Rising Stars

Firms To Watch: Dispute resolution

With extensive litigation and arbitration experience, Daniel Lander leads Cirio Advokatbyrå AB’s dispute resolution team. Having joined the firm in February 2023 from TM & Partners, Lisa Ericsson adds employment litigation expertise.

Dispute resolution in Sweden

Mannheimer Swartling

Mannheimer Swartling’s leading dispute resolution team counts state-owned enterprises, domestic and international financial institutions, and blue-chip companies among its long-standing client base. The practice regularly acts as lead counsel in high-profile international arbitrations and has a strong track record handling multijurisdictional cases with an East-West element. Anders Ingvarson, who specialises in infrastructure and construction disputes, leads the practice alongside Kristoffer Löf, who also has considerable infrastructure and construction expertise as well as notable experience in energy disputes. Arbitration and civil litigation specialist Robin Oldenstam heads up the firm’s international arbitration practice.

Practice head(s):

Kristoffer Löf; Anders Ingvarson

Other key lawyers:

Robin Oldenstam; Konstantin Ryabinin; Fredrik Ringquist; Marcus Irajinia Berglie


‘A top quality team that leaves clients with the feeling that everything is under control.’

‘Anders Ingvarson is simply outstanding. He is friendly, available, pragmatic, sensible, committed, and extremely knowledgeable on both the subject matter of cases and adjacent practical and legal matters.’

‘A big team with the necessary resources to deliver excellent results in urgent and complex cases. ’

‘Fredrik Ringquist and Konstantin Ryabinin are experts in their area of expertise and play an active role in the dispute process from the beginning. Their advice is candid, professional and prompt.’

‘Marcus Irajinia Berglie is an excellent lawyer and litigator. He is very pleasant to work with and has deep knowledge of various areas of law. He is rational, efficient and smart. He is also responsive and very trustworthy.’

‘The team consists of knowledgeable lawyers in the arbitration space that work well together and complement each other.’

‘This firm has top litigators. They are very responsive, always on top of things and to the point.’

‘Mannheimer Swartling’s dispute resolution team is second to none in Sweden. They are highly experienced and very professional in their approach. Their attention to detail is outstanding, and they always manage to deliver advice that is clear and to the point.’

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented the Finnish state-owned energy company GasumOy in a multimillion-euro arbitration against a Gazprom entity concerning a long-term supply contract for the delivery of natural gas by pipeline, leading to the termination of the contract.
  • Successfully represented listed entity Humana in a bet-the-company dispute over its operating permit.
  • Defending global telecoms company Ericsson against multibillion-SEK securities claims based on alleged failure to disclose insider information in respect of a 2019 internal investigation into suspected regulatory compliance violations and criminal conduct within Ericsson’s Iraqi business operations.

Advokatfirman Vinge

Advokatfirman Vinge’s nationwide dispute resolution practice handles high-profile domestic and cross-border cases for major clients, including nation states and multinational corporations. The team is currently acting for the Kingdom of Sweden in connection with the investment treaty claim filed by Chinese technology giant Huawei, following the Swedish government’s decision not to use Huawei’s equipment in its rollout of 5G network coverage. Silvia Dahlberg, who has strong commercial and investment arbitration experience, heads up the litigation and arbitration team in Gothenburg, while Cecilia Möller Norsted leads the parallel team in Stockholm, and Malmo and Helsingborg-based Jerker Kjellander heads up the firm’s Southern Sweden disputes team. James Hope and Mattias Rosengren specialise in commercial arbitration proceedings; Hope is dual qualified in Sweden and England, while Rosengren has experience handling matters in the insurance, financial services, energy, and telecoms industries. Jonas Eklund excels in energy arbitration proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Cecilia Möller Norsted; Silvia Dahlberg; Jerker Kjellander

Other key lawyers:

James Hope; Mattias Rosengren; Jonas Eklund, Fredrik Lundblom; Michele Fara; Krister Azelius; Lisa Bourghardt


‘The team is able to handle extremely large and complex arbitrations. They are very skilled, professional and strategic.’

‘Jonas Eklund, Fredrik Lundblom and their team relentlessly examine every detail and master the facts in cases. They also handle arbitrators and witnesses in a very efficient manner.’

‘Mattias Rosengren is a truly phenomenal lawyer and litigator. He is responsive, a strategic thinker and really comprehensive in everything he does. Mattias’ technical skills and drafting abilities are second to none, and his case handling skill is very impressive. Incisive, extremely bright and really nice to work with; Mattias is a class act.’

‘Michele Fara is a brilliant, knowledgeable, creative, shrewd and well-balanced lawyer. He is also a very likeable person that is easy to co-operate with and has a great sense of humour.’

‘Silvia Dahlberg is an excellent lawyer with a good understanding of and interest in technology. She is responsive, genuine and offers firm opinions on the legal issues clients put forward.’

‘Jonas Eklund and Cecilia Möller Norsted are both very experienced in handling commercial disputes. They are extremely good lawyers with a great tactical and strategical mindset.’

‘Krister Azelius is one of the best and most experienced litigators in Sweden. He is very fast at understanding the core of the legal problem at hand and solving it through his litigation and legal expertise.’

‘Lisa Bourghardt is getting more and more experienced. She combines her IP expertise with excellent litigation skills. She is a rising star in the litigation field.’

Key clients

Kingdom of Sweden

Tele2 AB

Swedish Match

Kingdom of Spain

SPP Pension & Försäkring AB

Välinge Innovation

Republic of Italy

Zhoukou Municipal Grain Reserve Storehouse of China Grain Reserve


Bergvik Skog AB

Office Depot

Investment AB Öresund; H&M; Delphi Automotive

Work highlights

  • Defending the Kingdom of Sweden against the investment treaty claim brought by Huawei before ICSID in Washington D.C. as a result of the decision not to include Huawei’s equipment in Sweden’s 5G rollout.
  • Representing the Kingdoms of Spain and Italy, respectively, in three separate proceedings before the Svea Court of Appeal challenging arbitral awards in investment treaty cases.
  • Representing a global contract research organisation in commercial litigation before the Swedish courts of general jurisdiction in a dispute against a pharmaceuticals company.

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB’s dispute resolution practice handles a wide range of domestic and international matters in key sectors, including the banking, transportation and TMT industries, and has recently been especially active in professional liability, insurance, and construction cases. Experienced litigator and arbitrator Erik Wernberg leads the group, and Fredrik Forssman regularly represents large construction companies in complex disputes, while Elsa Arbrandt specialises in international and competition law cases, particularly in the property, infrastructure, and life sciences industries Eric Johnson is noted for his arbitration experience.

Practice head(s):

Erik Wernberg

Other key lawyers:

Fredrik Forssman; Elsa Arbrandt; Eric Johnson


‘They clearly have the ability and resources to handle the biggest and most complex cases.’

‘Eric Wernberg and his team provide valuable advice in relation to complex insurance coverage matters.’

‘Eric Wernberg and Mattias Forsberg offer expert knowledge of insurance matters and straightforward, effective advice.’

‘Erik Wernberg is one of the best dispute lawyers around. He is extremely competent and is able to see the big picture while still being in control of the details. He is also very skilled, knowledgeable, and business oriented, and provides excellent client attention.’

‘Erik Wernberg is extremely hard working and analytical and his associates are second to none. A very impressive team!’

Work highlights

  • Representing If Skadeförsäkring AB in court proceedings before the Stockholm District Court regarding serial loss claims involving several insurance companies, emanating from a number of ongoing class actions in North America and Canada.
  • Representing Husqvarna AB before the Swedish Supreme Court regarding the validity of an arbitration clause.
  • Representing Peab Sverige AB in an arbitration relating to the construction of the Westfield Mall of Scandinavia.

