This practice area intersects with all of the firm’s practice areas and plays an important role in our clients’ day-to-day operations, for example in matters relating to the establishment of subsidiaries, shareholder meetings, mergers, acquisition of capital, capital protection, protection of minority shareholders, and CEO and director liability. We have expertise in all types of company law advice for boards of directors, corporate management and shareholders. For listed companies, questions arise in which consideration must be given to both company law as well as securities market law and generally accepted practices. We also have solid expertise in the law of foundations and assist our clients regularly with these types of matters.
Based on our experience from a number of different industries and the public sector, we advise and help our clients in matters such as reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial agreements. We also provide day-to-day legal advice to companies and public authorities. We have experts within national and international contract law, sales of goods law, employment law and related legislation such as discrimination and work environment, administrative law, IT law and transportation law. We have a great deal of experience in various industry-specific agreements and provide advice in conjunction with outsourcing of operations and functions to both companies and public authorities. We also handle contract structures for various forms of distribution and related questions such as competition and intellectual property law. We also assist our clients in finding processes and policies which address the handling of personal data under the applicable regulatory framework. The work carried out within this area also includes examinations and audits on behalf of public authorities and companies related to one or many of the above areas but especially related to work place issues.
Our practice includes litigation and arbitration in the areas of law in which we practice, and we also serve as arbitrators in, for example, share redemption disputes, commercial agreements, and shares purchase or business purchase agreements. We frequently represent both bidders and procuring entities in proceedings and have done so in a large number of disputes before Swedish courts in relation to reviews of public procurements and damages caused by violation of public procurement law. However, since disputes (whether in the form of litigation or arbitration) can be both expensive and protracted, we always carefully evaluate the details of your matter before commencing legal proceedings.
We provide advice when a business finds itself in a crisis, or wishes to avoid finding itself in financial straits. Since our insolvency law experts are also proficient in other legal areas and various industries, they are able to evaluate the situation from a broad perspective. We are regularly engaged as administrators tasked with turning around failing companies and facilitating a profitable future, and as bankruptcy trustees tasked with winding up a company’s business in an orderly fashion.
Mergers and acquisitions are often complex and impose exacting demands on us, as advisors. A number of our lawyers regularly represent sellers, buyers, and their financiers in various types of public or private corporate transactions. Among other things, we handle issues such as due diligence procedures, tender processes and contract negotiations, financing, new share issues and IPOs, as well as the drafting of relevant legal documents, implementation and relevant company law matters. We represent public authorities, publicly owned limited liability companies as well as county councils with advice regarding divestment of publicly owned property and businesses to private investors.
For over 40 years, we have been advising businesses owner families on issues such as family law, tax law, and real property law. We add value for the owners and their businesses and, based on the needs of the individual and the family, we assume responsibility for the totality of their legal requirements. As a result, our advice encompasses a number of legal areas and we can also access the national and international network of banks, lawyers, and accountants that we have built up over the years.
We frequently give legal advice in relation to public procurement issues. We have long and considerable experience advising both suppliers and procuring entities. For example, we assist during negotiations and in relation to public and private partnerships which can pertain to both Swedish law and EU law. Regarding bids by suppliers, we also review the invitations to tender and draft questions to the procuring entity. We also review the bid in order to ensure all mandatory requirements have been fulfilled. In cases where we advise the procuring entities, advice is also provided in relation to all phases of the procurement. This includes formulating qualification and evaluation criteria and to provide quality assurance of the procurement from a legal perspective or to analyze and assess whether changes to procured contracts are allowed according to applicable law. We frequently represent both bidders and procuring entities in proceedings and have done so in a large number of disputes before Swedish courts in relation to reviews of public procurements and damages caused by violation of public procurement law.
Our experts in real estate law represents individuals, Swedish and international companies and local, regional and national authorities. Our services include large-scale infrastructure projects, purchase and sale of individual properties or corporate property portfolios, development contracts, commercial leases, leasehold, planning and construction issues, property formation issues, land use issues (building permits, utility easements and compulsory utilisation of land), real estate financing and related tax issues. We represent public authorities, publicly owned limited liability companies and companies as well as county councils with advice regarding divestment of publicly owned property to private investors.
