Firm Profile > Advokatfirman Lindahl KB > Stockholm, Sweden

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB
Strandvägen 3
114 51 STOCKHOLM
Sweden

Energy Tier 2

Energy producers, suppliers, investors and contractors frequently instruct the Advokatfirman Lindahl KB energy team on the full scope of energy matters. Malmö-based Per-Anders Bengtsson and Helsingborg-based Per Mildner jointly head the team and handle turnkey energy infrastructure projects, cooperation agreements for power station investments, leasing and permit applications for wind farm projects and energy trading regulatory support. The team also routinely appears before the administrative courts in energy disputes; it recently acted in congestion revenues and revenue frame issues under the Swedish Electricity Act.

Testimonials

‘The firm has a high level of competence and experience in energy regulation. Their legal processes make the team a valuable and desirable advisor.

Has a devotion to the task and high availability, combined with high competence and cheerfulness, creating a good environment for clients.

Key clients

ABB Group

E.ON Group

Perstorp Fjärrvärme AB

Forsmarks Kraftgrupp AB

Eolus Vind

Kraftringen Group

Oskarshamn Energi AB

Sundsvall Energi AB

Baltic Cable AB

LOS AS

Ringhals AB

Boilerworks A/S

Ljusdal Energi AB

Hancock Natural Resource Group Inc.

Rabbalshede Kraft AB

Göteborg Energi Gasnät AB

Kraftringen Nät AB

Weum Gas AB

Öresundskraft AB

Public procurement Tier 2

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s substantial team of public procurement experts advises a notable roster of municipalities and publicly owned companies on the full procurement lifecycle, from drafting tenders to representation in court proceedings. Recent matters saw Anders Nilsson, practice head Henrik Seeliger and associate Hanna Lundqvist (all based in Gothenburg) handling the procurement of waste-management services, public transportation, harbour projects and public housing. Uppsala-based Hugo Norlén is a go-to name for high-value damage disputes and Annika Andersson is a highly praised associate in Malmö.

Testimonials

It is a large firm with many associates, providing a large resource pool when required.

I was impressed with their knowledge, professionalism, speed, the late hours they put in when it was needed and still always with a smile!

Excellent skills, excellent business knowledge, and a quick delivery.

Anders Nilsson is a recognised thought leader in the public procurement scene and our main contact person. He is pleasant, knowledgable and provides excellent support.

Annika Andersson is highly skilled within procurement and has huge experience. Her ability to see through issues before they become a problem is of great value to us.

Annika Andersson is fantastic. She is professional, with substantial knowledge of public procurement. She worked with great speed and made me feel safe. She and Hanna Wackå put in many late hours when it was needed- but always, always with a smile!

Henrik Seeliger and Hanna Lundqvist have excellent skills, excellent business knowledge and high availability.

Johanna Näslund shows great commitment and in-depth expertise in all issues and problems that we discuss together. She shows an understanding of complexities and instils great confidence in her and the firm’s competence in the field.

Key clients

Västtrafik AB

NCC Sverige AB

NCC Industry AB

Hallandstrafiken AB

Öresundståg AB

Kalmar Vatten AB

Kalmar kommun (Municipality of Kalmar)

Infranord AB

Upplands Lokaltrafik AB

Ystad kommun (Municipality of Ystad)

Svalöv kommun (Municipality of Svalöv)

Borlänge kommun (Municipality of Borlänge)

Svealandstrafiken AB

Shipping Tier 2

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB acts for shipping companies on issues concerning shipbuilding contracts, registrations, charter agreements and shipping insurance mandates. Helsingborg-based practice head Johan Karlefors regularly works with the firm's corporate partners on shipping-related M&A transactions, financing rounds and insolvency proceedings.

Key clients

Västtrafik AB

Strömma Group

Ektank AB

Banking and finance Tier 3

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s banking and finance team advises real estate companies, international banks and funds on export financing issues, asset financing mandates and distressed asset and restructuring work. Team leader Sten Gejrot was recently instructed on a number of lending and refinancing transactions in the property sector. The group also has regulatory and transactional expertise; Helsingborg-based Peter Bäverlid notably handles credit restructurings in the shipping sector. Group co-head Thorbjörn Wennerholm also contributes to the practice.

