Managing Partners: Kristina Einarsson (Executive Partner and MP Stockholm office), Joakim Edoff (MP Gothenburg office), Per Lidman (MP Malmoe office)
Number of partners: 54
Number of lawyers: 190 (including partners)
Languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Scandinavian languages, Spanish
Setterwalls is one of Sweden’s leading full-service business law firms as well as one of Sweden’s largest law firms, with some 190 lawyers servicing clients from its three offices in Sweden’s largest cities – Stockholm, Gothenburg (Göteborg) and Malmoe (Malmö). Setterwalls is an independent law firm with an extensive, well-established international network. Established in 1878, it is also Sweden’s oldest law firm.
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Employment & Labour
■ Energy & Commodities
■ Equity Capital Markets
■ EU & Competition
■ Financial Markets
■ Financial Services Regulation
■ Infrastructure & Construction
■ Insolvency & Restructuring
■ Insurance & Reinsurance
■ Intellectual Property Rights & Marketing
■ Life Sciences
■ Private Client
■ Private Equity
■ Public Procurement
■ Public Sector
■ Real Estate
■ Real Estate M&A
■ Sports & Entertainment
■ Technology, Media & Telecommunications
Main Areas of Practice:
Being a commercial full-service practice, Setterwalls offers clients a complete range of business law services, including the following areas of practice: aviation; commercial; corporate; dispute resolution; employment and labour law; energy and commodities; environment; equity capital markets; EU and competition law; financial markets; financial services regulation practice; infrastructure and construction; insolvency and restructuring; insurance and reinsurance; intellectual property rights and marketing law; life sciences; M&A; private client; private equity; public procurement; public sector; railway; real estate; real estate M&A; shipping; sports and entertainment; tax; technology, media and telecommunications; and transportation. See the firm’s website for more information (www.setterwalls.se).
By combining its legal expertise with extensive knowledge of numerous sectors, Setterwalls attracts clients within a wide range of sectors – from biotech entrepreneurs, clean tech and media companies to private equity firms, game developers and real estate funds – including many of Sweden’s, and the world’s, leading companies, banks and other financial institutions and government agencies.
Since Scandinavia is one of the world’s most globalised business environments, Setterwalls is accustomed to working in multinational contexts – across linguistic and cultural boundaries. All in all, about half of Setterwalls client assignments originate from countries outside of Sweden, including from many of the world’s leading companies and banks and other financial institutions.
Setterwalls has established a number of foreign desks – the China Desk, the French Desk, and the German Desk – to meet clients’ demand for truly international expertise and legal advice. Each desk consists of a group of lawyers who combine legal specialist expertise with linguistic skills and a deep understanding of the business culture and legal system of China, France, and Germany respectively. See the firm’s website for more information (www.setterwalls.se).