Construction in Sweden

Mannheimer Swartling

Mannheimer Swartling continues to advise on technically complex projects and is familiar with matters regarding tunnelling issues, nuclear power stations and industrial research facilities. The firm is geared to act on the full array of construction issues, with top-tier expertise in environmental law, financings, tax work and public procurement processes. Domestically, the practice counts the Swedish Transport Administration as a key clients, providing extensive legal counsel on the country’s largest ongoing construction projects. Furthermore, the team stands out for its portfolio of international clients and cases, with highly reputed team head Johan Granehult advising Chinese company Sinopec on its natural gas project in Russia. The ‘commercially minded’ Anders Ingvarson focuses on construction litigation and arbitration proceedings, and Kristoffer Löf is principally active in energy matters, while Klas Wennstrom has a strong understanding of the hospitality industry.

Practice head(s):

Johan Granehult


Other key lawyers:

Anders Ingvarson; Kristoffer Löf; Klas Wennström


Testimonials

‘This is a state-of-the-art law firm. Although they are large, they always deliver legal advice of the highest quality, and teamwork through close collaboration with the client. They are accessible, flexible and they have a total personal commitment to everything they do. When we work with them, we always get a top-quality service and value for money! They have the resources to take on the largest projects on the market.’

‘The firm has great expectations of every employee. The working climate is friendly but also competitive. Every person within this firm always delivers top quality advice’. 

‘They have a knowledgeable and friendly team. They have provided an incredibly high volume of work and give sensible and perceptive advice.’

‘Anders Ingvarson stands out for his knowledge, commercial mindset, and sensible advice. He is pragmatic and very easy to work with.’

Key clients

Trafikverket (the Swedish Transport Administration)


The Stockholm County Council


Region Västra Götaland


ABB


Borås Energi & Miljö AB


HeidelbergCement


RES Renewable Norden AB


Sinopec Ningbo Engineering


Northvolt AB


Nordic Sugar AB


H2 Green Steel AB


Meta, Inc.


Work highlights


  • Advised the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) on the €3.7bn Bypass Stockholm Project (a new 21 km ring-road, of which 17 km are tunnels).
  • Advised the Stockholm County Council on the €3.2bn expansion of the Stockholm Subway.
  • Advised H2 Green Steel AB on the €3bn fossil-free steel mill in Sweden.

AG Advokat

AG Advokat fields a ‘multifaceted’ practice, which includes a dedicated construction team that offers a high level of specialisation in the field. The group is adept at handling complex issues including wastewater control and nuclear fuel projects and public building renovations; it is also highly experienced in matters concerning construction agreements, dispute resolution, public procurement processes and commercial leasing work. Håkan Bjerle leads the team and has been very active in real estate matters and navigating regional industry conditions. Anders Skägg provides contract drafting and project development expertise alongside Ola Ihse. Johan Wingmark specialises in insurance and arbitration matters, and recently promoted partner Elin Schedin also contributes to the space.

Other key lawyers:

Håkan Bjerle; Ola Ihse; Anders Skägg; Johan Wingmark; Elin Schedin


Testimonials

‘Highly professional and reliable in delivering legal service within the area of civil construction works.’

‘Partner Anders Skägg was efficient and clear in his communication and management of the case and counterparts.’

‘AG Advokat has a breadth and depth within construction law and is our go-to law firm in such matters. They are quick to respond, and their partner group has many different competences. When they help us with construction contracts, we feel comfortable that all the important bases are covered.’

‘We have worked with Elin Schedin and the team. We find them to be competent and highly available. They are able to meet the needs of our organisation.’

‘In addition to the fact that the team I worked with at AG are professional and knowledgeable in their respective fields, they are all dedicated, committed and easily accessible. I always get feedback on emails, calls and texts within a reasonable time.’

‘AG has top-class expertise in construction contract-related matters. Probably the most competent law firm in the country in this field. My understanding is that AG’s team is very resourceful (with many very talented lawyers). In addition, AG has all other competences in the “property area” (consultancy agreements, transactions, environmental law, etc.).’

‘Anders Skägg and Håkan Bjerle both have enormous experience in the field. They both have an eye for details and the big picture.’

‘AG has excellent knowledge about the construction and real estate. They are great in pre-work (agreements, advising), but are also a good adviser/lawyer when you need support in a case.’

Work highlights


  • Advising Jernhusen on large infrastructure projects within the city centres of Gothenburg and Stockholm.
  • Advised international real estate company Pembroke with the construction contract regarding the redevelopment of the Hästen 21 block in Stockholm CBD.
  • Assisted The Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company with the overall procurement strategy as well as the consultancy and construction contracts relating to the expansion of Sweden’s final disposal of nuclear waste.

