Jörgen S. Axelsson

Partner, Member of the Swedish Bar Association / Stockholm

Languages

svenska engelska
Profile

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.

Career
2013-, Setterwalls
2001-2013, Linklaters, Partner
2001,Lagerlöf & Leman Advokatbyrå, Partner
1997-2001,Lagerlöf & Leman Advokatbyrå
1994-1997,Advokatfirman Wistrand
1993-1994,Lagerlöf & Leman Advokatbyrå
1992-1993,Amsterdam School of International Relations
1991-1992,District Court of Stockholm, law clerk
1991,Uppsala University, LL.M.
Recommendations

Jörgen S. Axelsson is ranked in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe (Capital Markets: Equity och Corporate/M&A) and ranked as Leading Individual by Legal 500 (Capital markets and Commercial, corporate and M&A). He is also Highly Regarded på IFLR1000 (Capital markets).

"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, 2019

"He is a very experienced and pragmatic lawyer."

- Chambers & Partners, 2018

"A really strong name."

- Chambers & Partners, 2018

"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, 2017

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

- Legal 500, 2017

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

- Chambers & Partners, 2017

"Technically skilled and experienced lawyer. "

- Chambers Global, 2017

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

- Chambers Global, 2017

"Excellent technical capacity."

- Chambers Europe, 2015

"The best capital markets lawyer in Sweden. "

- Legal 500, 2014

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

- Chambers, 2013

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