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Emilie Steen


CMS Wistrand
Mårten Krakowgatan 2
411 04 Göteborg

Mailing address

P.O Box 11920
SE - 404 39 Göteborg
Languages Swedish, English

Emilie Steen is a partner at CMS Wistrand and advises on the environmental and real estate field. She is specialized in environmental and energy law as well as land law, with expertise in renewable energy, waste facilities, contaminated land, questions related to the Planning and Building Act and property development and leaseholds. Her practice focuses on court proceedings in the Land and Environmental Courts, the County Administrative Boards, municipalities and the Cadastral Authority as well as real estate transactions and other contractual issues related to real estate and real estate development.

Emilie Steen represents a diverse range of clients, including larger and smaller real estate companies, energy companies, agricultural companies and housing cooperatives. Emilie Steen has previous experience from Land and Environmental Court.

Emilie Steen joined CMS Wistrand in 2012 and became a partner in 2019.

Professional experience 

  • Partner, CMS Wistrand, 2019- 
  • Senior Associate, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, 2014-2018
  • Associate, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, 2012-2014
  • Drafting Law Clerk, Land and Environment Court at Vänersborg District Court, 2011 
  • Law Clerk, Vänersborg District Court, 2009-2011
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Relevant experience

  • Advising Sesol on energy markets regulations and necessary agreements concerning the sale of balance services to the energy markets and the Transmission System Operator.
  • Advising a company in an appeal regarding classification of the company’s activities in handling of waste. Questions regarding the legal definitions of storage, collection and transportation of waste.
  • Legal representative in a large number of court proceedings regarding leasehold fees, in the Land and Environmental Courts, in the Supreme Land and Environmental Court of Appeal and in the High court Supreme Court.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Swedish Bar Association, 2014
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Awards & Rankings

  • Recommended Lawyer, Legal 500 2024: Environment
  • Recommended Lawyer, Legal 500 2024: Energy 
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  • LL.M., Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law, 2008
  • European Environmental Law, Uppsala University, 2011-2012
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