriber information. Joint team head Michael Plogell is ‘technical’ and ‘reliable’.
Sweden: Mergers and acquisitions
Within Mergers and acquisitions, Wistrand is a third tier firm,
At the ‘excellent’ Wistrand, the ‘exceptional’ Lars Hasp advised Trinity Biotech on the $13.1m cross-border cash and stock acquisition of Fiomi Diagnostics; Magnus Forssman represented Fazer Food Services in its acquisition of SFAB; and Gothenburg-based Per Dalemo and Martin Wedén advised Nokas on its acquisition of G4S Cash Solutions. The ‘experienced’ Kristian Lundius is also recommended.
Sweden: Real estate
Within Real estate, Wistrand is a third tier firm,
Wistrand’s Kristian Lundius advised Staffanstorp municipality on a SEK545m apartment sale, and Peab/Annehem on a SEK185m disposal. Tax expert Nils Sköld, who joined from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, advised Niam on a €175m Finnish property purchase.
Within Tax, Wistrand is a second tier firm,
Conny Otteland heads the team at Wistrand, which followed its hire of six consultants in 2011 with the lateral hire of well-respected real estate and construction tax specialist Nils Sköld from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton. The firm is representing Spendrups brewery in landmark alcohol tax litigation.
Further information on Wistrand
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- Banking and finance : Banking and finance
- Capital markets : Capital markets
- Construction : Construction
- Corporate and commercial : Corporate and commercial
- Dispute resolution : Dispute resolution
- EU and competition : EU and competition
- Employment : Employment
- Energy : Energy
- Environment : Environment
- IT and telecoms : IT and telecoms
- Insolvency : Insolvency
- Insurance : Insurance
- Intellectual property and media : Intellectual property and media
- Mergers and acquisitions : Mergers and acquisitions
- Real estate : Real estate
- Shipping : Shipping
- Tax : Tax