Marianne Lundius

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Marianne Lundius, full name Eva Marianne Gernandt Lundius, born 28 April 1949, is a Swedish lawyer and judge, who served as Chairwoman of the Supreme Court of Sweden from 2010 to 2016. She was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1998 and was the first female chair of the Supreme Court of Sweden.[1]

Biography[edit]

Lundius comes from a family of lawyers; both her mother and grandmother worked in the legal profession, making her third-generation lawyer on her mother's side. She graduated from Lund University with a Candidate of Law degree in 1976 and served as a district court clerk for two years after graduating. In 1978 she joined the Lagerlöf och Leman law firm and worked there for 20 years, mainly on tax law and business law cases, before being appointed to the Supreme Court as justitieråd in 1998. In 2010 she succeeded Johan Munck as chair of the Supreme Court.[2]

She is married to Johan Gernandt, lawyer and Moderate Party politician.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ny ordförande i Högsta domstolen" (in Swedish). Dagens Juridik. 14 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  2. ^ "HD:s ordförande: "Innan jag blev justitieråd hade jag ingen erfarenhet från dömande verksamhet"". Dagens Juridik. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2016. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Johan Munck
Chairman of the Supreme Court of Sweden
2010–2016
Succeeded by
Stefan Lindskog