IT and telecoms in Sweden

Advokatfirman Delphi

Advokatfirman Delphi‘s tech and IP practice is a stand-alone offering receiving large-scale outsourcing and digitisation instructions from a sophisticated client base. Clients of practice head Agne Lindberg, Agnes Hammarstrand and Peter Nordbeck include leading Nordic financial institutions, insurance companies and numerous public sector bodies. The group routinely advises major retailers on issues at the cross section of marketing and e-commerce law, and also e-health platforms on cloud-based security issues. Senior associate John Neway Herrman heads up the fintech offering, advising on IT contracts, regulations and other commercial matters.

Practice head(s):

Agne Lindberg

Testimonials

‘Agnes Hammarstrand is pragmatic and gives hands-on advice, based on extensive experience.’

‘Experienced within the field.’

‘High client attention.’

‘High partner attention.’

‘I feel that they understand me and where I come from.’

‘They have a great knowledge of our business and respect me and my expertise as an in-house lawyer.’

‘The Partner I have worked with is very business-driven and quite pragmatic and he also understands the underlying politics of our company, which helps a lot.’

Key clients

Google LLC

Huawei Sweden Technologies AB

Cerner Sweden AB

Toyota Material Handling Europe AB

Afry (ÅF / Pöyry Group AB)

Primekey Solutions AB

Load Impact AB

Swedish Church

Skanska

Dina Försäkring AB

Hedin Group

Eton Shirts

Peab AB

Geely Sweden Holdings AB

Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB

In January 2021, Christian Hybbinette joined Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB with a team from AG Advokat and now leads the team alongside Daniel Lundqvist and Johan Kahn. The firm’s broad offering incorporates expertise in IT procurement, outsourcing, cloud computing, data protection and cybersecurity mandates. It has recently been instructed on a number of digital transformation projects relating to industry 4.0 and acts for banks, insurance companies, Swedish industrial companies and public authorities. Kahn is well known in the market for large IT procurement projects and also acts as an arbitrator in IT disputes.

Practice head(s):

Johan Kahn; Daniel Lundqvist; Christian Hybbinette

Other key lawyers:

Staffan Malmgren

Testimonials

‘Lawyers who have a genuine interest in their legal field and can easily provide both expert-level legal advice and practical solutions in the specific case.’

‘Kahn Pedersen is exceptionally responsive to customers needs.’

‘The team identifies complex legal issues and is very solution-oriented.’

‘Kahn Pedersen stands out from other firms since they deal with different perspectives, in our case both legal, technical and business.’

‘Daniel Lundqvist has the excellent ability to turn complex needs into accomplished solutions and has a very high delivery capacity’.

Key clients

Länsförsäkringar Group

Getswish

The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)

BillerudKorsnäs

Stockholm Exergi

Invidem

Handelsbanken Liv

Boliden

Riksbyggen

Akelius Residential Properties

Work highlights

  • Advising Länsförsäkringar on inter alia two major renegotiations of ADM agreements classified as critical outsourcing.
  • Advising the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) on the sourcing of a new core system for the Swedish national digital communications system (RAKEL) used by the emergency services and others in the fields of civil protection, public safety and security, emergency medical services and healthcare.
  • Advising Boliden in relation to (i) Automation of mining trucks (including data handling, GDPR, SLA and licensing terms) and (ii) Boliden’s expansion of the world’s most climate effective zinc smelterin Odda, southern Norway.

Mannheimer Swartling

Mannheimer Swartling fields an ‘extremely competent and ambitious team’ which offers legal and commercial advice to clients in the banking and finance, insurance and life sciences sectors. Niklas Sjöblom heads up the practice and is a name to note for corporate, tech and IP work, while Anders Bergsten is recommended for information security issues, such as data protection and digitalisation projects. Martin Pekkari is experienced in large procurement and co-operation projects both in the public and private sectors.

Practice head(s):

Niklas Sjöblom

Other key lawyers:

Anders Bergsten; Martin Pekkari

Testimonials

‘Very knowledgeable and highly attentive.’

‘Niklas Sjöblom stands out as one of the best lawyers in the field to work with.’

‘Very easy to work with and always highly attentive, pragmatic and knowledgeable.’

‘The Mannheimer Swartling team stays connected to the real questions and solves your problems with innovative solutions.’

‘Mannheimer Swartling is more than a legal adviser and guides your business through the sourcing process.’

‘They are the business support partner that you want with years of experience in closing IT-sourcing deals.’

‘Their variety of solutions to any pain-point is a real asset.’

‘Anders Bergsten is very easy to work with and always available when needed.’