Foyen Advokatfirma

Foyen Advokatfirma‘s construction group splits its operations between two primary areas: dispute resolution and contract work. The team is notably experienced in contract works including those that deviate beyond the standard model, where the group has experience creating national templates. Co-head Eva Westberg Persson is active in both arbitration proceedings and litigation, while fellow co-head Oscar Wackling focuses on advising on the early stages of the construction process. The highly reputed John Hane specialises in public procurement work, whereas Christoffer Löfquist provides a unique perspective on litigation issues. Co-head Per Vestman and Richard Sahlberg are also heavily involved in matters.

Practice head(s):

Eva Westberg Persson; Oscar Wackling; Per Vestman


Other key lawyers:

John Hane; Richard Sahlberg; Christoffer Löfquist


Testimonials

‘We have used Foyen for contract guidance and entrepreneurial law.’

‘The company is concerned with matters and finding solutions. They put the customer’s needs at the centre and are interested in what it takes for us to succeed.’

‘Christoffer Löfquist is swift, reliable and truly competent in both advisory and drafting matters.’

‘The firm have a large established network of contacts with the ability to quickly assist.’

‘The firm have a unique understanding of the Swedish consultancy law business. Excellent collaboration with us as clients. Practical advice.’

‘Eva Westberg Persson is an excellent choice for complex disputes in the technical consultancy law field. She is very competent, approachable, and great at formulating strategies.’

‘Always available, communicative and knowledgeable.’

‘Responsive to the client’s needs. They have a lot of experts with a breadth of experience and knowledge and are therefore able to meet their clients demands at different skill levels.’

Key clients

City of Stockholm


Käppala Förbundet


Norrvatten


Stockholm Exergi AB


Bravida Sverige AB


Ellevio AB


Swedish Transport Administration


Atrium Ljungberg AB


Sweco AB


Ports of Stockholm


Lunds Kommun


Ports of Gothenburg


City of Gothenburg


OX2 Vind


Moderna Försäkringar


JSB Construction


Region Blekinge


Work highlights


  • Advised the City of Stockholm’s Development Administration on procurement law and construction law issues attributable to a large number of split construction contracts, all of which relate to the reconstruction of Slussen in Stockholm.
  • Advised Vätternvatten AB on the preparation of procurement documents and contract documents.
  • Assisted Atrium Ljungberg with legal advice regarding agreements concerning the Life City Project.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB have been active on a range of large-scale infrastructure projects, and group co-head Mattias Wittgren has regularly taken the lead on issues and has experience handling construction disputes. Fellow co-head Nicklas Björklund is an expert in litigation and arbitration proceedings and is knowledgeable of construction law developments through his advisory role on the Swedish Construction Clients’ Forum. Marcus Munk has been involved in matters, leveraging his strong knowledge of construction law and dispute resolution.

Practice head(s):

Nicklas Björklund; Mattias Wittgren


Other key lawyers:

Marcus Munk


Testimonials

‘Pragmatic and highly skilled in construction law.’

‘Mattias Wittgren has a great understanding of the technical parts of construction projects.’

‘The team is very responsive and has a good understanding of the techno-commercial issues in our ongoing disputes.’

‘Highly accessible and short response times.’

‘Counsel are really committed to the clients and make big efforts to make the clients understand the issues from a Swedish perspective.’

‘Mattias Wittgren is very committed and skillful in all issues related to construction’. 

‘The practice has a very wide spread of strength, competence and experience in a way that most firms don’t have. Sometimes when you work with a big firm you may lose contact within the team, but this was not the case here.’

‘Nicklas Björklund is among the best lawyers in Sweden and his team is considered as very competent.’

Key clients

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield


Norrtälje kommun


Armada Fastigheter


Skolfastigheter i Stockholm


Granitor (Midroc)


Genova Property Group


Rover Alcisa Sweden


Nordic Railway Construction Sverige AB


YIT Sverige AB


Akademiska Hus


Comsa


Subterra (SBT Sweden AB)


Forenom


Coor Service Management


Campus Roslagen


Infrakraft AB


AMF Pensionsförsäkring/Fastigheter AB


Intea Fastigheter AB


Komatsu Forest AB


Torrescamara


Tornberget Fastighetsförvaltning


AB Gavlegårdarna


Rikshem AB


ENA Energi AB


DEME Environmental Contractors N.V.


Byggherrarna


Hochtief Infrastructure GmbH, Tyskland Sverige Filial


Hochtief Infrastructure AG


Work highlights


  • Advised Intea Fastigheter AB on SEK1.6bn construction projects including prison and police stations in the cities of Örebro, Kristianstad and Härnösand.
  • Advised Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield on the Mall of Scandinavia project and acted in a dispute against the constructor.
  • Permanent advisers to the Swedish Construction Clients’ Forum, an organisation representing the majority of construction clients.

