Adding value to business ventures and commercial disputes through legal advice and structural & strategic skills

business ventures

Krocht creates value through legal advice, structural and strategic skills and the ability to distil the decisive argument. Krocht offers to be a long-term business partner as an active owner, or to provide assistance during critical business steps.

Assisting the company’s management in developing the business venture

Assisting the company’s management in preparing the company for a capital raise

Drafting and negotiating agreements in connection with a capital raise

Drafting and negotiating business critical agreements

Managing critical governmental authority contacts

dispute resolution

Krocht provides first-tier legal advice in commercial disputes. Krocht takes assignments as lead counsel in small to medium-sized commercial disputes and can also assist the client as a part of a larger team in more sizeable disputes.

Evaluating the chances of success in a commercial dispute governed by Swedish law

Negotiating pre-trial agreements to avoid unnecessary trials

Acting as lead counsel in commercial disputes that are tried by Swedish courts or arbitral tribunals

Acting as lead counsel in disputes against governmental authorities

Being part of a larger team in more sizeable disputes

Marcus Axelryd

has been practising law for more than twenty years. After starting his career in one of the largest Swedish law firms, he founded and operated a successful and esteemed boutique law firm specialising in dispute resolution and IT & media.

Besides his extensive practice as a dispute resolution lawyer, Marcus has notable experience from working with merger & acquisitions and corporate law.

Dispute Resolution

Extensive experience as lead counsel in commercial disputes in Swedish courts and in domestic and international arbitration proceedings, including lead counsel assignments in several multi billion disputes

As a member of the Swedish Bar Association Marcus was ranked as one of the leading practitioners in Sweden by all major ranking institutions (Chambers & Partner, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers)

In Chambers and Partners clients for example highlighted his ”fantastic ability to quickly understand extremely complex issues” and valued his ability to “present complex materials and make them understandable”

Lead counsel for a wide range of clients, including many Swedish and international banks, energy companies and entrepreneurs in all types of commercial disputes

Extensive experience from assisting energy companies in their contacts with the Energy Market Inspectorate regarding existing and planned regulations and in appeals against government decisions

Regularly appointed as arbitrator

Merger & Acquisitions

Substantial experience from advising buyers and sellers in domestic and international mergers & acquisitions

Represented a wide range of clients, including Swedish and international energy companies, private equity entities, industrial companies and entrepreneurs in relation to mergers & acquisitions in a various industries, including the energy sector (electricity, gas, district heating, wind power and hydroelectric), IT & media, infrastructure, commerce & consumer, life sciences and the public sector

Corporate Law

Notable experience of giving corporate law advice, including advice in relation to annual general shareholders’ meetings (acting as chairman, secretary or advisor), the issuance of shares and other equity instruments, shareholders’ agreements, joint venture agreements, corporate governance issues, dividend payments and other value transfers

2021-            Krocht

2020-2021   Sabbatical

2006-2020   Frank Advokatbyrå AB (since 2021 merged with Sandart & Partners Advokatbyrå)

1999-2006   Advokatfirman Vinge

1994-1999   Uppsala University, LL.M.

1998             University of Minnesota Law School (scholarship)