Key clients

Epic Games

Klarna Bank

Northvolt

Spotify

Stora Enso

Telia Company

The Swedish State

UAB Bitė Lietuva

Västra Götalandsregionen (Region of Western Sweden)

Volvo Cars Corporation

Work highlights

  • Advised a Nordic bank on a major migration, implementation and outsourcing project, aiming to replace the bank’s entire back-end IT environment.
  • Advised Västra Götalandsregionen (Region of Western Sweden) on a strategic procurement of a core system for the healthcare provided within the region, introducing innovative and modern technology, inter alia through combining the use of AI and big data.
  • Advised Klarna on designing and carrying out an industry initiative for the purpose of combatting online fraud.

Setterwalls

The ‘friendly, professional and efficientSetterwalls is a full-service firm that is well regarded in the market for digital transformation and data protection work. It acts for large international clients, as well as smaller domestic players, from its nationwide network of offices. Jörgen Axelsson has considerable experience in outsourcing transactions, major systems procurements and disputes, while Joacim Johannesson is a name to note for fintech transactions. Fredrik Roos is recommended for projects involving new technologies, such as AI and the Internet of Things (IoT). Marc Tullgren is another key practitioner.

Other key lawyers:

Niklas Follin

Testimonials

‘Good knowledge on IT-outsourcing in the financial industry.’

‘Niklas Follin has proven to be a very thorough and structured person.’

‘With their diverse expertise, the team stands out in providing legal advice on complex and diverse issues.’

‘They are always available.’

‘Niklas Follin excels in grasping and solving complicated matters.’

‘Niklas Follin is technically skilled and always delivers pragmatic and practical advice.’

‘Industry and subject matter knowledge coupled with pragmatism = a great winning combination.’

‘Fredrik Roos is my main go-to-person for all things IT and tech.’

Key clients

Stena Line AB

Novacura AB

Aareon Nordic AB

The Central Bank of Sweden (Sw. Riksbanken)

Trustly Group AB

Spotify

Virtual1 Ltd

Agency for Digital Government

Work highlights

  • Advised The Central Bank of Sweden (Sw. Riksbanken) on e-currency matters.
  • Advised Trustly on complex cross-border data flow issues, including in relation to Schrems II and transfers between the EU/EEA and the US.
  • Advising Agency for Digital Government (DIGG) on several matters at the cutting edge of digital developments.

Advokatfirman Vinge

Advokatfirman Vinge’s IT and telecoms offering is spread across Stockholm, Gothenburg and Skåne, and acts for banks, public institutions, industrial companies and start-ups on contentious and non-contentious matters. The team, which is ‘extremely committed, client-oriented and flexible’, advises clients on procurement mandates, tech-related IP issues and M&A. Carl Johan Af Petersens acts for domestic and international businesses in the TMT sector, and co-heads the team alongside Eva Fredrikson, Henrik Borna and Anna Maria Lagerqvist Gahm. Nicklas Thorgerzon is a name to note for privacy matters and GDPR projects, while senior manager Mathilda Persson is recommended for outsourcing work.

Practice head(s):

Eva Fredrikson; Carl Johan Af Petersens; Henrik Borna; Anna Maria Lagerqvist Gahm

Other key lawyers:

Nicklas Thorgerzon; Jolene Reimerson; Mathilda Persson

Testimonials

‘Vinge is truly a one-stop-shop with exceptional legal knowledge, engaged and available partners and associates, a high level of professionalism, a commercial focus and a genuine interest in the client’s business, needs and wants.’

‘You can trust that you will be given access to a tailor-made team with high attention to your transaction and an appropriate seniority ratio in the team assisting you.’

‘The price structure is transparent and reasonable, especially considering the level of service you will receive.’

‘Jolene Reimerson is an extremely skilled lawyer, whose knowledge provides great and tangible value to any matter she assists on’.

‘Its a strong team, capable of introducing relevant experts to all challenges that have arisen.’

‘The professionalism and ability to always strive for excellence is appreciated.’

‘Eva Fredrikson has extensive experience from representing clients in drafting and negotiating contracts in technology procurement projects.’

‘What makes the IT and telecoms practice at Vinge unique and strong in comparison to others, is the professional but still highly commercial and practicable way that legal requests are handled’.

Key clients

Tele2

Borgo AB

Net Insight AB

Star Stable Entertainment AB

Advania

Work highlights

  • Advising Tele2 on various data protection aspects, including in relation to an ongoing investigation by the Swedish Data Protection Authority.
  • Advising Tele2 on its Baltic joint network cooperation with Bité.
  • Representing Star Stable Entertainment AB in various IT and media-related contractual matters, e.g. TV-production and distribution agreements, IT operations and IT development agreements, artist and music agreements and marketing agreements.

Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird focuses on the software and services, and digital business sectors, and has also been involved the development of a number of products in the fintech arena. Hans Svensson co-heads the practice and has over 20 years’ experience in public and private M&A, capital markets, financing and joint ventures, while Mattias Lindberg, who also leads the team, is recommended for commercial matters and strategic agreements; Lindberg is also experienced in litigation, both on a national and European level. Jan Berg left for Advokatfirman Lindahl KB.

Practice head(s):

Hans Svensson; Mattias Lindberg

Testimonials

‘Bird & Bird are outpacing the competition due to Mattias Lindberg being there.’

‘Mattias Lindberg holds a phenomenal combination of subject matter expertise as well as an exquisite sense of what is to be prioritised.’

‘The way that Bird & Bird collaborates with us as customers to help us grow our business stands out.’

Key clients

TAG

10 Chambers

Contiga

HeidelbergCement Group

AB Svensk Bilprovning

Kontakta

Atomia

RCO Security

Åke Sundvall Byggnads AB

Allmänna reklamationsnämnden

Föreningen NIX-Telefon

Stripe

Mastercard

BtoBet Ltd

Rastel Holding N.V.

Work highlights

  • Advised AB Svensk Bilprovning (the Swedish Motor Vehicle Inspection Company) in relation to several large IT projects, such as the strategic and legal considerations relating to the procurement of all its customer communications in both physical and digital channels.
  • Advised Swedish game studio 10 Chambers after Tencent (a Chinese multinational technology conglomerate holding company) acquired a major stake in the company.
  • Assisted TAG in relation to its new service Paiwise, which enables new types of economic transactions not supported by traditional financial services.

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB

The Advokatfirman Cederquist KB team provides ‘clear, practical and hands-on advice and is supportive of innovative solutions’. The practice has strong experience in the TMT, consumer and financial services sectors, and advises clients on large international IT outsourcing deals, cloud services, and new technologies such as IoT. Johanna Linder and Malin Allard head up the practice, with Linder recommended for cybersecurity issues and Allard handling IP, media and marketing law. Henrik Lindstrand was recently promoted to partner.

Practice head(s):

Johanna Linder; Malin Allard

Other key lawyers:

Henrik Lindstrand

Testimonials

‘Cederquist has very broad and up to date knowledge in IT and telecoms.’

‘They are efficient and can single out the core issues from any smaller ones.’

‘Their team works in a very pragmatic, fast and modern way and are all a pleasure to collaborate with.’

‘We have always been happy with their services.’

‘Johanna Linder is excellent in all IT or data privacy-related matters.’

‘It is a pleasure to work with Johanna Linder and she provides fast and to the point legal advice.’

‘They have many excellent female partners as well as associates.’

‘Malin Allard provides hands-on advice rooted in personal experience from working in the industry.’

Key clients

Husqvarna AB

SJ AB

Swedbank AB

BillerudKorsnäs Aktiebolag

Lantmännen ek för

Camfil AB

PostNord AB

TV4 Media AB

Telenor Group

Acast AB

Föreningen Svensk Elitfotboll

Svenska Retursystem AB

Sandvik AB

Itiviti Group AB

Bonava AB

Sopra Steria Sweden AB

Red Bee Media

Bisnode

Permobil

The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv)

JM AB

UC AB

Ernst and Young AB

Kiselkarbid i Stockholm AB (KISAB)

4C Strategies AB

Haypp Group AB

Budbee AB

Work highlights

  • Assisted SJ AB with its procurement of a new inventory and ticket booking solution as SaaS, including project implementation.
  • Providing ongoing assistance to Telenor Connexion AB in relation to a variety of matters, including agreeing with customers on terms for delivery of cutting-edge connectivity solutions (an IoT platform provided as a service) and research collaboration projects and telecoms regulatory matters in various jurisdictions.
  • Drafted the master services agreement for Permobil for the sourcing and roll-out of a new global Product Lifecycle Management system.

Cirio Advokatbyrå AB

Cirio Advokatbyrå AB is known in the market for its broad offering, which includes transactional services, business strategy, operational matters and disputes. Particular areas of focus include public and private M&A, commercial contracts, insolvency issues and litigation. Emma Dansbo joined as partner from Advokatfirman Delphi and now leads the team; she brings experience in acting for start-ups in the tech sector. Erik Bergenstråhle is recommended for outsourcing agreements and is active in the IT, telecoms and broadcasting sectors. Anders Christner retired.