Setterwalls

Setterwalls is geared to handle a broad array of construction issues, including transactional work, public procurement work, contract negotiations and competition mandates. Practice head Henrik Trölle represents clients in court and has acted as arbitrator in various tribunals. The ‘meticulousHans Dahlberg Kolga is active in both contractual issues and the contentious aspects of construction matters, and recently advised Coop Logistik on its warehouse construction project. Specialist counsel Erik Svedlund provides strategic advice to clients, including advising on the renegotiation of commercial agreements and acting in dispute resolution. Jonathan Sonning is also influential within the firm’s ‘well-composed‘ team.

Practice head(s):

Henrik Trölle; Hans Dahlberg Kolga; Erik Svedlund


Other key lawyers:

Jonathan Sonning


Testimonials

‘Flexible service adapted to the customer’s need.’

‘Hans Dahlberg Kolga and Jonathan Sonning constitute a well-composed team that quickly and safely assists with the help needed for our business.’

‘Hans Dahlberg Kolga is meticulous, knowledgeable and has the ability to act proactively.’

‘Setterwalls does not only give the client a good legal account regarding the specific legal questions they are asked, but also gives the client excellent commercial advice in general.’

‘Hans Dahlberg Kolga and Jonathan Sonning are very competent, quick, available and cost efficient. They always manage to deliver the product that the case deserves.’

‘Solid, thorough and swift.’

‘Good size, good resources, and excellent knowledge of the industry.’

‘Henrik Trölle has great knowledge and experience of the industry’. 

Key clients

NCC Sverige AB


Strängbetong/Consolis


Riksbyggen Ekonomisk Förening


Per Aarsleff A/S


Borås Energi och Miljö AB


Bravida Sverige AB


VBA Syd AB


RGS Nordic AB


Emil Lundgren AB


AB Sydsten


Arise AB


Hilti Sverige AB


Svevia AB


Magnolia


Coop Logistik AB


Samuelssons Tak AB


Aberdeen Asset Management


Serneke Group


Wästbygg AB


Work highlights


  • Representing NCC Industry AB in a court dispute with the Municipality of Örebro.
  • Representing NCC in an arbitration against BillerudKorsnäs Sweden AB (BK) concerning payment related to NCC’s construction work for the new production plant of a cardboard machine as well as the construction of a new warehouse building.
  • Assisted Coop Logistik AB with a project for an automated high-bay storage warehouse that will service all of Coop’s 800 food retail stores in Sweden as well as online sales.

Advokatfirman Vinge

Advokatfirman Vinge’s construction practice has a strong track record in contentious and non-contentious issues, with several mandates involving multiple jurisdictions. Recent work has included energy infrastructure and inner-city developments and complex contract drafting issues in the pharmaceuticals industry; the firm also advises on the development and execution stages of construction projects. Team head Robert Deli primarily focuses on developments and helps clients with the procurement of contractors and general counsel to assist with project management issues. Co-head Anders Forkman has extensive real estate and M&A expertise, while Anders Heintze is a highly experienced litigator. Daniel Prawitz has strengthened the team since he rejoined the group from an in-house role. Assur Badur has left the practice.

Practice head(s):

Robert Deli; Anders Forkman


Other key lawyers:

Anders Heintz; Daniel Prawitz


Testimonials

‘We have a long-term collaboration with Vinge on the construction side and are always satisfied with their performance, timing and accuracy. They are very reliable and also have a very good understanding of our rather specialised market (windpower).’

‘We have always had the same team on hand and it simplifies the cooperation significantly. Good understanding of our issues and challenges.’

Key clients

Skanska AB


Brick Advokat KB

Brick Advokat KB is focused on a range of construction issues including public procurement mandates, transactional work and litigation. The team is regularly involved in reviewing and drafting contracts and provides day-to-day advice to longstanding clients. Practice head Liselott Fröstad demonstrates a ‘high level of competence’ on construction matters and is experienced in representing clients in court proceedings. Jessica Ekmark has a strong specialism in real estate law, dispute resolution and procedural law issues, and uses her corporate experience to advise on extensive tenders for complex construction projects. Jenny Kenneberg handles contractual matters and negotiations.

Practice head(s):

Liselott Fröstad


Other key lawyers:

Jessica Ekmark; Jenny Kenneberg


Testimonials

‘My contact person is always easy to get in touch with and my cases are handled quickly and with high quality. In addition, Brick has good knowledge of our customers and how they can act.’

‘I have worked with Liselott Fröstad for several years and have always received quick help with high quality.’

‘Solid knowledge in contract law.’

‘The firm has a personal approach, a down to earth understanding of the business, and are able to provide practical and commercial suggestions to problems.’

‘The team I work with has great knowledge of my business, the industry and the legal field. The team can transform legal advice into usable products.’

‘The firm bring us a combination of understanding our market and proposing the right approach to the potential claims we are facing.’

‘The long-term relationship we have with Liselott Fröstad has helped build some sensitive legal claims and solve problematic situations arising from our activity.’

