McGuire Woods Adds Partner to Cross-Border Transactions Practice in London

12 Dec, 2012

McGuireWoods LLP announced this week the addition of Fredrik Henriksson, who has joined the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions and Cross-Border Transactions Department in London as a partner.


Henriksson, who is admitted in both Sweden and the UK, focuses his practice on corporate finance and general corporate work, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, buyouts and other private equity transactions, controlled auctions, joint ventures, and restructurings and reorganisations across a broad range of industries. He also has experience in areas such as company, securities, finance and contract law, including the drafting and negotiation of commercial agreements.


“We are excited about Fredrik joining the firm,” said Patrick De Ridder, chairman of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions and Cross-Border Transactions Department. “His addition underscores our commitment to providing top-notch counsel to our clients operating both in and outside the United Kingdom.”


Anders Grundberg, a partner in McGuireWoods’ London office who focuses on the Nordic and Baltic regions, added, “Fredrik has acquired extensive international experience over the past 13 years, having lived and practised in several countries. His experience with handling cross-border transactions and other corporate matters worldwide will greatly serve our clients’ international interests. Fredrik will be a very valuable addition to our established Nordic/Baltic practice.”


Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Henriksson served as chief general counsel for the EF Education First Group, the world’s largest private education and travel organisation. He has also served as an associate at Slaughter and May in London and at Linklaters in Stockholm. He began his career in the legal profession as a junior judge at Malmö District Court, Sweden, after earning his Master of Laws (LL.M) degree at Lund University, first class, in 1999.


McGuireWoods LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 900 lawyers in 19 offices worldwide. The firm’s London office is located at 11 Pilgrim Street, EC4V 6RN. For more information, visit

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