Adv Jessica Schönning > Setterwalls > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 1050

Work Department

Real Estate Law, Dispute resolution, Building & construction, Properties, Infrastructure


For more than 15 years, Jessica has assisted companies and public actors with advice within real estate law, focusing in particular on commercial leasehold.

Jessica has extensive experience in negotiating and drawing up complex lease agreements for clients in the real estate sector.

Her responsibility at the firm is to lead Setterwalls’ real estate team in Stockholm. In Jessicas daily work, she helps companies and public actors to negotiate and draw up property-related agreements, with focus on commercial leasehold. Jessica has special experience of early stage lease agreements and negotiation of evacuation of tenants. She also works within other areas of real estate law, such as planning and construction law issues, title issues and issues relating to land leasehold, commonhold facilities and easements and covenants, etc. Jessica also has experience of working with both Swedish and international acquisitions, in particular of advice relating to the transfer of real estate. She also manages dispute resolution within real estate law.

Several large real estate owners in Sweden give Jessica assignments, and she assist them on an ongoing basis with legal advice and in court proceedings.

Jessica also lectures in commercial leasehold law.


2005-, Setterwalls
2003-2004, Stockholm District Court, law clerk
2002-2003, Setterwalls, Trainee


English, Spanish


2002, Stockholm University, LL.M.
1997-1998, Stockholm University, studies in, inter alia, Spanish
1996, CILE Malaga, Spain, studies in Spanish

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Real estate

Setterwalls‘ full-service real estate practice garners praise for its ‘wide range of expertise and advisers’. Key areas of skill include handling an impressive portfolio of transactions, many of which are cross border, that concern property acquisitions, future land developments and usufructs. The group competently handles issues that involve commercial leases, financings, construction knowledge and contract negotiations. Patric Olofsson and Jessica Schönning head up the Stockholm office, with the former possessing a strong knowledge of investment structures and the latter having a particular focus on projects concerning hospitals, educational premises and commercial buildings. Malmö head Anders Frick has a strong understanding of joint venture and co-investment projects, while Gothenburg office head Jesper Kuschel has been active on forward-funding matters. The ‘highly skilled’ Magnus Steninger is experienced in cross-border real estate issues, and Sonny Ragnerstam stands out for his ‘client focus and understanding of the business agenda’.