Advokatfirman Delphi

Advokatfirman Delphi’s dispute resolution team has considerable combined experience across a wide range of sectors, including the banking, energy, and telecoms industries. Sverker Bonde, who specialises in disputes concerning M&A and joint venture transactions, manufacturing and supply contracts, directors’ and advisors’ liability, and product liability, leads the team alongside Emil Andersson, who has considerable experience acting for domestic and international companies in commercial disputes and arbitrations, notably in the infrastructure, aerospace and construction industries. Polina Permyakova is also experienced in arbitration proceedings, particularly those involving Russia or CIS countries.

Practice head(s):

Sverker Bonde; Emil Andersson

Other key lawyers:

Simon Arvmyren; Tobias Hamrin; Polina Permyakova


‘The Delphi team is extremely focused and easy to work with. They truly master the details of cases and provide valuable guidance.’

‘Delphi has a skilled and pragmatic dispute resolution team, with a good understanding of business.’

‘Polina Permyakova is a star arbitration lawyer, deeply knowledgeable about Swedish law and practice.’

‘Simon Arvmyren is very knowledgeable on international arbitrations and has a sound knowledge of the Swedish arbitration framework.’

‘Sverker Bonde is an excellent head of the team who stands out for his responsiveness and willingness to provide high-quality feedback at short notice.’

‘Tobias Hamrin is a very knowledgeable lawyer with top litigation skills. He is highly available, easy to work with, and gives solid guidance in difficult situations.’

‘Tobias Hamrin is exceptionally bright, with a detailed memory for details in complex matters.’

‘Emil Andersson is bright, professional and provides a quick turn-around.’

Key clients

Huawei Technologies Sweden AB

Google LLC, Alphabet Inc.

Funds managed by Four World Capital

The bankruptcy estates of the SAAB Automobile Group

Sedgwick Sweden AB

Cipla Europe NV

Procter & Gamble

Saved by Clean Sverige AB


Roschier’s dispute resolution practice continues to act for high-profile individual and corporate clients in connection with a wide range of disputes, including in relation to attempts to leave the Russian market following the onset of the Ukraine war. Johan Sidklev leads the Stockholm-based team, and Shirin Saif handles commercial arbitration and litigation matters, specialising in disputes involving Russia and the CIS countries, including investment treaty arbitrations; she also has particular experience in cases in the telecoms and automotive sectors. Carl Persson focuses on disputes arising out of M&A transactions as well as director and auditor liability and white-collar crime claims.

Practice head(s):

Johan Sidklev

Other key lawyers:

Carl Persson; Shirin Saif


‘While being a big and highly regarded law firm, Roschier at the same time has a personal and individual attitude towards the client as well as dedication and very hands-on approach.’

‘Carl Persson stands out for his intelligence and strategic mindset.’ 

‘Johan Sidklev is very knowledgeable and experienced, with strong attention to detail as well as a strategic eye.’

‘The team is diverse and professional.’

‘The individuals are very competent in dispute resolution. They have a very good sense of what is relevant and are there for clients when needed.’

‘Roschier’s dispute resolution team is probably one of the market leaders in Sweden. They have the brightest lawyers and best strategists.’

Key clients

First National Petroleum Corporation



Gothenburg City


Philip Morris

Solör Bioenergi Holding

Work highlights

  • Representing Google in a court dispute with Nordic price comparison provider PriceRunner over alleged anti-competitive behaviour concerning price comparison services.
  • Representing Fortum Oyj in a dispute with Vestas A/S in relation to deliveries of wind turbines.

Westerberg & Partners

Boutique firm Westerberg & Partners has considerable experience representing major clients, including global corporations and sovereign states, in complex international commercial arbitration and litigation proceedings, particularly in the energy, construction, infrastructure, and insurance sectors. The team, which is led by public international and human rights law specialist Maria Fogdestam Agius in Stockholm, also has expertise in relation to investment treaty arbitrations. Ginta Ahrel and Therese Isaksson focus on international commercial and investment arbitration as well as the enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgments. Fellow arbitration specialist Natalia Petrik joined the firm in February 2024 from the SCC Arbitration Institute.

Practice head(s):

Maria Fogdestam Agius

Other key lawyers:

Ginta Ahrel; Therese Isaksson; Jesper Tiberg; Natalia Petrik


‘The dispute resolution team includes some of the leading professionals in Sweden. They are knowledgeable, professional and easy to work with. They have excellent specialists in Swedish law, international arbitration and litigation.’

‘Maria Fogdestam Agius is an outstanding public international law expert, with a great analytical mind, extensive knowledge of a wide range of international law areas, and unparalleled oral advocacy skills. Her knowledge in international law and international investment law is matched by only a few in Sweden.’

Therese Isaksson is a key name-to-know. She has valuable court experience.’

‘Jesper Tiberg is at the top of the crop. He provides to-the-point legal advice in complex matters with ease. He is a pleasure to work with.’

‘Ginta Ahrel is a tactical thinker with excellent technical skills.’

‘This practice distinguishes itself through its innovative approach to problem-solving and fostering a collaborative culture among its diverse team members.’

‘A well-rounded team with experience both in domestic courts and international tribunals. They write clearly and concisely and offer helpful strategic inputs.’

‘Westerberg & Partners team consists of very experienced lawyers in the field of international law. In a Swedish context, W&P is one of the top firms.’

Key clients

Republic of Ukraine

AIG Europe Insurance Group

BOTAS Petroleum Pipeline Corporation

PDV Europa B.V./Petróleos de Venezuela S.A.

Hitachi Rail Group

Gjensidige Forsikring ASA

Viorel Micula

Aztiq Partners AB

Work highlights

  • Acting for the Republic of Ukraine in two separate proceedings to set aside an arbitral award rendered in 2021, regarding a $6bn claim.
  • Acting for Anatolie Stati et al against the Republic of Kazakhstan and The National Bank of Kazakhstan before the Swedish courts.
  • Acting for Hitachi Rail in arbitration and litigation in a major infrastructure dispute with the City of Stockholm.

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB’s dispute resolution team in Stockholm has a particularly strong reputation regarding work in the construction, energy and insurance sectors. With experience at every level of the Swedish court system, insurance specialist Anders Reldén leads the team, which often works closely with the firm’s offices in other jurisdictions to offer leading international arbitration expertise. Associate Rasmus Lüning focuses on cross-border arbitration proceedings and disputes concerning energy clients, commercial contracts, and post-M&A issues as well as construction and infrastructure projects, while Filippa Exelin was promoted to partner in 2023.

Practice head(s):

Anders Reldén

Other key lawyers:

Rasmus Lüning; Filippa Exelin


‘A super-skilled team with good knowledge of business.’

‘Anders Reldén is a brilliant partner for general advice as well as a highly reliable choice for disputes. Rasmus Lüning stands out as very competent and easy to work with.’

‘They are precise and analyse issues throughout with great attention to detail. They are clear in outlining risks and cooperative in discussing how to tackle them.’

‘They give quality advice on an array of Swedish law matters.’

‘This team is easy to cooperate with, competent, and quick.’

Key clients



Implenia Sverige


NCC (and affiliates)

Peab (and affiliates)

Serneke Sverige

Skanska Sverige AB

Trygg-Hansa Försäkring

Work highlights

  • Representing the Ministry of Justice of Georgia in the challenge of several SCC arbitration awards.
  • Representing Swedish construction company NCC in litigation against employer Västfastigheter and subcontractor Bergendahls regarding claims under a contract for the construction of a new children’s hospital in Gothenburg.
  • Representing Västervik Miljö och Energi AB, a municipal water supply, sewage and district heating provider, in a dispute in the local land and environmental court.

CMS Wistrand

CMS Wistrand’s dispute resolution team is particularly well known for its professional liability expertise as well as for handling public procurement, insurance, and real estate disputes. Stockholm-based Jörgen CMS Wistrand, who specialises in insurance, professional liability, med-tech and M&A cases, leads the practice alongside Johan Gregow in Gothenburg, who also focuses on insurance disputes as well as construction and investment-related arbitrations. Harry Bergman has considerable domestic and international arbitration experience.

