Johan Hörnberg joins Wigge & Partners to head up new employment practice

Johan Hörnberg has joined Wigge & Partners as a partner to set up the firm’s employment law practice. His appointment adds another dimension to the growing partnership, which is establishing itself as one of Sweden’s leading corporate transaction law firms. 

“We are proud to welcome Johan as a partner. In his new role, Johan will contribute in an important way to the successful development of the firm,” said Michael Wigge, a partner at Wigge & Partners.

Johan has extensive experience in banking, finance and employment law and was previously head of employment law at Lindahl’s in Stockholm.  He has advised clients on a wide range of employment, remuneration, incentives and pension benefits and transfers and labour disputes.

Previously, Johan has also acted as the official receiver in several bankruptcies and liquidations and has strong experience in working with financially distressed companies as the representative of creditors, debtors and other parties during insolvency proceedings, corporate restructurings and turnarounds.