Karolin Eklund

Karolin Eklund is our exclusively recommended Contract Law expert in Sweden on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Karolin directly using the contact details listed above.

Karolin is a Swedish Attorney-at-Law (Sw. Advokat) and a partner based in Stockholm. With more than 10 years of experience representing Swedish and international companies in the areas of M&A and contract law with a special focus on cross-border transactions and related matters.  In addition, Karolin also advices Swedish and international clients in relation to employment law across a wide range of industries and since 2015 has been a lecturer and examiner in employment law for graduate students at the Stockholm Faculty of Law.

Firm Overview:

EKLUND LAW is a boutique law firm based in Stockholm, Sweden.

A Commercial law firm with a focus on Corporate and M&A, Commercial Agreements and Employment law.

Corporate and M&A

We advise on all aspects of deal-making, including acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, dispositions and exits, with experience from transactions in most sectors.

We manage cross-border transactions typically covering including multiple jurisdictions.

We work with you from the initial planning and negotiation stage through to the implementation of due diligence processes, to drafting and negotiating transaction-related agreements, as well as the subsequent integration of the acquired businesses.

We support you to set up and establish your company, carry out a new issue of shares or redeem shares. We also help you to draft and negotiate shareholders’ and joint venture agreements.

Commercial agreements

Our experience of Swedish as well as international contract arrangements means we can provide strategic advice for your entire business, including its day-to-day operations. Our advice includes drafting, reviewing and negotiating all types of commercial agreements, including: general terms and conditions, purchase agreements, manufacturing agreements and supply agreements, joint venture agreements, license agreements, service agreements, outsourcing agreements, co-operation agreements, non-disclosure/confidentiality agreements, transport agreements, sub-supplier agreements, distribution agreements, franchise agreements, and shareholders’ agreements.

Employment law

We can guide you through: reorganisations, dismissals and terminations, contract drafting, occupational safety and health, trade secret law issues, violation of non-compete and solicitation undertakings, discrimination issues, union consultations/negotiations, corporate acquisitions, and transfer of undertakings, including outsourcing.

Fabrizio Carbonetti

Fabrizio Carbonetti is our exclusively recommended Contract Law expert in Italy on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Fabrizio directly using the contact details listed above.

Fabrizio directs the Firm’s activities in the practice areas of supervision of banks and non-bank financial intermediaries; banking contracts; AML; and restructuring. He also directs the litigation department (mainly focusing on banking as well as financial and investment services), including arbitration and bankruptcy.

Fabrizio is Professor of Advanced Commercial Law at “La Sapienza” University in Rome. Formerly he was a Professor of Commercial Law at the University in Cassino and teaching and research assistant of Commercial Law at LUISS University in Rome.

Fabrizio regularly lectures at post-graduate courses.

Fabrizio authored numerous publications and speaks regularly at conferences on banking and financial markets law.

Fabrizio has been appointed as Director on the Board of an Italian bank.

Fabrizio Carbonetti is a Board member of ASLA – Associazione Studi Legali Associati (Association of Associated Law Firms).

Firm Overview:

Carbonetti and Partners is a boutique firm highly specialised in the following practice areas: Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance, and Capital Markets.

The Firm advises listed companies, banks, financial intermediaries, asset management companies, investment and insurance firms, as well as banking foundations, institutions and trade associations operating in the financial sector, also in their relations with the Supervisory Authorities; in the same practice areas, the Firm also represents such clients in court proceedings, including before the Supreme Courts, and in arbitration.

The Firm has two offices, located in Rome and Milan, and about thirty attorneys.

In order to properly advise its clients, the Firm believes it is of crucial importance to understand the economic and financial implications and the market scenarios affecting the transactions handled. The Firm can assist foreign clients both in Italy and, due to its long-term relationships with leading international law firms, in cross-border transactions.

Elie Yazbeck

Elie Yazbeck is our exclusively recommended Contract Law expert in Bahrain on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Elie directly using the contact details listed above.

Elie brings a wealth of experience to Haya Rashed Al Khalifa Attorneys at Law & Legal Consultants. He began his career at the Rizk Law Office in Lebanon, where he gained experience in Commercial, Administrative and Civil Law. He has served as Lawyer and Legal counsel with E. Kanaan and Co. Law Firm, a Lebanese commercial law firm associated with law firms in Europe and the GCC. He has been involved in rendering legal advice to clients in Lebanon and abroad, and he has gained substantial experience in corporate commercial and civil law.

In 2001, he was admitted as a solicitor in the Beirut Bar Association. He is also a member of the International Association of Young Lawyers, Brussels, and is founder-member, Committee of Sports Activities, within the Beirut Bar Association. He has also participated in various legal seminars concerning Cross-border Commercial Lending Transactions, International Law and Money Laundering Crimes in Chicago, USA.

Elie Yazbeck has also been a member of numerous consultation working groups, including the Bahrain Economic Development Board working group on Trusts. He completed his Law and Litigation Bachelor (L.L.B) from the Sagesse University, School of Law, Beirut, in 2001, with honours.