Practice head(s):

Jörgen Eklund; Johan Gregow

Other key lawyers:

Harry Bergman; Mattias Boqvist; Maria Kosteska Fägerqvist


‘Wistrand are unique in so many different ways. They always have the customer in focus and are extremely helpful with everything.’

‘Jörgen Eklund is very good with a lot of practical experience.’

‘Harry Bergman is one of the stars of Swedish litigation and arbitration. He has a very good client manner and is also a fantastic advocate in court. When he is counsel, he is tireless in his pursuit of success for his client. When he is arbitrator, he is fair-minded and commercially sensible.’

‘Maria Kosteska Fägerqvist is really engaged in every part of her work. She is quick, responsive, intelligent and creative.’

‘Harry Bergman has the ability to handle really complex and big cases.’

‘Mattias Boqvist is a very flexible and careful individual who really makes clients feel at ease in every given situation.’

‘Wistrand’s dispute resolution practice is one of the best in Sweden. They are the sort of lawyers whom you would always want to have on your side: likeable, tenacious, extremely diligent and knowledgeable.’

‘They are business oriented, service minded, easy to get in touch with, they take initiative, and suggest steps forward based on their experience and knowledge.’

Key clients

Arvato Finans


Nordic Choice

Saab Automobile in bankruptcy

Schibsted Group

Stena Group

Swedish Football

Zurich Insurance plc (Ireland)

WL Care

Swedish National Grid

Momentux & Co

Hamngatan 37 Intressenter /Oy Vey Capital

Kalix Wind

Slättö Property Fund(s)


Gillbo Fastigheter AB

The Bankruptcy Estate of LSAB

CRTG (Sweden) Engineering

Liseberg AB

Videoslots Ltd

Gysinge Skogar

HB Stämpeln

Finansiell Stabilitet

Disab Rental AB

DLA Piper Sweden

DLA Piper Sweden‘s litigation and arbitration team in Stockholm is active in a wide range of domestic and cross-border disputes. International practice head Karl-Oscar Dalin handles international disputes and arbitral proceedings, often involving Eastern Europe, and has considerable experience advising clients in the energy, construction, real estate, and financial services sectors. Domestic practice head Henrik Wollsén focuses on disputes in the real estate and construction industries, while Gunnar Johansson is a commercial litigation specialist, and David Johansson is the key name at senior associate level.

Other key lawyers:

Gunnar Johansson; Fabian Lidakra; David Johansson


‘The team keeps clients updated on important events throughout the process and offers succinct summaries and forward-looking strategies. Karl-Oscar Dalin and Fabian Lidakra stand out.’

‘This team is extremely effective. They are proactive and adaptable and leave clients feeling confident.’

Key clients




HSB Bostad

Länsförsäkringar Bank


Iovance Biotherapeutics


Spendrups Bryggeriaktiebolag

Svenska Bostäder


Nimbus Boats Sweden


Bankruptcy estate of Kaupthing through DGC Property Investment Management

Stureplansgruppen Aktiebolag


Landshypotek Bank

Verisure Sverige

UAB Vilniaus Kogeneracinė Jėgainė (Ignitis Group)

AIG Europe Finland Branch

Terramare Oy (Royal Boskalis Westminster)

Nordic Power AB

St Erik Markutveckling AB

Work highlights

  • Acted for UBS Third Party Management Company in a claim made by the Swedish Pension Agency.
  • Advised Terramare Oy (Royal Boskalis Westminster) on a number of substantial claims against Stockholm Hamn.
  • Successfully represented HSB Stockholm Ekonomisk Förening in a construction insurance dispute.

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå’s dispute resolution offering regularly advises high-profile clients. Boasting nearly four decades of experience, Björn Tude leads the team alongside expert litigator and arbitrator Daniel Waerme. Tude has recently been involved in cases in the banking and maritime industries, while Waerme has varied experience in finance, technology, transport and fashion disputes, among others.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Waerme; Björn Tude

Other key lawyers:

Oscar Nyrén; Martin Bengtsson


‘The team is thorough, professional and has an in-depth knowledge that makes clients feel very safe.’

‘Daniel Waerme is an excellent lawyer, combining strong negotiating skills with a pleasant attitude. He is very dynamic and hard-working overall.’

‘Oscar Nyrén is a very skilled lawyer that both in writing and orally brings forward the case in an easy-to-understand manner, both for the court, the counterparties and his clients.’

‘Daniel Waerme stands out as a star of his generation, in terms of dedication, experience and skills. He provides prompt, accurate and solution-oriented legal advice.’

‘The team makes a real effort to actually understand the underlying details of cases. Oscar Nyrén stands out for his excellent preparatory work.’

‘Martin Bengtsson is a very competent and smart lawyer that quickly grasps the essentials of cases. He gets deep into the details and doesn’t miss anything.’

‘A very skilled team that has the ability to take in new topics and use them in litigation procedures in an excellent manner.’

‘This legal team is open minded and very good at listening to clients’ point of views. They are always available for discussion and the mix of people in the legal team brings different personal and professional skills to it.’

Key clients

Naftogaz of Ukraine


Carnegie Investment Bank

Svea Bank

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB)


Statkraft Group



The ICA group


Work highlights

  • Representing Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken in relation to a SEK500m claim for damages from the Swedish Pensions Agency.
  • Representing a publicly listed company in an ICDR/AAA arbitration relating to the acquisition of shares from a minority shareholder in both US and Swedish group companies.
  • Represented Carnegie Investment Bank in proceedings against the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority in proceedings before the Swedish courts.


Hammarskiöld’s dispute resolution practice has represented major domestic and international clients, including government agencies and energy, insurance, and telecoms companies. The team also works closely with leading firms in other jurisdictions, including the UK and the US, to act in complex international disputes. With varied experience which spans commercial, insurance and professional liability cases, Sandra Kaznova leads the team alongside Andreas Johard, who has recently been involved in oil and gas, investment treaty, and infrastructure project disputes.

Practice head(s):

Sandra Kaznova; Andreas Johard

Other key lawyers:

Per Sundin; Sofia Falkner; Marika Jaaniste; Adam Runestam


‘A very solid firm with a strong background and track record of assisting significant clients with their needs in Sweden.’

‘Andreas Johard, Sofia Falkner and Marika Jaaniste are supportive and highly skilled within their practice area. They are easy to work with and instill confidence in clients.’

‘Per Sundin has an excellent understanding of the interaction between civil and criminal law and is driven to achieve solutions for his clients which are creative but also grounded in good logical argument where technical legal precedent is lacking. Adam Runestam is an excellent lawyer who has very good communication skills.’

‘Andreas Johard is extremely smart, to the point, no-nonsense, and quick to think on his feet.’

‘Both partners and associates are very competent and committed. They have an ability to understand complex material and explain in an educational way. They keep to the schedule and deliver as promised. Sandra Kaznova and Andreas Johard stand out.’

‘The team provides good and valuable guidance. They are available and have a will to perform to high standards.’

‘Hammarskiold’s litigation team has strength and depth, with particular skill in providing clear communication.’

‘The team at Hammarskiöld is very proactive and delivers customised fact-based advice.’

Key clients


Svenska Spel





SNA Europe

Allente AB

Actic Group AB

Work highlights

  • Representing PwC in a professional liability claim.
  • Representing a large oil and gas investor in CIS countries against a State-owned gas company.
  • Representing Scania in a cartel case as well as in several other disputes.

Hannes Snellman (Sweden)

Hannes Snellman (Sweden)’s dispute resolution team handles domestic and international cases across a broad range of sectors, including M&A, tech, energy and banking claims. Arbitration and civil litigation specialist Pontus Ewerlöf leads the team alongside Martin Rifall, who focuses on construction disputes. Joakim Lavér stands out for his public procurement and competition litigation expertise.

