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Hans Forssell, Of Counsel

Hans Forssell

Of Counsel


Swedish, English, German and French.

Practice areas

  • Commercial litigation
  • Financial services disputes and investigations
  • International arbitration
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Public International Law
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Practice notes

Hans has been practising law since 1981. He has significant experience in corporate law, contract law, litigation and arbitration law.

Hans is a member of the Swedish Bar Association since 1984.

Work Experience

Counsel, Eversheds Sutherland (2009)
Consultant, Linklaters Advokatbyrå (2002-2008)
Linklaters Lagerlöf Advokatbyrå (2001-2002)
Associate, Lagerlöf & Leman Advokatbyrå (1981-2001)
Docent and Senior Lecturer in Civil Law, University of Uppsala (1976-1981)
Doctoral Student and Lecturer, University of Uppsala (1967-1971)
Junior Judge, Uppsala (1966-1969)


1976 J.D., University of Uppsala
1966 LL.M., University of Uppsala

Reported Supreme Court cases:

NJA 1988 p. 161 and NJA 1990 p. 745 (contract issues)
NJA 1990 p. 469 (trademark Silva)-1997 p. 454 (negotiable instruments)