Peter Svanqvist


Peter Svanqvist. Photo.
Peter is partner with focus on banking and finance and out-of-court restructuring and insolvency. His principal areas of work are cross-border leveraged finance transactions, real estate finance, fund financing and investment grade lending. He represents Swedish and foreign banks, financial institutions, private equity sponsors, corporate borrowers and direct lending funds.

Peter has been a lawyer since 2003 and joined Schjødt in 2022 from White & Case in Stockholm where he worked as a Counsel. Prior to that Peter worked at Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) and the Swedish law firm Vinge.

He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Stockholm and has a D.U. Europeen en Analyse Economique du Droit, Law and Economics from Université dÁix-Marseille III and a European Master in Law and Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.


  • 2003

    European Master in Law and Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • 2003

    D.U. Europeen en Analyse Economique du Droit, Law and Economics, Université dÁix-Marseille III
  • 2003

    Master of Laws (LL.M.), Stockholm University