Practice head(s):

Pontus Ewerlöf; Martin Rifall

Other key lawyers:

Joakim Lavér


‘Give the nature of dispute resolution, the rapid response times and partner availability provided by Hannes Snellman is both extremely important and highly appreciated.’

‘Pontus Ewerlöf has an exceptional ability to be available to give advice when needed.’

‘A very responsive team with a nice attitude. They are always prepared for meetings and discussions which makes cooperation with them very productive.’

‘The team has good knowledge of industries and technical issues within them. They communicate well too.’

Key clients

Kingdom of Spain

Republic of Poland

Macdonald, Dettwiler and Associates Corporation

Hudya AB

Region of Stockholm

Kindred Group PLC

Pite Havsbad

Nivalion AG


Apple, Inc.

Work highlights

  • Representing the Kingdom of Spain in its challenge of multiple awards concerning the alleged expropriation of foreign investments in Spain under the Energy Charter Treaty.
  • Represented Republic of Poland in its challenge of multiple awards (including partial and final award) concerning the alleged expropriation of foreign investments in Poland under a Bilateral Investment Treaty.
  • Representing Kindred Group Plc. in multiple disputes (including in the Stockholm District Court and the Administrative Court of Appeal) concerning claims for damages and fines of the Swedish Gambling Authority.

Norburg & Scherp

Disputes specialist firm Norburg & Scherp handles domestic and international arbitration and litigation proceedings in the banking, tech, energy and life sciences sectors, among others. Fredrik Norburg, Pontus Scherp, Kristina Ljungström and Anina Liebkind play leading roles in the team, and Helena Selander was promoted to partner in January 2023. M&A, energy, tech, and finance specialist Marcus Axelryd joined the firm in September 2023, while Magnus Jonson left the firm to start his own practice in March of the same year.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Norburg; Pontus Scherp; Kristina Ljungström; Anina Liebkind; Helena Selander; Marcus Axelryd

Other key lawyers:

Andreas Holst


‘The team is very competent and strong. They take every matter seriously and are always open to discuss and consider opposing views in order to arrive at the best and most fitting arguments and explanations.’

‘Anina Liebkind is an outstanding partner with great insight into the processes and strategies to employ in matters before arbitration panels in Stockholm.’

‘Anina Liebkind is straightforward and easy to work with and has an excellent strategic vision of cases. Andreas Holst is attentive to details, available and reliable.’

‘Both Kristina Ljungström and Fredrik Norburg have an outstanding commercial sense and offer incisive advice.’

‘Pontus Scherp is excellent at litigation as well as client management. He is very receptive and makes sure to provide the best and most fitting resolution depending on the client and matter at hand.’ 

‘Fredrik Norburg is very competent, thoughtful and insightful. Helena Selander is competent, talented and very good at thinking outside the box and putting things in new and rewarding perspectives.’

‘The team has a client-oriented approach, taking into account the client’s priorities, but also putting them into the proper framework of what can realistically be achieved in the arbitration/litigation proceedings and when.’

‘The team is business oriented and looks out for clients’ interests. They are available and have a high sense of urgency when needed.’

Key clients

PriceRunner International AB

Peab AB

FourWorld Capital Managemant LLC


Brasseriegruppen BG AB


Kinnevik AB

Swedish Private Equity & Venture Capital Association

Festorino Invest Limited

Boqueria Group AB

Ligula Hospitality Group AB

Hermods AB

Mansarc AB

Work highlights

  • Representing PriceRunner in €2.1bn competition damages litigation against Google based on the EU Commission’s decision in the case of Google Shopping.
  • Representing FourWorld Capital Management LLC, and several funds managed by said company, in a €100m arbitration regarding compulsory redemption of shares.
  • Representing subsidiaries in the Brasseriegruppen group in multiple administrative court proceedings against the City of Stockholm concerning licenses to continue business in a number of well-known restaurants in Stockholm.

Sandart&Partners Advokatbyrå KB

Boutique dispute resolution firm Sandart&Partners Advokatbyrå KB has considerable experience handling a wide range of matters for major clients, including Swedish and European companies as well as sovereign states. The firm is especially well known for its expertise in IP and technology disputes, commercial arbitrations, and regulatory disputes within the energy sector. Linda Landén specialises in insurance, energy, IP and tech disputes, while Peter Sande has represented leading pharma and auto companies. Anders Kylhammar and Karin Westerberg are both primarily involved in IP disputes.

Other key lawyers:

Linda Landén; Peter Sande; Anders Kylhammar; Karin Westerberg; Alicia Gallo


‘S&P is a true litigation powerhouse. The lawyers stand out above the rest when it comes to IP litigation in general and patent litigation in particular. The partners seem to always be able to put together a perfect team for each case. They also seem to attract the most talented associates.’

‘Karin Westerberg is an excellent patent litigator.’

‘Linda Landén is a very skilled lawyer and is good to cooperate with.’

‘Peter Sande is easily one of the best patent litigators around. He is extremely knowledgeable, has an unprecedented ability to understand the technology at issue, and always seems to find a new angle on things.’ 

‘Anders Kylhammar and Alicia Gallo are professional, accessible and knowledgeable as well as always friendly and humble. They can do nothing better.’

‘The entire team works on a very high level and provides excellent legal advice and client services.’

‘Hugely experienced intellectual property litigators with great local insight and judgement.’

Advokatfirman Schjødt

Advokatfirman Schjødt’s dispute resolution practice has a particularly strong reputation for its commercial litigation and arbitration expertise as well as for handling professional liability and IT and telecoms cases; the team is also increasingly engaged in energy disputes. Practice head Ola Hansson has considerable experience handling disputes concerning a wide range of matters, including company law, financial instruments, asset management issues, IT and telecoms elements, and professional liability claims. Carl Rother-Schirren focuses on domestic and international arbitration proceedings as well as commercial litigation before Swedish courts, while Christopher Tehrani specialises in patent disputes in the pharma, tech and medical devices sectors.

Practice head(s):

Ola Hansson

Other key lawyers:

Carl Rother-Schirren; Christopher Tehrani; Erik Odelberg


‘The team is quick in its thinking, organised, proactive, structured and explains legal points so they become understandable to the uninitiated.’

‘Erik Odelberg has an impressive ability to understand complex business matters and identify relevant legal issues. He is also excellent at structuring a case to make it easy for the court to grasp and at the same time very convincing.’

‘Carl Rother-Schirren is outstanding in what he does. He is commercial, easy to work with and really knows the law and can also think out of the box. He and his team are very hands on and provide excellent service.’

‘A Scandinavian powerhouse, strong when dealing with cross-border cases.’

‘This team is very competent and service minded. They always see one step further and always deliver an outstanding product.’

‘The team’s strengths are that they are quick to understand the client’s problems, solution-oriented and always ensure that clients understand questions and challenges correctly.’

Key clients

Huawei Technologies AB

The bankruptcy estate of Goyada AB and affiliated entities

Micasa Fastigheter i Stockholm AB


Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

Bayer HealthCare LLC

Work highlights

  • Representing Huawei Technologies in a dispute arising out of the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority’s exclusion of Huawei products and services in the 5G deployment in Sweden.
  • Representing Micasa Fastigheter i Stockholm AB, a company owned by the City of Stockholm, in a dispute relating to real property maintenance services.
  • Representing the bankruptcy estates of Goyada AB and affiliated entities in numerous disputes, including claims against two directors and the auditor of the group concerning damages.


Setterwalls’ dispute resolution team has broad combined expertise, with a particularly strong reputation for handling insurance and professional liability disputes. Johan Strömbäck in Stockholm acts in corporate, shareholding, post-M&A, and financing disputes, primarily for private equity houses and financial institutions, while Malmö-based Magnus Berlin has extensive experience in the district and appeals courts, acting in construction, IT, insurance, and consultant liability cases. The two lead the practice alongside Emmelie Tedfelt in Gothenburg. Experienced litigator and arbitrator Johannes Ericson specialises in securities, finance, and professional liability claims.