Key clients

Itinera S.p.A


Omexom / Eitech Engineering AB


Heving & Hägglund AB


Byggmästargruppen i Stockholm BMG AB


BTH Bygg AB


Swarco Sverige AB


TK Elevator Sweden AB


Loussavaara-Kiirunavaara AB


Goodtech Environmental Solution AB


Terranor AB


Lule Building Services AB


VINCI Energies Nordic


Lindbäcks Bygg AB


Infratek Sverige AB


Advokatfirman Cederquist KB

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB is active in construction and real estate matters, with strength across a variety of contentious and non-contentious issues, most notably M&A and dispute resolution. The firm has considerable expertise in reviewing documents for leading construction companies in the region, and the ‘competent and attentiveFredrik Forssman, who leads the team, regularly acts as an arbitrator in construction disputes. Erik Wernberg and Linus Jonson have extensive experience across a range of contractual disputes and frequently act as counsel in court proceedings. Eric Johnson is the team’s go-to individual for energy infrastructure and digital matters, and is adept at contract drafting and negotiations, as well as dispute resolution.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Forssman


Other key lawyers:

Erik Wernberg; Linus Jonson; Eric Johnson


Testimonials

‘Very skilled in construction litigation.’

‘For complex claims relating to large construction projects, Cederquist is by far the best choice, showing a great understanding of the construction process and the specific contractual challenges.’

‘I really enjoy working with Fredrik Forssman. He is “down to earth”, competent and attentive.’

Key clients

Atkins Sverige AB


DE Advokatbyrå AB

Founded in 2020, DE Advokatbyrå AB focuses purely on construction and real estate matters. The firm handles issues that arise throughout the full construction project cycle, from initial planning and contract drafting issues to post-project dispute resolution, with notable strength across litigation, arbitration and mediation proceedings. The practice is led by the highly reputed Daniel Ericsson, who advises clients on the procurement of contractors and project management issues, while co-head Mathilda Blom is also active across the full range of construction work.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Ericsson; Mathilda Blom


Testimonials

‘It is a small team based on a few talented individuals. Daniel Ericsson is of particular significance. The firm offers great value and highly competent advice when it comes to construction matters.’

‘Daniel Ericsson has great business acumen and a feeling for providing relevant advice.’

‘The lawyers are quick to respond and have a very high level of competence in what I am asking for.’

Key clients

Wallenstam AB


Aspelin-Ramm Fastigheter AB


Ikano Bostad AB


Holdingaktiebolaget Knut Hansson


Inhouse Tech Göteborg AB


Elof Hansson Fastigheter AB


Bror Johansson & CO AB


Stiftelsen Chalmers studenthem


Volvo Group


Advokatfirma DLA Piper Sweden KB

Advokatfirma DLA Piper Sweden KB expanded its construction offering through recruitment into the practice area and senior associate Per Kronwall was recently promoted to team head. The firm has been active in construction issues concerning energy, civil engineering and asset management mandates. The group is well equipped to handle complex cross-border issues and regularly advises foreign companies on Swedish construction regulations, as well as representing global clients in court. Kronwall is adept at handling contract negotiations, disputes and transactions, and the ‘extremely intelligent‘ senior associate David Johansson is active in the practice, particularly on contentious matters.

Practice head(s):

Per Kronwall


Other key lawyers:

David Johansson


Testimonials

‘David Johansson is extremely intelligent and on top of all details. The kind of partner you want on your team.’

Key clients

Prologis


Riksbyggen


Spendrups


OX2


Oscar Properties


SSM Living


RO-Gruppen


Setra Trävaror


HSB Stockholm


Habitek


Steen & Ström


Märsta Förenade Åkeriföretag


Betonmast


Solkompaniet


Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland‘s Swedish team is geared for both contentious and non-contentious construction issues, many of which involve multiple jurisdictions. The group routinely oversees contract drafting issues and negotiations, procurements and project management matters, with sectors of expertise spanning the energy, waste management, IT, telecoms and retail industries. Construction head Jan Österman has a specific focus on renewables and general industrial projects and is experienced in commercial contracts. Ida Malmén has also been active in the practice, particularly in matters regarding design and build contracts and construction plant projects.

Practice head(s):

Jan Österman


Other key lawyers:

Ida Malmén


Testimonials

‘They approach the issues in a good way, understandable for me with limited legal knowledge. Open minded for my objectives, striving to find a solution forward. Updating and inform me in advance or as soon as possible. Easy to get in contact with.’

‘Listening and trying to understand my objectives. Easy to work with, humour is present all the time. Delivering on time and in expected way. Giving alternatives – with describing consequences and opportunities.’

‘Jan Österman has been very engaged and service minded throughout the project. Great availability. Jan has great knowledge of the Swedish construction market and has a good network. He has been able to provide advice even beyond the scope of legal issues such as contacts with partnering firms on the technical and construction side. Jan is very conscious about risks and has highlighted them to the project team on a level that non-lawyers can understand.’

Key clients

Linxon Sweden AB


3M Svenska AB


NKT A/S


Swedemount Sportswear & Fashion AB


CDE Global Limited


ENACO Sverige AB


Podium Fastigheter AB


Scanacon AB


Autoliv Inc.


