about kanter

KANTER is a Stockholm based business law firm focusing on Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution. We are a true partnership conglomerate of lawyers providing our clients with to the point, efficient and sophisticated legal advice.

our story

All our partners, many of whom have been colleagues within the same firm (effectively, the core of our team has been working together for many years), have solid track records with leading law firms in Stockholm as well as in New York ,London and Hamburg. The associates are skilled lawyers, also trained with renowned firms and in-house.

We work in close cooperation with our clients to understand their business and commercial rationale as the basis for our legal services.

Our practice areas are coordinated to provide our clients with integrated teams of lawyers. Combining local and industry focus with an international perspective enables us to swiftly provide high quality practical legal advice to our clients. Partner and senior attention assures availability and efficiency.


KANTER is consistently recognized by independent legal directories such as Chambers & Partners.

“The team is first-rate and also very experienced. We really appreciate their availability, which is 24/7, and they are very quick in their work.” Client testimony in Chambers Europe, 2017, Private Equity

“Compact and dynamic team focusing on mid-market domestic and Nordic deals. An excellent choice for public M&A and private equity mandates”, Chambers Europe, 2015, Corporate/M&A

“The team always does an excellent job, and does its best to conclude transactions smoothly”, Chambers Europe, 2014, Corporate/M&A

“This transactional boutique has an enviable reputation, with sources highlighting the strength of its team and the consistently accurate advice it provides. It excels in public M&A and counts a number of private equity houses among its clients”, Chambers Europe, 2013, Corporate/M&A

“This team is small but doing extremely well in the corporate market”, Chambers Europe, 2012, Corporate/M&A

“This prestigious boutique firm focuses on providing high-level corporate law advice, and it is well established in this area. Sources consistently praise the quality of its practice”, Chambers Europe, 2011, Corporate/M&A


corporate / M&A

Mergers and Acquisitions
Private and public transactions are at the core of our practice, from large cross-border deals to smaller acquisitions and sales in the local market. Swedish and non-Swedish multinational industrial companies, private equity sponsors, venture capital funds and up-starts turn to us.
Banking and Finance
Our practice in Banking and Finance provides a broad range of transactional and advisory services, across the entire credit spectrum, on domestic as well as cross-border transactions, with a particular focus on acquisition & leveraged finance supporting our Corporate/M&A practice well as debt capital markets, structured finance and derivatives. In addition, we provide regulatory advice to domestic and international credit institutions and investment firms on financial regulatory issues on a continuous basis.
Private Equity
Our work for private equity funds in different transaction segments, in connection with acquisitions, exits, incentive programs and advising portfolio companies on current day-to-day matters, as well as in venture capital transactions, is comprehensive and well reputed.
Capital Markets
We cover all types of products on the capital markets, and have specialists on both stock market regulation and the bond market. We work continuously with issues on information, corporate governance and regulatory matters relevant to the capital markets´ parties, and with transactional services in these markets.
Real Estate
Swedish and international clients, real estate companies and funds, financial actors and property developers use our services, in acquisitions of real estate portfolios as well as single properties, and for current day-to-day advice on matters such as property consortiums, rights, leases, sale and lease-backs and transaction structures.
Energy and Commodities
Our Energy practice focus on the electricity market in the Nordic countries and delivers combined legal experience of a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers from across the firm’s many practice areas together with an in-depth understanding of the commercial and technical aspects of the energy industry to bring transactions, regulatory proceedings, and disputes to successful completion. In addition, we have advised clients on energy-linked commodities and derivatives. Our lawyers have industry background and are well connected in the Nordic energy community
Corporate and Commercial Contracts
Corporate issues and commercial contracts, e.g. joint ventures, purchase and supply agreements, manufacture, reseller and distribution agreements, are some areas we advise on.
Competition Law
Transaction related competition law advice are rendered as support to our M&A services.
Labour law advice is given both as part of our M&A services and in day-to-day matters, including i.a. employment contracts, terminations, incentive programs, management remuneration and competition restriction issues.

intellectual property

Trademark and Copyright
We have broad experience of Intellectual Property matters from various fields of businesses, including IP intensive businesses such as media, life science and fashion. Our full-service trademark team handles trademark applications and management of trademark portfolios as well as infringement matters, licensing issues and analyses of trademark portfolios in connection with acquisitions. Our copyright practice covers the many different types of works of art that can be protected such as music, literature and text, film and TV production, art and design. We handle infringement matters and all types of agreements relating to copyright, including licensing, transfer, production and publishing.
We provide advice on all aspects of marketing law, including evaluation of advertisements and other promotional activities and our experience also include specific marketing legislation. We frequently represent our clients in litigations regarding marketing issues under the Marketing Act.
We work with providers of software and SaaS services on a regular basis. We have significant experience of supporting both sellers and buyers of IT services, and have worked on numerous large projects including development, implementation and licensing of software and ancillary agreements such as support and maintenance.

dispute resolution

Litigation and Arbitration
We represent domestic and international clients in commercial disputes in a wide range of industries and businesses. Our team members have considerable experience of domestic court proceedings and national and international arbitration. Members of the team are frequently appointed as arbitrators in both ad hoc and institutional arbitrations.


