Pia Pehrson


Pia Pehrson is responsible for legal proceedings, permit and concession applications, consultation with public authorities and private individuals, contract negotiations, and client representation before courts and public authorities. She participates in Due Diligence and gives courses on environmental law, planning and building legislation, and health and safety law.

Pia has worked at Foyen since 2004 in environmental and energy law, land access (including planning and building permission), energy law, exploitation law, and with health and safety issues. Pia has been a member of the Swedish Bar Association since 2006, and previously worked as a law clerk/preparing clerk for the Land Court at the Malmö District Court, as well as an environmental lawyer for the Vattenfall Group. She has broad experience with energy projects, mining, infrastructure, and industrial projects. She is currently involved in on-shore and off-shore windpower projects. Pia is an active writer for both news media and industry press regarding legal developments and case law.

Areas of expertise
  • LL.M. (Uppsala University, 1999)
    • Bulgarian
    • English
    • Finnish
    • German

Getting the Deal Through – Mining, 2021-2016.
Partners Pia Pehrson and Peter Dyer have authored the section on the Swedish mining industry.

Leading Individual, Legal 500*, Energy, 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017.
Recommended, Legal 500*, Environment, 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017.

*Every year, Legal 500 carries out a ranking of the world’s leading lawyers and law firms. The London-based rankings institute is recognized as one of the world’s largest legal guides, the basis of which consists of over 300,000 interviews based exclusively on merit.