Hannes Snellman recruits Peter Forsberg as Stockholm Head of Competition Law

16 June 2010

Hannes Snellman’s operation in Stockholm is further strengthened by the recruitment of Peter Forsberg as partner and head of competition law.

Peter Forsberg joins Hannes Snellman as partner and will play a key role in the development of Hannes Snellman’s Nordic transactional expertise. Peter comes from the law firm Vinge where he has been active since 2002 predominantly in Stockholm but also in Brussels. Peter Forsberg’s experience within competition law includes authority investigations, disputes and compliance work as well as national and international merger control. He is also an experienced lawyer within the field of public procurement and he will together with Stockholm Head of Public Procurement Joakim Lavér and Head of Competition Mikael Wahlbeck in Helsinki be able to build a fully integrated Nordic team that can handle the full range of complex issues within these two very important areas. Peter Forsberg will start at Hannes Snellman 1 September 2010.

“The recruitment of Peter Forsberg adds a very strong competence within the competition law and public procurement, says Fredrik von Baumgarten, Managing Partner in Stockholm. In line with our other future looking recruitments I am happy to say that Peter Forsberg (b. 1977) is one of the best today and will clearly be one of the stars in the near future”, Fredrik von Baumgarten continues.

Hannes Snellman is an international law firm with operations in the Nordic countries and Russia. With offices in Stockholm, Helsinki, Moscow and Saint Petersburg Hannes Snellman’s business focus is on Transactions and Dispute Resolution. The Stockholm operation has grown rapidly since its start in 2009 and has today around 60 lawyers.