AG Advokat > Stockholm, Sweden > Firm Profile

AG Advokat
REGERINGSGATAN 38
PO BOX 3124
103 62 STOCKHOLM
Sweden

Sweden > Real estate Tier 1

AG Advokat focuses on the full array of real estate matters, including property developments, transactions, financing, commercial leasings, construction disputes and public procurement matters. The practice demonstrates particular expertise in less traditional funding methods for real estate projects and has a portfolio of transactions that span agricultural infrastructure, residential and retail properties, and offices. Team head Johan Lindberg is an M&A expert, providing clients with strong knowledge of both real estate and environmental law.  The ‘dedicated’ Johan Gadd fronts the practice’s most complex matters alongside Måns Derk, with work spanning leaseback transactions, forward funding purchase deals and joint ventures. Niklas Gyllentrost is experienced in litigation and has specialist expertise in areas concerning infrastructure and development projects including civil engineering matters and groundworks.

Practice head(s):

Johan Lindberg; Johan Gadd

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The firm have high credibility in the market. They work in a very structured way.’

‘Johan Lindberg and Måns Derk are two key players for us. Their team is very structured and always have close contact through the complete process.’

‘The organisation is comprehensive and very knowledgeable.’

‘Very knowledgeable and professional.’

‘Johan Gadd is very dedicated and always available. We have been conducting business together for a couple of years now so he’s familiar with our business model and values. Johan is proactive and when an issue arises, he usually provides a solution at the same time.’

‘The team’s strengths are, among other things, the knowledge of both development projects and transactions which is an attractive combination to many real estate investors.’

‘Johan Gadd provides practical advice and is very experienced. He is also very easy-going in negotiations with counterparties. His availability is very good. I can highly recommend him.’

‘They have a strategic mindset.’

Work highlights

  • Advised EQT Exeter on the project management, lease agreement, construction and subsequent sale of an education property in central Stockholm to Alecta Fastigheter.
  • Advised Industricentralen on the sale of a large commercial property in central Stockholm as well as the acquisition of two new residential properties in the Stockholm Region.
  • Advised Niam on the acquisition of Solåsen Handel. The retail park consists of three properties and approximately 36000sqm lettable area.

Sweden > Construction Tier 2

AG Advokat fields a ‘multifaceted’ practice, which includes a dedicated construction team that offers a high level of specialisation in the field. The group is adept at handling complex issues including wastewater control and nuclear fuel projects and public building renovations; it is also highly experienced in matters concerning construction agreements, dispute resolution, public procurement processes and commercial leasing work. Håkan Bjerle leads the team and has been very active in real estate matters and navigating regional industry conditions. Anders Skägg provides contract drafting and project development expertise alongside Ola Ihse. Johan Wingmark specialises in insurance and arbitration matters, and recently promoted partner Elin Schedin also contributes to the space.

Testimonials

‘Highly professional and reliable in delivering legal service within the area of civil construction works.’

‘Partner Anders Skägg was efficient and clear in his communication and management of the case and counterparts.’

‘AG Advokat has a breadth and depth within construction law and is our go-to law firm in such matters. They are quick to respond, and their partner group has many different competences. When they help us with construction contracts, we feel comfortable that all the important bases are covered.’

‘We have worked with Elin Schedin and the team. We find them to be competent and highly available. They are able to meet the needs of our organisation.’

‘In addition to the fact that the team I worked with at AG are professional and knowledgeable in their respective fields, they are all dedicated, committed and easily accessible. I always get feedback on emails, calls and texts within a reasonable time.’

‘AG has top-class expertise in construction contract-related matters. Probably the most competent law firm in the country in this field. My understanding is that AG’s team is very resourceful (with many very talented lawyers). In addition, AG has all other competences in the “property area” (consultancy agreements, transactions, environmental law, etc.).’

‘Anders Skägg and Håkan Bjerle both have enormous experience in the field. They both have an eye for details and the big picture.’

‘AG has excellent knowledge about the construction and real estate. They are great in pre-work (agreements, advising), but are also a good adviser/lawyer when you need support in a case.’

Work highlights

  • Advising Jernhusen on large infrastructure projects within the city centres of Gothenburg and Stockholm.
  • Advised international real estate company Pembroke with the construction contract regarding the redevelopment of the Hästen 21 block in Stockholm CBD.
  • Assisted The Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company with the overall procurement strategy as well as the consultancy and construction contracts relating to the expansion of Sweden’s final disposal of nuclear waste.

Sweden > Public procurement Tier 3

Boutique firm AG Advokat is strong in the construction and real estate sectors and utilises its expertise on public procurement projects, acting for tenderers on both advisory matters and disputes. Viktoria Edelman heads up the practice and is a key name for procurement litigation, including review and damages claims. Senior associate Viktor Hård af Segerstad also represents clients in court and is experienced in the utilities, telecoms, publishing, transport and food and beverage sectors.

Practice head(s):

Viktoria Edelman

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘I have worked together with AG Advokat in several projects over the past few years and have always been very satisfied with how the collaboration has worked and the results of the assignment.’

‘What impresses me the most about AG Advokat is their ability to deliver professional documentation regardless of how short the assignment’s lead time has been.’

‘We came into contact with AG Advokat shortly before the deadline and managed to achieve a very good result despite several complex factors.’ 

‘Viktoria Edelman is incredibly knowledgeable about public procurement and constantly stays up-to-date on new laws or court cases that may affect future procurements. In the reference project, she has managed to deliver good results in a short time.’

