Jakob Bernander

Partner Stockholm

Direct: +46 8 50 72 00 52 Mobile: +46 709 50 72 52 jakob.bernander@wistrand.se

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Jakob Bernander specializes in employment law and dispute resolution. He has extensive experience of advising Swedish and international clients within different industry sectors on all types of employment law matters, ranging from corporate transactions, transfers of undertakings and reorganizations, to day-to-day advising regarding, inter alia, employment contract drafting, trade union negotiations and dismissal procedures.

Jakob also assists clients in connection with disputes in court and arbitration proceedings and advises on a broad range of commercial contracts matters.

  • Partner, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, 2012-
  • Senior Associate, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, 1999-2011
  • Associate, Landahl Advokatbyrå, 1996-1999
  • Law Clerk, Stockholm District Court, 1993-1995
  • LL.M., Uppsala University, 1993

Swedish, English

  • Swedish Bar Association, 1999

Recommended Lawyer, Legal 500 2022: Employment
‘Jakob Bernander is a specialist in Swedish labour law. I always feel secure when I contact Jakob on various issues in Swedish labour law. He is exceptional in explaining and helping in complex issues and after every contact with Jakob I feel I have received greater knowledge and understanding on how to interpret whatever issue I need help with. I also know that if I can’t reach him right away, he will get back to me shortly. When I need his help to review any type of material, he does this rapidly and thoroughly.’