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Environment — Sweden


Fröberg & Lundholm Advokatbyrå - Environment Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Boutique law firm with vast experience handling matters relating to environmental law including expertise in environmental codes, matters concerning liability for contaminated land, waste processing and resource exploitation. Offers advice on EU and international law and regulation, as well as frequently assisting with permit processes. Acts for a range of clients from the construction and mining sectors, along with Swedish and international companies and public authorities. Often represents companies in environment law disputes.

Strengths Clients laud the firm as "a very good law firm for environmental law," with "many experienced lawyers who are always up to date on the latest developments within environmental law."

Other sources describe the team as "very skilled," adding that they are "very established in different parts of the industry" and "cover all parts of the field."

Notable practitioners

Magnus Fröberg is highly recommended for his broad range of work in the field, with sources particularly commenting on his expertise in waste law. Clients report that he is "always very fast" and delivers "exactly what we need." He also advises clients on environmental issues on infrastructure projects, permitting and contamination regulations.

Sources particularly note that Mikael Hägglöf is "very good in permitting." He offers a range of advice across the environmental spectrum, drawing on previous experience with the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.

Mikael Berglund offers substantial experience representing clients in contentious environmental issues and also advises clients on permitting and regulatory mandates. Sources describe him as an "experienced lawyer" in the field of environmental law.

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Mannheimer Swartling - Environment Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Substantial full-service practice providing considerable expertise in a range of environmental law matters including contamination liability and product compliance. Particularly lauded for its expertise in permitting applications for a number of major industries including the energy sector and governmental bodies. Assists with environmental risk assessments, transactional mandates and regulatory matters. Provides broad national coverage in teams based throughout the country in order to fluidly service industrial companies.

Strengths One satisfied client notes that the firm is "highly skilled and experienced" and highlights the "depth of resources, from junior associates to experienced partners." The same client describes the team as "flexible, innovative and dedicated."

Another client stresses the team's "top-level knowledge and tailored offering for our needs."

Work highlights Represented Boliden Mineral in multiple permit proceedings regarding Sweden's largest copper mine and refining facilities.

Advised Höganäs Sweden on permit proceedings related to the extension of a harbour at its main production facility.

Notable practitioners

Per Molander is particularly popular with clients from the steel, chemical and energy industries for his advice on permitting procedures, as well as matters regarding liability for contaminated land and environmental risks. Clients praise him as being "experienced, with deep knowledge in environmental law." His recent work includes representing Sydkraft Nuclear Power and OKG in permit proceedings and regulatory matters related to the decommissioning of two reactors at Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant.

Felicia Ullerstam is described as "efficient, easy to talk to and good at organising comprehensive projects" by satisfied clients. Her focus includes advising clients on environmental risk management and matters related to contaminated land. She has additional expertise in leading complex permit proceedings, in particular for clients in the mining industry and regarding infrastructure projects.

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Mannheimer Swartling advises on the full range of legal matters that its clients face. As the largest law firm in the Nordic region, the firm offers both the scope and the scale required to handle the most demanding projects. And operating as a true lockstep firm ensures that its collective experience and expertise is available to every assignment. 

Clients from all areas of the private and public sectors turn to the firm 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 their clients’ commercial challenges, while having the legal expertise to find the optimal solutions. 

The firm’s fundamental objective is to always surpass the expectations of its clients. Thus it’s aim is to recruit, keep and develop the most passionate legal talent. This business model is founded on the team spirit which is deeply rooted in the firm’s corporate culture.


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Setterwalls - Environment Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-reputed firm offering broad experience of 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 and contaminated land cases. Has strengthened the environment practice with the arrival of the well-regarded Tove Andersson.

Strengths One satisfied client appreciates that the firm always offers "strategic advice and always has the client's interests at heart."

Clients also enthuse that the team "goes beyond the reading of the law and is capable of communicating very well."

Work highlights Advised Sydvatten on claims concerning a loss of electrical power on the part of Statkraft due to a diversion of water flowing past the power plant.

Assisted Befesa ScanDust with a permit trial and appeal against a prohibition order issued due to concerns about ground contamination.

Notable practitioners

Satisfied clients laud Tove Andersson for having a "very good knowledge of environmental law," adding that "she's smart and can very quickly understand things." She has a broad practice, advising clients on a range of environmental permitting procedures as well as environmental law in connection with M&A matters. She has particular expertise in the wind power industry, assisting clients with a range of transactions and disputes.

