Erik regularly advises Swedish and international clients from a wide variety of industries in complex M&A transactions and corporate commercial contracts, many with a cross-border element. Further, Erik has extensive experience in advising non-Swedish clients on all aspects of post-transaction integration and restructuring work and handling of day-to-day corporate legal issues that may arise for a Swedish company acting as part of an international group. Erik lead Hammarskiöld’s team negotiating Scania’s investments in Swedish (i)  battery cell start-up Northvolt, and (ii) green steel plant start up H2GS, both of which included also long term billion SEK supply contracts for commercial vehicles. Erik also acts as counsel for several leading international underwriters of Warranties & Indemnities transaction insurances on the Swedish market. Erik is recognised as an expert in this practice area among his peers.

Erik is ranked in Chambers, both Global and Europe, and recommended by Legal 500. Client feedback include:

"Not only does Erik provide highly skilled, razor-sharp legal advice on all possible angles of the engagement, but he also has a really strong perspective on business in general."

"Erik Fahlgren has a very diligent approach to the legal aspects of each case but never misses the commercial aspects of a case."

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Areas of expertise

Professional experience

2001
Joined Hammarskiöld

1999 - 2001
Service with Swedish Courts, Uppsala District Court

2007 - 2008
Shearman & Sterling, LLP, New York (secondment)

Member of the Swedish Bar Association

Recommended as a Corporate and Commercial lawyer by Legal500

"Erik Fahlgren is very service minded, experienced and capable but always with a professional integrity"
Client testimonials, Legal 500 2020

"Very dedicated, hardworking, and an intelligent drafter"
Legal 500 US edition 2019

Education

1999
Uppsala University (juris kandidat, LL.M.)

Languages

Swedish
English

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