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 > Environment

(Leading individuals)

Tove AnderssonSetterwalls

Setterwalls ‘puts together a very competent and collaborative dynamic team with a holistic approach’ to regulatory, transactional and contentious work including advising on water rights issues, renewable energy projects, operational matters and legislative work. The group acts for a broad range of domestic and global clients and has recently been advising Harvard University on the novel SCoPEx project, which relates to developments in solar geoengineering technology. Anders Linnerborg heads up the team and is active in water matters and permitting issues. Other key names include Tove Andersson , who was recently appointed as an expert in an inquiry by the Ministry of Environment; Malin Wikström, who regularly handles permit applications; and Linnea Ljung, who ‘provides very sound and solution-focused advice’.

Sweden > Energy

The ‘fantastic’ team at Setterwalls provides ‘razor-sharp legal advice with ease’, leveraging its ‘deep industry experience in relation to all aspects of renewable energy projects’, particularly wind energy matters including permitting work and environmental issues. Beyond wind, the group also has experience in biofuel, battery storage, district heating, nuclear, solar and hydroelectricity mandates. In Malmö, transactional specialist Jonas Frii and environmental expert Tove Andersson lead the practice alongside Martin Sandgren in Stockholm, who is a key contact for international energy and infrastructure projects.