Work highlights


  • Advised NKT A/S on the unique and highly complex 150-meter new landmark tower production facility project in Karlskrona, Sweden.
  • Advising a global provider of electrical and mechanical services, sustainable energy and industrial solutions on four Scandinavian EPC data centre projects.
  • Advised a global leader in electrical technology on the complex supply and installation of electrical infrastructure and equipment relating to several very large central African solar energy parks.

Hannes Snellman

Leveraging offices across Sweden and Finland, Hannes Snellman works with clients on a wide range of construction projects including residential, energy and sports developments, with specific expertise in construction disputes. Team head Martin Rifall is notably adept at advising clients across all stages of the construction cycle, and Pontus Ewerlöf specialises in arbitration and civil litigation mandates and possesses a strong knowledge of real estate and energy issues.

Practice head(s):

Martin Rifall


Other key lawyers:

Pontus Ewerlöf


Testimonials

‘It is always possible to reach them at any time. Very kind and friendly communication.’

‘The team was passionate, 100 percent dedicated, and examined the nitty-gritty of every little nuance and detail.’

Key clients

SSM Bygg & Fastighets AB


Haninge Life Fastighets AB


If Skadeförsäkring AB


SBC Construction AB


Veolia Sweden AB


Work highlights


  • Represented If Skadeförsäkring AB in a claim against Britek AB relating to scaffolding, which collapsed due to the fact that the scaffolding dimensions were incorrect.
  • Represented SBC Construction in a dispute against its employer JM Entreprenad AB regarding the erection of a residential real estate project consisting of 130 apartments and a shared garage in Tyresö municipality outside Stockholm.

Hellström Law

The construction team at Hellström Law provides legal advice and litigation services to government bodies and Swedish municipalities, as well as energy and infrastructure companies. The team handles issues regarding public procurement processes, contract negotiations, project management issues and disputes. Construction co-head Krister Lindgren largely focuses on litigation and arbitration proceedings, while co-head Fredrik Berg is principally active in real estate development and installation projects. Fellow co-head Gustaf Cederschiöld advises a client roster of construction companies, contractors, consultants and investment funds.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Berg; Krister Lindgren; Gustaf Cederschiöld


Testimonials

‘Always easy to call and swift at solving problems.’

‘Personally engaged at all times and very professional. High degree of expert knowledge. High quality of delivered product and according to set timelines.’

‘Experienced and sound advice. Fast and accurate delivery.’

‘They always take care of the customers interests first and the knowledge is great.’

‘Krister Lindgren is outstanding regarding the customer service and knowledge of the sector.’

‘The team possesses a practical and concrete knowledge about the contract framework that we are using.’

‘They have lengthy legal experience which can quickly give us as a customer an advantage in current ongoing legal cases.’

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB has a strong domestic footprint, with multiple offices across the region allowing the firm to address local and national construction issues. The team has been active on matters that predominantly involve dispute resolution, contract drafting and procurement elements. Practice head Anders Eriksson focuses on civil court litigation and arbitration proceedings, and provides a ‘hands-on approach to complex issues‘, while Per-Anders Bengtsson has experience in large construction and industry projects, including working with the Swedish Railway Administration. Annika Andersson heads up the construction contract team in the Malmö office.

Practice head(s):

Anders Eriksson


Testimonials

‘Lindahl has competence and the resources for all problems and is good at using that competence when the need arises. My experience was that it is a very strong and tight-knit team that works well and efficiently together in a positive spirit.’

‘I am very satisfied with the people I worked with at Lindahl. They are available, competent and clear.’

‘Their competence, speed and accuracy make this company our choice in legal matters.’

‘The firm has great knowledge of construction law and long practical experience in the field.’

‘Anders Eriksson is very knowledgeable with a hands-on approach to complex issues. He is accessible and easy to work with.’

Key clients

Municipality of Malmö


Ystad Harbour (Municipality of Ystad)


Municipality of Vellinge


Municipality of Trelleborg


MKB Fastighets AB


Acrinova AB


Burlövs Bostäder AB


Heimstaden AB


AGN Haga AB


ICA Fastigheter AB


Bravida Sverige AB


Municipality of Helsingborg


AB Helsingborgshem


Vattenfall Business Services Nordic AB


Sydvatten AB


Work highlights


  • Advised Ystad Municipality on construction law matters relating to one of the largest new harbour projects in the country.
  • Advised MKB Fastighets AB on new construction projects for several apartment buildings.
  • Advised AB Helsingborgshem on all new construction projects for several apartment buildings.

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå is engaged on a mix of domestic and cross-border mandates, with a strong track record in procurement work, contractual negotiations and disputes. The practice acts on a variety of projects covering energy, infrastructure, retail and residential issues. Team head Erik Kjaer is highly experienced as an arbitrator, handling complex construction disputes, while Erik Palmgren advises on agreements concerning all aspects of construction projects. Annakarin Skogsberg’s expertise in litigation and arbitration proceedings stands out, as does Anna Almroth’s understanding of environmental law as it pertains to construction issues.

