Adv Åsa Erlandsson > Setterwalls > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

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Employment & Labour Law, Dispute resolution



With an employment practice spanning 20 years, Åsa Erlandsson is a leading employment law lawyer in Sweden.

In particular Åsa Erlandsson is sought after by employers for strategic employment law advice. By taking an active part in Swedish business life (e.g. by being a member of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce’s general assembly, by being a member of the board of the Swedish Bar Association, by participating on panels and in debates) she has a practical edge to her practice, much appreciated by the firm’s clients.

With her background from Swedish courts Åsa Erlandsson is also a well-reputed employment law litigator. Typical cases include representing employers, not least international employers, in situations involving trade secrets, discrimination, restructurings and terminations of employment.


1998-,Setterwalls (Managing Partner 2010-2016)
1998,District Court of Solna and Hedemora, associate judge
1997,Svea Appeal Court, assistant judge
1997,Amsterdam School of International Relations, LL.M. in European Integration
1994-1996,District Court of Stockholm, law clerk


Swedish, English


Swedish Bar Association’s Education Board
International Bar Association (IBA)
Employment and Discrimination
European Employment Law Association (EELA)
Arbetsrättsliga föreningen
Chamber Council of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce


1997, Amsterdam School of International Relations (LL.M. in European Integration)
1994, University of Uppsala (LL.M.)
1992, University of Leuven, Belgium (studies in European Law).

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Employment

(Leading individuals)

Åsa ErlandssonSetterwalls

Setterwalls regularly advises on the full gamut of issues within employment law including restructurings, M&A, TUPE, redundancies and the employment elements of corporate transactions. The team has a roster of prolific clients across the technology, IT, gaming and software sectors. The firm is regularly engaged in disputes and transactional work with unique expertise in sexual harassment, discrimination and bullying within the workplace claims. Group co-head Åsa Erlandsson has experience in misconduct investigations, while fellow co-head Henrik Kjellander is an expert in terminations, restructurings and investigations.