Michael Karlsson is the chairman of the firm’s pro bono activities which are carried out under the auspices of Mannheimer Swartling in Society. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions. He also works with litigation and arbitration.

Experience

  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 1991-
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 1990-1991
  • Visiting lawyer, Giroux, Buhagiar & Associes, 1988-1989
  • Associate, Mannheimer & Zetterlöf, 1985-1990
  • Associate, Urban Hjärne, 1983-1985

Education

  • LL.M. (Lund University, 1980)
  • Commercial Contract Law, University of Lund

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English
  • French
  • Danish

Publications

  • Corporate Social Responsibility – The Corporate Governance of the 21st Century, chapter 17: Business and Human Rights: The Recent Initiatives of the UN.
  • Global Business and Human Rights, first edition 2011: Local Human Rights Environment.
  • Charity Law, Jursdictional comparisons, First edition, 2012
  • Swedish Bar Association, 1986
  • Amnesty
  • International Bar Association 
  • SOS-barnbyar

Commission

  • Board member of Nexam Chemical Holding AB (publ.)
  • Chairman of the Board of Nexam St Andrews Ltd
  • Board member of Nexam Chemical AB
  • Chairman of the Board of Lahega Kemi AB
  • Chairman of the Board of Rohm and Haas Nordiska AB
  • Board member of BTJ Group AB
  • Board member of Mallstreet AB
  • Chairman of SOS Children’s Villages, Sweden
  • Board member of SOS-Kinderdorf International
  • Board member of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, West Skåne
  • Board member of CSR Sweden
  • Vice Chairman of Vasatorps Golfklubb
  • Vice Chairman of Vasatorps Golf AB


Michael Karlsson

Partner

Michael Karlsson is the chairman of the firm’s pro bono activities which are carried out under the auspices of Mannheimer Swartling in Society. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions. He also works with litigation and arbitration.

Experience

  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 1991-
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 1990-1991
  • Visiting lawyer, Giroux, Buhagiar & Associes, 1988-1989
  • Associate, Mannheimer & Zetterlöf, 1985-1990
  • Associate, Urban Hjärne, 1983-1985

Education

  • LL.M. (Lund University, 1980)
  • Commercial Contract Law, University of Lund

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English
  • French
  • Danish

Publications

  • Corporate Social Responsibility – The Corporate Governance of the 21st Century, chapter 17: Business and Human Rights: The Recent Initiatives of the UN.
  • Global Business and Human Rights, first edition 2011: Local Human Rights Environment.
  • Charity Law, Jursdictional comparisons, First edition, 2012

Membership

  • Swedish Bar Association, 1986
  • Amnesty
  • International Bar Association 
  • SOS-barnbyar

Commission

  • Board member of Nexam Chemical Holding AB (publ.)
  • Chairman of the Board of Nexam St Andrews Ltd
  • Board member of Nexam Chemical AB
  • Chairman of the Board of Lahega Kemi AB
  • Chairman of the Board of Rohm and Haas Nordiska AB
  • Board member of BTJ Group AB
  • Board member of Mallstreet AB
  • Chairman of SOS Children’s Villages, Sweden
  • Board member of SOS-Kinderdorf International
  • Board member of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, West Skåne
  • Board member of CSR Sweden
  • Vice Chairman of Vasatorps Golfklubb
  • Vice Chairman of Vasatorps Golf AB