Practice Areas


  • New York University School of Law, Master of Comparative Jurisprudence, 1998
  • Lund University LL M, 1993


  • Associate at O'Melveny & Myers LLP, New York 1998-2000
  • Service at the Legal Department of the City of Stockholm 1995-1997
  • Service at Swedish Courts 1993-1995

Other qualifications

  • Member of the New York State Bar Association since 1998



An Overview of Intellectual Property Issues Relating to the Internet The Trademark Reporter, May-June 1999, pg 485-57 January 01, 1999


I have mainly worked with Charlotte Forssander, who is professional and always available. She gives accurate advice and has great knowledge which has helped me in tasks in which I have no knowledge. She has a good sense of humour and a pragmatism which has made the work a lot more fun.‘ - Legal 500 2020

Charlotte Forssander handles a great variety of employment matters, from trade secret infringement cases to labour law issues connected to reorganisations. Clients praise her availability and experience, and one source describes her as "business-minded and practical." - Chambers & Partners 2020

Clients say that "Charlotte Forssander is very knowledgeable and quickly understands the issues," with other clients adding that "she is very supportive" and communicates very clearly. - Chambers & Partners 2018

Charlotte Forssander is based in Gothenburg and is particularly focused on contentious labour matters and employment litigation, recently acting on cases concerning trade secret infringement by former employees. Clients say: "She is skilled, understands the problem and adapts to the situation." The same source praises her ability to maintain good relations between employers and employees and "make both parties feel that good solutions are arranged." - Chambers & Partners 2017

Charlotte Forssander is mentioned as ‘very skilled and professional’- Legal 500, 2017

Charlotte Forssander often represents clients in employment law litigation and corporate reorganisations. Clients say: "Her advice is very pragmatic and was always delivered within tight turnaround periods."  She is also admitted to the New York bar. - Chambers & Partners 2016

Charlotte Forssander impresses clients with her commercial awareness: "You can be certain that you will always get the best advice. She is a serious business partner." She often handles contentious cases and attracts particular praise for her international experience, being qualified in the USA. - Chambers & Partners 2015

Charlotte Forssander has particular experience of contentious matters. Clients praise her as "highly accurate. She is an authority in this rather complicated area." - Chambers & Partners 2014

Charlotte Forssander attracts praise for her impressive employment litigation expertise - Chambers & Partners 2013

Charlotte Forssander describes as a ”very strong negotiator and technically skilled lawyer.” - Chambers & Partners 2012

Gothenburg-based contentious specialist Charlotte Forssander provides ‘invaluable assistance in difficult and sensitive matters’. Legal 500, 2015

"Charlotte Forssander is highly skilled and service-minded, with a clear passion for her job" - Legal 500, 2014.

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