Key clients

Nykredit Realkredit

Nykredit Bank

Deutsche Bank

Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

Collector Bank

Pareto Securities

K2A Knaust & Andersson Fastigheter

LSTH Svenska Handelsfastigheter

Svenska Skeppshypotek

Construction Tier 3

A client portfolio of property owners and municipalities instructs Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s construction team on contentious and non-contentious matters, with notably expertise in projects across the south of Sweden. Helsingborg-based practice head Anders Eriksson advises on renovations in the nuclear power sector, residential development projects and damages disputes. Malmö-based Johan TollgerdtPer-Anders Bengston and associate Annika Andersson recently advised on project negotiations and turnkey procurements for a number of municipalities.

Testimonials

Lindahl is very successful in putting together a suitable team based on the nature of the case and the excellence required for the execution of the assignment.

The team is very dedicated and helpful. I find their competence very high and they always get back to you with short notice.

Per-Anders Bengtsson is a very competent and experienced lawyer. He has extraordinary skills, an analytical mind and performs all the way through in a professional, responsive and structured manner.

I have had the privilege of working very close to Annika Andersson in difficult and complex procurement and contracting matters. Annika is very careful, clear and reliable to work with. Her strong decisiveness means that the work always goes forward and, thanks to her high competence and clarity, you as a client know what risks and opportunities there are to decide. Annika also has a strong sense of business acumen.

Employment Tier 3

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB ’s employment practice, which is led by Malmö-based Cecilia Kindgren-Bengtsson and Uppsala-based Anders Leijon, primarily provides advice on the employment elements of M&A transactions, as well as reorganisations and downsizings, collective bargaining agreements and permits for international workforces. Recent highlights on the contentious side included handling alleged breaches of non-solicitation clauses in the digital entertainment sector.

Testimonials

Has great knowledge and experience of labour law.

Agile, flexible and always ready for support.

We have been very happy with the support from Anders Leijon. Anders is a great listener and really takes the time to explain in such a manner that we really understand the issue at hand.

Robert Jukic Karlsson and Filip Malm are highly qualified and good at understanding our needs.

Key clients

Svenska Fönster AB

Tieto Corporation

Hoya Lens Sweden AB

WeWork Companies

Wangeskog Hyrcenter AB

AGN Haga AB

Scan Global Logistics A/S

Q-Linea AB

Folktandvården

Environment Tier 3

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB ’s environment team frequently appears before the Land and Environment Court acting for municipalities, utilities companies, industrial companies and clients in the renewable energy sectors. Typical instructions cover contaminated land issues, permit disputes and damages compensation. Malmö-based practice head Mikael Wärnsby often conducts environmental due diligence and risk assessments related to M&A transactions.

Testimonials

The Lindahl team has, during a long period of time, helped us through several complicated cases and helped us to win many of them in court. They have always been exceptionally skilled and almost every time able to give us qualified help with short anticipation. Highly recommended!

Excellent specialist skills regarding environmental issues associated with the expansion of our port and different environmental permits. Flexible and good communicators.

The Lindahl team sees our needs and understands our problems immediately. It must also be mentioned that they have a very nice attitude and are easy to contact.

Key clients

Baltic Cable AB

Eolus Vind AB

MittSkåne Vatten

Municipality of Halmstad

Municipality of Vellinge

Trellerborgs Hamn AB

Insolvency Tier 3

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB  acts as court-appointed receiver and administrator in bankruptcy and solvent liquidation, with key contacts including Robert Asplund and Erik Lingsell (both based in Örebro) and Magnus Löfving, who is based in Gothenburg. Noteworthy highlights include acting for a number of bankruptcy estates in asset recovery litigation.

Key clients

Saab Automobile Tools AB

FME Europe

Fly Me Sweden

Strands Tryckeri

Blue Flash Auto AB

Intellectual property and media Tier 3

With offices in Gothenburg, Malmö and Uppsala, Advokatfirman Lindahl KB  fields an extensive team of IP experts handling the breadth of issues for high-profile Swedish brands. Of particular note is the team’s commercialisation expertise, with the highly praised group head Johan Norderyd and life sciences expert Hugo Norlén managing global portfolios and the relevant multi jurisdictional licensing negotiations. Trade mark and patent litigation is also routinely handled; associates Christian Sundén and Lukas Jönsson are noteworthy names.

Testimonials

We highly appreciate their outstanding responsiveness, great team spirit and excellent combination of legal skills and pragmatic handling of complex issues.

Provides the strategic overview required for highly complexity matters and never fails to deliver impressive turnaround times.

We have always found the team’s responsiveness and work ethic impressive. We rate the team’s capacity to handle international work as top-notch.

Johan Norderyd provides very astute legal analysis but is also excellent in taking commercial considerations into account when providing advice.

