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Lars-Olof Sevensson

Lars-Olof Svensson


CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut
Rua Sousa Martins 10
1050-218 Lisbon
Languages English, Swedish

Lars-Olof Svensson has been developing his work mainly in Litigation and Arbitration, Insurance and Insolvency Law, Mergers & Acquisitions for domestic and international clients.

Lars-Olof Svensson represents investment funds and receives through them regularly instructions on mergers and acquisitions, where he represents seller or buyer.

He also does regulatory work for investment fund managers.

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“According to sources, Lars-Olof Svensson is "well known for his knowledge of bankruptcy law." He advises clients on disputes concerning distressed situations, including insolvency proceedings. His practice also encompasses liability and insurance cases.”

Chambers Europe

“Lars-Olof Svensson is noted by sources for his skills on cross-border litigation and arbitration, and is described as ‘thoughtful and measured.’.”

Chambers Europe

“Lars-Olof Svensson is a highly respected insolvency practitioner who was recently appointed trustee in the high-profile Dannemora mine bankruptcy. He receives glowing praise from clients, who describe him as "a brilliant mind" and "one of the most experienced practitioners in Sweden in this field."”

Chambers Europe

“Lars-Olof Svensson and Rönnheden successfully defended Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers in the long-running €140m Prosolvia bankruptcy dispute.”

Legal 500

“Lars-Olof Svensson wins praise for his ‘brilliant mind’.” (Insolvency)

Legal 500

Relevant experience

  • Partner, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, Stockholm (2000-2016)
  • Partner CMS Tisell Advokatfirma AB (1989-2000)
  • Associate, Tisell & Co Advokatbyrå, Stockholm, (1986 1988)
  • Associate, Sten Lindskog Advokatbyrå, Stockholm (1982-1985)
  • Law clerk, District Court of Kalmar (1980-1982)
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  • Lund University, jur.kand. (LL.M.) 1979
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  • Member of IBA Committee J (cross-border model insolvency law)
  • Member of the Swedish Bar Association, 1985-2016
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