• Göteborgs universitet, jur kand, 1994
  • Mannheims universitet 1993


  • Vice President, Structured Finance - Swedbank Markets 1998-1999
  • Bolagsjurist, Kommuninvest i Sverige AB 1993-1994



Mikael Ståhl is highly experienced in a range of banking and finance mandates, including project finance deals and refinancing arrangements. Ståhl also possesses expertise in DCM deals such as EMTN programmes and bond issuances. Chambers & Partners 2021

Mikael Ståhl is ranked as a Leading Individual at Legal 500 2020

Mikael Ståhl is highly experienced in a range of banking and finance mandates, including Islamic finance matters. He has particular knowledge in project and acquisition finance transactions. Mikael Ståhl also possesses expertise in DCM deals such as EMTN programmes and bond issuances. Interviewees say he is "very proactive, commercial, responsive and wants to get the deal done." Chambers & Partners 2020

One client states that he is "very solution-driven,"while another praises his "very good support in negotiations." (Banking & Finance) Chambers & Partners 2019

Clients say Mikael Ståhl "always answers the phone and always responds quickly."He is particularly knowledgeable of DCM mandates, including matters relating to corporate hybrid bonds. (DCM) Chambers & Partners 2019

Mikael Ståhl is ranked as Market leader at IFLR 1000 2019

Clients report that Mikael Ståhl has a "deep insight into how the financial industry works," adding: "It is a true pleasure having him on our side in negotiations." He has an excellent reputation for advising on syndicated loans, asset-backed financing, LBO financings and export financings. (Banking & Finance) - Chambers & Partners 2018

Mikael Ståhl advises on a wide range of financial transactions, in particular project, export and LBO financing. According to one source, "he adds so much more than the legal part - he has a good sense of the market, what's doable and what's not." (Banking & Finance) - Chambers & Partners 2017

Mikael Ståhl has a broad practice encompassing DCM and banking and finance. He frequently advises arrangers and issuers on an array of DCM transactions, including securitisations, various debt instruments and hybrid offerings (DCM). - Chambers & Partners 2017

Mikael Ståhl heads up the firm's DCM practice and is recognised by sources as a key player in the market. He advises clients on a range of debt transactions and recently assisted Wallenstam on its issue of senior unsecured notes. He is also recognised for his experience on a broad range of banking and finance matters. (DCM) - Chambers & Partners 2016

Mikael Ståhl is a leading practitioner who is highly regarded by sources for his breadth and depth of experience. His practice encompasses banking and finance, corporate finance and capital markets mandates. Sources appreciate "his impressive knowledge of the market," noting that he always has "up-to-date information." (Banking & Finance) - Chambers & Partners 2016

Distinguished as "highly technically skilled," financing expert Mikael Ståhl, first ranked in Chambers Global 2006.  He is praised by clients for his in-depth market knowledge and his negotiation abilities. Clients describe him as "very dedicated" and "excellent at what he does (Banking & Finance)."  - Chambers & Partners 2015

DCM expert Mikael Ståhl is an authority on financing, and receives particular praise for his understanding of securities and high-yield bonds. Clients comment: "He has an excellent knowledge of the area and is a strong choice for high-yield mandates (DCM)." -Chambers & Partners 2015

Mikael Ståhl stands out for his knowledge of the market and expertise in financing documentation. He is praised as "an effective operator," with sources saying:"You cannot go wrong with him."- Chambers & Partners 2014