Good rankings and recommendations for our legal groups and lawyers in Legal 500 and Chambers. Roger Wier, Martin Vildhede, Linda Dahlström, Dan Bullarbo and Jörgen Sköld are mentioned to have excellent qualities. Also a big congratulation to Caroline Ygge, Nimrod Badur and Racine Ashjari for being regarded as Next Generation Partners. A big thank you to our clients for taking the time to give your testimonials. We would also like to congratulate many of our fellow law firms in Sweden and abroad for fine achievements in the rankings. Well done!
Morris Law’s banking and finance team advises numerous domestic and international borrowers on leveraged finance, restructuring, acquisition finance and real estate finance transactions. Practice head Björn Bjuggren, who recently joined form Osborne Clarke, has a client list comprising banks, alternative investors and private equity funds. Jörgen Sköld is noted for his expertise in corporate refinancing work.
Morris Law’s employment practice has experienced notable expansion with the additions of Dan Bullarbo and Carl-Fredrik Hedenström from Setterwalls and Magnusson Advokatbyrå respectively, and the promotion of Martin Vildhede to the partnership, who now heads the practice. The team handles trade secret litigation, workforce reorganisations, retrenchment exercises, M&A due diligence and discrimination investigations. Clients stem from the automotive, engineering, IT and consumer electronics sectors.
‘Dan Bullarbo has superior knowledge in employment law, is most stringent, totally fearless and fearsome to his opponents.‘
‘Martin Vildhede is diplomatic, strategic and has the capacity to fully appreciate a client’s real-life conditions and budgetary constraints.‘
‘Martin Vildhede is very professional, always very fast to reply, to the point and a good sparring partner.‘
Commercial partners Caroline Ygge and Olof Myhrman jointly lead the group at Morris Law and handle commercial strategy, distribution and licensing agreements, and procurement negotiations for clients in the life sciences, automotive, technology and retail sectors. Fellow co-head Racine Ashjari leads on corporate and M&A mandates for small and mid-cap clients on the buy and sell side and recently handled a number of cross-border transactions.
Morris Law, the recruitment of group head Nimrod Badur from Osborne Clarke has notably enhanced the firm’s real estate M&A offering; Badur advises funds and real estate companies on high-value forward funding structures, residential project acquisitions, disposals, joint venture arrangements, and significant single-asset divestments. Domestic and international developers also regularly instruct Andréa Dahrén on development projects involving commercial sites, logistics centres and hotels. The practice also handles the full scope of environmental, planning, infringement and permit issues.
Morris Law regularly assists suppliers in the healthcare, construction, education and life sciences sectors with strategic public procurement issues including review procedures and disputes before the courts. Practice head Roger Wier and Linda Dahlström are also instructed by municipalities and other contracting authorities to defend damages claims arising from award tenders. Newly promoted partner Martin Vildhede brings further experience across the range of contentious and non-contentious matters.
‘Morris Law’s public procurement team provides pragmatic and efficient advice regardless of difficulty. The strength of the team is its experience and expertise as well as its ability to consider both the public entity side and the supplier side (the team has unique experience from both sides). Morris is a modern challenger that delivers top quality advice 24/7.‘
‘The team’s strength is both its size and broad expertise; including members with backgrounds from both the procuring entity and the supplier/private sector side. The team covers the whole spectrum and is thus able to look at issues from both sides.‘
‘What makes them different from competitors is their competitiveness, pragmatic approach and willingness to go the extra-mile. Roger Wier is famous for finding solutions where others have failed, Martin Vildhede thinks outside the box and never gives up, and Linda Dahlström is one of the most brilliant and experienced public procurement lawyers in Sweden.‘
Chambers & Partners
‘Jörgen Sköld moves up the rankings following impressive market recognition. One client describes him as "quick and easy to work with." He is particularly knowledgeable in finance mandates.‘
‘Dan Bullarbo assists clients with reorganisations, terminations and trade secret infringements. A client notes that his "analytical skills stand out" as a particular strength.‘