Pierre Pettersson


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Pierre Pettersson

Pierre Pettersson is a partner and specializes mainly in Insolvency & Restructuring and has extensive experience of corporate restructurings, distressed debt and workouts as well as liquidations (insolvent and solvent). Pierre and the Cirio Insolvency & Restructuring team handle both domestic and cross-border insolvencies and are regularly retained in complex and high-profile cases, both acting for creditors and other stakeholders and taking appointments by the courts as administrator/trustee in restructurings and bankruptcies.

He is also well experienced in related litigation and dispute resolution, and regularly appears before the court. Moreover, he assists clients and financial institutions in various financing and security arrangements as well as advice on banking and finance regulatory matters.

International rankings hold Pierre and the Cirio Insolvency & Restructuring team in high regard. Read more under Rankings.

  • Rankings and reviews

    "Pierre is very easy to approach and extremely client-friendly." - Chambers & Partners

    "I can really recommend Pierre Pettersson. He is experienced, talented and manages to achieve good results. He is Cirio’s top insolvency lawyer." - Chambers & Partners

    “Pierre is known for his work as an insolvency trustee. He also advises on business restructurings and insolvency litigations. A source appreciates that "he is easy-going and effective." …"extremely accurate work and patient, trustworthy personality." - Chambers Global

    Pierre Pettersson and the experienced team at Cirio Advokatbyrå AB “fields practitioners who are knowledgeable of the full gamut of insolvency and restructuring matters.” - Legal500

    ‘Pierre Pettersson and Karl Björlin have supported us in various projects regarding insolvency issues. Our impression is that they have expert legal knowledge and that they have a great understanding of our business and commercial issues. We find them pragmatic and very dedicated to finding commercially feasible solutions to issues.‘ - Legal 500

    “Leading lawyer” - “Highly regarded” - IFLR1000

    “Thought Leader” Sweden, 2019 - “Recommended” - Who’s Who Legal

  • CV
    Lindahl law firm, Partner
    ReedSmith LLP, London, Secondee
    Swedbank, Risk and Restructuring dept., Secondee
    City Court of Stockholm, Law Clerk

    Swedish and English

  • Education
    Stockholm University, LL.M.
  • Membership
    Member of the Swedish Bar Association
    Board member REKON Stockholm (Swedish Association for Bankruptcy and Restructuring practitioners)
    Officer and Co-Chair, IBA Insolvency & Restructuring Section and the Financial Institutions sub-committee