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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Johan Carle is highlighted for his 20-plus years of experience advising clients on merger control, cartel, abuse of dominance and state aid matters. 

Peers and clients say:

"Johan is a top-tier lawyer."

"He is better at stakeholder management than any other lawyer I know."

"Mr Carle is a leading light in the field."

"He is a splendid lawyer who handles high-end cases."


Johan Carle joined Mannheimer Swartling in 1993 and was elected partner in 1999. He was Mannheimer Swartling’s resident partner in Brussels for almost a decade, returning to Stockholm in 2003 where he now heads the EU and competition law group. He maintains strong relations with competition authorities and courts at both national and EU levels, with substantial experience of issues relating to merger control, cartels, abuse of a dominant position, state aid and public procurement. 

Johan is a trusted adviser to many major Scandinavian and international companies and is consistently ranked as a leading individual in the most prominent legal directories, such as The Legal 500, Chambers and Who's Who Legal

He is lauded by clients for his "knowledge of business and business people's needs, as well as hands-on advice and commercial awareness". He is widely considered to be a "true professional with high integrity" and a “business-oriented lawyer who gives straightforward advice without a lot of fuss”, with sources adding: “He is always available and always looking for practical solutions."  He has received the ILO Client Choice Award for three years running.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

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WWL Ranking: Recommended
WWL Ranking: Recommended
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