Practice head(s):

Erik Kjaer


Other key lawyers:

Erik Palmgren; Annakarin Skogsberg; Anna Almroth


Testimonials

‘Erik Kjaer provides us with legal advice relating to contracts, general conditions and construction law in connection with the execution of infrastructure projects. The quality of his advice is absolutely excellent.’

‘Thorough and value for money.’

‘Annakarin Skogsberg has a lot of skill in litigation.’

‘Great team with Erik Kjaer as the conductor.’

‘In a time of great uncertainty and fairly new questions, the MAQS team aren’t afraid to tackle new issues and explore different avenues.’

‘They are a good and well-coordinated team.’

‘Annakarin Skogsberg is top class! She really takes her time to understand the case from our point of view and then implements that to the law.’

Key clients

Erlandsson Holding AB


Serneke Group AB


Stanley Security Sweden AB


Boskalis N.V


Assemblin Sverige AB


RO-Gruppen AB


Billströmmer Riemer Andersson Bygg AB


Circle K Sweden AB


AstraZeneca AB


Oljibe AB


Blue Wall Construction AB


F.O. Peterson & Söner Byggnads AB


Wästbygg AB


BESAB AB


Skeppsviken Bygg & Fastigheter AB


Okidoki Arkitekter AB


Eksjöhus AB


Coop Väst ekonomisk förening


Work highlights


  • Advised Serneke Group AB on the ongoing Karlatornet project.
  • Representing BRA Bygg in contract negotiations and contract drafting in relation to the construction of Volvo’s new experience centre in the central part of Gothenburg.
  • Representing RO-Gruppen in contract negotiations regarding the construction of a new office complex in Stockholm for Castellum AB, and in three disputes against Lefva Group regarding housing projects in Stockholm.

Morris Law

Morris Law is experienced in advising on the construction of projects across the civil engineering, retail, healthcare and energy sectors, with particular expertise in mixed land developments, residential projects and hospitality properties. The firm has been active on matters requiring forward funding, building permits, contracts, and project management advice. Team head Andréa Dahrén focuses primarily on legal issues related to property developments, while Jonas Du Rietz is regularly involved in dispute prevention work. Both Christoffer Nystedt and Lisa Englund have been praised for their work in the construction space, and have experience in disputes, contract agreements and property developments.

Practice head(s):

Andréa Dahrén


Other key lawyers:

Jonas Du Rietz; Christoffer Nystedt; Lisa Englund


Testimonials

‘Morris helps us with all kinds of legal issues. They act professionally and with sensitivity. Many of our disputes can be resolved at an early stage thanks to their work.’

‘Andréa Dahrén is readily available and can quickly familiarise herself with different types of questions. I feel a great deal of trust in Andrea. She always carries out the task with pleasure and at a reasonable cost.’

‘The support, simplicity and dedication of the team is what makes Morris AB unique. They respond quickly, matter-of-factly and provide ongoing support throughout the process.’

They have a deep understanding of the building/real estate industry combined with a methodical and meticulous work ethic – all of which makes them the preferred choice.’

‘I have worked with Lisa Englund and Andréa Dahrén for a long period of time. They both possess a sharp mind and an ability to work fast without making mistakes, which is highly valued!’

‘The construction department at Morris Law are experienced, easy to work with, and combine a distinct modern approach with business oriented clear-cut advice at all times. The strength lies in the firm’s ability to provide great results in very complex situations.’

‘We have worked with Christoffer Nystedt who demonstrates a fantastic strategic approach which is combined with great legal and industry sector knowledge.’

‘Lisa Englund is extremely professional and always answers questions quickly and comprehensively.’

Key clients

SEB Investment Management AB


Nordstans samfällighetsförening


Ramirent AB


K21 Entreprenad AB


Estea Forskaren Holdco


Novier Real Estate AB


Selbergs Entreprenad i Umeå AB


Capio Primärvård AB


DEN Sweden AB


Allego Sweden AB


Huseriet Riks AB


I Am Home


Sizes Works AB


Koncepta Fastigheter AB


Gripen Betongelement AB


AT Brandskydd AB


KAB Fastigheter AB


4D Bygg AB/Långgatans Smedja AB


Michael LK Konsultation & Byggnation AB


Work highlights


  • Assisted SEB Investment Management AB with launching the new real estate fund “SEB Arkadia Bostad”.
  • Assisting Nordstans samfällighetsförening in regard to the development of Nordstan.
  • Advised Ramirent AB on its involvement in the Swedish Transport Administration’s development of a new railway station in Barkarby, on the outskirts of Stockholm, as well as contract negotiations and project management in connection to Ramirent’s advice in the extension of Stockholm’s overground railroad services.

