Lawyer Monthly - Legal Awards 2019

61 LEGAL AWARDS 2019 | WWW.LAWYER-MONTHLY.COM Advokatfirman Åberg & Co AB Sweden ENVIRONMENTAL LAW LAWYER OF THE YEAR About Tomas Underskog Tomas Underskog works largely only with environmental law, property law (including rent) and contract law. He has extensive experience in all types of issues in these areas for more than fifteen years. Tomas Underskog primarily assists public subjects with environmental law permits and major property owners in terms of commercial tenancy. He also assists large and small industrial and construction companies, municipalities, county councils and state-owned companies, as well as the state and municipalities in contract law issues. Tomas Underskog has studied at both Uppsala University and the Minnesota Law School. In environmental law, Tomas Underskog primarily works with permit testing of industrial plants and infrastructure as well as water operations. He also works with responsibility for contaminated land, waste law issues, environmental damages, regulatory issues, environmental violations and with environmental legal issues in connection with corporate and real estate transactions. In real estate law, Tomas Underskog works primarily with rent, but also with property sales, exploitation, access to land, detailed planning issues and, land rights and other rights of use. Tomas Underskog is often hired as a lecturer, especially in the field of real estate and environmental law. He lectures regularly for, inter alia, Karnov VJS and for clients. Firm Profile Advokatfirman Åberg & Co AB was established in 1961. Primarily the law firm focuses on environmental and real estate law, which was the main focus also initially. Today, the law firm offers specialist expertise in several practice areas. The law firm comprises nine lawyers. Its clients are found primarily in industry and among government agencies, authorities, municipalities and organizations. The law firm also advises individuals. Many assignments concern dispute resolution, negotiations and environmental permits. Most of the law firm’s lawyers regularly gives lectures at external courses concerning the firm’s specialist areas. The law firm also organizes courses for its clients. The law firm is not associated with any network of law firms. This independence enables the law firm to recommend or work with the people best suited for any assignment requiring expertise outside our own specialist areas. Practice Areas The law firm offers specialist expertise in several practice areas: • Energy Law • Planning & Zoning Law • Real Property Unit Formation • Mineral Legislation • Construction Law • Public Procurement • Compensation Law • Limited Company Law • Mergers & Acquisitions • Dispute Resolution Contact Tomas Underskog Attorney & Partner TOMAS UNDERSKOG

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