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  • Uppsala University, LL M, 1980


  • Vinge Paris, 1983-1987
  • Service at Swedish Courts, 1981



Johan Göthberg is a well-regarded industry figure with an impressive knowledge of the energy market. Experienced in working on a domestic and cross-border level, he assists with the acquisition and disposal of wind farms. - Chambers & Partners 2020

Johan Göthberg is ranked as Highly regarded at IFLR 1000 2019

Johan Göthberg wins the admiration of clients, one of whom says: “He is a fantastic negotiator and he creates a good atmosphere in negotiations.” - Chambers & Partners 2018

Johan Göthberg heads the Stockholm practice. He has extensive transactional experience in both the renewable and more traditional energy sectors and has worked with some of Sweden's largest energy and utility companies. Praised for his "strategic vision," clients describe him as someone who "knows what the key issues are and identifies them very quickly." - Chambers & Partners 2017

Clients describe Johan Göthberg as a "very experienced lawyer who is very good at finding solutions." He is noted for his experience advising energy and utility companies, with particular capabilities in transactions and infrastructure deals. - Chambers & Partners 2016 

Highly experienced in both renewable energy and traditional power Johan Göthberg assists energy and utility companies with transactional and project work. Sources admire his "solid expertise and long track record in energy" as well as his skill in negotiation. - Chambers & Partners  2015

M&A and energy specialist Johan Göthberg is best known for his long-standing relationship with Fortum. Interviewees single him out as "a very experienced transaction lawyer." - Chambers & Partners 2014