Firm Profile > Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB > Stockholm, Sweden

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB
PO BOX 5421

Real estate Tier 2

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB regularly advises on large-scale portfolio acquisitions and divestments for a client roster comprising national pensions funds, private equity houses and property owners. Recent transactions include practice head Fredrik Ahlqvist and newly promoted partner Hanna Sundberg handling forward funding and forward purchase deals involving aged-care facilities, residential properties, light industry portfolios and mixed-use projects. The group also assists with the full scope of leasing agreements, negotiations, planning matters and zoning issues.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Ahlqvist


Erika Finn, Mattias Wittgren and Viktoria Blind provide a structured approach and a clear strategy from the start, making the work that much more manageable, even with tight schedules for all involved.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton is a law firm that has a very good overall knowledge of almost all different aspects of real estate, construction, public procurement and rental law. They have a team of the best lawyers in every discipline and they will have every point of view taken care of, no matter which service you want from them.

Key clients

Brunswick Real Estate


EQT Real Estate Fund 1

Schroder Investment Management

Hemfosa Fastigheter AB

Fastighets AB L E Lundberg

Vasakronan AB

Rikshem AB

Stendörren AB

Fastighets AB Regio

Akka Egendom

Alma Property Partners

Klövern AB

Stadsrum Fastigheter AB

The Carlyle Group

Sveafastigheter Bostad AB

Bäck & Forss Invest AB

Construction Tier 3

With a client list of developers, contractors, municipalities, engineering firms and property portfolio companies, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB’s construction practice is notably active in high-value disputes. Recent mandates for practice co-heads Nicklas Björklund and Mattias Wittgren include contractual and damages disputes concerning infrastructure, retail, education and housing projects. The team also advises on the full range of issues related to development projects, from drafting and negotiating construction and consultancy agreements to assisting with environmental issues.

Practice head(s):

Nicklas Björklund; Mattias Wittgren


They have a team of the best lawyers in every discipline and they will have every point of view taken care of, no matter which service you want from them. They will understand your business, why you are in the business and what you want to achieve.

They are very good at construction contract law and they also have a very good knowledge of the market.

Nicklas Björklund is among the best lawyers in Sweden and his team is considered as very competent with the best experience and knowledge you can get.

Key clients


Norrtälje kommun

Armada Fastigheter

Skolfastigheter i Stockholm


Eltel Networks

Fastec Sverige

Rover Alcisa Sweden

Nordic Railway Construction Sverige

YIT Sverige

Akademiska Hus





Coor Service Management

Campus Roslagen


Public procurement Tier 3

Led by Sylvia Lindén, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB’s public procurement practice counts a number of significant contracting authorities from the transport, construction and infrastructure sectors on its client list, which the team advises on tender strategies across the Nordic region. Defence procurement is also a noted field of expertise, with recent defence litigation highlights involving a tender challenge before the Administrative Court. The team also recently expanded its offering with the addition of a number of senior associates from in-house roles.

Practice head(s):

Sylvia Lindén


A dedicated and available team able to resolve legal issues smoothly and proactively.

They deliver more than a normal law firm, in that sense that they work like a business partner during the tender process.

The team’s strength is listening to their clients’ needs and always giving them the best advice.

Sylvia Lindén is an outstanding lawyer with deep knowledge about the law and the needs of her clients.

Sylvia Lindén is a real business partner. She is always available to provide prompt, clear and very practical legal solutions.

Sylvia Lindén is highly qualified and probably one of the best lawyers in this competence area in Sweden. She always prioritises us as a customer and delivers in very short notice more than we can expect!

Key clients

Keolis Sverige AB

Swedish Construction Clients’ Forum

Sandarna Transporter AB

Centrala Buss i Jämtland/Härjedalen AB

Järfällahus AB

Gävle Parkeringsservice AB

Nordic Railway Construction Group

E-Schakt Entreprenad AB

Rover Infraestructuras S.A.

