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Lars-Olof Sevensson

Lars-Olof Svensson

Of Counsel

CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut
Rua Castilho 50
1250-071 Lisbon
Languages English, Swedish

Lars-Olof-Svensson develops his work in the areas of Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Insurance and Insolvency, along with Mergers & Acquisitions, providing legal advice to domestic and international clients.

He represents investment funds and regularly advises clients involved in M&A, either on the buy or sell side and also undertakes regulatory work for investment funds.

Joined CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut in 2018.

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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 (2016)

“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 (2015)

“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)
  • Court clerk, District Court of Kalmar (1980-1982)
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  • LL.M. at Lund University (1979)
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  • Member of Committee J of the IBA (cross-border insolvency law)
  • Member of the Swedish Bar Association since 1985
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