Adv Sören Brekell > Setterwalls > Malmo, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 4501
203 20 MALMÖ

Work Department

Tax, Merger & Acquisitions M&A, Real Estate



Sören Brekell has worked for many years on Setterwalls’ tax team and co-heads the tax department helping Swedish and foreign companies with tax law issues.

Sören has comprehensive experience of carrying out restructuring of both medium-sized and large companies, including those with international business. He has vast experience of working with tax lawsuits, carrying out and planning generational shifts, and relocation and splitting up groups of companies. A large part of his work is linked to tax and corporate law considerations as well as tax planning in conjunction with mergers and acquisitions.

Sören also works with tax issues for specific sectors, such as companies carrying out construction work, securities operations and companies that are subject to energy taxes. Tax planning and legal issues linked to closely held companies form a major part of his work.


2003- Setterwalls
2001-2002, Ernst & Young CTS (Head of Corporate Tax Services)
1999-2000, Vinge law firm
1992-1999, Grosskopf & Partners AB
1990-1992, Vinge law firm
1989-1990, Vinge – Grosskopf Skattekonsulter
1985-1989, Arthur Andersen, tax lawyer
1983-1985, Administrative Court in Malmö
1981-1983, County Tax Authority in Malmöhus County
1980, Tax Authority Jönköping’s County


Swedish, English


Swedish Bar Association


1979, University of Lund (LL.M.)

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Tax

(Hall of Fame)

Sören BrekellSetterwalls

Setterwalls offers clients ‘timely and practical advice’ and is ‘always a pleasure to work with’. It has a strong track record in international tax matters and VAT issues, and particular areas of focus include corporate taxation and restructuring work, incentive programmes and litigation. The team is jointly led by Niclas Hermansson, Sören Brekell and Christian Sjöqvist, with Hermansson acting for high-profile clients on disputes, Brekell recommended for restructurings, and Sjöqvist a key name for corporate matters.