Amanda Kasa

Telephone: +46 8 407 37 27
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Telephone: +46 8 407 37 28
Mobile: +46 70 604 37 28
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Axel Jönsson

Telephone: +46 8 407 37 51
Mobile: +46 703 88 37 51
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Partner, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 47
Mobile: +46 76 770 37 47
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Carolina Lind

Telephone: +46 8 407 37 08
Mobile: +46 72 002 37 08
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Caroline Von Heidenstam

Partner, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 18
Mobile: +46 70 661 57 60
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Charlotta Poehler

Managing Partner, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 03
Mobile: +46 70 316 31 88
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Christina Franzén

Trademark Assistant
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 16
Mobile: +46 70 314 37 16
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Claude Unge

Partner, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 32
Mobile: +46 73 089 37 32
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Telephone: +46 8 407 37 48
Mobile: +46 76 797 37 48
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Felicia Runsiö

Senior Associate, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 43
Mobile: +46 70 222 97 79
On parental leave
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Fredrik Elmér

Partner, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 09
Mobile: +46 70 390 37 09
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Frida Engzell

Senior Associate, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 24
Mobile: +46 70 377 55 60
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Gabriel Löwander

Telephone: +46 8 407 37 46
Mobile: +46 73 800 37 46
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Helén Landenberg

Senior Associate, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 49
Mobile: +46 70 67 037 49
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Jeanette Ekstrand

Interim finance manager
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 19
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Karl Eklund

Senior Associate, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 42
Mobile: +46 70 390 37 42
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Lena Frånstedt Lofalk

Partner, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 05
Mobile: +46 70 555 80 85
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Lennart Kanter

Partner, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 04
Mobile: +46 70 597 88 33
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Linn Norberg

Telephone: +46 8 407 37 30
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Telephone: +46 8 407 37 13
Mobile: +46 70 673 37 13
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Lovisa Norin

Senior Associate, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 26
Mobile: +46 70 687 37 26
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Margareta Skog

Telephone: +46 8 407 37 20
Mobile: +46 70 77 30 154
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Maria Kjellser

Chief Accountant
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 07
Mobile: +46 728 58 37 07
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Maria Lindmalm

Telephone: +46 8 407 37 00
Mobile: +46 735 25 09 14
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Maria Shamoun

Office Manager
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 52
Mobile: +46 70-370 37 52
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Marielle Strömbäck

Senior Associate, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 38
Mobile: +46 76 112 28 28
On parental leave
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Mats Bendrik

Of Counsel
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 37
Mobile: +46 707 53 11 53
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Michael Krusin

Partner, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 02
Mobile: +46 76 878 98 36
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Dr. Moritz Veller

Partner, Advokat, Rechtsanwalt
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 35
Mobile: +46 72 858 37 35
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Per Ugge

Managing Partner, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 29
Mobile: +46 70 29 792 29
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Sanna Isaksson

Senior Associate, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 21
Mobile: +46 72 714 03 21
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Sara Malmström

Senior Associate, Advokat
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 25
Mobile: +46 70 279 78 88
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Tobias Hultén

Senior Associate
Telephone: +46 8 407 37 50
Mobile: +46 70 317 37 50
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We are constantly looking for talented lawyers to join us. New junior colleagues should be prepared to build a broad understanding of commercial law within all our practice areas, before specialising.

We give you the opportunity to work with sophisticated legal matters in the setting of a smaller sized firm, where you will be an important part from day one.

Summer trainees:

Each summer, we hire summer trainees. Our recruiting process is between November and January each year. The Interviews are ongoing, so please send us your application well in advance.

We believe that meeting with members of our team and visiting our office is the best way to find out more about us. If you are interested in joining us, please send your application to info@kntr.se.

KANTER Advokatbyrå KB
P.O. Box 1435, SE-111 84 Stockholm, Sweden
Visiting: Engelbrektsgatan 3
Phone: +46 8 407 37 00, Fax: +46 8 678 12 20