Real Estate & Construction

Real Estate and Construction law is one of the firm’s core practice areas.

We handle all types of matters within the real estate industry, including real estate transactions, project development, land consolidation and lease agreements. Our tax lawyers advise on tax issues that arise in relation to real estate transactions.

Within the field of construction law, Werks provides advice as well as assist in dispute resolution. We have the expertise and industry knowledge necessary to support our clients in all phases of a building project.

Tax

Werks provides advice to Swedish and international companies on property transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and financial transactions. We also provide day to day advice on tax matters such as VAT and other indirect taxes, individual taxation and international taxation. The firm’s tax lawyers have experience of tax disputes concerning almost all types of tax related matters, including proceedings before the European Court of Justice.

Dispute Resolution

Werks handles all forms of commercial disputes in almost all type of industries and fields of business, including disputes within building and construction, transport, energy and mergers and acquisitions. The dispute resolution team has been entrusted with many high value and high profile cases in recent years and have litigated several cases before the Swedish Supreme Court. Werks has extensive experience of Swedish and international arbitration proceedings, including enforcement and challenge proceedings. Members of the firm are recognized for their expertise in the field and are regularly appointed as arbitrators.

Public Procurement

Werks advises and assists both contracting authorities and private companies in all phases of the public procurement process, including preparation of invitations to tender and tenders, evaluation of tenders, judicial review and claims for damages.

Corporate Commercial

Werks provides advice on type of contractual issues that arise in the daily operation of a business. We also assist in matters regarding company formation, mergers and demergers, corporate structuring and insolvency related issues. We have in-depth knowledge of company related issues with the real estate industry.

Insurance & Liabilities

Werks provides advice and acts in coverage and liability disputes relating to property insurance, liability insurance, reinsurance and marine insurance. Our clients include leading Swedish and international insurers and reinsurers.

Maritime & Offshore

Werks offers a full range service within maritime and transport, including maritime casualties, ship building, liability and insurance claims and maritime taxation. We regularly act for Swedish and international transport and shipping companies, leading marine insurers and financial institutions. Werks handles cargo claims and other disputes regarding all modes of transport and have litigated several leading cases before the Swedish Supreme Court in the field. Werks has also broad experience of contracts and disputes within the offshore sector.

Customs & International Trade

Werks has a unique experience within international trade and regularly acts from some of the largest exporting and importing companies in matters relating to customs, export control and international trade.