With respect to construction law we regularly assist our clients with advice regarding contractual negotiations, legal proceedings in the construction industry and consultancy sector, quality reviews in tender procedures, assistance for clients and contractors in connection with various types of construction project, involving preparation and review of contracts and administrative regulations, etc., large-scale infrastructure projects and courses and training. We represent public authorities, publicly owned limited liability companies and companies as well as county councils with advice regarding construction law.
In the environmental legal field, we provide assistance with permit applications and due diligence, and in conjunction with disputes. We have extensive experience of advising and assisting companies with regard to operational compliance with existing permits, the identification of potential liabilities for damages and clean-up operations, and the contractual regulation of risks in this field. We represent public authorities, publicly owned limited liability companies and companies as well as county councils with advice regarding environmental law.
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Andreas practices primarily within the Private Legal area and, among other things, works with generational change planning, Swedish and international tax law, contract law, company law, financial family law, trust issues and long-term planning for the family and its legal structures. Andreas is also experienced in property law, where he has advised on transactions, boundary adjustment and leasehold issues, and as counsel has handled procedures relating to acquisition permits under the Land Acquisitions Act, shore protection and nature reserves.
Corporate Commercial, Private Legal and Real Estate
+46 (0)8 56 26 90 64
+46 (0)708 72 15 72
Anna works with, among other things, generational change planning, matters related to international private law in the family and also Swedish and international tax law and law area. She is also experienced in property law, particularly leasehold and tenancy issues. Anna is responsible for our practice area Private Legal handling national and international family law.
Corporate Commercial, Private Legal and Real Estate
+46(0)8 56 26 90 13
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Anna practices primarily within Company Law, Corporate Commercial (especially within national and international contract law, sales of goods law and employment law) and M&A. She also works with property law and is experienced in representing clients in conjunction with proceedings before courts and tribunals. Anna represents regularly public authorities in legal matters within her primary practices areas. Anna works with examinations and audits on behalf of public authorities and companies.
Company Law, Corporate Commercial, M&A and Real Estate
+46 (0)733 67 84 12
Baltzar practices within the specialty areas mentioned below, mainly within Corporate Commercial, M&A, Company Law and banking and finance law, including securities law. Among other things, his practice includes drafting and negotiating shareholder agreements as well as handling Swedish and international corporate acquisitions.
Company Law, Corporate Commercial and M&A
+46 (0)707 33 38 25
Carl-Fredrik practices primarily within the Private Legal area and works, among other things, with generational change planning, Swedish and international tax law, company law, financial family law, trust issues and long-term planning for the family and its legal structures. Carl-Fredrik also possesses long experience within Corporate Commercial. Carl-Fredrik is responsible for our practice area handling Private Legal.
Company Law, Corporate Commercial and Private Legal
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Daniel practices primarily within the areas of Insolvency, Corporate Commercial and Dispute Resolution. He also has experience from contract law, employment law and property law as well as liquidations and examinations and audits on behalf of public authorities.
Insolvency, Corporate Commercial, Dispute Resolution and Real Estate
+46 (0)8 56 26 90 01
+46 (0)768 80 60 99
Erik practices primarily within Corporate Commercial, Dispute Resolution, M&A and Real Estate. Erik has experience in representing sellers and buyers in corporate transactions and works with large-scale real estate projects and commercial lease.
Corporate Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Insolvency, M&A and Real Estate
+46 (0)708 85 57 90
Henrik practices primarily within M&A, Real Estate, Company Law and Corporate Commercial. Henrik also possesses experience in dispute resolution within these areas. He provides assistance with regard to property development projects, planning and construction issues, re-allotment, rental and leasing issues etc. Henrik has extensive experience in representing clients with advice regarding sale of individual properties or corporate property portfolios to investors. He represents regularly clients in matters related to M&A and his other areas of experience.