Practice head(s):

Johan Strömbäck; Magnus Berlin; Emmelie Tedfelt

Other key lawyers:

Johannes Ericson; Rikard Arnör; Hans Dahlberg-Kolga; Jonathan Sonning; Elin Bergman


‘They have a solid team with an expertise in construction and insurance.’

‘This exceptional legal team truly stands out with their unique blend of strengths and capabilities. Their commitment to innovation sets them apart from other firms.’

‘Johannes Ericson is strong in insurance litigation and liability litigation. Hans Dahlberg Kolga is strong in construction litigation.’

‘Johannes Ericson is an experienced practitioner, in particular when it comes to litigation. Hans Dahlberg-Kolga is a qualified lawyer in construction contentious matters.’

‘Johannes Ericson’s client dedication, deep knowledge, adaptability, and sharp legal mind truly sets him apart.’

‘Johannes Ericson and Jonathan Sonning bring a unique and highly effective approach to their legal practice. Johannes, as a dedicated partner, plays a crucial role in setting their team apart. His unwavering commitment to clients is evident through his deep knowledge of cases and meticulous team oversight. Jonathan, as a promising senior associate, brings a sharp intellect and tactical acumen to the team. This enhances their collective capabilities, providing clients with a well-rounded and effective legal partnership.’

‘Jonathan Sonning and Elin Bergman are future stars.’

Key clients


NCC Construction AB

Chubb Insurance








If Insurance

Priveq Investment

NRG Victory Reinsurance Ltd


Nouryon Chemicals


Kone Corporation

Work highlights

  • Representing Bygglim Sverige AB, a company within the Nouryon Group, which is held by the Carlyle Group, in issues regarding the liability for 23,000 barrels filled with waste from previous PVC-production that was dumped in the Baltic outside of Sundsvall in Sweden in the 1960s.
  • Representing Valdemar Skåne AB and two other parties in litigation against Bogils AB in relation to a share purchase agreement concluded between the parties, by which Valdemar Skåne indirectly acquired a substantial real estate development project from Bogils.
  • Representing Svenska Köttföretagen AB against the Swedish Food Agency in appeal proceedings concerning the fees for official controls for 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Advokatbyrån Wallin & Partners AB

Advokatbyrån Wallin & Partners AB’s dispute resolution team undertakes work for major clients, including nation states and multinational corporations. The practice has a strong reputation for its M&A, energy and real estate litigation experience, and continues to gain investment, insurance and construction expertise. Highly experienced senior partner Martin Wallin heads up the practice; he is acting as lead counsel in the firm’s high-profile representation of the Republic of Poland and State of Montenegro in several proceedings concerning arbitral awards decided in favour of investors against the states. Managing partner Sanna Engelholm is a construction litigation specialist.

Practice head(s):

Martin Wallin

Other key lawyers:

Sanna Engelholm; Magnus Pärssinen


‘A very tight and talented team that is very easy to work with.’

‘An extremely client-focused and responsive team.’

‘Martin Wallin is an institution in Swedish arbitration and litigation. He gives swift and crisp advice and is an outstanding lawyer overall.’

‘Magnus Pärssinen is extremely competent, effective and focuses on what’s relevant in cases. He has a strategic mindset and contributes both in negotiations and disputes.’

‘Magnus Pärssinen delivers high-quality advice quickly and always has a great understanding of all commercial and legal issues at hand.’

‘Martin Wallin is the mastermind of the practice. He is on top of all issues and has a profound knowledge of his legal co-workers. He takes the managerial and directive decisions, supervises and steers the workload for clients.’ 

Key clients

Peab Sverige AB

Republic of Poland

State of Montenegro

Nordnet Bank

Magnolia Bostad AB and its subsidiaries

Västerås stad

Work highlights

  • Represented Peab Sverige AB in the SEK3bn arbitration dispute relating to the construction of Mall of Scandinavia, leading to a successful award for Peab.
  • Represented the State of Montenegro as respondent in challenge proceedings before the Svea Court of Appeal, resulting in a victory for Montenegro.
  • Represented the Republic of Poland in proceeding against the Luxembourg based company PL Holdings before the Supreme Court, resulting in a victory for Poland, and currently representing Poland in two separate cases concerning challenge and annulment proceedings before Svea Court of Appeal.

Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie handles a wide range of matters for domestic and international clients. Erik Forsin, who focuses on M&A, company, banking and contractual disputes, leads the group. Jonas Benedictsson is a member of the steering committee of the firm’s international commercial arbitration group, while intellectual property expert Peder Oxhammar has considerable experience handling disputes in the pharma and electronics sectors, among others.

Practice head(s):

Erik Forsin

Other key lawyers:

Jonas Benedictsson; Peder Oxhammar


‘Baker McKenzie’s dispute resolution team is unique when it comes to its knowledge and attention to detail.’

‘Erik Forsin is extremely skillful and tactical in all his preparation and in the court proceedings.’

‘Erik Forsin always goes the extra mile to understand clients’ businesses and values before he recommends the strategy and way forward.’

Key clients

CFF Förvaltning AB

Hitachi Rail STS Sweden AB (Ansaldo STS Sweden AB)

Cherry AB

Magnus Öhman AB

C-Rad AB

Serafim Finans AB

Länsförsäkringar Bank AB

Kapatens AB

IK Sävehof

Solvinkeln Fastigheter AB

Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland’s dispute resolution team in Stockholm advises domestic and overseas companies, particularly in the energy sector, on a wide range of matters. With considerable experience in international litigation and arbitration proceedings as well as East-West and Latin American trade disputes, Jonas Löttiger leads the practice alongside Oskar Gentele, who specialises in construction and professional liability cases. Johan Kennemyr handles major public procurement disputes.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Löttiger; Oskar Gentele

Other key lawyers:

Johan Kennemyr; Hans Forssel


‘The team is capable of understanding and handling complex technical disputes. They are excellent working together, flexible and have vast experience.’

‘Oskar Gentele stands out as one of the most theoretically brilliant litigators in Sweden. He is particularly good in matters where law and economics are combined.’

‘Johan Kennemyr, who mostly works in public procurement, is a strong and hard-hitting litigator.’

‘Jonas Löttiger is a highly skilled and experienced lawyer with good communication and listening skills. He can handle complex engineering issues without problems and is also professional in court.’

‘Hans Forssel is a senior expert with a talent tor supporting partners.’

‘Oskar Gentele is a brilliant lawyer and litigator.’

Key clients

The Swedish Chancellor of Justice/the Swedish State

Quesada Kapitalförvaltning AB

Cortus Energy AB



CDE Global Limited

American Express Global Business Travel AB

ENACO Sverige AB

Work highlights

  • Representing Energinet, a Danish state-owned corporation, in a dispute in the administrative court system involving tariffs raised in Sweden for an interconnector between Sweden and Denmark.

Foyen Advokatfirma

Foyen Advokatfirma’s sizeable dispute resolution practice offers its varied expertise to multinational corporations, state-owned enterprises, banks, public authorities, industrial and real estate companies, and municipalities. The team recently represented the Swedish Armed Forces in relation to a high-profile dispute concerning alleged environmental pollution in the form of contaminated groundwater. Jonas Nilsson and Dan Johansson lead the Gothenburg-based department.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Nilsson; Dan Johansson

Other key lawyers:

Per Vestman; Ida Ulfsdotter


‘A well-adapted team with skill, experience and efficiency. They give quick and precise answers, as well as integrity in their knowledge and advice.’

‘Per Vestman and Ida Ulfsdotter are both very calm but competent lawyers. It feels like nothing can stress them and they always find a way to solve a problem.’

