Adv Jesper Kuschel > Setterwalls > Gothenburg, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 11235

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Real Estate law



Jesper Kuschel is a partner in the firm and for more than 15 years. He has worked mainly with banking and financing issues, often within private equity, real estate and the automotive sector.

Jesper is the head of the banking and finance team at the Gothenburg office, and of the German desk. He helps Swedish and international companies, institutions and banks in financial transactions, such as financing acquisitions, loan transactions (bank loans and bonds), project financing, negotiation of derivative contracts, etc. Jesper also helps banks and other financial institutions with finance regulatory issues. Jesper also has substantial experience from real estate transactions.


2012-, Setterwalls Advokatbyrå AB, Partner
2010-2011, Setterwalls Advokatbyrå AB, Senior Associate
2004-2005, European Investment Bank, In-house counsel, Nordic and UK legal department
2001-2010, Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB, Senior Associate


English (fluent), Swedish (mother tongue), German (mother tongue)


Swedish Bar Association
Deutsch-Nordische Juristenvereinigung


2002, King’s College London, (LL.M., Banking and Finance)
2001, Knut and Alice Wallenberg scholar
2000, University of Gothenburg, (LL.M.)

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Banking and finance

Setterwalls‘ deep banking and finance bench houses expert practitioners across the entire range of disciplines. Dominant financial institutions including all major Nordic banks instruct co-head Mikael Magnusson, Carl Lindencrona handles a range of debt financing transactions, and co-head Jesper Kuschel leads on high-value real estate transactions for lenders and borrowers. Showcasing his industry reputation, Åke Fors is retained by major government bodies including the Swedish Central Bank to advise on export credit and multilateral lending issues. The regulatory practice, which fields counsel Andreas Löfholm, was strengthened by the recruitment of specialist counsel Tobias Björklund from the Swedish FSA. Jonas Frii also contributes to the practice.

Sweden > Real estate

Setterwalls houses a full-service real estate practice, notable for its consistent involvement in high-value real estate transactions covering matters from land developments to pension fund issues. Department head Patric Olofsson is active on high-profile matters relating to real estate, insurance, and logistics issues. Stockholm group head Jessica Schönning leads on real estate mandates for prominent Swedish public bodies including Sveriges Riksbank and SIDA, while senior associate and Malmö team head Anders Frick applies his knowledge to real estate sales and acquisitions. The firm is increasingly active at the international level, and has represented both governmental and international corporate clients. Jesper Kuschel leads the Gothenburg-based practice, and Magnus Steninger was promoted to the partnership in 2022.