Bird & Bird strengthens its commercial practice in Sweden – Mikael Bock joins as Senior Counsel


Bird & Bird has appointed Mikael Bock as Senior Counsel, strengthening its commercial offering in Sweden.

Mikael joins as of 28 September from Kahn Pedersen Law Firm. His experience includes advising clients within the Tech, Banking, Retail & Consumer and Life Sciences & Healthcare sectors, specializing in all aspects of IT related law with a particular focus on commercial contracts and other types of tech driven law.

Mårten Willamo, Managing Partner at Bird & Bird Stockholm comments: "We're very pleased to welcome Mikael to Bird & Bird. His sector knowledge combined with his commercial and data protection expertise, as well as his extensive experience from large and complex projects, further strengthens our offering to clients in Sweden and beyond."

Mattias Lindberg, Head of the Commercial practice in Sweden comments: "Mikael’s background and specific experience within strategic contracts, digitalization and outsourcing is a fantastic addition to an already strong team in Stockholm. The recruitment is one of the steps in the continued development of our commercial practice in Sweden and the Nordics."

Mikael adds: "Bird & Bird’s position in the market coupled with its international reach creates an exciting opportunity for me to contribute to the continued development of Bird & Bird in Sweden and the Nordics. I very much look forward to work together with my new colleagues in Sweden and Bird & Bird’s other 28 offices worldwide."