Carl Johan af Petersens has extensive experience in the TMT and energy sectors. He represents a broad range of domestic and international companies. Engaged in a number of projects and disputes, primarily in Scandinavia, in areas such as telecoms licensing, access and pricing regulation, broadband networks and services, cable and satellite television, mobile communications, M2M/IoT. Carl Johan has also acted as legal advisor in some of the largest Swedish litigation proceedings and transactions regarding electricity and gas networks. He also works with the firm’s corporate department in major M&A transactions in the TMT sector.
Speaker at a number of conferences, i.a. at IBC in Brussels (Liberalisation of the EU telecoms market) and London (Satellite communications in Europe), Itechlaw’s Conference in Stockholm (The Nordic telecoms market) and various seminars within electronic communications.
Carl Johan is top ranked in Telecoms by Chambers and Partners, Euromoney and Legal 500.
Widely regarded as the "go-to guy for complex telecoms issues" in Sweden, Carl Johan af Petersens handles a wide range of regulatory issues in the telecoms sector, acting for a range of international and domestic providers. Clients describe him as "very nice and easy to work with, service-orientated and very communicative" and appreciate that he "always takes the time to understand the business side of regulatory advice and is extremely persistent in his work for clients." - Chambers Europe 2018
Selected for the Legal 500 Hall of Fame 2018.
Ranked as “Star Individual” (Telecommunications) by Chambers Global 2011 and Chambers Europe 2012 - 2018.
Carl Johan af Petersens is a widely celebrated telecoms lawyer, praised for his technical skills. His areas of expertise include telecoms licensing, broadband networks and cable TV and satellite systems, assisting clients with a host of regulatory and contentious issues. - Chambers Europe 2017
Star individual Carl Johan af Petersens has a wealth of experience representing the whole spectrum of domestic and international TMT companies. Widely recognised for his work in telecoms licensing, mobile communications and broadband networks and services. He also assists with M&A transactions linked with the TMT sector - Chambers Europe 2016
Carl Johan has noteworthy expertise in telecoms and communication matters, and is considered "number one for regulatory issues." - Chambers Europe 2015
Carl Johan af Petersens is "one of the best telecoms regulation lawyers in Sweden," according to one market commentator. He represents a range of Swedish and international clients. He is particularly recognised for his academic prowess. - Chambers Europe 2014
Selected to “The Best of the Best”, Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017.