White & Case Advokat AB

The expertise of White & Case Advokat AB‘s construction practice is particularly evident in domestic arbitration and litigation proceedings. The team has experience in representing international clients in foreign jurisdictions, and has recently advised on the Panama Canal expansion project, acting on the behalf of several Central American and European parties. The group is led by Anders Reldén, who is highly skilled at representing clients across all levels of the Swedish court system. Filippa Exelin and Rasmus Lüning have also been active on group matters, providing further arbitration and litigation expertise.

Practice head(s):

Anders Reldén


Other key lawyers:

Filippa Exelin; Rasmus Lüning


Testimonials

‘Super skilled in litigation in the construction sector.’

Key clients

NCC AB (and affiliates)


Peab AB (and affiliates)


Skanska Sverige AB


Tyréns Sverige AB


Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A (Panama Canal)


Serneke Sverige AB


Work highlights


  • Represented Peab in a dispute against Enköpings kommun (the Municipality of Enköping) regarding claims under a construction contract for a care and retirement home in Enköping.

Wimert Lundgren Advokatbyrå

Boutique construction firm Wimert Lundgren Advokatbyrå has extensive experience handling civil engineering matters, and has advised on projects regarding railways, inner-city developments, tunnels and housing projects. Team head Anders Wimert‘s ‘outstanding industry knowledge‘ is evident on a range of issues including drafting contracts and managing disputes, while fellow co-head Jens Lundgren has particular expertise in advising clients on procurement strategies. Recent addition Niklas Helmer provides key support, most notably in litigation matters, and Adam Larsson has been influential on a number of stand-out projects.


Practice head(s):

Anders Wimert; Jens Lundgren


Other key lawyers:

Niklas Helmer; Adam Larsson


Testimonials

‘Excellent and practical advice in a timely manner. They are proactive and have a good legal and technical understanding of construction matters.’

‘Proactive and hard working. Legal advice is provided in a manner non-legal colleagues can fully understand.’

‘Jens Lundgren is incredibly knowledgeable and has a good ability to describe complex issues so that our organisation can take on any legal challenges that may arise.’

‘They provide highly valuable legal and commercial advice when it comes to dispute resolution.’

‘Very knowledgeable and technically competent.’

‘Adam Larsson covers all aspects of construction work and disputes.’

‘Focusing only on construction law gives the team unique experience and knowledge within the sector. All lawyers are highly dedicated and easy work with.’

‘Anders Wimert has outstanding industry knowledge. He provides honest and straightforward legal advice with a focus on solutions.’

Key clients

Implenia Sverige AB


Züblin Scandinavia AB


STRABAG Sverige AB


Svevia AB


Rikshem AB


Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB


Nordr Sverige AB


CBRE Global Investors


NVBS Rail Group Holding AB


NCC Sverige AB


Peab Sverige AB


OBOS Sverige AB


Work highlights


  • Advising Implenia Sverige AB on its Johannelund and Lunda projects, which form part of E4 Stockholm Bypass Project.

Advokatfirman Delphi

Advokatfirman Delphi offers comprehensive advice spanning the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, dispute resolution, public procurement work, real estate transactions and financing issues. The group routinely assists with urban developments, housing projects and industrial builds. Oskar Frankki co-heads the team and provides expert advice on contract drafting and negotiations. He is joined at the helm by Anders Hulegårdh who has real estate expertise and project management knowledge.

Practice head(s):

Oskar Frankki; Anders Hulegårdh


Key clients

ISG


Zengun AB


Besqab AB


Fondamentor Fastigheter AB


HSB Skåne


Hökerum Bygg AB


Götenehus AB


Geely


Skandia Fastigheter AB


Work highlights


  • Advising Skandia Fastigheter on its agreement with Skanska to build two properties in the ongoing urban development of Backaplan in Gothenburg.

Magnusson Sweden

Magnusson Sweden provides ‘highly competent counselling’ on a range of construction issues, including procurement processes, project executions, and consultancy agreements. The firm has also been active in contentious matters and has represented a broad range of clients in disputes. Practice co-heads Mårten Tagaeus and Tobias Edenman combine specialist knowledge in environmental and real estate law to handle the practice’s most complex issues. Associate Rickard Lindow is a key name to note for advice on regional construction codes and regulations.

Practice head(s):

Mårten Tagaeus; Tobias Edenman


Other key lawyers:

Rickard Lindow; Johan Sparrman


Testimonials

‘Pleasant staff with an open and honest approach regardless of the question. Knowledgeable of the problems I faced.’

‘Johan Sparrman was pleasant and orderly. Rickard Lindow was good at looking at issues from both sides. Mårten Tagaeus had a broad competence where no question remains unanswered.’

‘Swift and highly competent counselling. Effective meetings.’

‘All the representatives that I have met have been highly competent.’

‘The team always put in a good effort and are great support in negotiations.’

‘Correct and professional with excellent service to us as customers. Always alert and able to assist us when needed.’

