Attorney Xandra Ståhlberg has been appointed counsel at the international law firm Baker McKenzie.

Xandra Ståhlberg leads the Stockholm office's Antitrust & Competition Practice Group. She has special expertise in competition law matters related to M&A and has experience in public and private equity transactions, as well as advising clients in matters before the Swedish Competition Authority and the European Commission. She also frequently advises on horizontal and vertical agreements, as well as cartel investigations.

Anders Fast, managing partner, Baker McKenzie Stockholm said:

– Xandra Ståhlberg is great in every possible way. During her short time at Baker McKenzie, she has contributed in a very positive way to the development and growth of both the practice group and the office. Xandra is very much appreciated by both clients and colleagues because of her good leadership skills and deep legal expertise. In close cooperation with our offices in Brussels and London, as well as with our transaction groups, she has further strengthened our full service offering and leading position in both domestic and cross-border transactions.

Xandra Ståhlberg is a member of the Swedish Bar Association and joined Baker McKenzie in October 2021. She received her LLM from Stockholm University in 2014 and has a bachelor's degree in law from University of Sussex. Xandra previously worked at Swedish law firms Vinge and Hannes Snellman and as a summer trainee at the Swedish Competition Authority at the unit for cartels and mergers investigations. She was appointed counsel at Baker McKenzie on 1 January 2023.

Xandra Ståhlberg said:

– I am happy and proud of being appointment as counsel and look forward to taking on greater responsibility for the group. A lot has happened during my relatively short time at Baker McKenzie and it feels inspiring to continue to build on this positive development. Competition law is a natural part of our transaction offering, and at Baker McKenzie, I get to help clients both locally and globally in collaboration with very competent colleagues across the world.

Anders Fast said:

– We have had very good growth in Stockholm in recent years and the appointment of counsel is part of our strategy to continuously strengthen the competence in our focus areas. We look forward to continued strong development and growth with Xandra as counsel — in both competition law and the transaction area.

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