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Mannheimer Swartling

Competition/European Law

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What the team is known for

Leading team offering the full range of services relating to competition and European law. Handles large-scale projects that range across different jurisdictions as well as high-value merger control in the Swedish domestic market. Highly rated expertise in both transactional and contentious matters, with a strong litigation team to advise on cartel, abuse of dominance and state aid disputes. Also regularly represents companies in antitrust investigations and dawn raids. Notable expertise in the automotive, consumer goods and TMT sectors.

Strengths

A client credits the team's approach to competition regulation, explaining: "They are very good at interacting with the Swedish authorities."

The team also draws impressive praise from market sources, who confirm it is "a point of reference in the market" and "involved in many of the major cases."

Work highlights

Represented Telia in the conditional phase II clearance of its acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting.

Notable practitioners

Johan Carle is a heavyweight practitioner known for his expertise in competition law matters spanning merger control, disputes and investigations. Market sources endorse him as a "prominent" partner with "a technical brain."

Stefan Perván Lindeborg has a premier track record of advising blue-chip companies on merger control, state aid and behavioural issues. "Clients love him," confirm interviewees, going on to describe him as a "top lawyer" in the market.

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Overview

Mannheimer Swartling advises on the full range of legal matters that its clients face. As the largest law firm in the Nordic region, the firm offers both the scope and the scale required to handle the most demanding projects. And operating as a true lockstep firm ensures that its collective experience and expertise is available to every assignment. 

Clients from all areas of the private and public sectors turn to the firm for counsel of exceptional quality. Clients include distinguished companies and organisations in Sweden and around the world. The firm’s approximately 400 lawyers are specialised in different areas of business law and industries. Meaning that they understand their clients’ commercial challenges, while having the legal expertise to find the optimal solutions. 

The firm’s fundamental objective is to always surpass the expectations of its clients. Thus its aim is to recruit, keep and develop the most passionate legal talent. This business model is founded on the team spirit which is deeply rooted in the firm’s corporate culture.

Competition/European Law

Mannheimer Swartling

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Location

Norrlandsgatan 21

Box 1711

Stockholm

Stockholms Län

Sweden

111 87

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Sweden

Competition/European Law


Johan Carle
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Stefan Perván Lindeborg
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