Key clients

Park-och Naturförvaltningen, Parks Department City of Gothenburg


Aktiebolaget Tingstad Papper


Wallhamn AB


Älvstranden Utveckling AB


KB Smörkallen (Kjellberg och Möller AB)


Trafikkontoret, Traffic Department City of Gothenburg


Göteborgs Egnahems AB


Varbergs Bostads AB


Higab AB


Galderma (Q.Med)


Cernera Fastigheter


Work highlights


  • Acting for Trafikkontoret in a dispute regarding the construction of a major road construction project on the west side of Gothenburg.
  • Assisting Wallhamn AB with the procurement of consultants and contractors for the major project of future refurbishments of the company’s quays located in the port of Vallhamn, Tjörn.
  • Advising Galderma (Q Med) on its SEK2bn investments in a new, highly automated factory plant in Uppsala, Sweden.

NORDIA Law

NORDIA Law possesses ‘broad and deep knowledge’ of the construction industry, and has expertise in representing clients in complex disputes. Team co-heads Mikaela Kempe Bergner and Per Sjödin are skilled in contentious matters and have recently acted for ÅF Infrastructure AB on issues concerning the Stockholm Bypass development. The firm’s client roster contains a variety of public and private sector bodies.

Practice head(s):

Mikaela Kempe Bergner; Per Sjödin


Testimonials

‘Per Sjödin and Mikaela Kempe Bergner are a great team with excellent knowledge within liability for technical consultants and skill within dispute resolution.’

‘The team is highly competent in construction issues.’

‘Per Sjödin has excellent knowledge and competence in construction. He is highly professional and service minded. He always finds a solution regardless of how complex the matter is.’

‘Extremely knowledgeable within the field, one of the best.’

‘Broad and deep knowledge of construction and consultancy law.’

‘Very competent and sharp company with extensive experience and knowledge of contracting matters.’

‘We have been in contact with Mikaela Kempe Bergner with whom we are very satisfied. She handles matters in a professional and strong manner.’

Key clients

Länsförsäkringar Sak AB


WSP Sverige AB


Moderna Försäkringar


Tyréns AB


Sweco Civil AB (merged into Sweco Sverige AB)


Sweco Structure AB (merged into Sweco Sverige AB)


Sweco Environment AB (merged into Sweco Sverige AB)


Sweco Systems AB (merged into Sweco Sverige AB)


Sweco AB (merged into Sweco Sverige AB)


Sweco Architects AB (merged into Sweco Sverige AB)


Bjerking AB


Länsförsäkringar Uppsala


AFRY AB


AIG Insurance


Work highlights


  • Acted for ÅF Infrastructure AB in a construction dispute against contractor HOCHTIEF Infrastructure GmbH regarding the design and technical engineering of roads and bridges, as a part of the Stockholm Bypass Project.
  • Acted for ÅF Infrastructure AB in a construction dispute against the contractor, The Swedish Transport Administration, regarding the design and technical engineering of a railway connection in a tunnel under the centre of Gothenburg, with three new underground stations in Gothenburg.
  • Represented Tyréns AB in a dispute against Workforce Logiq Sweden AB and AB Storstockholms lokaltrafik concerning the design and technical engineering of a railroad.

Wistrand

Wistrand‘s full-service construction practice utilises expertise from the firm's energy and real estate groups to act on complex construction matters that involve corporate, IT and telecoms issues. Group co-head Jan Alexanderson advises on property developments, tenancy law and construction law, and also acts in disputes and arbitration proceedings; he has also recently worked on energy infrastructure and retail developments. Tobias Svadling has been active in contract drafting issues and construction agreements. Eilert Andersson also leads the practice.

Practice head(s):

Jan Alexanderson; Eilert Andersson


Other key lawyers:

Tobias Svadling


Testimonials

‘The team is great, and we feel confident in what they are doing.’

‘High attention to detail.’

‘Jan Alexanderson is outstanding in his field. Rigorous and creative at the same time.’

‘The team working for me in a construction related dispute is carefully chosen for the task. It is obvious that the team has the legal knowledge and experience to assist me in this arbitration process.’

‘Wistrand law firm serves us in an exemplary manner. The team have the ability and competence to take care of our interests in a respectful and objective way.’

‘Tobias Svadling is an excellent lawyer and great legal adviser! He is able to navigate the client’s needs in the most difficult situations.’

Key clients

Scandinavian Property Group


Praktikertjänst Fastigheter


Sigtunahem


Alma Property Partners


Kicks


Strawberry Properties AB


Nordic Choice Hotels


Castellum Aktiebolag


Aarsleff Ground Engineering AB


Carlbergs i Göteborg AB


Hitachi Rail STS


Svenska Kraftnät


Work highlights


  • Advising Alma Property Partners on the establishment of a new shopping centre in Sollentuna, a suburb of Stockholm.
  • Advising Scandinvian Property Group on issues relating to a building project in Gävle.