Mattias Hedwall

Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyrå KB


Mattias Hedwall is the head of Baker McKenzie's International Commercial & Trade Group. He has more than two decades' legal experience. Mr. Hedwall joined Baker McKenzie in 1996 and has for many years been on the Stockholm office's board of directors; he is currently the chair.

Mr. Hedwall also heads the Stockholm Commercial Transactions and Projects department. He has authored a number of articles on Swedish and international business and commercial law, and conducts presentations and training in these areas. He has also published a handbook on commercial contracts. Mr. Hedwall supervises the Firm's activities in cooperation with the Stockholm School of Economics.

Practice Focus

Mr. Hedwall is seasoned in corporate and commercial agreements, export and trade, compliance, and mergers and acquisitions. His practice includes privately negotiated commercial transactions and agreements, compliance and export trade issues, mergers, reorganizations and investments. This includes all kind of agreements, such as supply chain, agency, distribution and franchising. He also has extensive experience in domestic and international law and policy related to his areas of practice. He represents and advises a number of prominent companies in industries such as manufacturing, transportation, advertisement, retail, travel and media.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Swedish Bar Association
  • Swedish Export Control Society
  • Baertling Foundation - Board Member
  • Swedish Franchise Association


  • Sweden (1993)


  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M.) (1996)
  • University of Stockholm (Juris Kandidat (LL.M.)) (1993)


  • English
  • Swedish

Previous Offices

  • London