‘We have had a good relationship from the beginning when I contacted Viktoria Edelman to get help with an appeal. She and her team have been very helpful and responsive in what we need help with.’

‘They take their own initiative to act and take input when needed.’

‘I think that Viktoria Edelman has been very responsive and helpful and quick in her response. Her co-worker Alice Grapp has also been very good.’

‘Viktoria Edelman possesses enormous knowledge, her commitment is reflected in all issues she investigates and the delivery is always of high quality. In addition, she is extremely efficient.’

Work highlights

  • Represented Interoc in a procurement and review procedure regarding a large nationwide framework agreement.
  • Represented Nordomatic AB in a large review procedure regarding a framework agreement to integrate and adapt a public authority’s system for property automation.
  • Represented Westcon Nord AB in a review procedure at the Supreme Administrative Court of Sweden.

Sweden > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 5

Boutique firm AG Advokat is active across the construction, real estate and infrastructure sectors and advises clients on corporate and commercial matters, including M&A. Eric Ödling heads up the team and is well versed in corporate and commercial agreements, as well as cross-border transactions.

Practice head(s):

Eric Ödling

Work highlights

  • Acted as legal adviser to Ragn-Sells in connection with its acquisition of Fraktservice i Göteborg AB.
  • Acted as legal adviser to the sellers on the sale of ABTOT Mark och Anläggning to Rebellion Capital.
  • Acted as legal adviser to Kvalitetsbyggsgruppen and Aktiebolaget Astr-Ro on the sale of Kvalitetsmark R AB to Vestum AB.

Firm overview: AG Advokat is Swden’s leading law firm within real estate and construction. With more than 40 years of experience and a 70-strong team of lawyers, we offer deep-seated knowledge of the real estate- and construction markets and provide legal advice with a pronounced business focus and a proactive approach.

Main areas of practice: At AG Advokat, we provide advice in all areas of real estate law and construction law as well as in corporate and commercial matters. In recent years we have further expanded our offer with the formal introduction of a finance group, which specializes in financing, capital market and regulatory aspects.

Our strength lies in our lawyers’ high degree of specialisation and our partners’ extraordinary knowledge of their respective field. As a result, our teams are able to offer guidance throughout all stages of a real estate- or construction project – from acquisition, through planning and development, to construction, leasing, management, or sale.

A majority of AG Advokat’s clients come from across the real estate and construction sectors and include major property owners and listed companies, construction and installation companies, consultants within the construction and real estate sectors, insurance companies, banks, and both national and international investors.

Our main areas of practice include:

  • Commercial agreements
  • Commercial lease
  • Construction
  • Damages and insurance
  • Dispute resolution
  • Financing, capital market and regulatory aspects
  • Joint ventures
  • Public procurement
  • Real estate and transactions (M&A)

For more information and contacts, please visit agadvokat.se/en/expertise

Department Name Email Telephone
Construction Håkan Bjerle hakan.bjerle@agadvokat.se
Real Estate & Transactions (M&A) Johan Lindberg johan.lindberg@agadvokat.se
Commercial Lease Helena Bjälkemo helena.bjalkemo@agadvokat.se
Public Procurement Viktoria Edelman viktoria.edelman@agadvokat.se
Damages & Insurance P-G Jönsson pgj@agadvokat.se
Dispute Resolution Johan Rosén johan.rosen@agadvokat.se
Finance, Capital Market and Regulatory Aspects Anders Malm anders.malm@agadvokat.se
Photo Name Position Profile
Helena Bjälkemo photo Ms Helena Bjälkemo Partner Areas of expertise include commercial lease.
Håkan Bjerle photo Mr Håkan Bjerle Partner Areas of expertise include construction- and consulting law, tort, liability- and…
Måns Derk photo Mr Måns Derk Partner Areas of expertise include real estate, real estate development and transactions…
Viktoria Edelman photo Ms Viktoria Edelman Partner Areas of expertise include construction- and consulting law, public procurement, insurance…
Maria Fahlcrantz photo Ms Maria Fahlcrantz Partner Areas of expertise include construction, dispute resolution and litigation, and insurance.
Johan Gadd photo Mr Johan Gadd Partner Areas of expertise include commercial agreements, commercial lease, land and development,…
Niklas Gyllentrost photo Mr Niklas Gyllentrost Partner Areas of expertise include construction, real estate, land and development, dispute…
Ola Ihse photo Mr Ola Ihse Partner Areas of expertise include construction, insurance, land and development and real…
P-G Jönsson photo Mr P-G Jönsson Partner Areas of expertise include construction- and consulting law, tort liability and…
Johan Lindberg photo Mr Johan Lindberg Partner Areas of expertise include real estate transactions, real estate finance (including…
Anders Malm photo Mr Anders Malm Partner Areas of expertise include financing, capital market and regulatory aspects, as…
Jaana Nilsson photo Mrs Jaana Nilsson Partner Areas of expertise include construction, dispute resolution and litigation, and insurance.
Eric Ödling photo Mr Eric Ödling Partner Areas of expertise include commercial agreements, and transactions (M&A).
Johan Rosén photo Mr Johan Rosén Managing Partner Areas of expertise include construction- and consulting law, tort liability…
Elin Schedin photo Ms Elin Schedin Partner Areas of expertise include construction agreements, insurance, land and development, real…
Anders Skägg photo Mr Anders Skägg Partner Areas of expertise include construction, real estate development and incurance.
Johan Wingmark photo Mr Johan Wingmark Partner Areas of expertise include construction- and consulting law, tort liability and…
Number of lawyers : 70
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