Practice head(s):

Emma Dansbo

Other key lawyers:

Erik Bergenstråhle; Peter Lilja

Testimonials

‘Great business acumen and very easy to work with.’

‘Great accessibility and professionalism.’

‘Excellent support by very competent professionals and with the capacity to quickly identify legal questions and potential challenges.’

‘High level of attention; great combination of expertise and always relevant and clear advice.’

‘Reliable and engaged.’

‘I feel comfortable that they leave no stone unturned.’

‘Erik Bergenstråhle has extremely good availability and is service-minded.’

‘Good and relevant advice.’

Key clients

Microsoft

Hewlett-Packard

Telia Company

ICA

City of Stockholm

Tink

Collectum

Vasakronan

Bankgirot

Nasdaq

LKAB

Facebook

Cisco

SaveLend

Hannes Snellman

The intellectual property and technology team at Hannes Snellman has broad experience, which includes knowledge in outsourcing, cloud procurement, data security, e-commerce and TMT matters. Elisabeth Vestin heads up the practice and is recommended for IT contracts, GDPR issues, and more broadly, commercial and regulatory matters. Counsels Anna Ribenfors and Caroline Sundberg are also key practitioners; Ribenfors handles fintech solutions for insurance companies and financial institutions, and Sundberg focuses on commercial agreements and data privacy work.

Practice head(s):

Elisabeth Vestin

Other key lawyers:

Anna Ribenfors; Caroline Sundberg

Testimonials

‘I like their outstanding expertise in IT procurement and outsourcing matters.’

‘They deliver excellent results, always to the point.’

‘Some people think that being professional and pleasant is an impossible combination for a business lawyer; Elisabeth Vestin, Anna Ribenfors and Caroline Sundberg certainly prove them wrong. They are excellent lawyers and working with them is always a pleasure.’

‘Knowledgeable and highly attentive.’

‘Elisabeth Vestin shows a genuine interest in her clients and is always highly attentive, business-focused, pragmatic and knowledgeable’.

‘Elisabeth Vestin is very easy to work with and you know you will get a very good result.’

‘The team is able to provide both the legal advice as well as explain the business implications of various agreement options and regulations.’

‘They have extensive experience and are able advise on a level that we have not seen anywhere else.’

Key clients

iBoxen Infrastruktur Sverige AB

Vourity AB

Intergiro Intl AB

Vitec Software Group

AB Nordiska Kompaniet

AB Svensk Exportkredit

Alma Talent Group

Ålandsbanken

Hi3G Access

Dustin Group

Hipgnosis Songs Fund

Infracapital

Kindred Group

Konsumentverket (the Swedish Consumer Agency)

Sanoma Group

SAP Svenska AB

Seeburger Group

Plan International

Unicef Sweden

Vitamin Well Group

Work highlights

  • Representing Kindred/Spooniker in an appeal before the Administrative Court regarding the Swedish Gambling Authority’s decision to impose a record fine of €10m for alleged violation of the Gambling Act.
  • Assisted iBoxen Infrastruktur AB with the complex negotiations with one of its core collaboration partners and assisted on the set up of a joint venture as well as the licensing agreements, all relating to the supply of digital infrastructure supplying the physical infrastructure.
  • Assisting Vitec Software Group AB with tech and data related advice regarding the client’s strategic growth through acquisitions of other software companies, inter alia Nordman & Co, Travelize International AB, Unikum Datasystem Aktiebolag.

Roschier

Roschier‘s digitalisation and TMT practice handles high-value outsourcing projects for sophisticated buyers. Practice head Björn Johansson Heigis supports banking and insurance clients with regulatory requirements and audits, while also representing buyers in disputes and arbitration against providers, alongside Erik Ficks. Sell-side clients include leading Nordic IT suppliers. The team has a substantial e-commerce offering, which attracts payment providers, streaming services and publishing companies.

Practice head(s):

Björn Johansson Heigis

Other key lawyers:

Erik Ficks

Testimonials

‘Good knowledge of the market and new technologies.’

‘Björn Johansson Heigis is always delivering advice adapted to our business in a simple way.’

‘Björn Johansson Heigis explains things in a way that everyone understands.’

‘Björn Johansson Heigis really shows that he has a great knowledge of both the legal side and the technical side of our business.’

‘The team at Roschier has broad knowledge of contractual and commercial methods to achieve optimal IT business practices.’

‘Their knowledge of licensing and similar matters extends to many jurisdictions and markets and enables them to serve as a full-service practice when pursuing foreign opportunities.’

