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Jörgen S. Axelsson

Partner, Member of the Swedish Bar Association


I have more than 20 years of experience working in law firms and work mainly with transactions in capital markets and M&A.

Throughout my career, my focus has been capital markets and M&A. My assignments include advice in connection with IPOs, incentive programs, convertible issues, bond issues, public takeover bids and private M&A. My clients are often larger companies and banks in Sweden and abroad.

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Lagerlöf & Leman Advokatbyrå, Partner


Lagerlöf & Leman Advokatbyrå


Advokatfirman Wistrand


Lagerlöf & Leman Advokatbyrå


Amsterdam School of International Relations


District Court of Stockholm, law clerk


Uppsala University, LL.M.

Chambers Global (2018-2021)

Chambers Europe (2018-2022)

Legal 500 (2018-2022)

IFLR1000 (2019-2021)

Expert Guides

”Knowledgeable and technically skilled”

Chambers Global

”Clients admire Jörgen Axelsson 's ability to keep a "clear mind when thinking about complex matters". He has expertise in matters concerning public M&A and IPOs, and advised Promore Pharma on its share issue.”

Chambers Europe

”He is a very experienced and pragmatic lawyer.”

Chambers & Partners

”A really strong name.”

Chambers & Partners

”He is highly regarded amongst sources, who appreciate his very proactive, hands-on approach, and regard him as a great guy to work with.”

Chambers Europe

”A powerful partner who displays encyclopaedic legal knowledge and takes a constructive approach.”

Legal 500

”Technically skilled and experienced lawyer. Jörgen S Axelsson is favoured amongst commentators for his incredible working capacity and his sympathetic nature.”

Chambers & Partners

”Technically skilled and experienced lawyer.”

Chambers Global

”'Incredible working capacity and his 'sympathetic nature'.”

Chambers Global

”Excellent technical capacity.”

Chambers Europe

”The best capital markets lawyer in Sweden.”

Legal 500

”Very bright and skilled corporate lawyer. He is go-to person for complex transactions.”


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