Magnusson Law Firm


Magnusson law firm offers seamless legal services in all countries across the Baltic Sea Region and beyond. Our team comprises some 200 lawyers focused on creating exceptional commercial value to clients both locally and across the entire area. As a truly multicultural law firm, we are ideally positioned to smoothly guide clients through all the challenges they may face, no matter what country, language or culture.

Whether it is trade, a joint venture project with a local partner, participation in procurement
proceedings, arbitration, or foreign direct investment, we are ready to guide you in the Middle
East. We are highly experienced as project managers in matters concerning international
expansion. Magnusson has representation both in the Middle East and locally in our region.
Our experts are native speakers of both Arabic and Persian. We know the business culture
of the Middle Eastern countries and are used to working on matters involving business
partners from various markets in the area. Thanks to our knowledge of the Middle East
markets, we offer access to local expertise which is most relevant to your particular project.
We are an independent firm and we collaborate with the best experts in each specific area.

Saideh Yahyavi is the head of Magnusson Middle East desk and specializes in commercial contracts, Foreign direct investment, banking and finance. Saideh has also extensive experience in advising clients in regards to their entry to Iran and related aspects. 

Karolin Eklund is a partner at Magnusson based in Stockholm. She specializes in M&A; managing mergers, acquisitions, company restructurings, asset purchases and joint ventures for international clients. Karolin has a special focus on cross-border transactions. Karolin further advises clients on employment law matters, such as negotiation and drafting of employment contracts, union negotiations and dismissals. 


Saideh Yahyavi
Head of Magnusson Middle East
Phone: +971 55 9913 444

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