Managing Partner: Stefan Erhag
Number of partners worldwide: 49
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 101
Languages:Danish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Delphi is a progressive commercial law firm with specialists in most industries and legal areas within business law. Delphi has a total workforce of 195 employees, of which more than 150 are lawyers. The firm has offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö, Linköping and Norrköping. By combining deep business understanding with new, smarter ways of thinking, Delphi tailors its services and expertise to the needs of its clients. Based on each client’s unique business challenge, Delphi provide clear advice and recommendations. Delphi always strives to develop and be a strategic partner to its clients. The firm challenges each other, its clients and the industry with the best deal as a goal.
Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance/Capital Markets:
Advokatfirman Delphi’s banking and finance practice advises Swedish and international banks and financial institutions, funds, companies and other lenders and borrowers in connection with Swedish and cross-border financing transactions, with a particular focus on acquisition finance transactions, real estate finance transactions as well as bilateral and syndicated loans. In addition to the core practice areas mentioned above, Advokatfirman Delphi’s banking and finance practice offers services within a wide range of banking and finance related matters, such as debt capital markets transactions, financial markets regulation, consumer credits and project financings as well as financial restructurings and insolvency law.
Key Contacts: Mats Dahlberg, Berndt Pettersson
Delphi has a strong M&A practice with a focus on cross border transactions across all sectors. In its M&A work the firm works cross-departmentally, drawing on TMT, competition, corporate finance, environment and employment specialists.
Key Contacts: David Aversten, Per-Ivar Svensson, Michael Juhlin, Göran Karlsson
Many of the M&A deals that Delphi advises on involve private equity houses. Delphi assists both in the acquisition and the financing of these transactions. The firm also handles venture investments, fund formation and LP-advice. The number of private equity clients is rapidly increasing.
Key Contact: David Aversten
EU, Competition & Public Procurement:
The firm offers a wide range of services in this area including advice on general EU law, competition law analysis, merger filings and advice on all matters concerning public procurement law, state aid and regulatory matters. It also has thorough experience of dispute resolution within all the above areas.
Key Contact: Elisabeth Eklund
The firm regularly advises its clients on employment matters and handles employment issues in relation to transactions and restructuring matters.
Key Contacts: Magnus Berterud
IT, Media & Telecommunications:
The firm has one of the largest and most wellreputed IT, media and telecommunications departments in Sweden. In this area, the firm’s activities include IT contracts, outsourcing, digital intellectual property rights, data privacy issues as well as e-commerce, and telecommunications regulatory issues. The firm has a particularly strong reputation in handling large and complex IT projects, outsourcing projects and IT transactions.
Key Contacts: Agne Lindberg, Christopher Bona, Agnes Hammarstrand, Peter Nordbeck
The firm has a highly experienced contentious and noncontentious IPR practice representing international and domestic household brands. The practice encompasses IPR and advertising law.
Key Contacts: Henrik Bengtsson, Christopher Bona, Agne Lindberg
Litigation & Arbitration:
The firm’s litigators represent clients in court proceedings, in arbitration and in mediation, both in Sweden and abroad. Several of its lawyers also serve as arbitrators in domestic and international arbitrations.
Key Contacts: Sverker Bonde, Peter Skoglund
The firm has a large, top-ranked group of lawyers focusing on the life sciences sector. In this area the activities span from traditional regulatory issues to generic products and IP-related issues.
Key Contact: Elisabeth Eklund
Real Estate & Environment:
The firm provides advice on real estate transactions, real estate finance, large real estate and infrastructure projects and general real estate law including tenant law. The firm has a highly qualified environmental law practice group dealing with legal environmental due diligence and environmental liability issues.
Key Contacts: Nina Tour, Anders Hulegårdh, Erica Nobel
The firm’s clients include a wide range of both publicly traded and privately held Swedish, US and European corporations, as well as private equity houses, banks, financial institutions and corporations conducting cross border business and transactions. Many of Delphi’s international clients are Fortune 500 companies.