Charlotte Forssander CV


Forssander Sonander Advokat AB, Gothenburg/Stockholm
Partner 2021-

Advokatfirman Vinge, Gothenburg
Advokat/Partner 2006-2020
Managing Partner and member of the global Board of Directors and Executive Management Team 2013-2019
Member of the local Board of Directors 2008-2019

Advokatfirman Vinge, Stockholm
Associate 2000-2006
Admitted to the Swedish Bar Association since 2001

O’Melveny & Myers LLP, New York
Attorney in the firm’s litigation department 1998-2000
Admitted to the New York State Bar

Legal department of the City of Stockholm
In-house counsel 1995-1997

Skövde District Court, Skövde
Law Clerk 1993-1995


Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce & Stockholm Arbitration Association
Arbitration program, 2019

New York University School of Law
Master of Comparative Jurisprudence, 1997-1998

Lunds Universitet
Master of Law, LL.M. 1989-1993


  • Ranked by Chambers Europe inom Employment since 2013 (Band 2)
  • Ranked by Legal 500 within Employment since 2014 (Leading Individual)
  • Ranked by Who’s Who Legal in Labour Employment & Benefits since 2012 (Global Elite Thought Leader)

“Charlotte is an authority in this area of law, which she has demonstrated by directly taking the lead and moving the process forward swiftly and accurately with a good outcome”. “Charlotte is a very sharp, result-driven lawyer with integrity, empathy and a focus on deliverables.” (Chambers 2023)

“Charlotte offers sharp analysis of the counterparts’ strategy and how to handle the next step.” “Even though I assume she had a lot of other cases to handle, I got the feeling that I was the most valuable and interesting client and she was very quick with her responses which pushed the counterpart to react quickly.” (Legal 500 2023) 

”Charlotte is well recognised for her ability to deal with a diversity of employment mandates, ranging from redundancies to breach of non-compete agreements. Clients say: ’Charlotte has been a pleasure to work with and her guidance has been invaluable.’” (Chambers 2022)

”Very professional, customer focused, responsive and flexible. ’‘Genuine care for client. Pragmatic, proactive and hands-on.’ ‘Unique know-how regarding employment laws in Sweden. Very fast and professional response to any questions or concerns.” (Legal 500 2022)

”One client describes her as ’very responsive, knowledgeable, down-to-earth and straight to the point’. Another client says: ’Charlotte is a true partner who works with us instead of just telling us what will not work. She has a strong command of the relevant employment law and the ability to understand our business and what we are trying to do’.” (Chambers 2021)

”Charlotte Forssander gives the best support you can have for any business.” (Legal 500 2021)

”Clients praise her availability and experience”, and one source describes her as ”business-minded and practical”. (Chambers 2020)

”Charlotte is professional and always available. She gives accurate advice and has great knowledge. She has a good sense of humour and a pragmatism which has made the work a lot more fun.” (Legal 500 2020)

”Charlotte is praised for the energy and will she demonstrates as an advocate, she is reported for being very professional and helpful. Has a notable track record in work environment investigations.” (Chambers 2019)

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