Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has hired Swedish national Ylva Hult Palmryd as a partner in its growing real estate practice, joining the Firm's office in Stockholm on May 1st

"Ylva Hult Palmryd is an experienced real estate lawyer with a demonstrated history in the commercial real estate industry. She has a broad skill set including a strong focus on real estate transactional work. With an entrepreneurial mindset and a large network in the Nordic real estate industry, she will be a good addition to our real estate group both locally and globally", says Anders Fast, Managing Partner at Baker McKenzie's Stockholm office.

"After many years in-house in the real estate industry, it is exciting to join the renowned team at Baker McKenzie. Together, we will further develop the expertise within real estate and transactional work to deliver on client needs. I look forward to making use of my experience from a broad set of real estate transactions in a new context", says Ylva Hult Palmryd.

Ylva joins from an in-house role as general counsel at the Swedish real estate company Alecta Fastigheter. Her previous experience includes in-house roles at real estate companies Nyfosa and Hemfosa, and she started her professional career at Linklaters. 

"With her combined experience of having worked both in-house at multiple real estate companies and at international law firms, together with her legal expertise and industry knowledge, Ylva will be a valuable reinforcement further improving our offer to our clients", says Anders Fast.

"As one of the leading transaction law firms locally and globally, we see an increased demand for advice on public and private real estate transactions. Working in close collaboration with our M&A, Capital Markets and Banking and Finance teams, we see great growth potential in the Nordics with Ylva joining the Firm."

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