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DLA Piper

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Managing Partner: Peter Näslund
Number of partners: 37
Number of other lawyers: 79
Languages: English, French, German, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, the Scandinavian languages

Firm Overview:
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers in more than 40 countries throughout Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas, positioning it to help companies with their legal needs around the world. DLA Piper strives to be the leading global business law firm by providing quality and value to clients every day. The firm achieves this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help clients succeed, and by delivering consistently across its full-service platform.
The Stockholm office employs 160 people, of whom over 110 are lawyers. The firm provides legal advice in all areas of business law, which includes corporate, banking and finance, IT, media, intellectual property, tax, M&A, transport and logistics, private equity, litigation, real estate, insurance, regulatory, insolvency and employment.

Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate
Advises on and has extensive experience in the area of in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, capital market law and general corporate law. The firm regularly assists Swedish and global associations and institutions.
Contact: Anders Malmström

Banking & Finance:
Advises on the full range of Swedish and international banking, finance and investment activities. The firm acts for Swedish and international banks and other leading financial institutions, including investment banks, as well as borrowers and institutional investors.
Contact: Björn Sjöberg

Private Equity:
DLA Piper handles all aspects of private equity and assists with legal specialist competence with regard to establishing and restructuring funds, investments in and disposals of portfolio companies, general corporate law issues and general advice to portfolio companies.
Contact: Mathias Berggren

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Advises on each phase of mergers and acquisitions; anti-takeover strategies; public and private financing; client due diligence and competition law.
Contact: Anders Malmström

Intellectual Property & Technology:
The firm has specialists in the law relating to technology, media and intellectual property and advises on a wide range of matters, including prosecution, oppositions and litigation.
Contact: Emil Ödling

Litigation:
Constitutes a central part of the practice. The firm’s integrated work method plays an important role, since litigation skills must often be combined with specialist knowledge.
Contact: Karl-Oscar Dalin

Employment:
The firm has years of in-depth experience in labour and employment law and practical industry knowledge.
Contact: Mats Borgström

Construction & Real Estate:
DLA Piper has an extensive construction and property law practice. Clients include several major real estate and construction companies in Scandinavia.
Contact: Gustaf Ström

Restructuring & Insolvency:
DLA Piper has in-depth experience from the entire insolvency field. As a market leader, the firm’s lawyers have broad experience in representing creditors holding claims against debtors in financial distress and have in that respect been acting in several major insolvency/ restructuring cases in the Nordic countries.
Contact: Kent Hägglund

Insurance & Reinsurance:
DLA Piper provides legal services in a broad range of regulatory, transactional and litigation matters. The firm practices at the leading edge of every facet of insurance and reinsurance law, in both business matters and disputes.
Contact: Bengt Kärde

Tax:
The firm has specialists in both national and international tax law.
Contact: Erik Björkeson

Life Sciences:
DLA Piper has extensive practical experience of the life sciences industry and on a regular basis provides advice with regard to commercial matters, including public procurement, as well as regulatory issues within the life science area such as, inter alia, provision of medicines and pricing thereof, clinical trials, non-interventional studies and other research projects as well as matters related thereto.
Contact: Ingrid Eliasson