Monica Söderlund appointed as the Managing Director of Fondia Sweden

Fondia Plc

Press release June 3rd, 2019 8.00

Ms. Monica Söderlund, LL.M, has been appointed as the Managing Director of Fondia Plc’s Swedish subsidiary Fondia Legal Services AB. Previously, Monica was with Grant Thornton, where she acted as Head of Tax Sweden, Partner, and as member of the Management Board as well as the Global Tax Advisory Board.

Monica will start in her new position at Fondia Legal Services AB on June 10th, 2019. At Fondia, she will join the Group Management Team alongside the Fondia Sweden’s Leadership Team.

As informed earlier in a company release, the current Managing Director Niclas Gottlieb will stay with Fondia until July 31st, 2019 and will give his full support in this transition.

Prior to Grant Thornton, Monica has held various management positions in relation to tax law in different expert organizations, i.e. KPMG and Deloitte, as well as working as Global Head of Tax at IKEA in the Netherlands.

“Monica has a solid background in the management of legal expert organizations and a stately track record with commercial targets and building great places to work. She has great talents to lead Fondia Sweden to the next stage of development. It is a pleasure to welcome Monica to Fondia”, says the Group CEO of Fondia, Leena Hellfors.

“We want to thank the current Managing Director of Fondia Sweden, Niclas Gottlieb for the fantastic work he has done in raising the firm to a growth track in Sweden and conducting a successful integration after the acquisition of Jansson & Norin AB. We want to wish him all the best in the future.”

For further information, please contact:

CEO Leena Hellfors

tel. +358 20 7205 698

Certified Advisor Alexander Corporate Finance Ltd

tel. +358 (0)50 520 4098

Fondia in brief

Fondia is a full-service business law firm that offers new service models and utilizes digital technologies. Fondia operates in Finland, Sweden, Lithuania and Estonia, and the Group’s net sales in 2018 were approximately €20.2 million. Fondia employs approximately 160 people.


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Fondia is a full service law firm founded in 2004 and a forerunner in exploiting new service models and technologies in the legal field. Fondia is a proudly different legal service provider with Legal Department as a Service, LDaaS as their main product. Whereas the traditional legal firms ordinarily provide hourly-based case services, Fondia offers productized service concepts that customers can purchase in accordance with their needs with a fixed price. Fondia has managed to create new ways of purchasing legal services and exploit digital operation environments in their services models. Fondia has already over 200 LDaaS partners and over 160 employees. The Fondia HQ is located in Helsinki and the other offices are in seven other Finnish cities and Stockholm, Gothenburg, Tallinn and Vilnius.