Hellström Law > Stockholm, Sweden > Firm Profile

Hellström Law
PO BOX 7305

Sweden > Data privacy and data protection Tier 2

Hellström Law’s data protection team offers advice to both public and private sector clients on all aspects of Swedish and EU data privacy and data protection law, including cybersecurity and GDPR compliance assistance. Practice head Anna Fernqvist Svensson has considerable experience in the field covering third country transfers, data breach investigations, and disputes. Karl-Fredrik Björklund has advised clients in the real estate, IT, e-commerce, healthcare, and pharma sectors, and Erika Juvander Heveus is a data protection and employment specialist and is particularly strong working at the intersection of the two areas, advising employers on GDPR compliance and personal data processing issues.

Practice head(s):

Anna Fernqvist Svensson


‘Hellström’s data protection team is very competent and efficient, offering a hands-on approach and partner attention.’

‘Anna Fernqvist Svensson is a very experienced data protection lawyer. She is very knowledgeable and has a commercial approach to each assignment.’

‘Karl-Fredrik Björklund is always very accessible, easy to talk to around the clock and generously shares knowledge and best practice. He is also very loyal to his clients.’

‘Anna Fernqvist Svensson is very thorough in her work and has a vast knowledge of data privacy and data protection.’

‘Anna Fernquist Svensson and Karl-Fredrik Björklund are two of the most experienced data privacy lawyers in Sweden. Karl-Fredrik also has great litigation experience which is today an important aspect when assisting clients in data privacy matters.’

‘Hellström has a good and broad team within privacy and data protection.’

‘Hellström Law is very professional and responsive.’

Key clients

FKP Scorpio Sverige AB

Grifols Nordic AB

Apoteket AB

Lensway Group AB

Omilon AB

Work highlights

  • Advising FKP Scorpio, a global leading organiser of concerts and festivals, on all matters relating to data protection and data privacy. Also acting as DPO for the FKP Scorpio.
  • Advising Grifols, a large global healthcare company, on all matters relating to data protection and data privacy including records or processing activities, data processing agreements, GDPR training courses, data privacy notices for employees, and whistleblowing issues.

Sweden > Construction Tier 3

Hellström Law‘s construction department works closely alongside the firm’s dedicated environment, real estate, and procurement teams to provide comprehensive support to clients. The group has a strong track record in representing installation companies in matters. Fredrik Berg co-heads the practice with Gustaf Cederschiöld and Krister Lindgren, who stands out for his ‘tireless work ethic and dedication.’ Senior associate Georgios Eleftheriadis is a name to note.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Berg; Gustaf Cederschiöld; Krister Lindgren

Other key lawyers:


Krister Lindgren and his team are always at the top of their game and are there giving you advice 24/7 when needed. Highly experienced in construction law.’

Engaged and professional team, good communication skills.’

Their unparalleled commitment to meeting clients’ needs and goals is impressive. They adapt their solutions to suit each client individually, providing a high degree of personal service.’

They have an unmistakable ability to balance experience with innovation and customization to meet the changing demands of their clients. This gives them a competitive edge that is hard to beat.’

Krister Lindgren’s commitment to our cases has been nothing short of remarkable. His tireless work ethic and dedication to our legal goals has consistently exceeded our expectations. Krister’s interpersonal skills are a standout attribute, as he fosters strong and effective communication with our team.’

Always keep us informed in cases. Easy to get in contact with, and provide rapid answers.’

Sweden > Environment Tier 3

Hellström Law’s environment practice in Stockholm focuses on the environmental issues associated with renewable energy projects, including permit applications, as well as water quality regulations. Ingela Sundelin has considerable experience advising operators, authorities, and municipalities in relation to permit procedures as well as expertise in land and water contamination issues; she leads the practice alongside Arvid Sundelin, who specialises in hydro power and environmental standards regulations.

Practice head(s):

Ingela Sundelin; Arvid Sundelin


‘The team has profound knowledge of environmental issues generally, and water regulations issues in particular, which enables excellent and precise investigations and detailed proposals.’

‘Ingela Sundelin has a deep knowledge of environmental law, especially of the permitting issues relating to renewable energy projects. She is committed and very easy to work with.’

‘Arvid Sundelin has deep and extensive experience and knowledge of the energy business and its environmental regulations.’

‘Ingela Sundelin and Arvid Sundelin are highly skilled in environmental permitting procedural law.’

