Adv Linnea Ljung > Setterwalls > Gothenburg, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 11235

Work Department

Environment, Energy



Linnea Ljung has worked with environmental law at two of Sweden’s largest full-service law firms since receiving her LL.M. in 2007.

Linnea works with most aspects of environmental law. She is frequently retained in permit proceedings and regulatory matters within the fields of waterworks, remediation, waste, energy, mining, chemicals and manufacturing. Her clients include some of Sweden’s largest companies as well as international companies, municipalities, and governmental bodies.

Linnea is a go-to in liability matters and contractual environmental law and she regularly negotiates the environmental aspects of acquisitions, business transfers and real estate transactions that includes complex environmental aspects. Her ability to identify and manage contractual environmental risks in relation to business and property transfers as well as during exploitation of legacy sites is reputable.

Linnea has front edge experience of issues regarding contaminated areas including sediments and she is one of Sweden’s leading lawyers in this field. Linnea is chairwoman of the board of the western regional department of the nationwide organization “Nätverket Renare Mark” focusing on contaminated land issues.

Another key area for Linnea is transboundary shipment of waste. She has extensive experience working with WSR and the commercial contracts entered into in connection with such shipments.


2018-, Setterwalls
2008-2018, Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå


Swedish, English


Member of the Swedish Bar Association

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Environment

Setterwalls‘ environmental practice demonstrates strength across regulatory, transactional and contentious work. The firm is active in key markets in the nuclear, wind and water sectors, and have an impressive track record in remediation issues, advising clients on both residential and industrial developments. The team’s broad client base spans pharmaceuticals, chemical and food corporates, as well as mining and energy companies. The group has a particular specialism in project development issues, as well as extensive expertise in advising on permit proceedings before the Swedish courts. Practice head Anders Linnerborg is a key contact for water law and mineral matters, and is extremely knowledgeable on climate change legislation; he works closely with Tove Andersson on permit proceedings. Malin Wikström represents maritime and aviation bodies in environmental permitting proceedings, and has expertise in water activities, environmental damages claims and criminal issues. Linnea Ljung stands out for her ability to handle contract and liability issues as well as regulatory matters, and Tove Skärblom is also active in the practice.