‘They are quick, thorough, diligent, and always available, including when approached with complex matters with short deadlines.’

‘Erik Ficks has a proactive approach to identifying opportunities of clients to maximize value.’

Key clients

Aditro Group

Bonnierförlagen Software Publishing (subsidiary of Bonnierförlagen)

BookBeat

Epic Systems Corporation

Nokia

PayPal

Hemnet

The Astrid Lindgren Company

Veoneer

Synch Advokat AB

Synch Advokat AB focuses on the Nordic markets and acts for large international brands on the full life-cycle of IT and telecoms projects. Its broad expertise includes advisory services, transactional work, and managed and digital services. Jim Runsten heads up the practice with over 20 years’ experience, while Johan Tydén is a name to note for telecoms work. Karolina Pekkari and Jonathan Clauss joined from Advokatfirman Westermark Anjou AB at the beginning of 2021.

Practice head(s):

Jim Runsten

Other key lawyers:

Anders Hellström; Johan Tydén; Karolina Pekkari; Jonathan Clauss

Testimonials

‘Superb industry knowledge, which they utilise effectively to provide sound advice.’

‘Good at giving risk-based advice.’

‘Synch are real innovators.’

‘Jim Runsten is a real driving force; a complete innovator who knows how to get things done quickly and efficiently.’

‘Excellent pedigree and forward thinking.’

‘Very commercial with a real understanding of the field.’

‘Very dedicated personnel with an excellent ability to guide me as a customer to focus on what legal aspects are most important in the negotiations with a third party vendor.’

‘I was very pleased to note that I could use the personnel at Synch for issues that were not merely connected to the legal aspects of an agreement, but also taking in commercial and administrative angles into account.’

‘Synch is a leading technology focused firm.’

Key clients

CapGemini

PayPal

IFS

Hi3G (operator 3)

SecMaker

Clavister

Motion Picture Association

Goodbye Kansas

Dustin Group

Challengermode

Swedish Software

IAMCP (International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners)

Advisa

Lendify

KF/Coop

Bits Data

Work highlights

  • Advised Capgemini on numerous strategic and large-scale outsourcing and services agreements.
  • Successfully advised and represented MPA and its members as well as certain Nordic rightsholders in a landmark win in the Patents and Market Court of Appeal against Telia.
  • Advised the owners of Lendify in connection with the merger with Danish Lunarbank A/S.

TIME DANOWSKY Advokatbyrå AB

TIME DANOWSKY Advokatbyrå AB is known for its transactional IT expertise and its dedicated telecoms team. Particular areas of focus for the practice include outsourcing, systems integration, cloud services, AI and IoT mandates. Mats Ohlén co-heads the team and is a name to note for IT contracts and digital transformation projects, while Ulrika Geissler, who jointly leads the team, is recommended for public procurement and data protection work, including cross-border data transfers. Alexander Berger left for an in-house role at Folksam.

Practice head(s):

Mats Ohlén; Ulrika Geissler

Other key lawyers:

Daniel Wåtz; Jonas Forzelius; Fredrik Ståhl

Testimonials

‘The IT and telecoms team have an excellent understanding of the business and the commercial and technical aspects of the telecoms sector.’

‘Ulrika Geissler has a deep and broad knowledge of the telecoms sector and our business to the extent the in-house legal department and the business see her more as a colleague than an external lawyer.’

‘A very business-minded firm with a pragmatic approach that provides practical guidance and advice on how to mitigate risk.’

‘Pragmatic and innovative in order to find solutions to problems and legal concerns.’

‘Many of the partners have in-house counsel experience which is a clear benefit to the client.’

‘Mats Ohlén is my to-go-to partner whenever I need someone to brainstorm with.’

‘Mats Ohlén is a true legal business partner.’

Key clients

Securitas AB

Accenture

Hoist Finance AB

AB Svenska Spel

Trafikverket (Swedish Transport Administration)

Unit4 Group

AB Kvällstidningen Expressen

TV4

Region Stockholm

Telenor Sverige AB

Sinch AB

Bonnier News AB

Storstockholms Lokaltrafik AB

Work highlights

  • Represented Accenture in negotiating several systems integration and IT outsourcing contracts.

Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie draws on strength from its European and global telecoms team to handle cross-border transactions with ease. It often acts for large international companies on regulatory and compliance matters and data privacy issues, and has particular experience in the automotive, computer game and broadcasting industries. Peder Oxhammar leads the practice with over 20 years’ experience.

