Adv Tove Andersson > Setterwalls > Malmo, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 4501
203 20 MALMÖ

Work Department

Environment, Energy



Tove Andersson has worked with advice on environmental and energy law since 2003. The work covers everything from large-scale environmental permit processes in different industries to environmental and energy law in transactions.

The main area of expertise is environmental permit processes for which she is often engaged as lead counsel within different industry sectors. The energy sector is one her top niches and she works with many of the leading companies within the wind power industry. Also, the rock material industry and the waste industry have been in focus for a long time. In addtion, the food sector has become a growing segment.

Further, Tove regularly assists in water trials, matters regarding various forms of environmental supervision, the handling of excavated masses, grid connections and species protection issues. The rapid development regarding major solar power plants and energy gases, not at the least hydrogen gas, thereto gives rise to regulatory issues. Different forms of environmental responsibility as well as environmental and energy law in contract negotiations and transactions, often involving international companies, is a central part of her business.

Tove has special knowledge in insolvency related environmental law within the mining industry and regarding liability issues concerning natural disasters.


2017-, Setterwalls
2013-2017, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, partner
2003-2012, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, associate
2005-2007, Mölndal District Court, Law clerk


Swedish, English and German


Swedish Bar Association


2003, Lund University, LL.M.
2002, University of Copenhagen, EU Environmental Legislation and International Environmental and Energy Law

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Energy

Setterwalls’ energy practice handles a wide range of transactional, regulatory and contentious matters in the sector. Jonas Frii has extensive experience advising international investors on the acquisition and financing of energy assets, with particular expertise handling domestic and pan-Nordic matters, including those concerning wind, hydro and solar power production. Tove Andersson has considerable wind energy market expertise as well as experience in large-scale permitting applications, while Martin Sandgren specialises in cross-border offshore wind projects, counting major names amongst his client base. The three partners jointly lead the group, which has offices in Malmö, Gothenburg and Stockholm. Senior associate Bruno Neumann plays a key role in the team, regularly advising on the M&A aspects of renewable energy projects.

Sweden > Environment

(Leading individuals)

Tove AnderssonSetterwalls

Setterwalls’ environmental law practice has a strong reputation for advising major public and private sector clients on the full spectrum of matters, including regulatory, advisory, transactional and contentious issues, with notable recent experience in resource extractions, renewable energy projects, and land contamination cases. With extensive experience handling industry, water, and natural resources permit applications for domestic and international entities, Anders Linnerborg leads the department; he is also an expert in matters concerning the extraction of rare earth minerals. Tove Andersson’s broad practice includes large-scale permit and transactional work, while Malin Wikström specialises in hazardous facilities and water activity cases.