Johan Norderyd is a fantastic IP lawyer with an excellent focus on the life sciences sector.

Johan Norderyd is an excellent attorney with enormous experience. Clients appreciate his calm, prudent manner with which he tackles most complex legal problems and solves them confidently, even under great pressure.

Johan Norderyd and associate Christian Sundén have a proven track-record for delivering high-quality input to us in the most complex matters.

Johan Norderyd is very accessible with a good knowledge of my company’s business and strategy.

Lukas Jönsson is swift with his responses and we appreciate the clarity in his communications. His depth of knowledge of client’s matters and understanding of the business side of things is particularly impressive.

We were impressed Tobias Carlsson’s attention to detail in the matters that he worked on. Tobias is always on top of the matters which he handles.

Key clients

Axis Communications

Haribo

Koenigsegg Automotive

Ikano

Mini Rodini

Aimpoint

Elon

Offecct

Sveba-Dahlén

Separett

Sandberg Development

Granuldisk

Conform Collection

Real estate Tier 3

The client list for Advokatfirman Lindahl KB ’s real estate team includes domestic real estate companies, commercial property developers, municipalities and joint ventures. The team is led by Johan Tollgerdt and advises on the acquisition and sale of mixed-use properties, logistics sites, sporting facilities and residential portfolios. Also of note is the team’s handling of forward-funding transactions for social properties including residential care homes and education facilities.

Testimonials

Provides efficiency, availability, knowledge and engagement.

Key clients

Castellum AB

AB Sagax

Stena Fastigheter AB

Municipality of Luleå and Lulebo AB

Uppsalahem AB

Brinova Fastigheter AB

Ikano Bostad AB / Ikano Fastigheter AB

Midroc AB

MKB Fastighets AB

Municipality of Borlänge

Swedish Logistic Property

Klarabo AB

Tax Tier 3

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB ’s tax professionals work closely with the corporate and M&A team to offer tax structuring advice on property acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate mergers. Highlights for Uppsala-based practice head Anna Romell Stenmark involved advising on cross-border company expansions and incentive schemes. Gothenburg-based Johan Myrén is another noted name with expertise in income tax and VAT issues. On the contentious side, the group also recently handled the interpretation of international tax treaties.

Key clients

MKB Fastighets AB

Koeningsegg Automotive

Olink Proteomics Holding AB

Capital markets Tier 4

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s Uppsala-based capital markets expert Mattias Prage advises a range of domestic issuers on mid-cap IPOs, rights issuances and preferential placements, with recent mandates including complex transactions in regulated sectors including the life sciences industry. The addition of banking and finance expert Sten Gejrot (previously of MAQS Advokatbyrå) to the Malmö office increases the firm’s debt capital markets capabilities. Thorbjörn Wennerholm is also a key name to note.

Testimonials

They always focus on customer needs and are very flexible in availability. The level of expertise is high and they have a good track record in delivering tasks on time.

A deep knowledge of capital market issues.

I have worked with several partners and associates over the years and they have all presented excellent skills in their profession. Importantly, they are clear if a specific topic is outside their expertise and forward the topic to another member of the team or even outside if necessary. This provides a high level of comfort and makes day-to-day operations run smoothly. I can particularly recommend partners Mattias Prage and Helena Lindbäck and associate Emelie Carmhagen Wernoff.

Easy to work with, available and gets along with us as clients as well as our contacts. Has very deep knowledge.

Key clients

ABB

Acando

Allenex

AroCell

Beijer Alma

BioArctic

Boule Diagnostics

Capacent Holding

Chromogenics

Cimco Marine AB

Coeli Private Equity

C-RAD

Eurocine Vaccines

FormPipe Software

Fortnox

Hanza Holding

Helios Investment Partners

IMINT Image Intelligence

International Finance Corporation

Karolinska Development

Klövern

Mantex

Miris Holding

Millicom International Cellular

Nanologica

Nolato

Pharmacolog i Uppsala

PledPharma

Prevas

Q-linea

Resurs Bank

ScandiDos

Senzime

SHH Bostad

Svolder

TagMaster

Tieto Corporation

VBG Group

Vitrolife

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Based in Helsingborg, Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s corporate M&A co-head Svante Liljedahl is a go-to name for target companies involved in  lower-mid and mid-cap divestments, and has a particular strength in the IT sector. The practice recently advised on a number of cross-border M&A transactions; Gabriel Svedberg and Michael Edquist  handled international mandates in the medtech, forestry, software and manufacturing sectors. Practice co-head Thorbjörn Wennerholm leads the Malmö office.