QSG Bevakning AB

Svenska Neoplan AB

Mando Group AB

Fastec Sverige AB

Biltrafikens Arbetsgivareförbund

Hochtief Solutions AG Tyskland filial


Trafiksystem Väst AB

Dispute resolution Tier 4

With a focus on construction and real estate mandates, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB's practice co-heads Nicklas Björklund and Mattias Wittgren handle disputes concerning commercial contracts, joint ventures, shareholder agreements and professional liability issues. Partner Erika Finn is a noteworthy name and recently handled disputes pertaining to damages claims, unpaid remuneration issues and contract terminations. The team acts for a range of contractors, sub-contractors, pensions funds, service providers and architecture companies in litigation and arbitration proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Nicklas Björklund; Mattias Wittgren


Erika Finn and Viktoria Blind have a structured approach and clear strategy from the start which makes the cooperation that much easier.

Nicklas Björklund is among the best lawyers in Sweden and his team is considered as a winning outfit.

Key clients


Norrtälje kommun

Midroc Engineering


Skolfastigheter i Stockholm

Coor Service Management

Campus Roslagen


Oiger Baronen

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 6

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB advises on company law issues including business transfers, contract negotiations, corporate governance work and corporate acquisitions. Clients include start-ups, growth companies and foreign investors. The key contacts are Sören Druve and Cecilia Lohmander.

The firm: Rooted in a rich history – from the 1860s California Gold Rush to today’s global technology era – Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys have been at the forefront of the legal profession, committed to the success of our clients and to the well-being of our communities.

In 1997, well-established firms Kilpatrick & Cody in Atlanta and Petree Stockton in Winston-Salem merged to form Kilpatrick Stockton. In 2011, Kilpatrick Stockton and Townsend and Townsend and Crew merged to form Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, expanding our reach in technology and inextricably linking our history with the evolution of technology in the US and around the world. The Stockholm office was established in 2001. From 2013 to 2017, the firm opened offices in Shanghai, Dallas, and Houston to better align with our clients’ interests and market dynamics, while further solidifying our intellectual property, corporate, and litigation practices.

With an eye towards client service, innovation, and collaboration, for more than 150 years, we have stayed on the cutting edge of new developments affecting our clients’ industries and business strategies, bringing solutions to legal and technical problems that the law could never have anticipated. As such, Kilpatrick Townsend has built a premier firm known globally for helping established and emerging entities successfully grow their businesses and become industry leaders.

Areas of practice
Banking and finance: the firm advises Swedish and international borrowers in a variety of real estate financing transactions and debt restructurings.

Capital markets and compliance: the firm assists issuers, investors and other participants on the capital market in connection with prospectuses and offering documents, contacts with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority, shareholders’ meetings, corporate governance, communications and reporting obligations and incentive schemes. We also advise clients in compliance issues and among other matters assist with drafting policies in the field of anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and conflicts of interest.

Commercial agreements: the firm and its experienced lawyers provide advice on general commercial issues including marketing law, distribution and agency agreements and other contractual work.

Commercial rental law: we provide legal advice regarding all issues related to commercial rental law and property management, as well as ground lease agreements, possessory rights and easements. We represent Swedish and international real estate owners and funds in leasing tribunals and public courts in connection with lease disputes and other matters.

Construction and infrastructure: the firm’s construction and infrastructure practice is highly regarded and its lawyers have experience of virtually every type of construction project, including plants, tunnels, hospitals, office buildings, sports arenas, schools, hotels and residential projects. The lawyers represent all segments of the construction industry from owners, public and private, to general contractors, real estate developers, design and engineering firms and contractors.

Dispute resolution: the firm’s litigation lawyers have the depth to effectively handle the most complex commercial cases, and also the flexibility to represent clients in the routine business disputes that require efficient resolution. The firm appears on behalf of clients in and before arbitration tribunals and mediators. Kilpatrick Townsend’s lawyers are known to be very results-oriented litigation lawyers.