‘Their experience and competence is top notch and they have a ‘down-to-earth’ approach.’

‘The team demonstrates a professionalism based on many years of practical experience in court. The team is engaged, alert and agile.’

‘They have unique expertise in water law.’

Key clients

Arctic Sustainability Group AB

Circle K Sverige AB

Fiskarheden Trävaru AB


Eko-Service Skandinavien

Vargön Alloys AB

Vattenfall Vattenkraft AB

Vattenfall Vindkraft Sverige AB

Statkraft Sverige AB

Freja Offshore AB


Svea Vind Offshore AB

Småkraft AB

Umeälvens Vattenregleringsföreag

Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Rockwool AB

Fortum Sverige AB

Streamgate North AB

Södra Skogsägarnas Ekonomiska Förening

Holmen Energi AB

Vattenfall AB

Work highlights

  • Representing Freja Offshore AB in the environmental permit procedures regarding building four wind power parks offshore in the Swedish economic zone, including floating wind parks and bottom-fixed wind parks.
  • Representing Svea Vind Offshore AB in the environmental permit procedure regarding building a bottom-fixed wind power park off the Swedish coast.
  • Representing Vattenfall Vattenkraft AB and Umeälvens Vattenregleringsföretag in several review processes for hydro power plants. The review processes aim is to determine new or modified permit conditions for the hydro power plants.

Sweden > Employment Tier 4

Hellström Law’s employment group, which works closely with the firm’s M&A, disputes, and data protection teams, assists domestic clients with a variety of matters, including terminations, collective bargaining agreements, union consultations, and workplace harassment and discrimination claims. Practice head Johan Karlman mainly represents employers, but also has experience advising trade unions and individual employees.

Practice head(s):

Johan Karlman

Other key lawyers:

Natalie Stjernström


‘Johan Karlman is both very professional and nice, which is a good combination. He coaches clients through the process and does a fantastic job.’

‘Hellström Law offers highly qualified expertise every time.’

‘The team is very agile and quick in its thinking. They are always swift in their actions, and their input is consistently on point.’

Key clients

L&T Technology Services filial

Lynes Technologies Sweden AB

Work highlights

  • Advising L&T Technology Services Sverige filial on a large number of HR matters, including union consultations.

Sweden > Dispute resolution Tier 5

Hellström Law’s dispute resolution team offers broad expertise to domestic and overseas companies. Practice head Jonas Wetterfors has experience in domestic and international arbitration and litigation proceedings, handling claims in the financial, energy, M&A, IT, telecoms and real estate sectors. Lennart Melchior has represented several major real estate and energy companies.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Wetterfors; Fredrik Berg

Other key lawyers:


‘The team offers a professional and fast service.’

‘Jonas Wetterfors is committed to and interested in clients. He is respectful, straightforward, honest, and knowledgeable.’

‘Hellström treats every client with the utmost respect and provides their full resources to every case.’

Work highlights

  • Represented JSR Högdalen AB in relation to a SEK50m damages claim for termination of a lease contract.
  • Representing Ellas hemtjänst AB in relation to claim brought under the Swedish Companies Act.
  • Representing Svensk Fastighetsförmedling Nacka AB in litigation proceedings against buyers of real estate concerning ownership of the real property, as well as fraud, false documentation, and mitigation and quantum of damages.

