In this chapter we recognise 50 of Sweden’s best arbitration lawyers, who come highly recommended for their expertise in resolving complex domestic and international disputes.
Most highly regarded
Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå performs well this year with ten listings.
Robin Oldenstam is an “excellent lawyer” and “a star” according to impressed sources, who consider him “one of the biggest names in Sweden in arbitration both as counsel and arbitrator”.
Jakob Ragnwaldh ranks prominently among peers in the Swedish market thanks to his skilful handling of both commercial and investment treaty disputes.
Kristoffer Löf is highlighted by market observers for his strong expertise in disputes in the energy and construction sectors.
Fredrik Andersson is recognised as “very active” in the market with “vast experience” in high-value investment treaty arbitrations.
Stefan Brocker is a dispute resolution expert who is highly regarded for his strong expertise in international arbitration proceedings.
Olle Flygt is “a brilliant lawyer” who sources praise as “doing an excellent job” when engaged in international commercial arbitration proceedings.
Azadeh Razani is a standout name among peers thanks to her strong track record in insurance and energy-related disputes.
Roschier sees five lawyers highlighted here.
Johan Sidklev is hailed as “a star” by impressed sources who applaud his outstanding experience of international arbitration that often cover sophisticated energy projects.
The “talented” Rikard Wikström-Hermansen is a well-known arbitration specialist who excels when it comes to commercial disputes across a number of sectors.
Shirin Saif is recognised as “really talented” and a “promising name” in the Swedish arbitration space thanks to her impressive experience handling complex high-stakes proceedings.
Westerberg & Partners achieves three listings this year.
Bo Nilsson “has terrific respect” among market sources who consider him “on top of everyone’s list” for complex investment treaty disputes.
Ginta Ahrel is heralded as “a rising star” who is “skilled and effective” when advising on disputes arising out of the telecoms and IT sectors.
Therese Isaksson wins high praise from sources who singled her out as “an excellent lawyer who is great with clients”.
At Advokatfirman Vinge, James Hope is celebrated as “a leading name” who is “highly respected” for his exceptional work in commercial arbitration proceedings under various arbitral rules.
At Advokatfirman Danielsson & Nyberg, Christer Danielsson is hailed as “one of the foremost arbitrators for domestic disputes” who is “highly sought after” for his “impeccable” record.
The “excellent” Anders Reldén at White & Case earns acclaim for his leading work handling complex construction disputes.
At Advokatfirman Lundblad & Zettermarck, Claes Zettermarck has a “strong reputation” in the market as an “excellent arbitrator” thanks to his “sharp mind” and “remarkable skillset”.
Pontus Scherp of Norburg & Scherp Advokatbyrå is recognised as “excellent counsel” by sources who applaud his sterling work in international and domestic arbitration proceedings.
Kristina Ljungström “is doing a great job for the arbitration community in Sweden” according to sources who would “highly recommend her as arbitrator.”
At Wistrand Advokatbyrå, Harry Bergman is a “strong name” in the market who earns praise for his experience of commercial disputes across a multitude of sectors.
Hans Dahlberg Kolga at Setterwalls enjoys a stellar reputation as “great counsel” whose speciality lies in disputes arising out of the energy and construction sectors.
At Wallin & Partners, Martin Wallin is highlighted by impressed peers as “a strong, reliable, smart and skilled arbitrator and counsel”.
Independent practitioner Christina Ramberg is a standout name who earns recognition from respondents thanks to her academic prowess and sterling arbitration practice.
At Calissendorff Swarting Advokatbyrå, Einar Wanhainen is a dispute resolution specialist, renowned for his in-depth knowledge of sophisticated arbitration matters pertaining to the M&A and construction sectors.
Axel Calissendorff is a skilled arbitration specialist, singled out by sources as “one of the most experienced lawyers in Sweden”.
Pontus Ewerlöf at Hannes Snellman Attorneys is “very experienced” in the arbitration arena and highly sought after thanks to his expertise across a range of matters from real estate to investor-state disputes.
Stockholm University’s Patricia Shaughnessy is celebrated as a “renowned scholar” who sources would “strongly recommend as arbitrator”.