‘A team of very professional and talented lawyers that are easy to collaborate with in every aspect. They are always available and easy to connect with in a personal way.’

Key clients

The Swedish Armed Forces

Swedavia AB

Merx Team AB

Swedish Transport Administration

City of Stockholm

City of Gothenburg

Länsförsäkringar Bank AB

JSB Construction AB

Ports of Stockholm (Stockholms Hamn AB)

Atrium Ljungberg AB

Region Blekinge

Ports of Gotland

Kiruna Municipality

Vaxholms kommun

Tekniska verken i Kiruna AB

Örebro Municipality


Work highlights

  • Represented the Swedish Armed Forces, accused of contaminating groundwater during fire drills. The disputed amount is SEK252m.
  • Represented Länsförsäkringar Bank in a complex real estate dispute.
  • Represented Ports of Stockholm in a construction dispute against a contractor regarding a major harbour construction. The disputed amount is SEK317m.

Kastell Advokatbyrå AB

Kastell Advokatbyrå AB’s dispute resolution practice advises major companies in the accounting, energy, insurance, and telecoms sectors, among others. Magnus Eriksson primarily handles commercial and corporate disputes as well as competition and IP cases; he leads the team alongside Carl Norén, who regularly represents leading accounting firms in professional liability litigation. Veteran litigator Henrik Bielenstein has particular expertise in contractual and tortious liability claims, consultant liability litigation and other contentious insurance issues.

Practice head(s):

Magnus Eriksson; Carl Norén

Other key lawyers:

Henrik Bielenstein


‘What distinguishes them from other firms is their very broad expertise and the fact that they always prepare and present each case very carefully.’

‘Carl Norén and Henrik Bielenstein are very experienced, skilled and wise lawyers. They are strategic and diplomatic in their dealings and have a good network of different experts such as professors and members of the Supreme Court that they can consult if needed.’

‘Henrik Bielenstein is one of the most highly skilled litigators in Sweden with unsurpassed knowledge of the professional services sector. Carl Norén is still young but a highly skilled litigator with excellent skills in finding the relevant circumstances/issues at hand in any litigation matter.’

Key clients

Telia Company AB

Skanova AB

Vattenfall AB

Grant Thornton Sverige AB

Ernst & Young AB

Finnhammars Revisionsbyrå AB

If P&C Insurance Ltd

Svensk dos AB

Mangold Fondkommission AB

HDI Global Specialty SE /Svedea

Work highlights

  • Representing Ernst & Young AB in a number of cases regarding professional liability.
  • Representing Vattenfall in multiple commercial disputes.
  • Representing Svensk dos – a member of the Oriola group – in two major public procurement damages cases against several contracting authorities.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB’s dispute resolution practice has a particularly strong reputation for its experience handling construction disputes, including in relation to energy and infrastructure development projects. Practice head Nicklas Björklund and managing partner Mattias Wittgren both have extensive experience in contentious matters, and Erika Finn represents domestic and international clients in relation to post-M&A and joint venture cases.

Practice head(s):

Nicklas Björklund; Mattias Wittgren

Other key lawyers:

Erika Finn; Jens Fallgren; Anna Martin


‘Kilpatrick has a unique ability to put together a strong team in any situation. They are well staffed and broad yet equipped with a rare depth of knowledge and experience.’

‘Erika Finn is an impressive advocate. She presents her argument well, and she is persuasive. She is early in her career as an arbitrator, but no doubt will be an excellent one as she is already very solid.’

‘Nicklas Björklund’s many years of experience and great commercial understanding make him an excellent lawyer. Jens Fallgren is easy to work with and he delivers above expectations.’

‘Erika Finn and Anna Martin are both very competent and learned colleagues with high attention to detail.’

‘Erika Finn is a strong lawyer with a sound legal background. She is in addition flexible and willing to listen to her client which is incredibly important in multijurisdictional cases.’

‘Anna Martin has a solid legal background. She is hardworking, responsive and will turn around documents very quickly.’

‘The team has great experience and deep knowledge in international arbitration.’

‘The team has a comprehensive work ethic, leaving no stone unturned, is diligent, detailed, and always available to get the job done.’

Key clients

Campus Roslagen

Deme Environmental Contractors N.V.

ENA Energi AB

Fastighets AB Regio

HB Solna Haga 4:28

HOCHTIEF Infrastructure GmbH, Tyskland Sverige Filial

Midroc Engineering

Norrtälje kommun

Oiger Baronen AB

Skolfastigheter i Stockholm (SISAB)

Tagehus (Tagehus Holding AB)

Tierps kommunfastigheter AB

Unibail Rodamco Westfield

Vallentuna kommun

Work highlights

  • Representing the property owner/employer in a construction dispute in Sweden.
  • Acting in a €90m multinational commercial arbitration involving CIS-parties within the telecoms and communications sector.
  • Acting as counsel for a Swedish municipality against its contractor in a multi-million arbitration.

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB’s dispute resolution practice handles a wide range of matters, including sports and environmental disputes. With broad experience in IT, telecoms, construction, M&A and real estate cases, among others, as well as in international arbitration proceedings, David Ackebo in Stockholm has led the group since June 2023. Former practice head Bengt Bolin, based in Uppsala, is increasingly involved in insurance and professional sports disputes, while Daniel Ullsten, also in Uppsala, specialises in commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings.

Practice head(s):

David Ackebo

Other key lawyers:

Bengt Bolin; Daniel Ullsten; Urban Båvestam; Gordana Spasic


‘A strong team with a few star performers in key areas.’

‘David Ackebo is very good at preempting opponents’ probable strategies and is very good at planning strategy himself.’

‘Urban Båvestam is a very good litigation lawyer. He leaves no stone unturned in order to protect clients’ interests.’

‘Gordana Spasic’s contribution to cases is vast.’

‘Urban Båvestam is excellent to work with and very skilled and experienced within the field of Company law litigation (including compulsory squeeze out proceedings).’

‘The people at Lindahl work really well as a team, each one contributing with their special skills, and they go about every part of a case with seriousness and preciseness. The way they communicate with their clients, and involve them in the process with openness as well as skill, is fantastic.’

Key clients

Municipality of Mörbylånga

Municipality of Gothenburg

Malmoe municipality

AB Protiga

Diakonistiftelsen Samariterhemmet

Minority shareholders of LeoVegas AB

CFC Underwriting Limited

Sandvik AB

Vestum AB

Joint Property Unit Parkeringshuset Väpnaren


Linklaters’ litigation, arbitration and investigations practice in Stockholm acts for high-profile clients in relation to a range of disputes, including professional liability, real estate and commercial disputes. Managing partner Niclas Widjeskog has considerable experience representing major global corporations and financial institutions in international arbitration and litigation proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Niclas Widjeskog

Key clients



Commerz Real

Unibail Rodamco Westfield

Vantage Data Centers




Jensen Education

Forum Fastighetsekonomi

Husqvarna AB

Samhall AB




Merck Sharp & Dohme

Work highlights

  • Represented Deloitte in court in a dispute concerning damage claims due to alleged professional negligence.
  • Represented marketing company WPP in a dispute concerning claims by a minority shareholder.
  • Representing international asset management company Commerz Real in disputes involving three major court cases in relation to complex contractual questions.

Magnusson Sweden

Magnusson Sweden’s dispute resolution team regularly acts for domestic and overseas clients in commercial litigation. With considerable experience in cross-border litigation and international arbitration proceedings, Johan Molin leads the team alongside Magdalena Berg, who has experience in the transportation, aerospace, mining, construction, and life sciences sectors, among others. Specialist counsel Madeleine Engzell’s practice covers patent, construction, trade secret and shareholder disputes.

Practice head(s):

Johan Molin; Magdalena Berg

Other key lawyers:

Madeleine Engzell


‘They are experienced, focused, enjoy challenges, patient, understand new technologies very well, and always find evidence to defend a case. They are tactically and strategically strong.’