Sweden > Public procurement

With experience assisting contracting authorities at every stage of the procurement process, Ponthus Andersson heads up Hellström Law’s public procurement team, which advises both public and private clients, including municipalities and major domestic companies.
Hellström Advokatbyra – Helping you to succeed better in business
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Department Name Email Telephone
Founding Partner, Corporate Commercial Mats Hellström mats.hellstrom@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Construction & Consultancy Fredrik Berg fredrik.berg@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Construction & Consultancy Gustaf Cederschiöld gustaf.cederschiold@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Managing Partner, Head of Construction & Consultancy Krister Lindgren krister.lindgren@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Data Protection and Data Privacy Anna Fernqvist Svensson anna.fernqvist@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Corporate Law Bengt Olovsson bengt.olovsson@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Financial Market Law Anders Lundberg anders.lundberg@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Dispute Resolution Jonas Wetterfors jonas.wetterfors@hellsttromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Public Procurement and Public Law Ponthus Andersson ponthus.andersson@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of M&A Jonas Forsman jonas.forsman@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Real Estate & Environmental Magnus Andersson magnus.andersson@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Reconstruction Hans Liljeblad hans.liljeblad@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Competition & Markets Manne Bergnéhr manne.bergnehr@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Data Privacy & Data Protection Anna Fernqvist Svensson anna.fernqvist@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Employment Law Johan Karlman johan.karlman@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Environmental law Ingela Sundelin ingela.sundelin@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Environmental law Arvid Sundelin arvid.sundelin@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Data Privcy and Data Protection Karl-Fredrik Björklund kfb@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Real Estate Lennart Melchior lennart.melchior@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Real Estate Kim Lindgren kim.lindgren@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Head of Public Procurement and Public Law Ponthus Andersson ponthus.andersson@hellstromlaw.com +46 8 22 09 00
Photo Name Position Profile
Fredrik  Berg photo Mr Fredrik Berg Fredrik specialises in construction and real estate law and dispute resolution in…
Magnus Andersson photo Mr Magnus Andersson Magnus Andersson is the head of Hellström’s real estate group and is…
Ponthus Andersson photo Mr Ponthus Andersson Ponthus Andersson is the head of Hellström’s practice group for public procurement…
Göran Andersson photo Mr Göran Andersson Göran Andersson has more than twenty years of experience in general commercial…
Tina Aspe photo Ms Tina Aspe Tina Aspe undertakes a wide range of business law assignments, primarily focusing…
Manne Bergnéhr photo Mr Manne Bergnéhr Manne Bergnéhr specialises in competition law and often assists clients by leading…
Karl-Fredrik Björklund photo Mr Karl-Fredrik Björklund Karl-Fredrik has many years of experience working with data protection law and…
Gustaf Cedershiöld photo Mr Gustaf Cedershiöld Gustaf is a partner and head of the construction and consultancy law practice…
Georgios  Eleftheriadis photo Mr Georgios Eleftheriadis Georgios specialises in matters relating to construction contracts and dispute resolution. He…
Dennis  Engman photo Mr Dennis Engman Dennis specializes in construction law, dispute resolution, and court and arbitration proceedings.…
Anna Fernqvist Svensson photo Mrs Anna Fernqvist Svensson Anna has extensive experience working with commercial contracts, mergers & acquisitions, and…
Jonas Forsman photo Mr Jonas Forsman Jonas is head of the M&A group and primarily specialises in owner-driven…
Mats Hellström photo Mr Mats Hellström As the founding partner of Hellström Law, and a member of the Swedish…
Thomas Jäderlund photo Mr Thomas Jäderlund Thomas Jäderlund undertakes a variety of assignments within business law, as well…
Erika Juvander Heveus  photo Erika Juvander Heveus Erika practices within several legal fields such as commercial contracts law, company…
Johan Karlman photo Mr Johan Karlman Johan Karlman is the head of Hellström’s employment law group. Johan has…
Hans Liljeblad photo Mr Hans Liljeblad Hans has been practising transactional and financial law since the early 1990s,…
Kim Lindgren photo Mr Kim Lindgren Kim Lindgren has extensive experience in real estate law, with a specialisation in commercial…
Krister Lindgren photo Mr Krister Lindgren Krister primarily undertakes assignments in construction and consultancy law, as well as…
Anders Lundberg photo Mr Anders Lundberg Anders Lundberg has extensive experience in mergers & acquisitions, finance law, and…
Lennart Melchior photo Mr Lennart Melchior Lennart Melchior specialises in property law and environmental law. Lennart regularly represents…
Staffan Michelson photo Mr Staffan Michelson Swedish and international business law with a special focus on environmental law…
Bengt Olovsson photo Mr Bengt Olovsson Partner
Anders Östblom photo Mr Anders Östblom Östblom has extensive experience in project managing Swedish and international business transactions…
Natalie  Stjernström photo Mrs Natalie Stjernström Natalie Stjernström’s legal expertise is sought by both private and public actors…
Arvid  Sundelin photo Mr Arvid Sundelin Arvid works exclusively with environmental law and has extensive experience of permit…
Ingela Sundelin photo Mrs Ingela Sundelin Ingela works exclusively with environmental law. A large part of her work…
Jonas Wetterfors photo Mr Jonas Wetterfors Jonas Wetterfors is the head of Hellström’s dispute resolution practice group. He specialises…
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