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Eversheds Sutherland
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Sweden > Banking and finance Tier 2

Primarily active in the international segment, Eversheds Sutherland‘s banking and finance group assists blue-chip financial lenders with the full breadth of transactions. Practice co-heads Philip Heilbrunn and Tord Svensson are particularly adept at handling real estate, aircraft, asset-backed and export finance work. Senior associate Mattias Dacker applies his expertise to the majority of headline matters, while also providing advice on regulatory and fintech issues.

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‘Very approachable, very easy to work with, responsive and commercial.’

‘I worked with Tord Svensson as the partner on the transaction. Tord was very approachable, very commercial and pragmatic but also very efficient in project managing a difficult transaction spanning over several months and several jurisdictions.’

‘Great ability to form the right team for each project.’

‘Particularly worth mentioning is Philip Heilbrunn who has a fantastic ability to understand the client’s goal and how to best get there. It is really noticeable that he has a lot of experience also from real life outside the firm.’

Key clients

Invesco Real Estate

Barclays Bank plc

IATA – International Air Transport Association

HSBC Bank plc

BlackRock Investment Management

Nordea Finans Sverige AB

Tessin Nordic AB

Avida Finans AB

Credit Suisse AG

Catella Bank AB

Banco Santander

LaSalle Investment Management


Schroders AM

JP Morgan Chase Bank

The Royal Bank of Scotland

Work highlights

  • Advised Banco Santander on a series of export credit financings relating to the purchase of trucks from a Swedish seller to Colombian purchasers.
  • Retained by Barclays to give full regulatory and corporate advice on a Swedish restructuring, including the transfer of the bank’s Nordic credit card business.
  • Advised Nordea Finance AB in relation to several multijurisdictional receivable purchase arrangements for confidential key treasury customers to the bank involving several jurisdictions.

Sweden > Public procurement Tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland continues to expand its public procurement practice, acting for suppliers in the healthcare, construction and consulting sectors, among others. The practice stands out for its representation of clients in procurement-related disputes, including acting in matters before the Supreme Administrative Court. Practice co-head Johan Kennemyr also provides ongoing strategic advice to companies on procurement processes. Richard Jacobsson also leads the team and has broad expertise across commercial, IT, and intellectual property law.

Practice head(s):

Johan Kennemyr; Richard Jacobsson


‘The team is small but efficient and very easy to work with. They deliver fast results and are attentive to new developments of relevance for our case.’

‘Johan Kennemyr is a hard-hitting and hard-working partner with strong argumentation skills. He has impressed with his proactive research of relevant issues and keeps up to speed on developments in the client’s market.’

Key clients

InterSystems Corporation

Safran Electronics & Defense SAS

American Express Global Business Travel AB


ABB Powergrids Sweden AB

Linxon Sweden AB

Örnsbergs El & Data AB

ILT Inläsningstjänst AB

ENACO Sverige AB

Orange Société Anonyme

Iver Sverige AB

Sopra Steria Sweden AB

nVent Electric plc

Mobility46 AB

Etc Electric Time Car AS

Illumina Cambridge Limited

Gaia Leadership AB

CSAM Prosang AB

CSAM Carmenta Public Safety AB

CDE Global Limited

SafeLife AB

Eatery Sverige Group AB

Rejlers Sverige AB

Work highlights

  • Representing Illumina Cambridge Limited in several public procurement issues against Karolinska Institutet (KI) for KI’s acquisition of certain equipment, goods and services without conducting formal public procurement procedures.
  • Represented ISKO AB in a judicial review of a public procurement of facility management services at schools and preschools conducted by Stockholm stad.
  • Providing ongoing public procurement advice to ABB Powergrids Sweden AB, a world leading company within power technologies.

Sweden > Employment Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland's employment practice is best known for it’s expertise in reorganisations, compensation issues and pensions related matters. The team has advised multinational companies on substantial data privacy issues while also being involved in contentious work. Per Westman is experienced in giving strategic advice on pension issues and co-heads the team with Torbjörn Lindmark.

Practice head(s):

Per Westman; Torbjörn Lindmark


‘Our contact is exceptional as he does really think with the client hat on and not only gives 100 options on how to solve but thinks of risk to provide a solution. Always available, a good listener and great to co-operate with.’

‘Eversheds is a professional practice and we have always been very satisfied with their advice.’

‘Torbjörn Lindmark, our contact person at Eversheds. His advice, help with negotiations and suggested agreements have been very successful for our company. Efficiency and professionalism are the correct description of Torbjörn!’

Key clients

AB Svensk Filmindustri/SF Studios

Pernod Ricard

The Absolut Company

3M Svenska AB

NTG/Ebrex Sweden AB

CSAM Health

Avery Dennison

INX International UK Ltd.



Sweden > Real estate Tier 3

Sweden > Capital markets Tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland‘s capital markets practice advises on private placements and rights issuances on Nasdaq’s Growth and Main markets. Joint practice heads Gabriel Albemark and Johan Engström receive instructions from corporate sponsors across the technology, financial services and life sciences sectors. Engström leads on IPOs for a diverse range of issuers, from CBD oil companies to digital media platforms. Philip Heilbrunn  also contributes.

Key clients

SciBase AB

Zordix AB

G5 Entertainment AB

Sprint Bioscience AB

NextCell Pharma AB

ZignSec AB


Invajo Technologies AB

Kollect on Demand Holding AB

Eyeonid Group AB

PiezoMotor Uppsala AB

Abelco Investment Group AB

Umida Group AB

Work highlights

  • Advised Stockholm-based regtech company ZignSec AB on its SEK141m private placement and acquisition of Web Shield.
  • Advised Uppsala-based tech company PiezoMotor Uppsala AB on its SEK100m private placement in connection with its acquisition of Finnish Sensapex OY for SEK138m.
  • Advised Stockholm-based life sciences company NextCell Pharma AB on its SEK150m rights issuance on Nasdaq First North Growth Market.

