Jan Dernestam was named Mannheimer Swartling’s Managing Partner in 2011 and has been a member of the firm’s Board of Directors since 2009. He specialises in all kinds of finance law focusing in particular on leasing and asset finance, loan financing, acquisition financing and structured financing. Jan Dernestam regularly represents finance companies and international banks. He works in particular with cross-border leasing of aircraft, trains and ships. His practice covers a wide range of export financing, bond issues as well as regulatory work for banks and finance companies.

  • Chambers Global (2006-2015)
  • Chambers Europe (2007-2014)
  • PLC Which Lawyer (2005-2014)
  • Legal 500 (2006-2014)
  • Guide to the World’s Leading Banking Lawyers (2007-2014)
  • Who’s Who Legal – Leading Aviation Lawyers (2006-2014)
  • Guide to the World’s Leading Aviation Lawyers (2006-2014)
  • Best Lawyers (2009-2014)

Experience

  • Managing Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 2011-
  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 2004-
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 2001-2003
  • Director, Saab Aircraft Leasing, 2000-2001
  • Associate, Denton Wilde Sapte, London, 1999-2000
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 1997-1999
  • District Court Service, 1996-1997
  • Associate, Lagerlöf & Leman, 1995-1996

Education

  • LL.M. (Lund University, 1995)
  • University of London, 1994

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English
  • Swedish Bar Association, 2001
  • Solicitor and member of The Law Society of England and Wales, 2002
  • Management Committee of the European Air Law Association
  • International Bar Association (Financial Services Section: Banking Law Committee, Aviation Law Committee)

Jan Dernestam

Managing Partner

Jan Dernestam was named Mannheimer Swartling’s Managing Partner in 2011 and has been a member of the firm’s Board of Directors since 2009. He specialises in all kinds of finance law focusing in particular on leasing and asset finance, loan financing, acquisition financing and structured financing. Jan Dernestam regularly represents finance companies and international banks. He works in particular with cross-border leasing of aircraft, trains and ships. His practice covers a wide range of export financing, bond issues as well as regulatory work for banks and finance companies.

Awards

  • Chambers Global (2006-2015)
  • Chambers Europe (2007-2014)
  • PLC Which Lawyer (2005-2014)
  • Legal 500 (2006-2014)
  • Guide to the World’s Leading Banking Lawyers (2007-2014)
  • Who’s Who Legal – Leading Aviation Lawyers (2006-2014)
  • Guide to the World’s Leading Aviation Lawyers (2006-2014)
  • Best Lawyers (2009-2014)

Experience

  • Managing Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 2011-
  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 2004-
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 2001-2003
  • Director, Saab Aircraft Leasing, 2000-2001
  • Associate, Denton Wilde Sapte, London, 1999-2000
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 1997-1999
  • District Court Service, 1996-1997
  • Associate, Lagerlöf & Leman, 1995-1996

Education

  • LL.M. (Lund University, 1995)
  • University of London, 1994

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English

Membership

  • Swedish Bar Association, 2001
  • Solicitor and member of The Law Society of England and Wales, 2002
  • Management Committee of the European Air Law Association
  • International Bar Association (Financial Services Section: Banking Law Committee, Aviation Law Committee)