Mikael Åström

Advokat/Partner
Telephone: +46 31 10 61 36
Mobile: +46 768 66 15 20
Fax: +46 31 10 20 40
mikael.astrom@maqs.com

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Mikael Åström’s main area of practice is within EU & Competition Law, working closely with both national and international major clients for over 14 years and today as head of our EU & Competition Law Department.

Having vast experience as counsel relating to merger control, regulatory compliance and contract situations, Mikael is today one of the leading practitioners in Sweden within his field. Furthermore, Mikael regularly assists clients at dawn raids and implementing Compliance Programs, as well as leniency filings and being engaged as competition law expert and observer at meetings.

Due to the close relationship between competition law and sports, Mikael is also an integral part of MAQS branch specialized Sports, Media and Entertainment Department.

In addition, as advisor to the Commercial Department in particular, Mikael has for many years assisted companies with drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in most industry sectors.

Expertise

  • Commercial agreements
  • EU and competition law
  • German Desk

Experience

  • MAQS Advokatbyrå, 2014-
  • Setterwalls Law Firm, 2005-2014
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP (London), 2001-2005

Education

  • King’s College London, Master of Laws (LL.M.) International Business Law, 2001
  • Middlesex Business University (Company Law & Law of Tort), 2000
  • University of Augsburg (Law of the European Union), 1999
  • University of Lund (LL.M.) International Business Law, 1999

Memberships

  • The Swedish Bar Association, 2009-

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English
  • German

Misc.

  • Endorsed specialist, Chambers & Partners, Competition/European Law

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