Yohanna Öhrnegård

Partner
  • Gothenburg
  • Languages:
    Swedish, English

Yohanna Öhrnegård is specialized in commercial dispute resolution. She has extensive experience from both Swedish court proceedings and Swedish and international arbitration proceedings. Yohanna also focuses on employment law and heads the employment practice at Vinge in Gothenburg. Her practice covers both traditional and strategic employment law counselling. She frequently advices on employment law issues in connection with acquisitions, transfer of undertakings, dismissals, consultations, high executives and incentive schemes. Yohanna has worked with contentious employment law for over 10 years and has i.a. extensive experience in cases involving attacks on trade secrets.

Mentions

Yohanna Öhrnegård is a very intelligent, business savvy, effective lawyer. She understands what is important to the business and always delivers top-quality advice. In addition, a true pleasure to work with.‘ - Legal 500 2020

Yohanna Öhrnegård is ranked as Notable practitioner at IFLR 1000 - IFLR 1000 2020

Yohanna Öhrnegård is praised for 'always delivering above expectations'. - Legal 500 2019

Yohanna Öhrnegård is ranked as Notable practitioner at IFLR 1000 and is described by clients as “Fast thinker.” - IFLR 1000 2019

Business Sectors

Education

  • School of Economics and Commercial Law, University of Gothenburg, LL. M., 2003

Experience

  • Vinge, 2006-
  • District Court of Gothenburg, Law clerk, 2004-2006
  • Vinge Gothenburg, Trainee, 2004

Mandates

Mandate October 19, 2020

Vinge has advised the Swedish game studio Sharkmob in connection with the formation of their first game studio abroad

Advokatfirman Vinge has advised the Swedish game studio Sharkmob AB in connection with the formation…

Mandate May 28, 2018

Vinge advises Opus Group in conjunction with issuance of bonds

Opus Group AB (publ) (”Opus”) has issued a so called senior unsecured bond in the amount of MSEK 500…

Mandate January 23, 2017

Vinge has advised Bilia AB (Publ) in connection with a bond issue

Vinge has advised Bilia AB (publ), listed on NASDAQ Stockholm, in conjunction with a tap issue of MS…

Mandate December 05, 2016

Vinge has advised Bilia AB publ

Vinge has advised Bilia AB (publ), listed on NASDAQ Stockholm, in conjunction with a tap issue of MS…

News

What an employer should know about the New Whistleblowing Act
News June 15, 2021

What an employer should know about the New Whistleblowing Act

Why adopt a new Whistleblowing Act when the current act was adopted as late as 2017?

Employer bears burden of lack of clarity regarding dismissal        
News June 15, 2021

Employer bears burden of lack of clarity regarding dismissal        

In a judgment in case AD 2021 no. 14, the Swedish Labour Court has clarified that, if an employer ha…

The Supreme Administrative Court grants leave to appeal regarding comparison month for short-term work
News June 15, 2021

The Supreme Administrative Court grants leave to appeal regarding comparison month for short-term work

At the request of the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, the Swedish Supreme Administr…

Extended measures in response to COVID-19
News June 15, 2021

Extended measures in response to COVID-19

As we have previously reported in the newsletter, the Government has pursued various measures to red…

Amendments to the Employment Protection Act (Ministry Publications Series 2021:17): Labour law reform
News June 15, 2021

Amendments to the Employment Protection Act (Ministry Publications Series 2021:17): Labour law reform

Amendments to the Employment Protection Act (Ministry Publications Series 2021:17): Labour law refor…

The European Court of Justice restricts a company’s possibility to “buy its way out of” discrimination cases
News June 11, 2021

The European Court of Justice restricts a company’s possibility to “buy its way out of” discrimination cases

The European Court of Justice has clarified in a new judgment the fact that someone who believes the…

New survey of the conditions for working at home during the pandemic
News May 11, 2021

New survey of the conditions for working at home during the pandemic

The work environment has been altered for many employees during the pandemic largely due to the reco…

Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers
News June 15, 2018

Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers

For the sixth time – and the fifth time in a row – Vinge won the award as the law firm in Sweden whi…

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Press Release October 09, 2017

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Yohanna Öhrnegård, Member of The Swedish Bar Association and specialised in dispute resolution, has…

Books

Book August 19, 2015

A Swedish Translation of the Rotterdam Rules, United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea. Svenska Sjörättsföreningen, Skrifter nr. 82, Jure AB 2015