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Hans Svensson

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Hans Svensson a Partner in our office in Sweden, and the head of the Corporate practice group in Stockholm. He is a key member of our Media Sector Group and heads the Nordic Tech & Comms Sector Group and the Banking & Finance Practice Group.

Hans has more than 20 years of experience in public and private M&A, capital markets, financing and joint ventures both locally and internationally. His extensive experience means that Hans is very versatile and he is exceptionally successful in the field of transaction advice. His industry and sector experience spans over a wide range of businesses in the communications, media and tech sectors and his clients are mainly entrepreneurs, private equity owned companies, and businesses with strategic challenges.

Apart from offering transaction advice, Hans is also a trusted senior advisor to owners, directors and managers. He attracts extraordinary endorsements from an international and domestic client base.


Managing Partner, Bird & Bird Sweden 2015- , Partner, Bird & Bird 2007- , Associate, Bird & Bird 2004-2007, General Counsel (corporate & M&A), Eniro AB (publ) 2000-2004, Associate, Lindahl 1996-2000, Law clerk, Gothenburg District Court 1994-1996


Swedish, English, French


Hans is a member of the Swedish bar association, Advokat. He is also an active member of several formal and informal business networks in Sweden, Finland and France.


LL.M., University of Lund - 1994, European Master in Law & Economics (Hamburg, Ghent & Paris IX-Dauphine) - 1993


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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IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Recognised for its technology focus,¬†Bird & Bird¬†has a strong international offering in IT and telecoms-related matters, including¬†AI, big data, cyber, IT security, mobile payment and data protection work. Practice head¬†Hans Svensson¬†advised¬†game developer Avalanche Studios on its ‚ā¨117m sale to¬†entertainment company Nordisk Film, and senior consultant¬†Hampus Vallien¬†regularly assists Teracom. Other clients include Rebtel, Arm Holdings and Lexmark. Mattias Lindberg¬†joined the firm in May 2019 from¬†Aff√§rsadvokaterna i Sverige AB.

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