Henrik Olsson Lilja Biography
Henrik Olsson Lilja is a Swedish lawyer who represented rapper A$AP Rocky in his Stockholm assault case. He was shot in the Swedish capital Stockholm on Friday morning when leaving his building in an ambush attack, the gunman shot the lawyer in his head and chest.
Lawyer Henrik Olsson Lilja
Henrick is a lawyer who graduated from Stockholm University with a degree in Law and Economics in 1993. He worked at Peter Althin’s law firm from 1994 to 2018, with the last 14 years as a partner.
He works exclusively with criminal cases and also teaches lawyers in criminal justice and rhetoric. He is the principal responsible for the law society’s eco-crime education and recurring author in the law society’s referral work.
Henrik takes on assignments as a defense attorney and plaintiff’s assistant. He also assists companies with analyzes and legal opinions.
Henrik Olsson Lilja Asap Rocky
Olsson Lilja first represented A$AP when he was initially taken into custody after assaulting a 19-year-old man who was harassing him and his team on the street in June. He did not represent the rapper during trial, as he was replaced before it began. ASAP was found guilty in August after spending weeks in jail. Despite his guilty verdict, his remaining jail sentence was suspended, meaning he didn’t have to spend any more time behind bars. He was also ordered to pay damages to the victim.
Henrik Olsson Lilja Shot
Henrick was shot in the head and chest on Friday morning. He reportedly called the police himself, with emergency services responding at 8:59 local time. He was taken to hospital in an ambulance. A spokeswoman for the Swedish Bar Association confirmed to Forbes that Lilja was the victim of the shooting.
The police are investigating the matter as an “isolated incident.” It is not known whether the lawyer was targeted because of his work. According to witnesses, they saw a person wrestle with the lawyer in a stairwell in central Stockholm before he was shot and used a neighbor’s phone to contact police.
The shooter has been identified as a man, while a black SUV that was spotted at the scene sped away and is being chased by officers. According to Expressen, the police have arrested a woman, reportedly also a senior lawyer, who had previously been banned from contacting Lilja.