Mats Hansson

Mats Hansson has extensive experience of complex, international systems procurement, operational solutions, ASP and outsourcing in IT, as well as tele- and data-communications.

Previously, Mats has been a corporate lawyer at Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) and General Counsel for a SAS subsidiary group of companies. He accomplished his first outsourcing transaction back in 1992. He has also served as an informal arbitrator and mediator on IT issues.

Mats has completed transactions all over the world – from disputes in South America and lawsuits in Australia, to co-operation agreements in Asia and sales in Africa. The majority of transactions have, however, been completed with European and American partners.

In 2011 the International Law Office in London named Mats Sweden’s top IT lawyer. And he was named “Leading in his Field” by Chambers in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 and has been cited by Legal 500.

Curriculum vitae


Founder and Attorney-at-Law at IT-lawyers in Sweden


Senior Associate, Baker & McKenzie law firm, Stockholm office.

Specialization: IT and tele- and data-communication.


Attorney-at-Law, Delphi & Co law firm, Stockholm.

Specialization: IT and tele- and data-communication.


Corporate Legal Counsel, Scandinavian Airlines.

Special responsibility for IT purchasing, tele- and data-communication, electronic distribution, payment cards and membership programs


General Counsel, SMART (now Amadeus Scandinavia)

Electronic distribution of travel related services. Secretary of the Board, member of the Group Management Team and various Steering Groups and Project Groups.


Court Clerk, Nyköping District Court.



Master of Law, Lund University.



Named “Sweden’s best IT lawyer” by International Law Office, London, in 2011.

Named “Recommended Lawyer” within IT by Legal 500 in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Named “Leader in its Field” within IT by Chambers in 2015.