Adv Anders Linnerborg > Setterwalls > Malmo, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 4501
203 20 MALMÖ

Work Department

Energy & Commodities, Environment, Real Estate



Anders Linnerborg has assisted both national and international companies with issues relating to the environment, energy and water since 1992. Since 2010, Anders has been the head of Setterwalls’ environmental law team and since 2017 he co-heads the department with Tove Andersson.

His work includes permit trials in the Land and Environmental Court where he represents the applicants for major environmentally hazardous activities and water activities throughout the country. In addition to this, Anders also works on a day-to-day basis on issues relating to industry, energy, water, infrastructure, materials, minerals and water supply. He often engages in issues of contaminated land, both in matters of responsibility and in the case of legal proceedings against other operators. In addition to this, Anders is often engaged in commercial transactions. Many of his assignments have an international connection.


2010-, Setterwalls
1999-2010, Advokatfirman Lindahl, partner
1998-1999, Advokatfirman Wagenius & Partners, LL.M.
1992-1998, LRF Juridiska Byrån AB, in-house counsel and head of legal department
1992, Karlstads kommun, acting city counsel
1989-1992, Arvika District Court, law clerk


Swedish, English, German and French


Swedish Bar Association


1989, University of Lund (LL.M.)

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Environment

(Hall of Fame)

Anders LinnerborgSetterwalls

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.