Chairman: Klas Wennström
Managing Partner: Jan Dernestam
Number of partners worldwide: 82
Number of lawyers worldwide: 400
Languages: Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Persian, Spanish, Swedish
The firm advises on the full range of legal matters that its clients face. As the largest law firm in the Nordic region, it offers both the scope and the scale required to handle the most demanding projects. And operating as a pure lockstep firm ensures that the firm’s collective experience and expertise is available to every assignment. Clients from all areas of the private and public sectors turn to Mannheinmer Swartling 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 clients’ commercial challenges, whilst also having the legal expertise to find the optimal solutions.
The firm’s fundamental objective is to always surpass the expectations of its clients. Thus the firm aims to recruit, keep and develop the most passionate legal talent. The business model is founded on this team spirit which is deeply rooted in Mannheimer Swartling’s corporate culture.
Main Areas of Practice:
■ Asset Management & Financial Regulatory
■ Banking & Finance
■ Capital Markets
■ Corporate Commercial
■ Corporate Sustainability & Risk Management
■ Corporate Taxation
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Employment & Pensions
■ Energy & Natural Resources
■ EU & Competition
■ Funds & Investments
■ Health Care & Life Sciences
■ Infrastructure & Construction
■ Intellectual Property, Marketing and Media
■ IT, Telecom & Technology
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Private Equity
■ Public Procurement
■ Real Estate
■ Restructuring & Insolvency
■ Shipping & Transportation
As a part of Mannheimer Swartling’s full service offer, the firm monitor events abroad that are important to its clients and that affect their business. To this end, it has established offices in markets of strategic significance to clients. The firm’s operations are handled through offices in Sweden, Russia, China and the US. In addition, the firm also has an office in Brussels focusing on matters relating to the EU and competition law.
A broad, international network of contacts and close partnerships with other leading law firms around the world is important to the firm as it provides clients with the best tailored advice. Staff often work in teams together with lawyers from these firms on different projects and cases.
As an independent legal firm, Mannheimer Swartling is not bound to any association of firms. Being independent means that the firm is always able to engage or recommend the best law firm for the current assignment, even in countries where the firm has no operations of its own.