‘Johan Molin is a great litigator and lawyer with vast experience in domestic and international arbitration cases conducted in Sweden. His efficient, no-nonsense approach in his work is based on excellent theoretical knowledge.’

‘Johan Molin has a strong business mind and is capable of simplifying very complicated situations. He always delivers good practical solutions, is familiar with the pharmaceutical and life science industries, has a strong sense of responsibility for client matters and deals with them with compassion.’

‘Madeleine Engzell and Johan Molin are both very responsive, business minded and understand clients’ businesses and needs very well.’

‘The team is very business oriented and innovative when it comes to finding quick and amicable solutions if possible. They are also able to navigate court proceedings quickly when necessary.’

‘Johan Molin’s team is extraordinary. They have a lot of patience in very complex cases and with challenges faced. They have a high degree of responsibility and rich professional knowledge.’

‘The team has excellent knowledge and vast experience in Swedish court litigation and arbitration, including in China-related matters. They have a good connection with third party litigation and arbitration funders.’

Key clients

Intersolia GmbH

Europæiske Rejseforsikring A/S genom Europeiska ERV Filial

W.R. Berkley Insurance AG, svensk filial

Mackmyra Svensk Whisky AB

KNM Group Berhad

Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Centre for Operation Space Ground-Based Infrastructure” (A.K.A.”TSENKI”) Russian Federation

Jiangsu Sinorda Biomedicine Co., Ltd

Radisson Group



Alpcot AB

Work highlights

  • Representing TsENKI, the Russian state enterprise which is responsible for the operation of the ground infrastructure for space rocket launch sites, in matters related to an ICC arbitration against Canadian company MacDonald, Detwiller and Associates Corporation.
  • Representing Jiangsu Sinorda Biomedicine Co., Ltd in an SCC arbitration against the Swiss company Cinclus Pharma AG regarding the termination of a drug development/patent license agreement signed between the two companies in 2014.
  • Represents Radisson Hospitality Belgium SRL/BV and several other Radisson Group companies in litigation and SCC arbitration in Sweden against a former Swedish licensee of Radisson.

Morris Law

The dispute resolution team at Morris Law advises clients, including leading domestic companies and government entities, on a wide range of matters. Experienced litigator Jonas Du Rietz, who focuses on construction, tenancy, and real estate disputes, leads the team, while Jonas Toll specialises in contract matters, particularly in the technology sector. Senior associate Christoffer Nystedt is strong in real estate and construction disputes.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Du Rietz

Other key lawyers:

Jonas Toll; Christoffer Nystedt; Victoria Kedner; Johan Wilkens


‘The team has great knowledge of the dispute landscape in Sweden and advises in a pragmatic manner.’

‘Jonas Du Rietz is honest and gives his opinion, without giving false expectations. He is direct and fast with a creative mind.’

‘Christoffer Nystedt has wonderful knowledge and experience and is very responsive.’

‘Jonas Du Rietz will remain a strong force in Swedish litigation for decades to come. Intellect, attention to detail and perseverance are the most important attributes for a litigator and Jonas combines these with the customer focus that is essential.’

‘Christoffer Nystedt gives strong and proactive support, analysing possible scenarios and actions connected to that. He is calm, structured and proactive and also possess the courage to give firm advice.’

‘They understand business very well and always offer actionable advice.’

‘They are very client oriented and provide quick responses.’

‘The team has the eagerness and willingness to work associated with youth, while still having the experience and knowledge to match any older rivals.’

Key clients

The City of Gothenburg (Göteborgs Stad)

Möbellind i Boden AB

Capio Primärvård AB

KAB Fastigheter AB

Work highlights

  • Assisted The City of Gothenburg (Göteborgs Stad) with more than 80 court cases regarding ground rent for real properties owned by the municipality.
  • Assisting Möbellind i Boden AB with public court litigation against Möbellind’s insurance company, which has rejected Möbellind’s claims for insurance compensation for a collapsed building, other property damage and lost revenue.
  • Representing Capio Primärvård AB in several disputes with the landlords of its health centres.


NORDIA Law regularly handles construction and insurance disputes for domestic and international clients. Per Sjödin and Johan Strömberg are insurance experts who jointly lead the business litigation team, while Olle Kullinger and Hans Strandberg head up the white-collar crime division.

Practice head(s):

Per Sjödin; Mikaela Kempe Bergner; Johan Strömberg; Hans Strandberg; Olle Kullinger


‘The team’s communication is open, consistent and transparent. They listen to clients and understand their core values and interests in a unique way.’

‘Per Sjödin and Mikaela Kempe Bergner stand out from the crowd for their knowledge as well as their ability to communicate the knowledge to others in the most impressive way.’

‘Per Sjödin and Mikaela Kempe Bergner are competent, accurate and always delivers high quality. They care about their clients and take care of their interests in the best way.’

‘Per Sjödin is an excellent adviser in legal disputes and a great adviser to have on your side of the table. He combines excellent legal analysis with commercial understanding. He is not afraid to provide firm advice and hence becomes a trusted partner to clients.’

‘The team is very knowledgeable in the financial sector and has a very good understanding in what the court expects and values. They are also very experienced in negotiating cases outside court.’

Key clients

Länsförsäkringar Group

WSP Sverige AB

Moderna Försäkringar (now Tryg Forsikring A/S, through Trygg-Hansa Försäkring filial)

Zurich Insurance Plc (Ireland)

Tyréns AB


Chubb Insurance

Cunningham Lindsey

Sweco Group (Sweco Civil, Sweco Environment et. al.)

SSAB (Swedish Steel AB)

BillerudKorsnäs AB

Scandinavian Trainpartner AB

QBE Insurance Ltd

Tractive AB

Ruukki Sweden AB

Work highlights

  • Representing Tryg Forsikring A/S in litigation (Stockholm District Court) concerning coverage under a global liability master insurance policy, for which Trygg-Hansa is first excess insurer.
  • Representing Zurich Insurance in insurance litigation concerning the regulation of insurance compensation as a result of a fire in a large property located in Stockholm’s inner city.
  • Represented Billerudkorsnäs AB against its insurer, regarding claims for insurance compensation as a result of downtime in production.


TIME DANOWSKY Advokatbyrå AB’s broad dispute resolution offering has a particularly strong reputation for its IP and media expertise. Andreas Eriksson, who is experienced both in court and in domestic and international arbitration proceedings, leads the team. Co-founder Peter Danowsky has extensive experience handling commercial disputes; he has also represented banks, insurers, consultants and media companies, among other clients, in liability issues and contract matters.

Practice head(s):

Andreas Eriksson

Other key lawyers:

Peter Danowsky; Anders Arthur


‘A very good and dynamic team.’

‘The team displays highly developed customer care skills.’

‘Andreas Eriksson is excellent in complicated cases. He is fast to gain an excellent understanding and overview of the issues and keeps very sharp focus on the core of the matter throughout the process. He always focuses on simplifying instead of complicating. He is one of the best lawyers in Sweden.’

‘Anders Arthur supports clients, is very easygoing and has good expertise in litigation.’

‘They are very flexible and always respond very fast to all queries. They are really great in litigation.’

Key clients

Nordea Bank Abp

Kapatens Partners AB

Switch Nordic Green AB

Stiftelsen Frimurare Barnhuset i Stockholm


Strålsäkerhetsmyndigheten (The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority)

Must A/S

Expressen Lifestyle AB

Happy Green AB

CityBike Sweden AB

Work highlights

  • Representing major bank Nordea in a long-running dispute with the Swedish Government relating to wrongful implementation of the EU VAT directive.
  • Representing energy company Switch Nordic Green in a dispute with its former auditor Grant Thornton, regarding costs incurred by Grant Thornton in connection with a series of high-profile court proceedings during the years 2013–2019.
  • Represented TV4 in the Supreme Court in a case concerning the applicability of IP/marketing legislation in relation to freedom of the press regulations.

