Carita Wallgren-Lindholm

Carita Wallgren-Lindholm
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Carita Wallgren-Lindholm is a Helsinki-based international arbitrator. Before founding her boutique firm in 2008 to focus on arbitral work, she spent 25 years at Roschier, after starting her dispute resolution practice in Paris in the early 1980s. Carita’s transactional background is in public M&A and board advisory, including governance and internal investigations. Since 2013 she has served only as an arbitrator, mainly in international arbitration. Institutions and rules include the SCC, ICC, FAI, LCIA, DIA, JCAA, PCA and UNCITRAL.

Carita is a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (2012–) and incoming chair of the ICC commission on arbitration and ADR (2018–) (member since 1996, vice-chair since 2011); she is listed on the ICSID panel of conciliators (2007–); and served on the board of ICC Finland (2008–2014) and its advisory group (2015–2016). Other memberships include the Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce (board, 1996–2001); the Finnish Arbitration Association (board, 1996–2012); the Swedish Arbitration Association (ex com 2007–2011); Lex Mundi (Board 1996–2000); the Ibero-American Foundation of Finland (board, 2007–2010; trustees 2012–); the mediation committee of the Finnish Bar (chair, 2002–2004); the ADR working group of the ICC; the Finnish Bar Association (board, 2001–2004); the CCBE (2001–2007); the ILA (2008–); the advisory council of the Atlanta Centre for International Arbitration and Mediation (ACIAM) (2015–) and ACIAM’s arbitrators’ council; and the Directors’ Institute Finland.

Carita is a law graduate of the University of Helsinki. Other studies in Finland and in the USA include English and Romance languages, political science and international relations. Her working languages are Swedish, Finnish, English and French. She has published and lectured in the areas of conflict management, arbitration, takeovers, corporate governance, CSR and legal ethics.

WWL says: Carita Wallgren-Lindholm is held in high esteem by peers who say: "She has an excellent reputation as an outstanding arbitrator."

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