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The firm

Kadelburger Law is a boutique law firm specialised in international arbitration and business law. After 30 years of practice with both toptier international and domestic firms and individuals, Mr John Kadelburger set up his independent sole practice in 2010 to offer international and domestic clientele a service of excellence, free of conflicts of interest and focusing on the clients’ real needs. The firm therefore offers truly independent arbitrator services in a number of jurisdictions.

The firm builds on the extensive experience and deep understanding gained from international business transactions and disputes, representing clients in a wide range of industries, matters and proceedings, including complex international arbitrations and disputes, crossborder M&A transactions, finance and commercial relations. The firm provides strategic business advice and dispute resolution services. Clients have ranged from diversified industrial groups to corporations operating in the steel, paper, shipping, banks, trading, commodity, finance, tech, IT, telecoms, real estate and construction industries. A focus on the clients’ business needs sets the firm apart from other firms through commercial approach, true dedication and wholehearted commitment. The firm offers the highest quality and cost-effective legal advice comparable to top-tier firms at competitive conditions. The firm has immediate access to an extensive international network of like-minded professionals in both small and large law firms and other consultancies, offering its clients access to support worldwide.

The firm regularly acts as the point of contact for international law firms as their expert and local counsel on Swedish law. The firm has considerable experience from working with the Russian and CIS markets, and regularly acts on behalf of US, Israeli, Italian and German clients. Mr John Kadelburger has acted as counsel and/or arbitrator under a multitude of arbitration rules – SCC, ICC, Milan Chamber, UNCITRAL – and has also represented parties in investment treaty arbitration.

Areas of practice

Kadelburger Law is a leading provider of independent dispute resolution services, including enforcement and defence of arbitral awards. The firm also provides general corporate and commercial legal services and advice to executive management.

The hallmark of the firm is its dedication to excellence, strong client commitment and in-depth understanding of its clients’ business interests.

Mr John Kadelburger’s proficiency in English, German, Italian, French and Scandinavian is a key success factor in effective client representation, communication being the core of both dispute resolution and commercial negotiations.

The firm has successfully represented clients in matters ranging from M&A and corporate finance, joint ventures, construction, foreign investments, mining, energy, manufacturing, IT, tech and telecoms involving company and finance law, contract, sale and purchase, lease and real estate law, intellectual property, marketing and licensing.

With an extensive experience, from energy and oil, manufacturing, steel, and trading and other industries, a cross-cultural background and language skills, Mr John Kadelburger is regularly appointed as arbitrator by parties and major institutions.

The firm acts as local counsel and expert on Swedish law in cooperation with international law firms from across the world and is truly independent and free of conflicts of interest normally associated with larger firms. Kadelburger Law partners with other firms or individual experts on a case-by-case basis in order to offer bespoke services focused on best serving the client’s specific needs for comprehensive, multidisciplinary support.

Mr John Kadelburger’s experience from top-tier firms ensures the excellence normally associated with such firms, while maintaining the flexibility and lower costs of a boutique. Mr John Kadelburger accepts appointments to the board of directors of subsidiaries of international corporations, family-owned businesses, and start-up companies as an inhouse lawyer-for-hire.

The firm offers competitive and attractive fee arrangements tailored to clients’ specific needs and allowing it to also take on cases involving smaller amounts.

  • Other offices

  • Verona*

  • Number of lawyers: 1
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Swedish
  • Scandinavian
  • Member
  • IBA
  • Legalmondo -
  • ICC Commission on International Arbitration
  • Swiss and Swedish Arbitration Association
  • International Arbitration Institute (Paris)
  • LCIA European Council
  • Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) Dallas
  • Board of Swedish Branch of the International Law Association (ILA)

Above material supplied by Advokat John Kadelburger AB.

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