Carl-Johan Pousette

Partner, Chair Capital Markets


Practice Areas

Carl-Johan Pousette specializes in Capital Markets, Securities law, Mergers and Acquisitions and company law. He has many years’ experience of advising Swedish and international clients in connection with IPOs, public takeovers and exchange offers, capital raisings and other stock market transactions as well as of advising listed companies and their owners on all kinds of company law and stock market related issues.

Professional Experience & Expert Appointments

Service with the Stockholm District Court, 1987-1988; Employment with law firm in Stockholm, 1989-1990; Lawyer, Enskilda Law (Enskilda Juridik), 1990-1996; Lawyer, Alfred Berg Corporate Finance, 1997-2000; Lawyer, SEB Enskilda Corporate Finance, 2000-2013; Member of the Swedish Securities Council (Sw. Aktiemarknadsnämnden) and Member of the Swedish Bar Association.

Appointed as expert in the Association for Generally Accepted Principles in the Securities Market (Sw. Föreningen för god sed på värdepappersmarknaden). Ranked as a Leading Capital Markets lawyer by Chambers Global and recommended as a Capital Markets lawyer by Legal500.

Very knowledgeable, capable and has been in the business for many years; overall he is a very solid practitioner.”
Chambers Global 2016


Uppsala University (juris kandidat, LL.M., 1986).


Swedish and English.


Co-author of ‘Initial Public Offerings, 2019’ for Getting The Deal Through

Co-author of ’Equity Capital Markets in Sweden’ for Lexology, July 2018.

Co-author of “The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide – Sweden: Mergers & Acquisitions”, 2018