About the firmOrganisation

Combining legal expertise and industry knowledge

Mannheimer Swartling is owned and run by 89 partners (January 2016). The firm has approximately 360 lawyers and operates out of four offices in Sweden and seven offices located in Germany, Russia, China, New York and Brussels.

Mannheimer Swartling is built around practice and industry groups that specialise in various disciplines of business law and business sectors. The firm’s lawyers are supported by class leading professionals working with such matters as knowledge management, seminars, finance and IT. We invest heavily in these service functions because we see it as mission critical to delivering top service to our clients and developing the organization.

Management and Board of Directors

Mannheimer Swartling’s Board of Directors and Managing Partner are responsible for the day-to-day management of the firm. Partners meet three to four times a year to discuss strategic issues and draw up principal guidelines for the firm.


Jan DernestamKlas WennströmPeter Linderoth

Eva HäggJesper Prytz

Board of Directors:
Jan Dernestam, born in 1969, Partner, Member of the Board since 2009 and Managing Partner since 2011
Klas Wennström, born in 1965, Partner, Member of the Board since 2015
Peter Linderoth, born in 1962, Partner, Member of the Board since 2015
Eva Hägg, born in 1959, Partner, Member of the Board since 2016
Jesper Prytz, born in 1970, Partner, Member of the Board since 2016

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