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The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Ekenberg & Andersson Advokatbyrå – Stockholm, Sweden!

Ekenberg & Andersson Advokatbyrå is a full-service commercial law firm, who specialises in offering their clients legal expertise in all areas of commercial law. Their clients include small, medium and large Swedish and foreign companies and corporate groups.

Their knowledge and experience in the field of commercial law enables them to combine the personal service and flexibility of a smaller law firm with the experience and breadth of a larger firm. This, in turn, allows them to customise their services in line with clients’ individual requirements whilst simultaneously offering high-class, professional advice in legally complex situations.

Ekenberg & Andersson Advokatbyrå is organised on the true partnership principle, and the firm’s full range of services are at the disposal of every client, depending on what is required for the individual case. Their lawyers work closely with one another and every case is handled by the person or persons best suited for the work in question.


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Welcome to ILN-terviews, a series of profiles of ILN member firm attorneys, designed to give a unique insight into the lawyers who make up our Network. For our latest interview, we chose an ILN member who I had dinner with yesterday evening, Johan Sund of our member firm, Ekenberg & Andersson in Sweden! 

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ILN members are working together all the time, and sometimes they pick their noses up from the grindstone to share one of their successes with me. Here’s a story about an excellent collaboration among ILN firms in Sweden, Italy, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. 

In 2010, Thomas Ekenberg and Johan Sund of Ekenberg & Andersson Advokatbyra, Sweden, were retained by an Italian-American client requesting legal advice regarding an investment in Stockholm – namely, the purchase of an apartment and the opening of an art gallery. The origin of the client’s financial resources, which were necessary to proceed with the investment, consisted of an inheritance of considerable value – his portion amounted to around 80 million Euros worth of real estate and other assets – received from his mother in 2002, and originating from the client family’s prominent involvement in the Italian real estate business as far back as the 1930s.

The client claimed that he had been prevented from being fully aware of the majority of the information concerning the Italian patrimony, and from having any direct control of the interests of his assets. As a matter of fact, since his mother’s passing, the client’s interests had been deceitfully managed by his elder brother.


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