Practice head(s):

Peder Oxhammar

Key clients

Google

Fibersystem

Terranet

Kry (Webbhälsa AB)

Storytel

Indivd AB

LeoVegas AB

Cherry AB (ComeOn)

Embracer AB

ENIRO AB

Work highlights

  • Advising the video-based healthcare provider KRY on matters within the IP field, such as marketing advice pertaining to the marketing of healthcare services.
  • Representing Terranet and Voxelflow technology, in various legal areas, and particularly in the IP licensing field as well as capital markets matters.
  • Acting for Storytel on a number of legal fields including copyright and digital media.

Advokatfirma DLA Piper Sweden KB

The IP and technology group at Advokatfirma DLA Piper Sweden KB works closely with its Nordic platform, which has offices across Norway, Finland and Denmark and advises clients on technology and telecoms matters. It handles a broad range of matters, including cloud computing, data protection, licensing and financing mandates, trade mark protection issues and litigation. Anna Jussil Broms heads up the team and has considerable experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. Former practice head Sanna Lundkvist left for an in-house role.

Practice head(s):

Anna Jussil Broms

Other key lawyers:

Mikael Moreira

Testimonials

‘DLA has been very accessible and answers questions in a very short time frame, even if there are new topics that we haven’t worked together on previously.’

‘Anna Jussil Broms has great experience in IT agreements and is able to give complex legal advice adapting to the needs of the client.’

‘The team immediately understood our needs and made any complex issue seem manageable.’

‘I could tell that there was great team work and communication between the colleagues.’

‘They really know how to leverage their different skill sets and areas of expertise.’

‘Anna Jussil Broms is exceptionally bright and knowledgeable within her area of expertise.’

‘Anna Jussil Broms has always – regardless of the time of the day – been available and she makes me feel like her highest priority.’

‘Anna Jussil Broms is very professional and with her high level of knowledge she performed the tasks extremely well.’

Key clients

EQT

Baffin Bay Networks

SignUp Software

Voi Technologies

The Walt Disney Company Nordic

Dynamic Code

Collegial

Xshore

Iovance

AFA Försäkring

Kebitz

LIF

Njuice (Squid)

Heart Aerospace

GE Healthcare

Work highlights

  • Advising EQT on the group’s technology matters as well as technology-related transactions and investments.
  • Advising Voi Technologies on a wide array of IT contracts, including licensing agreements, terms and conditions work for eight-plus jurisdictions, consultancy agreements and service agreements.
  • Advising Kebitz on all legal matters, especially in relation to e-commerce, payment solutions and privacy matters linked to its business.

Advokatfirman Fylgia KB

Advokatfirman Fylgia KB offers ‘deep knowledge, support and advice' to clients and has expertise in IT, telecoms and data privacy and data protection matters. Particular areas of focus include AI, cloud services, and data analytics mandates and practice head Martin Gynnerstedt has notable experience in outsourcing work, IT systems development issues and supply arrangements, licensing matters and e-commerce matters.

Practice head(s):

Martin Gynnerstedt

Other key lawyers:

Filip Åhsberger

Testimonials

‘Good industry knowledge.’

‘They produce high-quality advice that provides pragmatic solutions.’

‘They always get the work done within the time frames that I specify and are a joy to work with.’

‘Martin Gynnerstedt has been impressive; he is very responsive, knowledgeable and a pleasure to deal with.’

‘Martin Gynnerstedt is an asset to the team and never lets me down.’

‘Martin Gynnerstedt at Fylgia has been our main contact, and he has truly stood out in the way he has combined his knowledge in the practice with our business challenges, providing advice and strategic opportunities in a way that we have not seen before.’

‘What is really different with the team at Fylgia is that we are directly working with very senior and experienced legal experts.’

Key clients

PCTEL, Inc.

Bring E-commerce & Logistics AB

iBinder AB

ID06 AB

Mavenoid AB

Beijer Byggmaterial Aktiebolag

Egencia Sweden AB

Fieldfisher LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Work highlights

  • Advised ID06 AB on several legal risk assessments regarding the development of new IT-services for the construction industry.
  • Advised Egencia Sweden AB on several major agreement negotiations of strategic importance.
  • Advised Mavenoid AB concerning its SaaS offering to the market.

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s IT and tech team is ‘really efficient’ and offers clients ‘a great combination of eagerness and experience’. Alexander Tham recently joined from an in-house role and now heads up the team; he has considerable experience in licencing, IT outsourcing, R&D and privacy mandates. Cecilia Rehn left for an in-house role, while Johan Åberg joined from Advokatfirman Westermark Anjou AB.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Tham

Other key lawyers:

Johan Herrström; Gabriel Svedberg; Mats Tindberg; Johan Åberg

Testimonials

‘The most competent team in Sweden for outsourcing and IT projects.’

