Christian Sjöqvist

Setterwalls - Sweden

Tax partner

Sankt Eriksgatan 5
411 05 Gotheburg

+46 72 221 12 39

Notable Practitioner




Practice areas:

General corporate tax

Christian Sjöqvist is head of Setterwalls’ tax department in Gothenburg and has been a tax specialist for over 20 years.

Christian specializes in tax related matters in connection with transfer of businesses (M&A), restructurings, buy-ins and buy-outs of partners, restructuring in family businesses, real-estate transfers and real-estate developments, taxation of closely held corporations, tax litigation and incentive programs. Christian has also handled the tax structuring of several IPO’s the last couple of years.

Countries of special expertise for Christian are USA and the Nordics where he often handles international tax issues regarding investments sales and incentives.

Before joining Setterwalls tax department in 2010, Christian also, among other, held a position at KPMG Sweden Corporate Tax practice as tax advisor for several years.

Christian Sjöqvist and his fellow colleagues at Setterwalls tax department is a dedicated and large team known for high competence and long-term client relations. The privilege of successfully being involved in building and developing their clients’ businesses over the years has made Setterwalls’ tax department one of the leading tax practises among Swedish law firms and a relevant and demanded tax advisor for high-profile clients.

  • Advised Ford Motor Company Inc in connection with its sale of Ford Motor Company Sweden to Hedin Group in 2021.
  • Advised The Cotton Group in connection with its sale of Fristads Kansas and Leijona to Hultafors in 2021
  • Advised Aleph Commodities Ltd in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in InterTank Nordic AB, 2020
  • Advised Thunderful Group AB (publ) in connection with the listing on First North, 2020
  • Advised Wästbygg Gruppen AB (publ) in connection with the listing on Nasdaq Stockholm, 2020

  • Transactions
  • M&A
  • Corporate taxes
  • International tax advisory
  • Incentive programmes

  • Gaming
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Building & construction
  • IT, technology & telecoms

  • International Fiscal Association
  • The Swedish Bar Association

  • LL.M, University of Gothenburg, 1999
  • Master of Science in Business Administration, University of Gothenburg, 1999