Clients enthuse that Anders Linnerborg has a "down-to-earth approach," and add that his experience of working with engineers and scientists in this field means "he is well educated in the field and understands the questions and answers." He represents a range of clients, including private and public companies as well as governmental institutions, in matters related to mineral and water supply, liability for contaminated land and environmental due diligence.

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Advokatfirman Vinge KB - Environment Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-recognised group in environmental law advising clients on permit applications and contact with public authorities, in addition to acting on contentious litigation and non-contentious regulatory issues. Further advises on M&A and real estate-related environmental issues. Notable experience assisting clients from the energy and industrial sectors, with impressive expertise in wind power, contaminated areas, waste management and risk identification.

Strengths One client commends the firm for having "very high standards of work," as well as "a very good knowledge of our situation" and "a good commercial mindset."

Another satisfied client notes that the team is "very experienced with the types of processes that we're asking for."

Work highlights Assisted Ellevio with water operation permit processes in relation to the renovation of a significant part of the Stockholm electrical grid.

Represented Damen Shiprepair Götaverken in an appeal concerning a significant remediation regarding liability for contaminated sediment at the site of its shipyard.

Notable practitioners

Clients praise the comfort that they feel when working with Thomas Sjöberg, noting that "his knowledge level is very high and he's very quick to recognise what the proper lines to follow are." He has considerable experience advising energy sector clients on environmental mandates, including permit applications, contaminated areas and administrative environmental law.

Johan Cederblad is described by one client as "very co-operative," with another client making particular note of his skill in permit proceedings, noting that "he has the knowledge about the process and he's guided us through it flawlessly." In addition to permitting, he assists clients with issues related to contaminated land, general environmental law and environmental matters related to M&A and transactions.

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Advokatfirman Åberg & Co AB - Environment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Niche law firm with a particular focus on environmental law, focusing heavily on matters related to real estate and construction projects such as environmental permits, planning issues and dispute resolution related to environmental issues. Further expertise in water-related mandates and wind farms. Clients include a range of public and private sector companies, as well as governmental authorities and municipalities. Has a number of clients from the energy sector.

Strengths One client makes particular note of the fact that the firm has "a very strong name in permits."

Notable practitioners

Mårten Bengtsson is a highly experienced and respected lawyer with significant knowledge of environmental codes, regulation and contentious cases. He frequently acts as legal expert to the Swedish government on environmental questions.

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Alrutz' Advokatbyrå - Environment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Boutique firm with a strong reputation for handling environment law matters. Represents clients from the manufacturing, industrial and energy sectors in permits and licence applications. Also acts on contaminated land issues, risk assessments and environmental liability mandates. Assists with water and mining mandates, as well as advising on energy installations and infrastructure projects.

Strengths One client praises the clarity of the work: "They gave exactly the clear-cut definitions of what to expect."

Notable practitioners

Thomas Carlberg has over 30 years of experience assisting clients with environmental law. He has particular expertise advising the forestry and mining industries on matters related to permits and licensing.

Louis Vasseur offers considerable experience acting for businesses and companies, with particular expertise in the energy industry. He represents clients in permitting trials, as well as advising on licensing mandates related to energy.

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Delphi - Environment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Strong team with expertise in environmental permits, liability and responsibility claims, and remediation of contaminated land. Frequently acts as counsel on transactions regarding the risks of acquiring hazardous materials and contaminated land. Advises an array of clients from the construction, transport and energy sectors on regulatory matters.

Strengths One client particularly appreciates that "they very easily become a part of the project and are very business-oriented. They don't talk about the law, they talk about solutions."

Work highlights Assisted Oresund Heavy Industries with the appeal of an environmental permit for Sweden's largest shipyard.

Advised Nya Fastighets on issues related to liability for contaminated land on the company's premises.

Notable practitioners

Erica Nobel advises large infrastructure projects, energy companies and heavy industries on environmental permitting issues. She also assists with land pollution issues and environmental due diligence. Clients particularly appreciate that "working with her is very easy. She does flawless work." She recently represented the City of Malmö in an application for an environmental permit concerning water undertakings to expand the harbour.

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Advokatfirman Lindahl - Environment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Commendable team offering utility and infrastructure companies, as well as public and private companies, a range of advice on environmental mandates. Considerable experience handling permit applications and licensing matters, as well as environmental due diligence and risk assessments in relation to M&A transactions. Also capable of assisting with chemical and waste issues, contaminated land and contentious matters concerning damage compensation.

Strengths One client commends the firm, saying that "they have done their work perfectly," and adding that "they come back and do things quickly."