Firm Overview:

Haya Rashed Al Khalifa is a full service legal practice based in the Kingdom of Bahrain and is regarded as one of the most prestigious and dynamic law firms in the Kingdom. We advise on high-profile and ground-breaking domestic and international transactions and litigation matters. Endowed with a long-standing tradition of excellence, the Firm enjoys a distinguished reputation for the quality of its legal advice, delivering highly professional, responsive and cost-effective services tailored to the needs of those whose interests it represents and serves – everyone that it partners with.

With over 20 years of exceptional litigation and advisory experience, the Firm has proven to be pivotal to the provision of legal counsel to the Bahraini community, especially in regards to major international projects, and has focused extensively on serving as a catalyst to national development.

The Firm is widely retained by the Bahraini Government departments and institutions, international and local banks, investment advisers, international accountancy firms, multinational companies and high net worth individuals from around the world. This distinguished profile has resulted in excellent contacts and working relationships with numerous leading international law firms.

The lawyers engaged at Haya Rashed Al Khalifa Law Firm are highly qualified professionals who bring together an unrivalled depth and breadth of experiences that enable them to better understand our clients’ businesses and therefore better anticipate their needs. The diversity of languages spoken in the Firm has come to include English, Arabic, French and Farsi.

Aspiring for absolute performance, while striving to cultivate meaningful relationships, Haya Rashid Al Khalifa Law Firm engages in diverse practice areas, including banking, capital markets, commercial, corporate, insurance, investment funds, litigation and arbitration, construction, local regulatory, Islamic, civil and criminal law.

Our masterful capabilities both technical and legal, together with our progressive outlook and enviable business and political connections ensure that our clients receive the absolute edge in legal support, and that their interests are always protected and served.

We firmly believe that our role will always be to go beyond delivering on people’s legal requirements to ultimately contribute to their success and the fulfilment of their aspirations. We have a reputation for providing an exceptional legal service. We are renowned for our commitment to excellence and for our ability to find innovative solutions to the most complex of legal problems. Our clients recognise and value this, thus our reputation and pre-eminent status has been confirmed in numerous international legal directories.

Rainier Mamangun

Rainier Mamangun is our exclusively recommended Contract Law expert in the Philippines on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Rainier directly using the contact details listed above.

Rainier is a senior partner and found of this full-service law firm based in Pasig City, Philippines. The firm provides legal services in the areas of civil and family law, labour and immigration law, corporate law, and special concerns.

The firm handles cases involving such matters as breach of contract, torts and damages, child custody, spousal and child support, domestic or inter-country adoption, annulment, reprobate of wills, visas, passports, dual-citizenship acquisition, legal briefs or legal advisories, document preparation and contract drafting, verification of titles with the Registry of Deeds, service of summons and notices from foreign courts, and notarial service. The firm also provides prosecution and defence of bigamy, anti-violence against women and children, theft and fraud, libel or oral defamation, threats and coercion, physical injuries, violation of the electronic commerce laws, and verification of pending cases in court or the prosecutor’s office, among others.

The firm works to provide representation and advice in a timely and cost-efficient manner, always with due regard to the quality of service and the specific needs of the client.

Julia Watkins

Julia Watkins is our exclusively recommended Contract Law expert in Romania on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Julia directly using the contact details above.

Julia  has been a member of the Bucharest Bar Association since 2006, having graduated from the University of Bucharest Law School, as well as from the University Paris-Panthéon Assas, Paris Nanterre and Paris-Panthéon Sorbonne, in partnership with Paris Sud.

Julia is fluent in English and French.

Firm Overview:

We are a team of experienced lawyers always striving to meet and exceed our client’s expectations. We provide them with the highest-quality advice and legal insight, combining the Firm’s standards and values with in-depth expertise.

Our practice is focused on our client’s needs. We combine teamwork, effectiveness, and value added, tailor–made legal services. We invest in having a complete knowledge of our client’s business and organisation, their activity sector and the numerous challenges they confront with.

Our approach is professional, open and business oriented, always handling efficiently the matters submitted by our clients.

Dubravko Mar

Dubravko Mar is our exclusively recommended Contract Law expert in Croatia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Dubravko directly using the contact details listed above.

Dubravko is an attorney/partner within the firm. He graduated from the Faculty of Law in Zagreb in 1999. Dubravko completed his post-graduate studies at the Faculty of Economics and Business in Zagreb – MBA business management facility. Dubravko speaks fluent English, French and Slovenian, and has a passive knowledge of German.

Firm Overview:

The Law firm Čerin, Mar & Partners Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, cooperates with a wide network of professionally capable associates both in the Republic of Croatia and abroad (Germany, Austria, Italy, Great Britain, Spain, USA), which also includes a complementary network of associates in the areas of law, public notarisation, tax consultations, auditing companies and scientific institutions. It is due to the abovementioned, however primarily due to the organisation of business operations and the experience of their attorneys, that the company is capable of providing a whole series of legal services in a quality and professional manner.