November 18, 2013 - Press release

Mannheimer Swartling mourns the death of partner Helena Rempler

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Helena Rempler, partner at Mannheimer Swartling, after a short illness. She was 55 years old. Our thoughts are with her family and friends and, in particular, with her daughter, Alicia.

“The sudden death of Helena has deeply saddened everyone at Mannheimer Swartling. Her death is a tragic loss for all of us who were privileged to have her as a close friend and colleague,” said Mannheimer Swartling’s Managing Partner Jan Dernestam. “She was a valued member of the firm. As chair of the firm’s Insurance practice, she not only performed ground-breaking legal work for clients in the insurance industry, she was also an inspiration and mentor to many talented young women and men. Our thoughts are with her family and friends.”

Helena Rempler was born in 1958. She attended Lund University, where she earned an LL.M. in 1985. After service in the Swedish Courts from 1985-1989, she joined Carl Swartling Advokatbyrå in 1989, and became a partner at Mannheimer Swartling in 1997.

Helena was a member of the Swedish Bar Association, the International Bar Association, The Swedish Law Insurance Society, The Swedish Insurance Society and served on the ICC’s reference group on Financial Services and Insurance. She was an accomplished lawyer in her field and received “Best in Insurance and Reinsurance” in the European Women in Business Law Awards in 2012 and 2013.

Helena Rempler was a former member and loyal patron of the Adolf Fredrik’s Girls’ Choir in Stockholm, one of the world’s leading children’s and youth choirs for the past 30 years.