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Bird & Bird

NORRLANDSGATAN 15, BOX 7714, 103 95 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
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Work +46 85 063 20 00
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Fax +46 85 063 20 90
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Jörgen Ekström

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Work +46 (0)8 506 320 00
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Bird & Bird LLP

Work Department

Aviation, Commercial, Dispute Resolution

Position

Jörgen joined Bird & Bird as a partner in 2000. He is Head of the Aviation sector and Commercial practice group and also Risk- and Compliance Manager in Stockholm. Jörgen provides a range of contentious and non-contentious advice to clients in the aviation & aerospace and banking & financial services sectors. Jörgen's non-contentious work is focused on providing corporate and commercial advice to national and international clients. On the contentious side, Jörgen is an experienced litigator and arbitrator.

Career

Västerås District Court, assistant judge, 1980-1983 Gedda & Ekdahl, Associate (Partner since 1987), 1983-2000 Bird & Bird, Partner, 2000-

Languages

Swedish and English

Member

Swedish Bar Association Registered foreign lawyer, Law Society of England and Wales International Bar Association

Education

Master of Laws, Uppsala University, 1980


Sweden

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Clients praise Bird & Bird for its 'knowledge and competence in various legal areas as well as its pragmatic approach'. The practice covers a broad range of M&A and commercial matters including joint ventures, private equity buy outs, M&A insurance work and capital markets projects, and is strong in the technology sector. Hans Svensson leads the corporate group in Sweden and acted for Avalanche Studios on its acquisition by Nordisk film, Jörgen Ekström heads up the commercial team, and managing partner Mårten Willamo leads the Nordic corporate group. Jan Byström joined the firm in 2018 from the now-defunct Byström Rooth & Partners Advokater KB.

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