Ms Malin Albert > Hammarskiöld > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 2278

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Malin Albert specialises in life sciences, commercial, competition and procurement law. Malin is a sought-after advisor for various commercial issues. Combining many years of experience from advising clients as external counsel, with a unique commercial experience from working in-house at a pharmaceutical company, she provides clients with outstanding expert advice which is practical, useful and to the point. She also supports with strategic thinking and pro-active business solutions to help clients meet their goals.

Malin heads Hammarskiöld’s growing Life Sciences team. Her work within life sciences mainly focuses on regulatory advice, including Compliance issues in relation to industry-specific ethical rules, and commercial matters within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device sectors as well as health and medical care. Over the past years, data privacy issues have also become more important. Due to her sector specific knowledge, Malin is also often retained as expert to support stock market listings of life sciences companies. As a leader in her field, she frequently handles commercial disputes and argues cases against central government agencies before the administrative courts in Sweden.

As to EU and competition law, Malin Albert has many years of experience of issues relating to merger filings, vertical restraints, abuse of dominant position, cartels and state aid.


Swedish, English and French


Swedish Bar Association


University of London, Queen Mary (2002);
University of Lund (juris kandidat, LL.M., 2003);
Université Toulouse 1 Sciences Sociales, Toulouse (France), Master 2 EU law (2006-2007)

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Healthcare and life sciences

(Next Generation Partners)

Malin Albert – Hammarskiöld

Sweden > EU and competition

Hammarskiöld stands out in the Swedish market for its work in competition-related investigations, defending clients facing abuse of dominance and cartel allegations. In addition to acting in matters involving the Swedish Competition Agency, the practice also handles cases brought by the European Commission, as well as carrying out internal investigations. Beyond this work, the team is also instructed by clients to handle merger notifications and to provide ongoing advice on compliance. Claes Langenius leads the team and is noted for his expertise in cartel matters; elsewhere, Malin Albert specialises in the life sciences sector and senior associate Sofia Falkner is well-regarded by her clients.

Sweden > IT and telecoms

Under the joint leadership of Malin Albert and Claes Langenius, Hammarskiöld is particularly active in the TMT sector and advises clients on technology, telecoms, data privacy, and media and entertainment-related mandates. It also handles licencing agreements, software and hardware developments and delivery agreements.

Comparative Guides

Sweden: Cartels April 2022 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Cartels laws and regulations that may occur in Sweden.
Sweden: Merger Control October 2021 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Merger Control laws and regulations that may occur in Sweden.