How Can an American Practice Law in Sweden


I'm a born and raised American who will be graduating with my bachelor's degree (degree in individualized study/liberal arts) within the next year. I had always planned to attend law school after finishing my bachelor's to obtain my J.D., but I am now engaged to a Swede and we plan to settle down together in Sweden. I have researched how to become a Swedish lawyer and it appears that you study law during your undergraduate studies, unlike how it is here. I was wondering if there was a way to get around spending another 4-5 years in a Swedish university to get a law degree and subsequently practice law in Sweden.

While I wouldn't be entirely opposed to the idea, it just isn't the ideal situation. If I received my J.D. in America and passed the Bar Exam, could I take some sort of equivalency exam/course in Sweden to be allowed to practice law there? Or if I don't receive a J.D., could I take some sort of shorter course in Sweden to practice law as I will already have an undergraduate degree? If there's no alternative, I'll simply "redo" my bachelor's in Sweden but would anyone have any tips on studying law in Sweden? Thanks.

Also, immigration and language are not an issue. I speak Swedish fluently and my fiancé is Swedish so none of that is a concern.
I'm a born and raised American who will be graduating with my bachelor's degree (degree in individualized study/liberal arts) within the next year. I had always planned to attend law school after finishing my bachelor's to obtain my J.D., but I am now engaged to a Swede and we plan to settle down together in Sweden. I have researched how to become a Swedish lawyer and it appears that you study law during your undergraduate studies, unlike how it is here. I was wondering if there was a way to get around spending another 4-5 years in a Swedish university to get a law degree and subsequently practice law in Sweden.

While I wouldn't be entirely opposed to the idea, it just isn't the ideal situation. If I received my J.D. in America and passed the Bar Exam, could I take some sort of equivalency exam/course in Sweden to be allowed to practice law there? Or if I don't receive a J.D., could I take some sort of shorter course in Sweden to practice law as I will already have an undergraduate degree? If there's no alternative, I'll simply "redo" my bachelor's in Sweden but would anyone have any tips on studying law in Sweden? Thanks.

Also, immigration and language are not an issue. I speak Swedish fluently and my fiancé is Swedish so none of that is a concern.
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Contact the Swedish Bar Association directly to find out your options. Good luck. https://www.advokatsamfundet.se/Advokatsamfundet-engelska/About-us/
Contact the Swedish Bar Association directly to find out your options. Good luck. https://www.advokatsamfundet.se/Advokatsamfundet-engelska/About-us/
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Look into being recognized as a Swedish Jurist, the requirements are very loose.
Look into being recognized as a Swedish Jurist, the requirements are very loose.
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