Leif Ljungholm

Leif Ljungholm


Leif Ljungholm has acted as bankruptcy administrator in some of Sweden’s most comprehensive bankruptcies in the finance, construction, airline, news media and medical research sectors. He has also been defence counsel in a number of major so-called economic (white collar) criminal cases that have involved both municipalities and listed companies. Leif Ljungholm has had many positions of trust in the Swedish Bar Association, e.g. member of the Main Board 1988-1994, President 1996-1999 and he is member of the Disciplinary Committee since 2010. Member of the IBA Council 1997-2000. Board member of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) 2000-2012, board member of Emil Heijnes Stiftelse för rättsvetenskaplig forskning since 2003 and he was member of the Press Council 2011-2017.


Partner, Glimstedt, 2008-
Partner, Wistrand, 2000-2008
Partner, Lindahl, 1990-1999
Partner, Lundius, Laurin och Ljungholm, 1974-1990
Law clerk, District Court of Malmö, 1972-1974


LL.M. (Lund University, 1972)


Phone: +46 40 17 00 40
Fax: +46 40 17 00 43
Mobile: +46 70 591 54 16
E-mail: leif.ljungholm@glimstedt.se

Storgatan 22 A
211 42 Malmö

Assistant: Anna Forsberg

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Area(s) of practice


  • Danish
  • English
  • Swedish


Swedish Bar Association, 1977
International Bar Association
Arbitration Association in southern Sweden
Association Oresundsadvokater


In insolvency law:
PLC Which Lawyer/Global Counsel 3000 since 2000 (highly recommended)
Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers since 1993
Who’s Who Legal since 2011

In white collar crime:
Expert Guides, Legal Media Group, since 2014