Personal information

Processing of personal data/information according to the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679/EG)

Advance Advokatbyrå is the personal data controller for your personal data or the data we receive regarding your contact persons in connection with the assignment or that is otherwise processed in the preparation or administration of the assignment. You are not obliged to provide your personal information to us, but without this information we may not be able to take an assignment as we will be prevented from performing the necessary conflict of interest and money laundering checks. We process your information to perform the mandatory conflict of interest checks and, if applicable, money laundering checks, carry out and administer the assignment, to protect your interests, and for accounting and invoicing purposes.


This information is processed on the basis that the information is needed to fulfil an agreement to which the registered party is included, and to be able to claim/defend legal obligations, because processing is necessary to fulfil a task of general interest or if the processing is deemed to be permissible after a weighing of interests. The information may also be used for the development of the business or methodologies, market analysis, statistics and risk management. Information that is processed for the purpose of developing and analysing the business is processed on the basis of our legitimate interest in developing the business and communicating with our contacts. We will not disclose your information to third parties except in cases where (i) an explicit agreement has been made between you and the law firm, (ii) it is necessary when carrying out a particular assignment in order to protect your rights, (iii) if it is necessary for us to fulfil statutory obligations or to comply with decisions made by authorities or court decisions, or (iv) in the event that we hire an outside service provider to perform a task on our behalf. Your information may be provided to the courts, government authorities, counterparties and their legal representatives if this is necessary to protect your rights.

 In accordance with Advance Advokatbyrå’s obligations under the code of professional conduct, personal information is saved for a period of ten years from the date a case is completed or for a longer period of time if the nature of a case so requires.

 Information processed for the purpose of developing, analysing and marketing the law firm’s business are saved for a minimum of 3 years after the last contact with the client. You have the right to request information from Advance Advokatbyrå regarding the way we are using your personal information. We will correct or delete any incorrect information or will restrict the processing of said information upon your request or upon your own initiative. Additionally, you have the option of objecting to your personal information being processed for direct marketing purposes. You also have the right to receive your personal information in a machine-readable format or, if this is not possible from a technical perspective, to have your personal information transferred to a third party of your choosing. If you are dissatisfied with the way in which we are processing your information, you may file a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority, which in Sweden is the Swedish Data Protection Authority ( You are also entitled to seek the assistance of the supervisory authority in the country where you reside or work.

 If information is transferred to third countries, the transfer is protected by Privacy Shield and thereby fulfils the conditions for secure data processing.


Please feel free to contact us at or the address below if you have any questions regarding our processing of your personal information. The personal data controller is Advance Advokatbyrå Stefan Flemström AB, 556490-1162, Stora Marknadsvägen 15, 183 34 TÄBY., tel. 08-473 72 00.