M&A, Real Estate, Company Law and Corporate Commercial
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Jan’s practice is largely focused on Insolvency law, with appointments as trustee in bankruptcy and as administrator under the Swedish Company Reorganisation Act. He also practices within the area of employment law, as well as the law relating to limited companies and company law in general.
Company Law, Corporate Commercial and Insolvency
Flood Herslow Holme Advokatbyrå, 2012- Flood Advokatbyrå, 2002-2011 Other law firms, 1977-2002 SIF, union lawyer, 1975-1977 SALF, union lawyer, 1974-1975 Svea Court of Appeal, junior judge, 1974 Karlskoga District Court, law clerkship, 1972-1973 Stockholm University, LL.M., 1970
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Johan possesses long experience in handling complex legal matters within his primary practice areas of M&A, Public Procurement, Corporate Commercial and Real Estate. He has extensive experience in representing public authorities, publicly owned limited liability companies as well as county councils with advice regarding divestment of publicly owned property and business to private Investors. Johan works with examinations and audits on behalf of public authorities and companies. Johan is responsible for our practice area handling Public Procurement and relations with public authorities.
M&A, Public Procurement, Corporate Commercial and Real Estate
+46 (0)8 56 26 90 28
+46 (0)705 25 52 55
Lars practices within Corporate Commercial and Insolvency law. He is regularly appointed as a trustee in bankruptcy and administrator in company reorganisations and is thusly experienced in most areas of business law, such as property law and employment law. As the former secretary and president of an organisation representing Swedish trustees in bankruptcy, he has been involved in and has influenced legislation within the insolvency area. He is also engaged to deliver lectures on his practice areas and on rules of professional conduct for lawyers, a subject on which he is the author of a book.
Corporate Commercial and Insolvency
+46 (0)8 56 26 90 15
+46 (0)708 25 71 64
Lina is usually the first person clients come into contact with when they visit the office or call the switchboard. In addition to making visitors feel welcome, she works with administrative tasks at the office, such as assisting the lawyers and associates and prepare client invoices.
+46 (0)705 08 90 82
Magnus assists as Senior Counsel within the Private Legal area and, among other things, works with generational change planning, Swedish and international tax law, financial family law and long-term planning for the family and its legal structures. Magnus also possesses long experience within Corporate Commercial.
Corporate Commercial and Private Legal
+46 (0)8 56 26 90 30
+46 (0)70 302 07 55
+46 (0)708 73 31 95
Per possesses long experience in handling complex legal matters within his primary practice areas of Real Estate, Corporate Commercial, Dispute Resolution and M&A. He has extensive experience in representing clients with advice regarding sale of individual properties or corporate property portfolios to investors. Per represents regularly clients and public authorities in matters related to Real Estate and in disputes related to his area of expertise. Per works with examinations and audits on behalf of public authorities and companies. He is responsible for our practice area handling Real Estate.
Real Estate, Corporate Commercial, Dispute Resolution and M&A
+46 (0)8 56 26 90 06
+46 (0)707 18 77 00
Robert’s practice focuses primarily on Insolvency Law and he is regularly appointed as a trustee in bankruptcy. He also accepts appointments as administrator in company reorganisations and as liquidator and, within corporate commercial, is experienced in assisting clients with commercial agreements and tenancy issues.
Corporate Commercial and Insolvency
+46 (0)8 5626 9012
+46 (0)73 15 02 772
+46 (0)8 56 26 90 11
+46 (0)708 84 12 52
Toralf’s main practice areas are Dispute Resolution, Public Procurement and Real Estate. He practices as counsel in disputes concerning commercial agreements involving e.g. construction, distribution, copyright and financing as well as other complex agreements. Engagements include tort actions as well as actions in damages based on competition law and environmental law. Toralf also possesses long experience in handling public procurement disputes and represents regularly both public authorities and companies. He represents regularly clients and public authorities in matters related to Real Estate and in disputes related to his area of expertise. Toralf is responsible for our practice area handling Dispute Resolution.
