Christian Bergqvist

Partner Stockholm

Direct: +46 8 50 72 00 81 Mobile: +46 709 50 72 81 christian.bergqvist@wistrand.se

Christian Bergqvist specializes in insolvency matters. He has extensive experience of handling distressed matters and advising on restructurings, creditor protection issues and other types of legal matters that arise when a company is under financial distress. Christian regularly acts as counsel, trustee and liquidator in both Swedish and cross-border restructurings, bankruptcies and liquidations. He has also conducted a number of internal investigations on behalf of clients.

Experience
  • Partner, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, 2002-
  • Partner, Kilpatrick Stockton, 2001-2002
  • Partner, Ernst & Young Law, 2000-2001
  • Partner, Tisell & Co Law firm, 1997-1999
  • Senior Associate, Tisell & Co Law firm, 1994-1997
  • Associate, Tisell & Co Law firm, 1991-1994
  • Law Clerk, Stockholm District Court, 1989-1991
Education
  • LL.M., Stockholm University, 1988
Language

Swedish, English

Membership
  • Swedish Bar Association, 1994
  • Restructuring and Bankruptcy Trustees’ Organization in Sweden (REKON)
  • INSOL Europe
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
Rankings

Individual ranking, Chambers Europe 2022: Restructuring/Insolvency
Individual ranking, Chambers Europe 2022: Restructuring/Insolvency:
 Trustee/Administrator

Christian Bergqvist is one of several partners at Wistrand who both accept appointments as reconstructors or administrators of distressed Swedish companies and win instructions directly from clients on restructuring or insolvency mandates. Market commentators note his experience in handling “heavier assignments.”

The Legal 500 Hall of Fame 2022: Insolvency