‘Extremely strong niche competence within technology M&A.’ 

‘Highly business-minded.’

‘Gabriel Svedberg uses his previous experience as a director in a large IT company in order to provide legal advice on a level above the competitors.’

‘Balanced set up of the people in each transaction team.’

‘Team members are up to date on essential issues and attention levels are high.’

‘Gabriel Svedberg’s major strengths are negotiation skills and team leadership, always with a focus on the overall outcome.’

‘Superb knowledge about the sector and good negotiation skills’.

Key clients

Philips AB

Axis Communications AB

ELON Group AB

Miss Group Holdings Limited

Novare Human Capital AB

Pricer Aktiebolag

Vionlabs AB

Star Stable Entertainment AB

Foodora AB

TietoEVRY Corporation

NCC AB

ABB AB

Charge Amps AB

Prevas AB

Aller Media AB

Flowbox AB

Kyrkans Försäkring AB

Shoppa AB

Work highlights

  • Advised the Esri Group regarding the divestment of the subsidiary S-Group Solutions AB.
  • Advising Kyrkans Försäkring AB (KFAB) on replacing its insurance management system.
  • Advising Shoppa on the negotiations of software license agreements and service delivery agreements.

Advokatfirman Schjødt

The TMT team at Advokatfirman Schjødt has notable experience in licensing and contract drafting negotiations, and also handles cybersecurity mandates, regulatory matters and disputes. The practice has recently seen an uptick in instructions relating to the CJEU judgement in the Schrems II case and the implications it has for international data transfers. Thomas Nygren leads the practice and is well versed in international technology transactions.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Nygren

Testimonials

‘The combination of knowledge and understanding of IT business, technology and of complex IT frame agreements gave us an advantage over our competitors.’

‘The practice demonstrated sharp knowledge, not only of the telecoms industry, but also of potential developments in the area to alert us to any future regulatory changes in the industry.’

‘Strong attention to the details of the given assignment was demonstrated with a focus on the client needs.’

‘The team keeps an eye on innovations in the industry.’

‘Thomas Nygren is an experienced attorney in the telecoms field.’

‘Thomas Nygren exceeded our expectations by undertaking complex legal tasks and learning our company’s business in order to provide tailor-made responses to meet my company’s needs.’

Key clients

Huawei Technologies Sweden AB

A3 Allmänna IT- och Telekomaktiebolaget AB

Kollektivavtalsinformation Sverige AB

Moli Streaming AB

Vermiculus Financial Technology AB

Smart Wires Inc

Stamina Group/Avonova Hälsa

Nenda AB

Chinsay AB

Work highlights

  • Representing Huawei in its legal dispute with the Swedish state on the matter relating to the Swedish ban of Huawei from the Swedish 4G and 5G market.
  • Advising Vermiculus in respect of drafting and negotiating license, development, maintenance and support contracts.
  • Retained to assist Kollektivavtalsinformation Sverige AB in assuring inter alia compliance with the GDPR.

TM & Partners

The technology team at Törngren Magnell & Partners Advokatfirma KB is headed up by Fredrik Gustafsson, who is ‘pragmatic, reassuring and agile’. The practice is well known for its expertise in IT agreements, commercial agreements and data protection work, and it is particularly experienced in the industrial, financial and healthcare sectors. Gustafsson is a key name to note for outsourcings and technology transactions.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Gustafsson

Testimonials

‘TM & Partners show good practical insight into the services (and how they are delivered) and the use of the services.’

‘Fredrik Gustafsson is highly skilled, pragmatic and acts with integrity.’

‘They work as a well-oiled team and complement each other.’

‘Solid knowledge and experience in drafting and negotiating agile IT contracts.’

‘Fredrik Gustafsson is a great support in project management.’

‘TM & Partners provides an excellent IT and telecoms practice, in which everyone, from partners to associates have deep expertise in the field, in particular in IT security.’

‘They are client focused in their approach.’

‘Fredrik Gustafsson leads the practice and advises on the IT and communication elements involved in new tech ventures that we are rolling out in Europe.’

Key clients

LRF Samköp AB

Apoteket AB

Posti Group Oy

Priveq Investment

RNB Retails & Brands

NetNordic

Footway

MAG Interactive

Endúr ASA

Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB

Re:NewCell AB

Swemac AB

Work highlights

  • Advised RNB Retail & Brands on the IT and technology aspects of the sale of the assets of its subsidiary Departments & Stores Europe AB.
  • Advised Norvestor Equity’s portfolio company NetNordic on the IT and technology aspects of its acquisition of Bolero AB from the founder.
  • Advising dark fibre service provider Eastern Light on its commercial agreements.

