Thomas Ogard is a partner at Moll Wendén Advokatbyrå and is part of the firm’s practice groups for Employees and Staffing as well as Dispute Resolution

In the field of employment law, Thomas works with contract matters, reorganizations, business transfers, and business takeovers. He has extensive experience in negotiation and employment law disputes and arbitration, including issues related to terminations, dismissals, discrimination, trade secrets, intellectual property, and competing activities. Thomas is regularly hired by both public and private employers to lead investigations related to work environment, discrimination, and financial irregularities. He is also a frequent lecturer e.g., for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Sweden.

Within the firm’s Dispute Resolution group, Thomas handles court proceedings and arbitration proceedings in all industries, both in Swedish and English.

In 2003, Stefan and two other partners from Linklaters founded Moll Wendén by taking over Linklater’s Malmö office.

Stefan has more than 30 years of experience in providing legal advice to Swedish and international companies in a wide range of legal areas and activities, primarily company and contract law, real estate law, business transfers, intellectual property and market law as well as dispute resolution. Transactions of great importance have been completed Stefan’s management in various industries, such as the real estate, IT, food, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

Today, Stefan is responsible for two of the agency’s specialist groups – the dispute resolution team and the real estate team. His work focuses on real estate transactions and other real estate related issues as well as complex court and arbitration proceedings for both international and Swedish clients. Stefan has many years of experience in arbitration procedures within the framework of various regulations, including SCC, ICC and ad hoc proceedings with the application of both Swedish and foreign law. He frequently serve as an arbitrator in Swedish and international proceedings and has been a member of the Swedish Trotting Sports Supreme Court since 2010. Stefan is also responsible for Moll Wendén’s collaboration with Medeon

Industry experience

With over 25 years of practice, Mikael have been in charge of the legal advice in a significant number of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions for industrial customers as well as private equity firms and other investors. He has advised customers on corporate law issues including different types of solvent restructuring and reorganisations.

Mikael has vast experience in taking a lead role in different types of commercial projects, for example in relation to the supply of industrial equipment and systems. He is responsible for the firm’s legal advice to a number of medium-sized and larger companies on the overall legal aspects of their businesses, working closely with management on strategic as well as day-to-day matters.

Mikael is a frequent lecturer on M&A and contract law since many years back. He is regularly engaged by private entities as well as institutions such as the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Sweden.

Business experience
Industrial Manufacturing
Engineering and Construction
Public Services and Healthcare

Johan specializes in construction and consulting law. He has over 15 years of experience in representing and providing legal advice to smaller local construction companies as well as larger construction and consulting companies and public clients. Johan has extensive experience in providing advice at all stages of projects, from feasibility study and procurement, during implementation, to completion and aftermarket. Johan provides advice on both private and public construction projects. 

Johan also has extensive experience of acting as legal counsel in business disputes in construction and consulting law in both general court and arbitration proceedings as well as in review processes in administrative courts. He is often hired to hold seminars and training programs focusing on the standard agreements AB 04, ABT 06, and ABK 09.

Henric Stråth is specialised on mergers and acquisitions, corporate and capital market law issues such as the purchase and sale of companies, capital raisings, general meetings and corporate governance related inquiries.

During Elisabeth’s first years in the Skanska Group, her main responsibility was to give legal advice to the company´s operations in Germany and England. Elisabeth also assisted five regions in Skanska Sweden AB during a ten-year period with advice on the company’s construction and development activities. She participated inter alia in procurement (private and public), company formation, property acquisitions, lettings and preparation of construction contracts. Elisabeth has extensive experience of process and dispute resolution.

Elisabeth worked with Group matters for the Trelleborg Group, establishing policies, manuals and procedures, and was responsible for coordinating the Group’s company formalities. During the time she was employed, Trelleborg focused on implementing a corporate compliance programme where part of her responsibilities was to implement the guidelines of the Group.

In addition to the advisory business, Elisabeth has extensive experience in establishing contract templates and other standardised tools designed to support. She also holds courses in construction and consulting law as well as compliance issues.

Ebba has worked as an adviser to employers relative to labor law and Industrial Relations relations for more than 25 years. The work spans the entire labor law spectrum. Above all, she supports the clients from idea to implementation of major restructurings and in designing efficient staffing solutions. For several years, Ebba was responsible for and managed collective agreement negotiations and labor law issues in several European jurisdictions, which has given her valuable experience and networks on the international arena. This means that she is often hired to be part of international expansions of Swedish companies.

Corporate Crime Investigation and whistle-blowing have been the focus of Ebba’s work in recent years. She leads Moll Wendén´s investigations and collaborates closely with the expertise of Whitepaperadvisors. Companies and organizations, private as well as public, can thus be offered a 360-degree solution when they are exposed to crime. Ebba regards active work with case management linked to whistleblowing as an excellent way to effectively transform the businesses to become better organizations and to detect crime.

Moll Wendén´s employment law team, led by Ebba, conducts a large number of investigations on an ongoing basis, regarding the occurrence of harassment and sexual harassment as well as work environment investigations. In the latter type of investigations, Moll Wendén collaborates with behavioral science expertise.

I have 20 years of experience of providing legal advice to Swedish and international companies, primarily related to contracts, intellectual property, marketing law and IT procurement. My experience also includes a decade of advising start-ups and entrepreneurs, who are building the companies of the future. I work with customers within several industries, including food and health, pharmaceuticals and IT.

I also have extensive experience as counsel in commercial disputes in arbitration as well as court litigation in the areas of trademark rights, marketing and IT procurement contracts.

Catharina has over 20 years of experience and specializes in public procurement and procurement-related law. In addition, she has special knowledge in innovative and sustainable public procurement. She also has extensive experience in general business law from her time as general counsel at the largest private healthcare group in the Nordics. For more than 10 years, Catharina has worked with issues related to health care and social care and she has extensive experience of working in the area of administrative law. Catharina has many years of experience as an advisor and representative for both the public and private sectors.

In the area of procurement, Catharina has been ranked by ranking institutes as one of the foremost in the area of procurement and has also been named as one of the power holders in public procurement by the newspaper Upphandling24. She lectures regularly at various universities, educational institutes and has been a moderator at a number of seminars related to public procurement.

Catharina is one of the authors of Norstedt’s yellow library regarding the legal commentaries The Act on public procurement – a commentary and the Act on procurement within the supply sectors – a commentary as well as the Procurement Authority’s report 2017:2 (Innovation partnership – a procedure to promote innovation and development). Some of the selected articles that she has written refer to, among other things, New procurement legislation – environmental considerations in public procurement, UrT, 4/2016, p. 329 and Labeling according to LOU, UrT, 3-4/2020, p. 153