Firm Profile > Advokatfirman Schjødt > Stockholm, Sweden

Advokatfirman Schjødt
BOX 715

Insolvency Tier 1

Advokatfirman Schjødt’s market-leading insolvency practice is routinely instructed as court appointed administrator for large-scale company reorganisations, with Michael Levin and Lars Eric Gustafsson also providing advice on the associated tax and debt restructuring issues. Recent clients stem from the real estate, retail, entertainment and manufacturing sectors. Notable names including Hans Renman and group head Emma Berglund Uväng are regularly mandated to act as receivers in bankruptcy procedures; Renman is also a go-to name for insolvency litigation.

Practice head(s):

Emma Berglund Uväng

Key clients

Naftoil Aktiebolag

Boomerang AB

Trepur Entertainment AB

HPF Gustavsbergs Porslinsfabrik AB

Axxonen Holding AB

Real Holding i Sweden AB

Visual A.C.T Scandinavia AB

Finsmakarens Trädgård AB

Componenta Group

MI Andersson Fastighetsbolag AB

Jascha Stockholm AB

Banking and finance Tier 2

Advokatfirman Schjødt’s banking and finance team counts a broad list of lenders and borrowers on its client roster. Practice head Fredrik Gillgren and Eric Halvarsson act for banks, direct lenders and Nordic credit funds on leveraged finance, restructuring, corporate lending and asset finance mandates. On the borrower side, domestic and international private equity firms and commercial clients instruct the team on acquisition finance and refinancing mandates, with recent highlights involving transactions in the real estate, aviation, infrastructure and banking sectors.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Gillgren


A professional and full-service firm, yet local and down to earth.

Provides high availability with a wide range of competence.

Fredrik Gillgren is very skilled, efficient, available, and easy to work with.

Key clients

AAC Capital Partners

American Express

Com Hem Group

Danske Bank

Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

Handelsbanken Group



Nordea Group


Proventus Capital Partners


Rockton Aviation

Scope Capital

Société Générale Equipment



Ture Invest

Public procurement Tier 2

With ‘absolute expertise and comprehensive knowledge’ of public procurement law, Fredrik Linder, who leads the group at Advokatfirman Schjødt, acts for a substantial list of suppliers in sectors including the transport, construction, medtech and telecoms industries. As well as advising on the bidding process, the team also handles public procurement disputes concerning breaches of contract, damages and challenges to tender awards. The team also provides strategic advice to a number of contracting authorities and regularly consults on legislative amendments.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Linder


A great team which provides high availability, reliable answers and good advice. You can always trust them.

The team is very knowledgeable and service minded with a very good understanding of the challenges we have in our tender business.

Fredrik Linder has a comprehensive knowledge of the healthcare industry and an excellent knowledge of public procurement law.

I engage Schjødt in contract law and public procurement matters. The counsels I use show a very high competence in their respective areas of law with a really good understanding of the business I work in. They are skilled in integrating the legal matters in a commercial context and are highly available.

They understand what we need and despite very short notice in some cases they always come back with an answer and support.

Key clients










Beckman Coulter

Capital markets Tier 3

Led by Emil Hedberg, Advokatfirman Schjødt’s capital markets practice acts for underwriters and issuers on mid-cap IPOs and rights listings on the Swedish markets, with particular expertise handling equity transactions for clients in the life sciences and healthcare sectors. Notably, the team has a number of highly praised junior talents including newly recruited senior associate Ylva Forsberg, who brings in-house expertise from her role at SEB. The team works closely with the banking and finance practice to assist clients with DCM and public M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Emil Hedberg


The firm has a top understanding of clients’ needs at both partner and senior associate levels, providing excellent communication and 24/7 responsiveness that is second to none

The firm is a real pleasure to work with and is my new go-to firm for capital markets and corporate transactions in Sweden.

Emil Hedberg has a high knowledge of the subject. What makes him stand out is his availability and solutions-based point of view.

Ylva Forsberg’s work is of the highest quality, not only legally but commercially. She is extremely responsive and goes the extra mile 24/7.

Everything a client can wish for.

Key clients

Karo Pharma

Danske Bank

ABRY Partners

Nordic Iron Ore

Paradox Interactive

Pareto Securities

Bio-Works Technologies

Empir Group

Zenicor Medical Systems

AlzeCure Pharma

A3 Allmänna IT- och Telekomaktiebolaget

Cortus Energy


Oboya Horticulture


Arctic Minerals

Etrion Corporation

Fram Skandinavien

Greater Than

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

The highly praised professionals at Advokatfirman Schjødt provide expertise across the full range of corporate M&A transactions. The team has a solid deal flow in the public M&A space, with Pontus Bergsten and Jon Ericson receiving instructions from private equity sponsors to handle majority share acquisitions, share sales and public tender offers in the financial services, gaming, IT and construction sectors. Leveraging the firm’s market-leading insolvency department, the team handles M&A transactions involving distressed companies. Fredrik Hag heads up the practice.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Hag


A full-service firm with the right expertise for thorny issues. I practice in private equity and in Jon Ericson they have someone who is used to providing advice in a way which is understandable and actionable by private equity firms. He is able to draw on partners in all the key areas, including a couple of excellent litigation partners who are adept at giving actual advice and views rather than just reciting the law; Ola Hansson in particular is very good at this.

A very versatile, pragmatic approach which guarantees excellent results in all fields of corporate law.

A very keen and competent team which always goes the extra mile to deliver solid advice.

Pontus Bergsten has great commercial understanding and is a hard negotiator. He will fight for you to the bitter end.