Another client adds that the firm did "a really good job in supporting me," and that "they are very strong within environmental law."

Work highlights Represented the Municipality of Halmstad in a number of court cases concerning claims for approximately SEK50 million damages based on alleged restrictions in land use.

Notable practitioners

Mikael Wärnsby has a broad range of experience advising on environmental issues including permit applications, regulatory queries and environmental dispute resolution and litigation. Clients describe him as "very enjoyable to work with," and he has particular experience acting for clients from the energy sector, including wind and hydropower companies. He recently represented the Municipality of Simrishamn in several court cases concerning damages due to the use of chemicals and fertilisers in water protection areas.

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Lindahl's environmental lawyers years of experience representing both public and private clients in sectors such as energy, infrastructure, industry and research. Many have also worked at courts and environmental authorities or have professional experience from other European countries or the US. We advise clients on issues such as permits applications, environmental law reviews and risk assessment in commercial transactions. We also deal with disturbance, infringement and compensation issues.

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MAQS Advokatbyrå - Environment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Respected team offering particular expertise handling matters related to liability for contaminated property and environmental due diligence. Frequently represents companies in environmental matters related to real estate transactions, as well as acting for municipal authorities. Additionally assists clients with permitting procedures, particularly permits for water operations and environmentally hazardous activities for the chemical, fish farming and sewage treatment industries.

Strengths One client applauds that "they react very rapidly to developments" and "have a very good knowledge of Swedish environmental legislation," as well as "very good knowledge of the legal procedures in court."

Another client appreciates that "they always have reliable knowledge."

Work highlights Assisted Östersund Municipality with planning issues for areas regarded as being of national interest, as well as representing the client in a case concerning environmental damage.

Notable practitioners

Clients "love working with" Magdalena Persson, noting that she is "very responsive and quick at replying." Other clients also highlight her responsiveness, with one saying she is "always on time to answer questions," while another says: "We get very accurate answers and very rapidly." She has over 20 years of experience working closely with clients in matters related to environment and real property. Persson advises clients on permitting issues and contaminated land liability.

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Wistrand Advokatbyrå - Environment Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Established practice known for offering expertise in a range of complex environmental matters. Considerable knowledge regarding waste management and recycling, as well as manufacturing and quarrying. Has additionally built particular strength advising clients within the energy sector, recently handling a number of mandates regarding both onshore and offshore wind farms. Acts for clients on permitting procedures and general regulatory issues.

Strengths One client describes working with the team as "a great experience," particularly appreciating that "they kept me very well informed."

Work highlights Successfully assisted Stena Line Scandinavia with permitting procedures in order to establish ferry lines to Denmark and Germany from the Gothenburg terminal.

Advised Avfall Sverige on amendments to waste collection legislation.

Notable practitioners

Sources describe Rudolf Laurin as "very experienced in environmental issues and he's easy to work with." He offers over 20 years of experience acting on environmental mandates, with particular expertise in matters related to the energy sector and the waste management industry. He frequently assists clients with permitting issues.

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Band 1

Fröberg & Lundholm Advokatbyrå

From the Chambers Europe guide

Magnus Fröberg is highly recommended for his broad range of work in the field, with sources particularly commenting on his expertise in waste law. Clients report that he is "always very fast" and delivers "exactly what we need." He also advises clients on environmental issues on infrastructure projects, permitting and contamination regulations.

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Band 1

Mannheimer Swartling

From the Chambers Europe guide

Per Molander is particularly popular with clients from the steel, chemical and energy industries for his advice on permitting procedures, as well as matters regarding liability for contaminated land and environmental risks. Clients praise him as being "experienced, with deep knowledge in environmental law." His recent work includes representing Sydkraft Nuclear Power and OKG in permit proceedings and regulatory matters related to the decommissioning of two reactors at Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant.

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Band 2

Setterwalls

From the Chambers Europe guide

Satisfied clients laud Tove Andersson for having a "very good knowledge of environmental law," adding that "she's smart and can very quickly understand things." She has a broad practice, advising clients on a range of environmental permitting procedures as well as environmental law in connection with M&A matters. She has particular expertise in the wind power industry, assisting clients with a range of transactions and disputes.

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Band 2

Mårten Bengtsson

Advokatfirman Åberg & Co AB

From the Chambers Europe guide

Mårten Bengtsson is a highly experienced and respected lawyer with significant knowledge of environmental codes, regulation and contentious cases. He frequently acts as legal expert to the Swedish government on environmental questions.

