Johan Lekholm

Partner Malmö

Johan Lekholm is a partner at Mannheimer Swartling and a member of the firm’s practice groups for Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Commercial. He specializes in mergers and acquisitions, co-operation and supply agreements and different types of establishments for both industrial clients and private equity houses. Johan further acts as secretary of the board and handles general corporate matters for a number of established clients. Johan has extensive international experience and has assisted several clients in negotiations and various kinds of transactions around the world. He also lectures on mergers and acquisitions at the Faculty of Law at Lund University.

  • Experience

    • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 2007-
    • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 1998-2006
    • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, New York, 2003
    • Secondment to a larger industrial group, 1999-2001


    • LL.M. (Lund University, 1998)
    • Queen Mary & Westfield College, London, 1997


    • Swedish
    • English
    • Legal 500: Ranked as leading within M&A
      Johan Lekholm stands out for his “ability to understand commercial aspects of the deal”. 
    •  Legal 500: Ranked as leading within Corporate Commercial
      Johan Lekholm “is an excellent lawyer and business partner”.
    • Swedish Bar Association, 2003