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Our team

Ruth Nordström

Chief Lawyer

BACKGROUND
Lawyer Ruth Nordström, the founder and CEO of Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers, obtained her law degree in 2002. She has extensive experience in both national and international litigation and works in all of the agency's legal areas, such as plaintiff counsel, special representative for children, representative in labor law matters, cases concerning compulsory custody as well as migration and asylum matters.

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Ruth's passion, empathy and commitment makes her a very skilled and valued lawyer, and she has been a legal representative in several cases concerning human rights and successfully pursued cases to the UN Committee against Torture where Sweden was found guilty of violating the UN Convention against Torture. Ruth has been in charge of a large number of legal processes in international bodies at UN committees and the European Court of Human Rights and has participated as a Swedish expert in a number of EU projects financed by the EU Commission. She is also a frequently engaged lecturer on issues of human rights and author of the book "Till de utsattas försvar" (Eng. “In defense of the weakest”). Ruth obtained her masters of laws degree (LL.M.) at Uppsala University in 2002 with degree work in criminal law and specialization in human rights, humanitarian law and asylum law, with special courses in stock exchange law and internet trading law. She did her internship at the Ministry of Justice, the unit for criminal cases and international legal cooperation (BIRS) and worked as a court clerk at the Administrative Court in Uppsala in 2002.
ruth.nordstrom@mradvokaterna.se

Rebecca Ahlstrand

Senior Lawyer | Deputy Office Manage

BACKGROUND
Lawyer Rebecca Ahlstrand is the Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers' deputy office manager and has worked at the agency since it was founded. She obtained her law degree at Uppsala University in 2008 and is a very skilled and competent legal counsel with many years of experience in conducting proceedings in national and international bodies. Rebecca works in all of the agency's legal areas, such as counsel in custody disputes, counsel for plaintiffs, special representative for children and counsel in migration and asylum matters.

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Rebecca's dedicated and persistent work for human rights makes her a highly regarded counsel. She has been a legal representative in several cases concerning human rights and successfully pursued cases to the UN Committe aganist Torture where Sweden was found guilty of violating the UN Convention against Torture. Rebecca has also acted as counsel in a large number of legal processes in international bodies at UN committees and the European Court of Human Rights. She obtained her law degree in 2008 with specialization in human rights, humanitarian law, asylum law and medical law. She has work experience from one of Sweden’s largest commercial law firms, and has a background as a court clerk at the District Court of Linköping. She did her internship at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the Unit for International Law, Human Rights and Treaty Law (Swe. FMR), assisting in cases at the European Court of Human Rights and UN Committees.
rebecca.ahlstrand@mradvokaterna.se

Oskar Frödin

Legal Counsel

BACKGROUND
Currently working as Legal Counsel, Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers AB
Master of Laws (LL.M.) Stockholm University, specialised in human rights, EU law and migration law
oskar.frodin@mradvokaterna.se

Victoria Helgoson

Legal counsel

BACKGROUND
Currently working as Legal Counsel, Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers AB
Master of Laws (LL.M.) Uppsala University, specialised in human rights with a child rights perspective, right of asylum and international law
victoria.helgoson@mradvokaterna.se

Matilda Frimodig

Legal Counsel - Parental leave

BACKGROUND
Currently working as Legal Counsel, Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers AB
Master of Laws (LL.M.) Uppsala University, specialised in European international private and procedural law and public law/police law
Internship at Uppsala District Court
matilda.frimodig@mradvokaterna.se

Carl Flack

Senior expert - Lawyer

BACKGROUND
Carl Falck is a senior expert for the firm with a special area in employment law. He has worked as an employment law expert in several different unions, such as the Swedish Teachers' Union and SULF, Sweden's university teachers and researchers.
info@mradvokaterna.se

Lovisa Axelsson

Head of Administration & Communication

BACKGROUND
Bachelor of Politics at Uppsala University with a focus on political science. Specialization in comparative politics and Swedish politics.
lovisa.axelsson@mradvokaterna.se

Cajsa Wendel

Paralegal

BACKGROUND
Law School Stockholm University
cajsa.wendel@mradvokaterna.se

Frida Lindman

Trainee

BACKGROUND
Studies at the law department Uppsala University.
frida.lindman@mradvokaterna.se

Ruth Nordström

Advokat & VD
BAKGRUND
Notarietjänstgöring vid Förvaltningsrätten i Uppsala län.
Praktik vid Justitiedepartementet, enheten för brottmålsärenden och internationellt rättsligt samarbete (BIRS).
Jur kand examen Uppsala Universitet 2002 med fördjupning i mänskliga rättigheter, börsrätt och internethandelsjuridik.

KONTAKT
ruth.nordstrom@mradvokaterna.se

Rebecca Ahlstrand

Jurist och Bitr. kontorschef
BAKGRUND
Notarietjänstgöring Linköpings tingsrätt
Trainee Advokatfirman Lindahl, Uppsala
Praktik Utrikesdepartementet, Enheten för folkrätt, mänskliga rättigheter och traktaträtt (FMR)
Jur kand examen Uppsala universitet 2008 med fördjupning i mänskliga rättigheter, humanitär rätt, asylrätt samt medicinsk rätt.

KONTAKT
rebecca.ahlstrand@mradvokaterna.se

Matilda Frimodig

Jurist
BAKGRUND
Juristexamen Uppsala Universitet med fördjupning i europeisk internationell privat- och processrätt och offentlig rätt/polisrätt.

Praktik vid Uppsala Tingsrätt.

KONTAKT
matilda.frimodig@mradvokaterna.se

Oskar Frödin

Jurist
BAKGRUND
Juristexamen Stockholms universitet med fördjupning i mänskliga rättigheter, EU-rätt och migrationsrätt.

KONTAKT
oskar.frodin@mradvokaterna.se

Gabriella Pettersson

Paralegal | Head of Administration
BAKGRUND
Studier vid juristlinjen Uppsala universitet.

KONTAKT
gabriella.pettersson@mradvokaterna.se

Victoria Runegrund

Kommunikation och Marknadsföring
BAKGRUND
Studier vid Göteborgs Universitet.

KONTAKT
victoria.runegrund@mradvokaterna.se

Victoria Helgoson

Paralegal
BAKGRUND
Studier vid juristlinjen Uppsala universitet.

KONTAKT
victoria.helgoson@mradvokaterna.se

Cornelia Christiansson

Paralegal
BAKGRUND
Studier vid juristlinjen Stockholm universitet.

KONTAKT
cornelia.christiansson@mradvokaterna.se

Deborah Mbenza

Paralegal
BAKGRUND
Studier vid juristlinjen Stockholm universitet.

KONTAKT
deborah.mbenza@mradvokaterna.se

Cajsa Wendel

Paralegal
BAKGRUND
Studier vid juristlinjen Uppsala universitet.

KONTAKT
cajsa.wendel@mradvokaterna.se