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-

Other information

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

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