Dispute Resolution, Public Procurement and Real Estate
We offer legal services in most commercial law practice areas. Our client relationships are based on a long-term perspective and our clients are primarily owners of businesses and assets representing significant values. We always endeavour to gain an overall perspective and then to find the best solution, adapted to the specific needs of our client.
Flood Herslow Holme is a modern commercial law firm with 30 employees, 24 of whom are lawyers. With the exception of insolvency law, which is only practiced at our Stockholm office, our offices in Stockholm and Malmo offer services within all of the firm’s practice areas. The firm’s lawyers and staff work with their colleagues in the other office on a daily basis, allowing us to handle larger matters despite the fact that we are a relatively small firm as compared with the major commercial law firms. In order to guarantee our clients the best possible advice and highest quality services, each matter is regarded as being handled by the entire firm.
Flood Herslow Holme was founded in 2012 through a merger of the Stockholm law firm, Flood, and the Malmo law firm, Herslow & Holme resulting in a commercial law firm with combined experience dating back to the end of the 1960s. The firm’s name partners are still practicing as partners and senior advisers.
Our clients include investment companies, private equity firms, private individuals, landowners and entrepreneurs. We also represent listed and unlisted companies, as well as a number of public authorities. By handling all of a client’s legal issues on a long-term basis, we obtain a deeper insight into their business. Such close cooperation places high demands on our advice, our availability and our integrity. This is something we strive to achieve in each individual matter.
Ethics and regulatory compliance are of the utmost important to the firm and its personnel. It is not possible to provide highly qualified legal advice if you deviate from these principles. Compliance with the often unwritten rules found in the business community, which are often referred to as business ethics, is also something we at the firm place great emphasis on.
We have a duty of confidentiality and are extremely committed to security. For more information about how we work, how we handle personal data, and how we protect the integrity of our clients, please see our General Terms and Conditions.
Through our membership in the Warwick Legal Network, an international association of independent law firms, Flood Herslow Holme is able to offer services outside of Sweden as well. The members of the Warwick Legal Network are located in Europe, the United States and Asia.
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Flood Herslow Holme is a knowledge-based company, making us dependent on highly skilled personnel, which is why we invest a great deal of work in ensuring that our offices are places where everyone enjoys working, regardless of their title. We advocate reasonable and flexible working hours, longer contiguous holidays, and a good salary level beginning with the very first year of employment. After this first year, we apply market-based basic salaries with incentive elements for our more senior lawyers allowing them to influence their level of compensation. We value preventative healthcare and encourage our employees to have a large degree of influence over their workplace and work situation.
Our fundamental principles are not only something we are proud of but also something we apply very seriously.
We are continuously working on developing the expertise of our lawyers. In addition to the mandatory law society courses, all of them are offered training within the firm’s practice areas. In addition, we encourage our lawyers not to work within only one area. We believe that to be a good commercial lawyer, you need to have the broadest experience possible, and not get stuck in one area. This is why we want our lawyers to work with matters from different clients and industries. It is important that they meet their office colleagues and of our clients’ representatives at an early stage and on a regular basis. We are convinced that this is how to create the best legal advisors from the outset.
Equality between women and men is an issue given high priority by the firm’s partners. We continuously work on this issue and, where necessary, reformulate our equality plan to keep it up-to-date. Of the firm’s eight partners, only one is a woman. We believe that this is not a good ratio and are working towards the goal of increasing the percentage of women partners. We are also working on increasing the share of female associate attorneys with the goal of achieving an equal breakdown between men and women.
We are always looking for new, talented people who want to join us in providing results that are of great value to our clients’ businesses. At the same time, it’s important to be happy and enjoy your work. Does this is sound interesting to you?
We would be happy to receive your application at email@example.com.
+46 (0)40-10 14 60
Skeppsbron 7, Malmö
211 20 Malmö
+46 (0)8-56 26 90 00
Jakobsbergsgatan 7, Stockholm
PO Box 7615
103 94 Stockholm