Sweden > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland's corporate and M&A practice is led by Ulrika Sparrman, while Michael Hylander leads the company commercial group. The department counts a range of domestic and global clients on its roster with notable names spanning the IT, telecoms, industrial, retail, financial, energy and healthcare sectors. Other key practitioners include Jens André and senior associate Sofia Timoudas.

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‘Ownership of work and a can do attitude despite tight deadlines. Pragmatic approach to assignments.’

‘Ulrika Sparrman is hard working and competent. Makes sure to understand the vagaries of the contract in question to be able to provide quality advice.’

‘Ulrika Sparrman and her team were totally on the ball with this transaction, even though we knew they were working on other deals as well. Competitors tend to get bogged down in details but this team understood we needed a big picture view and they delivered. They did a wonderful job translating our simple business needs to “legalese” and back.’

Key clients

Digitalist Group Oyj

Brady Corporation

Tenneco Automotive Operating Company Inc

Veoneer Inc

3M Svenska AB

Preem AB


JCE Group


Glowing Pine BV

Industrial and Financial Systems, IFS AB

Mantle Wellness AB

Kingspan Group Plc


Zordix AB


Work highlights

  • Advised Mutares SE & Co KGaA, a German Frankfurt-listed investment company, on the acquisition, via the SPV Mutares Holding-39 GmbH, of Nordic Road Services AB and Nordic Road Services OY from Nordic Road Services Holding AB.
  • Advised ZignSec AB on entering into an agreement to acquire the Web Shield Group, with offices and operations in the UK, Germany and Poland.
  • Advised Kingspan Holdings Netherlands B.V on the acquisition of Baga Water Technology AB.

Sweden > Dispute resolution Tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland has broad expertise in dispute resolution including handling litigation and arbitration matters before national public and administrative courts and regulators. Practice heads Jonas Löttiger and Magnus Andrén have acted in many East-West disputes, acting for international manufacturing, engineering and investment fund clients. The firm also handles matters in the life sciences sector with recent highlights including concluding an emergency arbitration for a client in the pharmaceuticals industry in a dispute relating to Covid-19.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Löttiger

Other key lawyers:

Magnus Andrén; Johan Kennemyr

Key clients

The Swedish Chancellor of Justice

SEB Trygg Liv

Cortus Energy AB



Intersystems Corporation

Safran Electronics & Defense SAS

Iver Sverige AB

American Express Global Business Travel AB

Orange Société Anonyme

CSAM Prosang AB


Quesada Kapitalförvaltning AB

Zenith Venture Capital AB

Imola Entreprenad AB

Horizon Global

Ricoh Europe Holding Plc

Sweden > Intellectual property and media Tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland maintains an active practice in the intellectual property space, providing ongoing advice to technology, industrial, and consumer goods clients on trade mark registration and protection issues. The team is also regularly instructed to advise on the licensing of IP, as well as research agreements. Richard Jacobsson leads the team and frequently works alongside partners from the firm’s commercial practice.

Practice head(s):

Richard Jacobsson


‘Richard Jacobsson stands out. He combines excellent knowledge of intellectual property law with impressive competence in neighbouring areas of law, such as competition law and litigation, as well as high-level strategic thinking in complicated matters.’

Key clients

Umida Group AB

Iver Sverige AB

Glowing Pine B.V.

Competition Richard Jacobssonrichardjacobsson@eversheds-sutherland.se
Public procurement and Competition Johan Kennemyrjohankennemyr@eversheds-sutherland.se
IP Richard Jacobssonrichardjacobsson@eversheds-sutherland.se
IT and Telecom Jonas Brattjonasbratt@eversheds-sutherland.se
Equity capital markets Johan Engströmjohanengstrom@eversheds-sutherland.se
Equity capital markets Gabriel Albemarkgabrielalbemark@eversheds-sutherland.se
International arbitration Jonas Löttigerjonaslottiger@eversheds-sutherland.se
Commercial contracts Michael Hylandermichaelhylander@eversheds-sutherland.se
Commercial contracts Linda Kempelindakempe@eversheds-sutherland.se
Banking and finance Philip Heilbrunnphilipheilbrunn@eversheds-sutherland.se
Company secretarial Mark Kristofferssonmarkkristoffersson@eversheds-sutherland.se
Restructuring Ulrika Sparrmanulrikasparrman@eversheds-sutherland.se
Insolvency Jan Östermanjanosterman@eversheds-sutherland.se
Private equity Michael Nymanmichaelnyman@eversheds-sutherland.se
Private equity Gabriel Albemarkgabrielalbemark@eversheds-sutherland.se
Litigation and dispute management Jonas Löttigerjonaslottiger@eversheds-sutherland.se
Construction and infrastructure Jan Östermanjanosterman@eversheds-sutherland.se
Corporate M&A Ulrika Sparrmanulrikasparrman@eversheds-sutherland.se
Corporate M&A Jens Andréjensandre@eversheds-sutherland.se
Forensics/investigation Jonas Löttigerjonaslottiger@eversheds-sutherland.se
Employment and pensions Per Westmanperwestman@eversheds-sutherland.se
Employment and pensions Torbjörn Lindmarktorbjornlindmark@eversheds-sutherland.se
GDPR Torbjörn Lindmarktorbjornlindmark@eversheds-sutherland.se
Real Estate Tord Svenssontordsvensson@eversheds-sutherland.se
Insurance Jonas Löttigerjonaslottiger@eversheds-sutherland.se
Health & Life Sciences Linda Kempelindakempe@eversheds-sutherland.se
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