firm news | 28 Jun 2018

Setterwalls is doing strategic recruitment

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Setterwalls’ has recruited Tommy Pettersson, earlier partner with Mannheimer Swartling. The recruitment is a strategic step to further strengthen Setterwalls’ competence and focus on EU and competition law including state aid. Tommy is also adding substantial competence and experience within transaction work and litigation. Tommy Pettersson will join Setterwalls as of 1 September 2018.

Setterwalls’ has a highly skilled 20 lawyer strong EU and Competition department. This area of law has become more and more important to Swedish and international companies and organizations.

– An increasing number of our cases has a direct link to EU and competition law. In our endeavors to be the leading full-service law firm we are very pleased to make such a strong and knowledgeable recruitment as Tommy is, says Ulf Djurberg, partner and head of the EU and Competition department, and continues:

– I am sharing Setterwalls’ opinion that it is of utmost importance to combine a strong full-service firm with large resources and competence within this area, EU and competition law, to be able to give good advice. This type of advisory becomes more and more requested by clients, says Tommy Pettersson.

Tommy Pettersson has during 25 years been partner with Mannheimer Swartling where he has co-chaired that law firm’s EU and competition group. Tommy Pettersson has written many legal articles in the area of EU and competition law and is an appreciated speaker within this area of law.

Setterwalls’ is one of Sweden’s leading full-service law firms with a truly international network. Setterwalls’ has 260 co-workers whereof 180 qualified lawyers working out of offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmoe.

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