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Jenny  Welander Wadström

Jenny Welander Wadström

Roschier Advokatbyrå

Stockholm, SWE

Jenny Welander Wadström is a Partner of the Swedish/Finnish law firm Roschier and the Head of the firm's Employment & Benefits practice in Sweden. She is admitted to the Swedish Bar Association. Jenny has more than twelve years of experience from a broad range of the most demanding employment and pension law issues including advice relating to mergers and acquisitions as well as complex restructurings. She is a trusted advisor to both international and large Swedish companies in critical stand-alone employment law matters, dispute resolution processes, including arbitration, and negotiations with individuals and unions. Jenny's previous work experience includes, inter alia, working as an assistant judge at the Swedish Labour Court and as a visiting lawyer at a listed company. She has also worked as a research assistant at the Law Faculty of the University of Lund where she is a regular guest lecturer in employment law.

Awards & rankings

 Jenny is recognized as one of the leading experts in Sweden within employment law and pensions by international legal directories such as Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. Clients praise her for being "experienced and calm" and appreciate that "she can take matters to the next level with her candid discussions" (Chambers Europe, 2016).


Roschier (2010-), Partner since 2015

Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå, Associate (2004-2010)

The Swedish Labour Court, Deputy Assistant Judge (2007-2008)

Swedish Match AB, Visiting lawyer (2005)

The Administrative Court of Skåne, Law clerk (2001-2003)

University of Lund, Faculty of law, Research assistant (1998-2001)

Memberships & professional appointments

Member of the Swedish Bar Association

Member of EELA

Member of IBA

Member of Arbetsrättsliga föreningen

Member of TRESS


"Restrictive covenants – The Nordic way", article published in Festskrift till Ann Numhauser-Henning, Juristförlaget i Lund, 2017

"Fri rörlighet och social trygghet” ("Free movement and social security. Regulation No 1408/71 (EEG) and Swedish social security in application") with E Berg, 2003


University of Lund, LL.M (2001)

University of Tilburg (1999)

University of Sorbonne (2001)

Jenny Welander Wadström is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Global Diversity and Pay Equity - Cross-Border Employment Law 2018, Wednesday, June 06, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Jenny Welander Wadström and Elin Osbeck, Parental Leave and Equality: The Right to Combine Family Life with Work Life or a Career? - Cross-Border Employment Law 2018, Wednesday, June 06, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Global Diversity and Pay Equity - Global Diversity and Pay Equity, Wednesday, June 06, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Global Diversity and Pay Equity - Global Diversity and Pay Equity, Wednesday, June 06, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Cross-Border Employment Law 2018, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, New York, NY

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