TM & Partners

TM & Partners’ dispute resolution practice handles a wide range of matters, including claims in the real estate, retail, construction, finance, IT and telecoms sectors. The team is increasingly involved in insurance-related cases and has also recently been instructed by an inventor in relation to a high-value dispute over shares in an environmentally friendly mineral fertilisation company. Arbitrator and civil litigator Kristoffer Stråth leads the team alongside firm founder Viktor Magnell, while Natalie Bretz specialises in domestic and cross-border real estate and construction disputes.

Practice head(s):

Kristoffer Stråth; Viktor Magnell

Other key lawyers:

Natalie Bretz


‘A very client-focused and engaged team with impressively high knowledge and the ability to find creative solutions. Overall they supply a top-class service.’

‘Kristoffer Stråth is a go-to in the market for complex disputes requiring hands on partner involvement. He is superb at strategy and at spotting opponents’ weaknesses.’

‘Kristoffer Stråth is highly professional. He has a flexible but firm approach to matters and guides clients and solves their problems. He is exceptional.’

‘Kristoffer Stråth is excellent any which way you measure.’

‘Clients can expect world class legal support from Kristoffer Stråth and his team, including high availability and fast delivery of legal opinions.’

‘They focus on adding value to businesses.’

‘Their teamwork is effective.’

‘They are very prepared and keep clients updated throughout.’

Key clients

Arwidsro Investment AB

Eastern Light AB

Oljeshejkerna Johnsson AB

Plantagen Sverige AB

Team Olivia AB

Work highlights

  • Representing an inventor in an ongoing patent dispute against Mansarc AB.
  • Representing an investor in a complex multi-party dispute concerning misleading information provided by a target company regarding an investment project.
  • Representing an acquirer in an M&A-related case regarding a potential claim under a buyer-side warranty and indemnity insurance.

A1 Advokater

A1 Advokater’s dispute resolution practice continues to handle cases in several sectors, with strength in professional liability disputes. Torgny Wetterberg has civil and criminal litigation experience, while Thomas Tendorf acts in both domestic and international disputes. Kristoffer Ribbing, Tomas Pleiner and Johannes Lundblad also play key roles in the team.

Practice head(s):

Torgny Wetterberg; Thomas Tendorf; Kristoffer Ribbing; Tomas Pleiner; Johannes Lundblad


‘An extremely knowledgeable team that always thinks very carefully before making a decision.’

‘Torgny Wetterberg is an excellent arbitrator and the perfect litigation lawyer – he loves victory, works harder than anyone, is a great lawyer, and is charm personified. He’s a winner and a star, what more could you want.’

‘Tomas Pleiner is very competent and well-read and leaves nothing to chance in his work. He always gives feedback on questions and assignments at short notice. He has a professional but humble approach.’

‘Tomas Pleiner is terrifically clever, he produces first-rate documents, he’s massively tactically astute, and he’s enormously hard-working. A total superstar.’

‘Kristoffer Ribbing is very easy to work together with and quickly understands complex issues.’

‘They have strength in depth, both at partner level and below. They are fully committed to their client’s cause. The partners ‘live’ their client’s concerns and come up with clever and creative solutions. Totally outstanding.’

‘They are a boutique firm specialised in professional liability claims. They are hard working and experienced.’

‘The team has a sterling capability when it comes to litigation. Always on top of the matter with huge experience.’

Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird’s dispute resolution practice in Stockholm specialises in IP licensing arbitrations as well as public procurement disputes. The group is overseen by experienced litigator Gabriel Lidman, who has notable patent litigation experience in the pharmaceuticals and tech sectors.

Practice head(s):

Gabriel Lidman

Key clients

3G Infrastructure Services AB – 3GIS

Accumulate AB

Aptiv Contract Services Sweden AB

Municipality of Uppsala

Scutus Solution AB

StayAt Hotel Apart AB

Handlarfinans Sverige AB

Hellström Law

Hellström Law’s dispute resolution team offers broad expertise to domestic and overseas companies. Practice head Jonas Wetterfors has experience in domestic and international arbitration and litigation proceedings, handling claims in the financial, energy, M&A, IT, telecoms and real estate sectors. Lennart Melchior has represented several major real estate and energy companies.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Wetterfors; Fredrik Berg

Other key lawyers:

Lennart Melchior


‘The team offers a professional and fast service.’

‘Jonas Wetterfors is committed to and interested in clients. He is respectful, straightforward, honest, and knowledgeable.’

‘Hellström treats every client with the utmost respect and provides their full resources to every case.’

Work highlights

  • Represented JSR Högdalen AB in relation to a SEK50m damages claim for termination of a lease contract.
  • Representing Ellas hemtjänst AB in relation to claim brought under the Swedish Companies Act.
  • Representing Svensk Fastighetsförmedling Nacka AB in litigation proceedings against buyers of real estate concerning ownership of the real property, as well as fraud, false documentation, and mitigation and quantum of damages.

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå‘s Gothenburg-based dispute resolution team is especially active in the construction sector. With experience acting for clients in disputes against governmental entities, Björn Goldman leads the team. Construction litigation specialist Erik Kjaer and arbitration expert Fredrik Iverström also play key roles in the team.

Practice head(s):

Björn Goldman

Other key lawyers:

Erik Kjaer; Fredrik Iverström


‘The entire team is committed, very knowledgeable and well-read. They always do an outstanding job.’

‘The quality of Erik Kjaer’s advice is absolutely excellent: always quick, sharp, accurate and very, very professional. He has legal expertise as well as excellent commercial understanding.’

‘The team listens well and offers clear advice.’

‘Their lawyers always answer quickly and are very nice and helpful.’

‘A very experienced and intelligent team that is very good in court. They are also skilled, accurate and complement each other well.’

Key clients

Aarsleff Rail A/S

H&B Optimum AB (ERA)

HansenGroup A/S


Art Clinic AB

Saps Service Management AB

Sjöson AB

Fifth Island Music AB

Bokadirekt AB

RO-Gruppen AB

Billström Riemer Andersson Group AB

Boskalis B.V

Skeppsviken AB

Van Oord B.V.

Oljibe AB

Assemblin Sweden AB

Securitas Technology Sverige AB

Work highlights

  • Successfully acted for Hemverket AB in Swedish Supreme Court proceedings against OBOS Mark AB.
  • Advising Art Clinic on questions regarding what rights a person may have after having had an operation involving faulty breast implants.
  • Successfully represented the construction company RO-Gruppen in three disputes concerning housing projects in Stockholm.

Norelid Advokatbyrå

Norelid Advokatbyrå is well known for handling insurance-related disputes, with several practitioners in Stockholm regularly acting for major domestic and international insurers and companies. Founder and managing partner Susanna Norelid is an experienced litigator who leads the team alongside Fredrik Seemann, who has experience in construction, contractual, professional liability, and insurance disputes, among others.

Practice head(s):

Susanna Norelid; Fredrik Seemann


‘A great team with real expertise.’

‘They are pragmatic and offer smart advice.’

‘Susanna Norelid is very experienced and solid and provides good litigation advice and assistance.’

Key clients

FM Global


Circle K

Zurich Insurance


TBS Mediabyrå

Fidelis Insurance

Signature Litigation


CNA Insurance

Gjensidige Försäkring




Sjöstrand Trading

Ågevall Dressyr

Englesson Sweden AB

Work highlights

  • Acting as defence counsel for FM Insurance Europe with respect to a complex high-value energy industry property damage and business interruption claim.
  • Representing Zurich in subrogated recovery litigation arising out of major internal fraud and embezzlement carried out by employee of a listed Swedish property company.
  • Successfully represented Fidelis in negotiations and settlement of complex contentious claims arising out of subcontractor bankruptcies during the construction of Uppsala City Hall.