Johan Zetterstrom

Johan Zetterström

Counsel
Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyrå KB

Biography

Johan Zetterström's main practice area is employment law. Mr. Zetterström graduated from the University of Uppsala in 2003. He served as an assistant judge at the District Courts of Oskarshamn and Kalmar from 2004 to 2006 when he joined Baker McKenzie.

In Legal 500 2020, Mr. Zetterström is lauded as having "high legal knowledge and communication skills" and is appreciated for "his energy and engagement, his strong negotiation skills and legal knowledge".

Mr. Zetterström received the "Rising Star Sweden" award from the Euromoney Legal Media Group in 2019. According to Chambers Europe 2017, Johan Zetterström "has a genuine interest in his customers, you can sense that he really wants to be there," while another was impressed with how "easy it is to talk with him and he can speak with managers and employees at all levels."

Other recent rankings include that Mr. Zetterström "has the ability to explain legal situations in a way that non-lawyers can understand" and that Mr. Zetterström is applauded as "remarkably fast, very straightforward and to the point. Goes above and beyond what is asked of him."

Practice Focus

Mr. Zetterström handles various employment law related issues, with particular focus on corporate reorganizations, individual terminations and collective redundancies. He advises Swedish and international clients in a multitude of employment law matters, such as work force reductions, closures, mergers, business transfers, outsourcings, working environment matters, discrimination disputes and litigation.

Representative Legal Matters

Mr. Zetterström has assisted Swedish and international clients in various matters, with a particular focus on employment law issues.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Swedish Bar Association

Admissions

  • Sweden (2010)

Education

  • University of Uppsala (LL.M.) (2003)

Languages

  • English
  • Swedish