Labor and employment: our labor and employment team provides integrated service and counsel throughout all areas of labor legislation, always seeking pragmatic solutions benefiting our clients’ business goals. Our team brings extensive labor and employment experience, including concluding employment contracts and consultancy agreements; managing intangible assets against employees and consultants; designing incentive programs for key personnel; as well as handling business transfers, relocations, collective redundancies, trade unions negotiations, compliance and compliance reviews, and occupational health and safety issues. We also provide extensive, strategic guidance around labor law disputes, especially in disputes where employees acted unfairly or started competing activities.

M&A and corporate: our corporate team represents Swedish and international clients within all areas of mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. We work with private and public companies, as well as startups and already well-established companies. Our extensive experience helping clients throughout the business transfer process includes the startup and planning phase, due diligence processes sometimes involving other advisers, and the establishment and negotiation of transaction agreements relevant in the transfer of business. Our ability to quickly switch between different negotiation strategies allows us to meet client expectations and negotiate from a position of strength.

Public procurement: our public procurement team advises contracting authorities and entities, as well as Swedish and foreign suppliers throughout the procurement lifecycle – from initial stages to any court proceedings and contractual matters. Our lawyers handle procurement matters for both public and private businesses, bringing extensive experience in the construction, infrastructure, transport, energy, and defense sectors.

Real estate: the firm continues to be a leading and trusted firm within the real estate industry, providing services covering all legal aspects of property acquisitions, building projects, ownership, management and sales. With an experienced and dedicated real estate team Kilpatrick Townsend is instructed on a regular basis by national and international institutional investors, real estate companies and developers and municipalities.

US desk: whether your company is preparing to launch a product overseas for the first time, or is already a player in the US market, our access to the resources of an Am-Law 100 firm, in combination with our Swedish legal expertise, gives us the distinct opportunity to advise our Swedish clients on a cost effective basis, and with a keen understanding of the particular cross-border legal issues that may impact a business or transaction touching both Sweden and the US.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and Finance Fredrik Ahlqvist
Capital Markets and Compliance Cecilia Lohmander
Commercial Agreements Sören Druve
Commercial Agreements Sylvia Lindén
Commerical Rental Law Matti Scheffer
Commerical Rental Law Thomas Rajala
Construction and Consultant Law Mattias Wittgren
Construction and Consultant Law Nicklas Björklund
Dispute Resolution Nicklas Björklund
Dispute Resolution Mattias Wittgren
Labor and Employment Tobias Öd
M&A and Corporate Sören Druve
M&A and Corporate Cecilia Lohmander
Public Procurement Sylvia Lindén
Real Estate and Transactions Fredrik Ahlqvist
Real Estate and Transactions Matti Scheffer
U.S. Desk Cecilia Lohmander
U.S. Desk Tobias Öd
Dispute Resolution Erika Finn
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Fredrik Ahlqvist  photo Mr Fredrik Ahlqvist Partner and Head of Department Real Estate and Transactions at the Stockholm…
Mr Nicklas Björklund  photo Mr Nicklas Björklund Partner and co-head of the construction practice group of the Stockholm office.
Mr Sören Druve  photo Mr Sören Druve Partner
Mrs Erika Finn  photo Mrs Erika Finn Partner
Mr Torbjörn Hultsberg  photo Mr Torbjörn Hultsberg Advokat, Counsel
Mrs Sylvia Lindén  photo Mrs Sylvia Lindén Partner
Ms Cecilia Lohmander  photo Ms Cecilia Lohmander Partner
Mr Marcus Munk  photo Mr Marcus Munk Partner
Mr Thomas Rajala  photo Mr Thomas Rajala Advokat, Counsel
Mr Matti Scheffer  photo Mr Matti Scheffer Partner
Ms Hanna Sundberg  photo Ms Hanna Sundberg Partner
Mr Mattias Wittgren  photo Mr Mattias Wittgren Partner
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