Sweden > Dispute resolution
Index of tables
- Danowsky & Partners Advokatbyrå
Dhunér Järvengren Advokatbyrå
- Ekenberg & Andersson Advokatbyrå
- Gärde Wesslau Advokatbyrå
- Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
- Olle Flygt – Mannheimer Swartling
- Kaj Hobér – Mannheimer Swartling
- Claes Lundblad – Roschier
- Bo Nilsson – Advokatfirman Lindahl KB
- Robin Oldenstam – Mannheimer Swartling
- Anders Reldén – White & Case Advokat AB
- Björn Tude – Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå
Martin Wallin –
Hannes Snellman Advokatbyrå AB
Torgny Wetterberg –
- Claes Zettermarck – White & Case Advokat AB
Mannheimer Swartling’s 70-lawyer practice remains unrivalled in terms of size, scope and expertise. Led by Robin Oldenstam and Hans Hammarbäck, its ‘very strong litigators’ represent domestic and international clients from the private and public sectors. Among the team’s recent cases, Olle Flygt represented the National Debt Office in a banking valuation dispute; and Kaj Hobér and recently promoted partner Kristoffer Löf won a case at the International Centre for Dispute Resolution in New York.
Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s 50-lawyer team brings ‘a high level of expertise’ to international and domestic arbitration and litigation. The ‘constructive, swift and thorough’ Jesper Tiberg is representing Kaupthing Bank in a €130m lending dispute. Associate Daniel Lander is also recommended.
Setterwalls’ ‘reputable’, 30-strong practice rises in the ranking on the strength of consistently positive feedback and a high-quality caseload. Harald Nordenson and Christina Waering notably defended IUGAS against Naftogaz under SCC rules. Team head Jesper Grünbaum represents a number of major corporations. International arbitration specialist Per Runeland joined from SJ Berwin LLP in London.
Well-respected litigators at Advokatfirman Vinge include practice head James Hope, Finn Madsen and Christer Söderlund. The firm continues to represent a Chinese state-owned energy company in an SCC arbitration, and is acting for several high-profile multinationals in high-value, cross-industry disputes.
White & Case Advokat AB’s clients include Eletrolux and Naftogaz. Claes Zettermarck and Ola Nilsson are defending Svenska Handelsbanken against allegations of wrongful financial advice. The well-respected Anders Reldén is an experienced international litigator.
Commercial disputes boutique A1 Advokater hired the M&A-focused Peter Vennerstrand and international litigator Tomas Pleiner from Eversheds Advokatbyrå AB.
Jonas Benedictsson heads Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyra’s team, which includes Stefan Bessman, who is recommended for insurance matters.
Bird & Bird’s busy practice provides ‘excellent’ advice. Team head Ulf Mellqvist and Michael Frie are representing the estate of bankrupt technology firm Prosolvia in a dispute with PwC. Jörgen Ekström has ‘a sharp mind’.
With a steadily developing practice, Advokatfirman Cederquist’s 14-strong group rises in the ranking this year. The ‘thorough, committed’ Erik Wernberg and senior associate Martin Rifall acted for Sparbanksstiftelsernas Förvaltnings in multiple disputes totalling SEK5bn. Wernberg also handled various SCC and ICC arbitrations.
Olof Rågmark heads Advokatfirman Delphi’s 30-strong team and is experienced in high-value, cross-border litigation and arbitration, as well as defending class actions. Rolf Karlsson acts for a number of insurance clients. Ulf Hårdeman is recommended for gas pricing disputes.
Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå’s six-partner team includes the recently promoted Per Rådelöv. Björn Tude and banking partner Niclas Rockborn successfully represented public sector body Kommuninvest in a SEK1.4bn financing dispute with a Swedish municipality. Tude also acted for an investor in a high-value dispute with an Icelandic bank.
‘Consistently delivering high quality’, Hammarskiöld & Co AB’s team is led by Per Sundin, who is acting for a Svenska Handelsbanken subsidiary in a loan dispute. Jacob Melander is representing the Swedish FSA in a case concerning board member responsibilities. The ‘top-notch’ and ‘courageous’ Lars Ulrichs is also recommended.
Martin Wallin’s 11-strong team at Hannes Snellman Advokatbyrå AB is experienced in telecoms, pharmaceuticals, banking and finance, energy and construction disputes. The ‘proficient, calm and analytical’ Wallin represented Citroën Sverige in a Supreme Court case concerning a commission agreement. Magnus Eriksson has acted for TeliaSonera in multiple disputes.
