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Setterwalls

Environment

2 ranked lawyersBand 1SwedenEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-reputed firm which moves into the top-tier this year following strong client feedback. Offers broad experience in environmental law, advising on regulatory, permitting and contamination issues, as well as transactions and industrial matters. Clients include companies from the water, mining and renewable energy sectors, with substantial activity advising clients from the rock and quarry industry. Further expertise representing parties in contentious proceedings, including permit trials, contaminated land disputes and cases involving the Sami people.

Strengths

Clients underline the practice's attentiveness, one claiming that "they are engaged and act quickly on short notice."

The firm draws praise from clients for its "thoroughness and flexibility."

Work highlights

Assisted Crane Currency with the application process for a new environmental permit for Tumba Bruk, a currency and banknote producer.

Notable practitioners

Anders Linnerborg maintains a broad caseload, featuring permit applications and trials. His client base includes energy, mining and construction companies. One client characterises him as "very competent."

Tove Andersson advises on both regulatory and contentious mandates, including those pertaining to the implementation of wind power operations. Clients emphasise her business sense, one reporting that "she understands what we as clients are looking for."

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Overview

Setterwalls’ environmental law practice is one of the most well-rated practises in Sweden. The team combines sound knowledge and extensive experience in all areas of environmental law. Our clients include Swedish and international companies of all sizes as well as the State and municipalities.

Specialist team with wide-ranging environment expertise
We work closely with our clients and, depending on the nature of the case, we put together a team of experts tailoring the legal work according to the requirements of each case.

We assist our clients with reviews relating to water rights to cases involving industries, incineration plants and wind farms. We also guide our clients when investing in infra-structure, construction contracts and land development.

Our specialists deal with water and environmental cases in court and are regularly involved in preventing and eliminating problems with regard to environmental law and risks when it comes to development, acquisitions and other projects.

We participate in legislative work and assist industry associations with comments on proposals and proposals for simplifications of rules.

Advise in all aspects of environmental law, such as:
  • permit applications and notifications
  • regulatory and compliance
  • liability for contaminated areas and serious environmental damages
  • environmental damages
  • environmental risks in transactions and development projects
  • contracts and negotiations
  • economic instruments
  • education in industry forums.

Members

Andersson, Tove

Blomdahl, Girion

Linnerborg, Anders

Ljung, Linnea

Environment

Setterwalls

firm
Location

Sturegatan 10,

Box 1050,

Stockholm

Stockholms Län

Sweden

114 36

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Sweden

Environment


Anders Linnerborg
Band 2
Tove Andersson
Band 2