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Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended
Litigation 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Firm founder Finn Madsen is a stalwart of the Swedish litigation and is described as "a great name and a highly regarded litigator".


Finn Madsen was a partner at Advokatfirman Vinge KB from 1995 to 2016. In 2017, he left to commence his own practice in Madsen Law Firm. The practice of Madsen Law Firm is focused on dispute resolution. Finn Madsen is regularly appointed as arbitrator and appears as counsel in international and Swedish arbitration proceedings. In addition, Finn Madsen acts as attorney in Swedish courts. The firm’s office is centrally located in Malmö. Finn Madsen is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), London, and has received an honorary doctorate from Lund University for his contribution to international arbitration law. Finn is the Swedish representative of FraudNet, a network of lawyers established by the ICC specialising in asset tracking and recovery. Before joining Vinge, Finn was general counsel in a Swedish commercial bank and served in Swedish District and Appeal Courts. Finn Madsen has extensive experience in commercial litigation, and he has represented a large number of Swedish and foreign banks and financial institutions in matters involving bankruptcy and recovery actions, the collection of secured and unsecured debts, guarantees, liability on the part of board members and auditors in private and public companies and a variety of other matters related to the financial sector. A number of his cases have been brought before the Supreme Court. Finn Madsen frequently also issues legal opinions on Swedish law and international arbitration law and appears as an expert witness in arbitrations. Finn Madsen is also an experienced arbitrator who regularly receives appointments from the SCC and the ICC. He is also the author of Commercial Arbitration in Sweden (Jure AB and Oxford University Press), which has been published in Swedish, English and Mandarin.

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WWL Ranking: Recommended
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