Niclas Widjeskog heads Linklaters LLP’s practice, which focuses on transaction-related disputes. Widjeskog continues to represent Barclays Bank in a SEK65m arbitration over a share offer in Tricorona, and Old Mutual in a SEK500m arbitration and parallel Supreme Court proceedings concerning minority shareholders in Skandia. New clients include Commerz Real.
At MAQS Law Firm, Fredrik Iverström represented Multipharma Sweden in a breach of contract matter. Monique Wadsted acted for Unibet in a Supreme Court case concerning alleged infringement of database rights.
Roschier handles high-end disputes and arbitrations, including IP matters and multi-jurisdictional cases. Commercial litigator and practice head Claes Lundblad is representing HQ in court proceedings against former board members of the defunct HQ Bank. Lars Johansson returned to the firm from Nord & Co Advokatbyrå.
Wistrand handles domestic cases with a focus on professional liability matters. Jörgen Eklund is representing Medtronic in a public benefits appeal case, while Harry Bergman and the ‘skilled’ Andreas Rönnheden are acting for former HQ Bank directors in a €300m liability case.
DLA Nordic is acting for Boxholms Skogar in two property disputes, and Swedish financier Mats Qviberg in a banking case. Henrik Wollsén is recommended for real estate litigation. Arbitrator Filippa Wassberg joined Setterwalls.
Eversheds Advokatbyrå AB has seen the departure of several key partners to local firms. Practice head Jonas Löttiger and Magnus Andrén remain, with recent highlights including defending former HQ Bank chair Stefan Dahibo against a high-profile SEK3bn compensation claim by the collapsed bank.
Recommended by clients and peers alike, niche firm Frank Advokatbyrå AB continues to represent tobacco manufacturer V2 in trade mark disputes. ‘Very competent litigation lawyer’ Marcus Axelryd is representing Finincasso BV in an appeal against PwC.
The appointment of leading arbirtrator Lars Edlund to the Supreme Court bench in 2012 weakened G Grönberg Advokatbyrå AB’s capabilities in terms of cross-border matters, but Einar Wanhainen is ‘very good in Swedish-language disputes’.
At Hamilton Advokatbyrå, Johannes Ericson specialises in banking and insurance disputes, Tom Johansson’s focus is arbitration, and Ola Hansson handles cross-border finance cases. The newly promoted Johan Danelius is ‘business-oriented’.
Counsel Johan Gregow leads a small team at Ashurst that is currently advising on several high-value disputes and benefits from links to the firm’s international offices. It acted for Laird Technologies in a $7m contract dispute.
Danowsky & Partners Advokatbyrå hired former Advokatfirman Vinge associate Andreas Eriksson as a fourth partner in its team, which is led by Peter Danowsky. Ulf Isaksson is representing Expressen newspaper in a criminal liability case.
Dhunér Järvengren Advokatbyrå’s Karl Dhunér is a member of the ICC’s Arbitration Commission. He handles domestic and international commercial arbitration and mediation.
At Ekenberg & Andersson Advokatbyrå, Johan Sund focuses on M&A-related litigation within the SCC arbitration framework.
Gärde Wesslau Advokatbyrå’s Bengt Gessle handles commercial and tax litigation, while Sten Gisselberg’s focus is marine and transportation disputes, including arbitration matters.
Key names at Advokatfirman Glimstedt include Leif Ljungholm, Jonas Ågren and Ulrik Smedberg, who represented the Swedish Board of Agriculture in an EU compliance dispute.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton’s Robert Lakatos acts in commercial litigation and arbitration. Nicklas Björklund represents real estate funds and privately held companies.
Magnusson Advokatbyrå hired Johan Molin from Wistrand to join Per Magnusson’s two-partner team.
Moll Wendén Advokatbyrå’s Stefan Wendén is representing a large forest owners’ association in several forest felling compensation cases.
Per Sjödin and Johan Strömberg handle commercial disputes and arbitration at Advokatfirman Nordia.
Insurance boutique Advokatfirman NorelidHolm acts for clients including CAN Insurance, Aon, and electronics retailer El-Giganten. Susanna Norelid is recommended for her ‘positive aggressiveness’.
Sandart&Partners Advokatbyrå KB is an IP boutique best known for patent and trade mark litigation, as well as media-related mediation.
The lateral hire of experienced litigator Peter Lindskog from Eversheds Advokatbyrå AB was a boost for ‘reliable’ shipping and insurance boutique Skarp Stockholm Advokatbyrå (formerly JCA Skarp Advokatbyrå AB).
Torbjörn Claeson and Rickard Arvidsson at von lode advokat AB represented two foreign government entities in a dispute with a French corporation over natural resources. Arbitrator Richard Wessman is recommended.