Testimonials

Lindahl has a unique ability to combine industrial experience with law, particularly for technology-related transactions.

Great negotiating skills and problem-solving ability.

A practical no-nonsense approach with excellent availability.

A unique combination of knowledge of M&A, general agreements and corporate governance issues for listed companies, regarding both international and domestic issues.

Gabriel Svedberg is seen as the most capable lawyer for technology-related M&A in Sweden. He uses his experience – including many years of industrial experience from in-house – to give commercial and strategic advice on a level seldom seen by other lawyers.

Gabriel Svedberg and Johan Herrström are very experienced negotiators, problem solvers and team leaders.

Michael Edquist has deep knowledge of M&A, general agreements and corporate governance. Very cooperative and available for answers.

Erika Svensson has unique competence with corporate governance issues.

Key clients

Tieto Corporation

British American Tobacco

GDL Transport

HANZA Holding

Norrköpings Tidningars Media

Cibes Lift Group

Olink

Infomaker Holding

David & Kalle Invest

Cavidi

Optiga

Volati

Vitrolife

VBG

Miss Group Holdings

Dispute resolution Tier 4

Regular mandates handled by Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s dispute resolution team include disputes arising from construction contracts, share purchase agreements, insurance liability issues and commercial leases. Practitioners including Uppsala-based group head Bengt Bolin and Gothenburg-based Shervin Shikhan are regularly engaged in commercial arbitration and litigation by a client list comprising telecoms, IT, real estate and entertainment companies.

Testimonials

Has deep knowledge of our business and the specific industry that our company is a part of.

Daniel Ullsten is a likeable person and has deep knowledge of dispute resolution. I value that he is not afraid of giving to-the-point advice.

Key clients

Uppsalahem AB

Stena Fastigheter AB

Kungliga Musikaliska Akademien

Bad Yolk Games AB

Levinor AB

Kesuvallen Förvaltning AB

Lillskär Projektutveckling AB

IT and telecoms Tier 4

Go-to names at Advokatfirman Lindahl KB  for IT and telecoms mandates include practice head Cecilia Rehn and Johan Herrström, who are both based in Malmö, and Uppsala-based Gabriel Svedberg. The team advises on outsourcing projects, licensing issues, cloud services mandates and regulations relating to the use of e-commerce platforms. The client base includes domestic and international software, medtech and consumer electronics companies and numerous municipalities.

Testimonials

The most impressive aspect of the Lindahl team is that they are able to combine legal expertise with great industry knowledge. They are truly committed to their no-nonsense approach, which makes them very easy to work with.

Has competence in industry and practice with availability and great approach in discussions, searching creative, cost effective solutions.

Mats Tindberg and his team have exceptional availability and the ability to deliver outstanding advice and materials on pressured deadlines.

Gabriel Svedberg is key to the firms capabilities with really strong industry experience. He knows how complex projects should be handled parred with the experience to make the correct legal solutions.

Gabriel Svedberg has the rare combination of excellent legal expertise with a profound understanding of the IT and  tech industry. It is truly a great experience to work with him and I would state that in the Swedish IT and tech legal market he is second to none.

The firm: The history of Lindahl stretches back to the founding of Alf Lindahl’s Advokatbyrå in Stockholm in 1918. During the late 1980s, a number of firms nationwide merged into a new firm, aptly named Lindahl after the oldest partner at that time, Magnus Lindahl, son of Alf Lindahl. In 2009, Lindahl’s office in Stockholm was joined by the skilled lawyers of local firm Rydin Carlsten, to further strengthen Lindahl’s offering on the important Stockholm market. Today the firm has six offices covering all major regional markets in Sweden. Lindahl is one of the country’s largest business law firms. It continues to develop its staff to make sure it can offer clients the most interesting and efficient business advice for the businesses of the future.

Lindahl is the sole Swedish member of TerraLex, the world’s largest network of independent business law firms.

Areas of practice: As one of Sweden’s leading business law firms, Lindahl has a full-service offering in all the major areas of business law. The firm’s practice areas include: banking and finance, capital markets and public M&A, construction, corporate, dispute resolution, employment, energy, environment, EU and competition, information and communications technology, industry, infrastructure, insolvency, insurance, intellectual property, life sciences, privacy, private equity, public procurement and public sector, private M&A, real estate, strategic contracts, tax, transactional services and transport law.

