Firm Profile > Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB > Stockholm, Sweden
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB Offices
PO BOX 5421
114 84 STOCKHOLM
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB > The Legal 500 Rankings
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.
‘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.‘
Brunswick Real Estate
EQT Real Estate Fund 1
Schroder Investment Management
Hemfosa Fastigheter AB
Fastighets AB L E Lundberg
Fastighets AB Regio
Alma Property Partners
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.
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.‘
Skolfastigheter i Stockholm
Rover Alcisa Sweden
Nordic Railway Construction Sverige
Coor Service Management
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.
‘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!‘
Keolis Sverige AB
Swedish Construction Clients’ Forum
Sandarna Transporter AB
Centrala Buss i Jämtland/Härjedalen 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
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.
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.‘
Skolfastigheter i Stockholm
Coor Service Management
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.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB > Firm Profile
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.
|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|
|Mr Fredrik Ahlqvist||Partner and Head of Department Real Estate and Transactions at the Stockholm…||View Profile|
|Mr Nicklas Björklund||Partner and co-head of the construction practice group of the Stockholm office.||View Profile|
|Mr Sören Druve||Partner||View Profile|
|Mrs Erika Finn||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Torbjörn Hultsberg||Advokat, Counsel||View Profile|
|Mrs Sylvia Lindén||Partner||View Profile|
|Ms Cecilia Lohmander||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Marcus Munk||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Thomas Rajala||Advokat, Counsel||View Profile|
|Mr Matti Scheffer||Partner||View Profile|
|Ms Hanna Sundberg||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Mattias Wittgren||Partner||View Profile|