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Henrik Aurelius


CMS Wistrand
Regeringsgatan 65
111 56 Stockholm

Mailing address

P.O Box 7543
SE - 103 93 Stockholm
Languages Swedish, English

Henrik Aurelius is a counsel in CMS Wistrand’s practice group Corporate/M&A. He specialises in transactional work and has extensive experience in advising national and international clients on domestic and cross-border acquisitions, divestments and investments within a variety of industries. Henrik also advises clients on commercial contracts and general corporate law matters.

Henrik Aurelius first joined CMS Wistrand in 2011, and prior to re-joining the firm in 2021, he worked for two years as a legal counsel with the Swedish Alcohol Retailing Monopoly (Systembolaget Aktiebolag).

Professional experience

  • Managing Associate, CMS Wistrand, 2021- 
  • Legal Counsel, Systembolaget AB, 2019-2021
  • Head of Marketing & Communications, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, 2016-2019
  • Senior Associate, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, 2012-2019
  • Associate, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, 2011-2012
  • Legal Counsel, STRICT, 2011
  • Associate, White & Case, 2007-2010
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Relevant experience

  • Schibsted on the acquisition of Swedish long-term rentals marketplace HomeQ. 
  • Hypex Bio Explosives Technology on its equity agreement with Omnia Holdings.
  • Advising on the sale of Evoko, a Sweden-based manufacturer of advanced scheduling systems, to Biamp.
  • Silex Microsystems on the acquisition of a special use-property.
  • Däckskiftarna on the merger with Bythjul to form the Swedish market leader in tyres and wheels.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Swedish Bar Association, 2012-2019, 2021-
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Awards & Rankings

  • Recommended Lawyer, Legal 500 2024: Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Henrik Aurelius is brilliant: dedicated, detail oriented and delivering value for money. 

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  • Production management, Berghs School of Communication, 2015-2016
  • LL.M., Uppsala University, 2007
  • Legal studies, University of Auckland, Law School, New Zealand, 2006
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