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Band 2

Fröberg & Lundholm Advokatbyrå

From the Chambers Europe guide

Sources particularly note that Mikael Hägglöf is "very good in permitting." He offers a range of advice across the environmental spectrum, drawing on previous experience with the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.

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Band 2

Agnes Larfeldt Alvén

Agnes Advokatbyrå

From the Chambers Europe guide

Agnes Larfeldt Alvén of Agnes Advokatbyrå has considerable experience of matters related to water access and operations. She assisted Oskarshamn Municipality with the permitting process for the expansion of a sewage treatment plan, including representing the municipality in an appeal against the decision of the Land and Environment Court.

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Band 2

Wistrand Advokatbyrå

From the Chambers Europe guide

Sources describe Rudolf Laurin as "very experienced in environmental issues and he's easy to work with." He offers over 20 years of experience acting on environmental mandates, with particular expertise in matters related to the energy sector and the waste management industry. He frequently assists clients with permitting issues.

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Band 2

Anders Linnerborg

Setterwalls

From the Chambers Europe guide

Clients enthuse that Anders Linnerborg has a "down-to-earth approach," and add that his experience of working with engineers and scientists in this field means "he is well educated in the field and understands the questions and answers." He represents a range of clients, including private and public companies as well as governmental institutions, in matters related to mineral and water supply, liability for contaminated land and environmental due diligence.

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Band 2

Delphi

From the Chambers Europe guide

Erica Nobel advises large infrastructure projects, energy companies and heavy industries on environmental permitting issues. She also assists with land pollution issues and environmental due diligence. Clients particularly appreciate that "working with her is very easy. She does flawless work." She recently represented the City of Malmö in an application for an environmental permit concerning water undertakings to expand the harbour.

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Band 3

Fröberg & Lundholm Advokatbyrå

From the Chambers Europe guide

Mikael Berglund offers substantial experience representing clients in contentious environmental issues and also advises clients on permitting and regulatory mandates. Sources describe him as an "experienced lawyer" in the field of environmental law.

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Band 3

Alrutz' Advokatbyrå

From the Chambers Europe guide

Thomas Carlberg has over 30 years of experience assisting clients with environmental law. He has particular expertise advising the forestry and mining industries on matters related to permits and licensing.

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Band 3

Magdalena Persson

MAQS Advokatbyrå

From the Chambers Europe guide

Clients "love working with" Magdalena Persson, noting that she is "very responsive and quick at replying." Other clients also highlight her responsiveness, with one saying she is "always on time to answer questions," while another says: "We get very accurate answers and very rapidly." She has over 20 years of experience working closely with clients in matters related to environment and real property. Persson advises clients on permitting issues and contaminated land liability.

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Band 3

Advokatfirman Vinge KB

From the Chambers Europe guide

Clients praise the comfort that they feel when working with Thomas Sjöberg, noting that "his knowledge level is very high and he's very quick to recognise what the proper lines to follow are." He has considerable experience advising energy sector clients on environmental mandates, including permit applications, contaminated areas and administrative environmental law.

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Band 3

Alrutz' Advokatbyrå

From the Chambers Europe guide

Louis Vasseur offers considerable experience acting for businesses and companies, with particular expertise in the energy industry. He represents clients in permitting trials, as well as advising on licensing mandates related to energy.

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Band 3

Advokatfirman Lindahl

From the Chambers Europe guide

Mikael Wärnsby has a broad range of experience advising on environmental issues including permit applications, regulatory queries and environmental dispute resolution and litigation. Clients describe him as "very enjoyable to work with," and he has particular experience acting for clients from the energy sector, including wind and hydropower companies. He recently represented the Municipality of Simrishamn in several court cases concerning damages due to the use of chemicals and fertilisers in water protection areas.

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Up and Coming

Advokatfirman Vinge KB

From the Chambers Europe guide

Johan Cederblad is described by one client as "very co-operative," with another client making particular note of his skill in permit proceedings, noting that "he has the knowledge about the process and he's guided us through it flawlessly." In addition to permitting, he assists clients with issues related to contaminated land, general environmental law and environmental matters related to M&A and transactions.

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Up and Coming

Felicia Ullerstam

Mannheimer Swartling

From the Chambers Europe guide

Felicia Ullerstam is described as "efficient, easy to talk to and good at organising comprehensive projects" by satisfied clients. Her focus includes advising clients on environmental risk management and matters related to contaminated land. She has additional expertise in leading complex permit proceedings, in particular for clients in the mining industry and regarding infrastructure projects.

^ See whole ranking table