Mr Erik Fahlgren > Hammarskiöld > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 2278

Work Department



Main areas of work are mergers and acquisition, capital markets, banking and finance and general Corporate matters. He regularly assists both Swedish and international clients in M&A and financing transactions, many with a cross-border element. Erik also acts for underwriters of Warranties & Indemnities transaction insurances on the Swedish market. Erik Fahlgren is Partner at Hammarskiöld & Co, a leading Swedish law firm.


Service with Swedish Courts as Junior Judge; Uppsala District Court 1999-2001; was seconded to Shearman & Sterling, LLP, New York in 2007-2008; Advokatfirman Hammarskiöld & Co ( 2001 – present); was admitted to the Swedish Bar Association in 2004 and made partner in 2011. Erik is an active member of ICC Sweden CSR reference working group. Recommended lawyer in Legal500, General Corporate.


Swedish and English.


Swedish Bar Association, International Bar Association and International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA).


Uppsala University (juris kandidat, LL.M. 1999).

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Insurance

Hammarskiöld’s insurance practice provides non-contentious advice to domestic and international insurers, reinsurers and brokers. Recent highlights for the group included W&I insurance issues, portfolio transfers, mutualisation matters and corporate transactions including insurance M&A; the team also recently handled regulatory issues concerning the Solvency II Directive. The practice is jointly led by Lars Ulrichs, Peder Hammarskiöld, Sandra Kaznova and Erik Fahlgren.

Sweden > Energy

Hammarskiöld’s energy and public utilities practice is headed up Jakob Falkman, who regularly handles transactional mandates including investments, divestments and M&A deals. The group’s client roster includes oil and gas companies, investors and battery cell producers; Falkman and Erik Fahlgren were recently instructed on high-value corporate joint ventures and joint research projects for battery cell sector clients. The team also provides expert regulatory advice pertaining to electricity and gas infrastructure projects.

Sweden > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Noteworthy names at Hammarskiöld’s M&A practice include co-heads Peder Hammarskiöld, Jakob Falkman and Erik Löfwall, who provide expertise on cross-border transactions, public takeovers and supply agreements for clients in the insurance, financial services, technology and industrial sectors. Co-head Erik Fahlgren applies his specialised knowledge of W&I insurance to the majority of deals, which is particularly beneficial for private equity and real estate clients. Magnus Bohman has an active practice in the venture capital space, acting for investors in emerging markets.