Great responsiveness, a pro-active method of work and pragmatic, solution-oriented problem solving make Thomas Myrdal and his team my go-to lawyers for all corporate issues in Sweden.

Fredrik Hag is very knowledgeable and competent.

Charles Andersson is very smooth and reliable.

Joachim Funariu is a rising star who always has punched above his weight. Fantastic project management skills.

‘Erica Hegerin is very efficient and competent.

Key clients


Baring Vostok Capital Partners



Accel Partners


Fairford Holdings


Ramböll Sverige

Investment AB Spiltan

American Express

ABRY Partners



Employment Tier 3

Jenny Jilmstad handles employment matters at Advokatfirman Schjødt, including reorganisations, employee transfers, redundancies, trade union consultations and other M&A-related matters. The client list of predominantly domestic corporates also instructs the team to handle collective bargaining negotiations, internal investigations, trade secrets disputes and unfair dismissal claims. Erik Danhard is now at Kanter Advokatbyrå KB.

Practice head(s):

Jenny Jilmstad


Our opinion is that the firm that stands for great professionalism and credibility. As an HR professional, I am very pleased to have the opportunity to work with this professional law firm!

I find it to be very competent with a lot of experience and knowledge.

Exceptional knowledge, expertise and experience in employment law.

Key clients

Intrum AB

Moderna Försäkringar AB

RaySearch Laboratories AB

Agila Doctor AB

Kamic Group AB

Aesop Sweden AB

Balkong Rutan AB

British Tourist Authority

IT and telecoms Tier 3

The IT and telecoms department at Advokatfirman Schjødt is led by Thomas Nygren and is integrated with the TMT and IP practices. The team advises on complex software and licensing negotiations, cloud computing arrangements and IT procurements for clients in the financial services sector. The group also advises start-ups on IT regulations.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Nygren

Key clients

A3 Allmänna IT- och Telekomaktiebolaget

Cinnober Financial Technology AB

Dispute resolution Tier 4

Core areas of focus for Advokatfirman Schjødt’s dispute resolution practice include post-M&A arbitration, commercial litigation, claims litigation and breach of contract disputes; the firm's highly regarded insolvency team also acts in contentious applications arising from bankruptcy proceedings. Ola Hansson leads the team and has expertise in IP litigation, contractor disputes and challenges to damages awards. Olof Nilsson retired in 2019.

Practice head(s):

Ola Hansson

Key clients


Green Cargo

Moore Stephens

Länsförsäkringar Sak Försäkringsaktiebolag

EU and competition Tier 4

Multinational names in the healthcare, banking, stationery and transport sectors recently instructed the competition team at Advokatfirman Schjødt on cross-border merger filings before the Swedish Competition Authority and the European Commission. Mats Johnsson has extensive experience in handling compliance audits and advises on issues concerning state aid matters, cartels and restrictive agreements. Fredrik Linder heads the practice and has a particular emphasis on the competition law aspects of public procurement.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Linder


Highly engaged, committed, professional and easy to work with.

Mats Johnsson runs a solid practice.

I have worked with Mats Johnsson and he really gave me value for money. He always responded swiftly and the work he did was very good.

Mats Johnsson gives a feeling of comfort when you address your issues. He prides himself in finding ways to solve issues rather than shooting ideas down. He is experienced and gets the deal and the value drivers behind it.

Real estate Tier 4

Advokatfirman Schjødt regularly handles residential, mixed-use and industrial real estate transactions, with Charles Andersson acting for a roster of Nordic investment firms, real estate funds and housing developers. The team has expertise in commercial leasing law and assists international clients with retail operations; typical issues include lease terminations, negotiating agreements and handling contentious matters. Former practice head Nicklas Hansen has moved to Morris Law.


Provides high availability and wide-ranging competence.

A broad level of competence with skilled teams which deliver great results on time.

Schjødt is for me a highly valued firm for its extensive experience in complex real estate challenges. We work closely together in various real estate matters, and they always provide solid and balanced counsel in the right time.

Charles Andersson is business minded with an extremely high understanding of the client’s business rationale combined with full availability around the clock and attention to detail.

Charles Andersson always delivers with a high level of competence, on time, with a high level of service.

Key clients

Scandinavian Property Group

Investment AB Spiltan


Maelir AB

King in West AB

Kildare Partners

Nischer Properties AB


Lidl Sverige KB

Gamla Liv SEB Tryggliv

Ulfunda Slott AB

Photo Name Position Profile
 Charles Andersson  photo Charles Andersson Partner
 Emma Berglund Uväng  photo Emma Berglund Uväng Partner
 Pontus Bergsten  photo Pontus Bergsten Partner
 Jon Ericson  photo Jon Ericson Partner
 Fredrik Gillgren  photo Fredrik Gillgren Partner
 Lars Eric Gustafsson  photo Lars Eric Gustafsson Partner
 Fredrik Hag  photo Fredrik Hag Partner
 Eric Halvarsson  photo Eric Halvarsson Partner
 Christoffer Hamilton  photo Christoffer Hamilton Senior Advisor
 Ola Hansson  photo Ola Hansson Partner
 Emil Hedberg  photo Emil Hedberg Partner
 Erica Hegerin  photo Erica Hegerin Partner
 Jenny Jilmstad  photo Jenny Jilmstad Partner
 Mats Johnsson  photo Mats Johnsson Partner
 Peter Kullgren  photo Peter Kullgren Partner
 Michael Levin  photo Michael Levin Senior Advisor
 Fredrik Linder  photo Fredrik Linder Partner
 Thomas Myrdal  photo Thomas Myrdal Partner
 Thomas Nygren  photo Thomas Nygren Partner
 Hans Renman  photo Hans Renman Partner