Wistrand

Wistrand is active in a range of areas, including outsourcing deals, cloud solutions, system integrations, licensing issues, sales and procurements. Magnus Forssman and Erik Ullberg jointly lead the team; Forssman is recommended for M&A and commercial agreements, and Ullberg handles IP, advertising and marketing matters. Carl Näsholm was promoted to partner.

Practice head(s):

Magnus Forssman; Erik Ullberg

Other key lawyers:

Carl Näsholm

Testimonials

‘Knowledge and experience from the financial sector and the insurance industry.’

‘In-depth knowledge of specific outsourcing regulations that apply to insurance companies.’

‘Very knowledgeable in both IT and the business law regulations that apply to insurance companies.’

‘Great desire to understand the business and easy to reach.’

‘Very accessible and easy to collaborate.’

Key clients

Atea

Mycronic

B3IT

Aidon

Schibsted Media Group

Proact

Advania

Skincity

Scienta Omicron

Pulsen

AlexisHR

Spendrups

Anticimex

Appjobs

Sudio

Phoenix Biopower

Nordic Choice

Almi

Vironova

Einride

Work highlights

  • Advising Mycronic on a number of SaaS and software procurements.
  • Advised Mercell Holding AS on its acquisition of the shares in Visma Commerce AB and Visma Commerce AS from the Visma group.
  • Advised Advania on a number of large IT outsourcing sales within a variety of industry sectors.

Foyen Advokatfirma

Foyen Advokatfirma offers broad IT expertise to its core clients in the construction, real estate and energy sectors, and also advises start-ups in the technology sector. Key areas of focus for the practice include commercial law, information security issues and corporate law. Sara Malmgren, Andreas Lindström and Oscar Wackling head up the team.

Practice head(s):

Sara Malmgren; Andreas Lindström; Oscar Wackling

Testimonials

‘Availability, and ready to walk that extra mile to help out even if it’s on short notice.’

‘A true partner.’

‘I value their individual and overall competence.’

‘If one of the people in the team feels that another one is more competent then they just let us communicate with that person instead.’

‘Very easy to work with.’

‘I put high trust in them, and they have never let me down.’

Key clients

Netnod Internet Exchange i Sverige AB

Internetstiftelsen

CatalystOne Solutions AB

Mild Media AB

Tentixo NG AB

Assemblin

Kraftringen Energi AB

Region Halland

Net at Once Sweden

Loopia Group AB

Swedish Transport Administration

Elicit AB

Online Partner AB

Bumbee Labs AB

Foreseeti AB

Work highlights

  • Advising Internetstiftelsen (the Swedish Internet Foundation) on a dispute before Swedish courts with the Government of Niue in respect of a claim for damages in relation to Internetstiftelsen’s administration of the ccTLD.nu.
  • Assisting Loopia AB as legal counsel in different matters, such as drafting customer agreements for several different IT-related services, negotiating IT-related commercial agreements, matters concerning GDPR and data security (NIS), as well as commercial agreements and corporate law.
  • Acting for Swedish Transport Administration in arbitration proceedings regarding a contract for development of a national system for road traffic management.

Hammarskiöld

Under the joint leadership of Malin Albert and Claes Langenius, Hammarskiöld is particularly active in the TMT sector and advises clients on technology, telecoms, data privacy, and media and entertainment-related mandates. It also handles licencing agreements, software and hardware developments and delivery agreements.

Practice head(s):

Malin Albert; Claes Langenius

Magnusson Advokatbyrå

The IT and telecoms team at Magnusson Advokatbyrå acts for domestic and international companies, and public sector institutions on commercial contracts, IP matters, data protection work, cloud services and outsourcings. Helena Rönqvist heads up the practice and is well versed in IT projects and contract negotiations.

Practice head(s):

Helena Rönqvist

Testimonials

‘Very high flexibility and responsive.’

‘Unprecedented level of competence, which really helped us in meeting tight deadlines.’

Key clients

MTR

DSI Underground

ICA Försäkring

Tech Nordic Advocates

Spotlight Stock Market

Fondo Solutions

Quanterix Corporation

Smilegate Holdings Inc

Lysa AB

Intersolia AB

Nordiska Galleriet

Work highlights

  • Advised DSI Underground on the acquisition of the Sweden-based edtech company Edvirt.
  • Advising ICA Försäkring in connection with various IT and data protection matters.
  • Regularly assisting Spotlight Stock Market, a Swedish multilateral trading facility, with legal reviews and other matters.