Åke Kjellson has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and implementing domestic and cross-border transactions. Åke has advised numerous domestic and foreign parties in a wide range of acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. He regularly represents private equity firms and listed companies in their Swedish M&A work.

  • Ranked as "Leading" in Chambers Europe 2007: “Åke Kjellson is a highly regarded figure. Peers concede that he is very strong indeed in private M&A work” and “Åke Kjellson is very constructive in terms of finding solutions in difficult situations, and that is what distinguishes an excellent lawyer”.
  • Pointlex, Legala affärer 2006: Ranked as No. 3 among Swedish M&A lawyers in survey made with more than 100 Swedish in-house counsels.
  • Ranked as "Leading Lawyer" in Mergers and Acquisitions in IFLR1000 2009: "He´s the best transaction lawyer they have" says one competitor of Kjellson. Clients also praise his talents: "He´s pretty low key but he´s a very knowledgeable lawyer who is quitely very effective."
  • Ranked as "Highly recommended" in PLC Which Lawyer 2009: “Widely endorsed as one of the most established active transactional experts in the market.”
  • Ranked as "Expert"  in Mergers and Acquisitions in Legal Media Group's Expert Guides

Experience

  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 1990-
  • Associate, Carl Swartling Advokatbyrå, 1984-1990
  • District Court Service, 1982-1984
  • Amanuensis, Uppsala University, 1978-1980

Education

  • LL.M. (Harvard Law School, 1982)
  • LL.M. (Uppsala University, 1980)

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English
  • Swedish Bar Association, 1987

Practice group

Åke Kjellson

Partner

Åke Kjellson has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and implementing domestic and cross-border transactions. Åke has advised numerous domestic and foreign parties in a wide range of acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. He regularly represents private equity firms and listed companies in their Swedish M&A work.

Awards

  • Ranked as "Leading" in Chambers Europe 2007: “Åke Kjellson is a highly regarded figure. Peers concede that he is very strong indeed in private M&A work” and “Åke Kjellson is very constructive in terms of finding solutions in difficult situations, and that is what distinguishes an excellent lawyer”.
  • Pointlex, Legala affärer 2006: Ranked as No. 3 among Swedish M&A lawyers in survey made with more than 100 Swedish in-house counsels.
  • Ranked as "Leading Lawyer" in Mergers and Acquisitions in IFLR1000 2009: "He´s the best transaction lawyer they have" says one competitor of Kjellson. Clients also praise his talents: "He´s pretty low key but he´s a very knowledgeable lawyer who is quitely very effective."
  • Ranked as "Highly recommended" in PLC Which Lawyer 2009: “Widely endorsed as one of the most established active transactional experts in the market.”
  • Ranked as "Expert"  in Mergers and Acquisitions in Legal Media Group's Expert Guides

Experience

  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 1990-
  • Associate, Carl Swartling Advokatbyrå, 1984-1990
  • District Court Service, 1982-1984
  • Amanuensis, Uppsala University, 1978-1980

Education

  • LL.M. (Harvard Law School, 1982)
  • LL.M. (Uppsala University, 1980)

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English

Membership

  • Swedish Bar Association, 1987