Mikael Åström specialise in EU law and competition law and is one of Sweden’s leading experts on merger control, regulatory compliance and contractual relationship. Mikael frequently advise customers dawn raids, implementation of compliance programs and leniency filings – e.g. in relation to cartels or retail price maintenance on a vertical level.
Apart from having a busy practice, Mikael is a popular lecturer, often being engaged to speak on the subject of competition law and has been appointed Non-Governmental Advisor to the Swedish Competition Authority. In addition, Mikael is frequently engaged as competition law expert and observer at meetings between competitors or at industry gatherings.
MAQS Advokatbyrå, 2014-
Setterwalls Advokatbyrå, Associate, 2005-2014
Shearman & Sterling LLP, London, Associate, 2001-2005
King’s College London, LL.M., International Business Law, 2001
Middlesex Business University, Company Law & Law of Tort, 2000
University of Augsburg, Courses, EU-law, 1999
Lund University, LL.M., 1999
Swedish Bar Association, 2009-
Ranked Endorsed specialist, Competition/European Law, Chambers & Partners