Fredrik Ringquist is head of the arbitration practice group at the firm’s Moscow office. He has been a partner of the firm since 2019. Before this he was a local partner (2016 to 2018) and an associate (2005-2015). Prior to joining Mannheimer Swartling, he worked at the District Court Service of Stockholm District Court (2007-2008).
Fredrik, who is fluent in Russian and has more than 10 years’ experience of the region, specialises in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration related to Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and other countries in the former Soviet Union. He also has extensive experience of Swedish litigation in arbitration-related matters (including challenge proceedings) as well as litigation management in Russia and elsewhere in the CIS. In addition, his practice includes advising on international trade and sustainability issues, including related to sanctions, export control and anti-corruption. Prior to moving to Moscow in 2011, Fredrik worked in the firm’s New York and Stockholm offices.
Fredrik has an LLM from Lund University (2006). He speaks Swedish, English and Russian.
His publications include the Concise Guide to Arbitration in Sweden “In Moscow’s Shadow” (co-authored with Fredrik Svensson), CDR magazine (September-
October 2014); “A Crimean Conundrum” (co-authored with Kristoffer Löf), Corporate Disputes magazine (July-September 2014) and "Arbitration in Russia in tough economic times – Is it still an option for European suppliers?" (co-authored with Alexander Foerster), Dispute Resolution – Das Online-Magazin (June 2018).
He is recommended in WWL: Arbitration – Future Leaders (2018 and 2019); The Legal 500 (2014 and 2015), which names him as a leading lawyer for dispute resolution in Russia; and Vingestipendiet (2005).