Many of Lindahl’s clients are innovative, knowledge-based businesses. In addition to the capacity of a large firm, we have cutting-edge competence in intellectual property, life sciences, dispute resolution and information and communications technology (ICT). We also have long and substantial experience in areas such as banking and finance, capital markets, M&A and real estate.

Lindahl understands that there are things clients expect of a leading law firm, like being able to get help quickly when needed, providing clear advice of the highest quality, having commercial acumen, and the capacity to handle matters that reach far beyond Sweden’s borders. These things are a given. In addition to this, Lindahl strives to perform its work with a no-nonsense approach. This means providing straight answers and appropriate advice in a concise, straight-forward way, from tailor-made teams with the right skillset to make sure clients get exactly the resources they need.

In an ever-changing world, Lindahl puts a premium on developing its organisation and skills to ensure it’s the best possible partner for clients, with the ambition to succeed and create sustainable growth for the future.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Sten Gejrot sten.gejrot@lindahl.se +46 705 475 382
Capital markets Dennis Westermark dennis.westermark@lindahl.se +46 761 269 102
Commercial, corporate and M&A Thorbjörn Wennerholm thorbjorn.wennerholm@lindahl.se +46 730 399 256
Construction Anders Eriksson anders.eriksson@lindahl.se +46 707 155 340
Dispute resolution Bengt Bolin bengt.bolin@lindahl.se +46 708 161 874
Employment Cecilia Kindgren-Bengtsson cecilia.kindgren-bengtsson@lindahl.se +46 708 592 507
Energy Per-Anders Bengtsson per-anders.bengtsson@lindahl.se +46 707 406 651
Environment Mikael Wärnsby mikael.warnsby@lindahl.se +46 730 399 250
EU and competition Hugo Norlén hugo.norlen@lindahl.se +46 702 718 189
Insolvency Erik Lingsell erik.lingsell@lindahl.se +46 730 302 525
Intellectual property Johan Norderyd johan.norderyd@lindahl.se +46 704 326 656
IT and telecoms Cecilia Rehn cecilia.rehn@lindahl.se +46 730 399 243
Life sciences Hugo Norlén hugo.norlen@lindahl.se +46 702 718 189
Public procurement Henrik Seeliger henrik.seeliger@lindahl.se +46 708 265 101
Real estate Johan Tollgerdt johan.tollgerdt@lindahl.se +46 730 399 244
Shipping Johan Karlefors johan.karlefors@lindahl.se +46 705 930 834
Tax Anna Romell Stenmark anna.romell.stenmark@lindahl.se +46 705 261 863
Number of lawyers : 172
Number of partners : 55
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Mission

Lindahl is a business law firm that finds solutions and helps each client reach their full potential by giving proactive and future-proof advice. We also are dedicated to offering the best possible work environment to develop talents and help colleagues reach their full potential. We achieve this by being straight-forward and clear, whilst maintaining focus on business value. Our ability to deliver all this distinguishes us on the market.

Diversity

Our ability to advance all aspects of diversity work is crucial to our talent supply, and therefore an important issue for our long-term and sustainable operations. We believe that engagement and gender equality are important for a good work environment. Lindahl has a clear principle that the assessment of all employees should be based on professional qualities and strictly on credit. Our work on gender equality is guided by developments in the field and proven experience. We want to develop all employees, regardless of gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or any other aspect that is irrelevant to our professional practice. To achieve this, we work for a fair delegation of duties and have a clear framework for how lawyers, regardless of gender or other personal aspects, should be enabled to advance to a leading position at the same rate.

CSR & Pro Bono

Lindahl is a committed and long-term member of society. Our most important contribution is to be part of creating efficient and innovative trade and industry, to the benefit of all. We contribute to Swedish commerce and voluntary organisations through the personal involvement of many of our co-workers in various national and regional initiatives.

We provide resources to Star for Life. Our support helps give more than 1000 South African students at Siphosabadletshe High School in South Africa a better life and the inspiration to strive towards their life goals. Pupils also have access to coaches and outside of school there is a programme of home visits and a mobile facility for HIV testing. Together, these form important ingredients in giving vulnerable people a chance to take control of their lives and to realise their dreams.

For the past decade, Lindahl has organised Sweden’s largest business law competition (Business Law Challenge) for law students from all over the country. The Business Law Challenge gives law students a unique chance to learn and better understand what it takes to become a good and valuable advisor for the future, making it an invaluable experience in their careers.

For students, talents, colleagues and clients, we want to help everyone achieve their dreams and provide a platform from which they can all fulfil their full potential.