Firms To Watch: Dispute resolution

Boutique firm Born Advokater was formed in late 2021 by former practitioners of Glimstedt. Johan Svahn is the key contact for contentious work.
NORMA Advokater HB is comprised of Glimstedt‘s former Gothenburg office - its dispute resolution offering, led by Mikael Claes, handles commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings across a range of sectors, including the IP, IT and construction industries.

Dispute resolution in Sweden

Mannheimer Swartling

The ‘very competent and professionalMannheimer Swartling acts as lead counsel in large international arbitration proceedings and acts for Swedish state-owned companies, financial institutions, and international blue-chip corporations. Kristoffer Löf and Anders Ingvarson jointly head up the practice; Ingvarson brings expertise in the infrastructure and construction sectors, and Löf, who is president of the Swedish Arbitration Association, is well versed in energy disputes. Robin Oldenstam is a key name for arbitration and civil litigation. In team news, both Olle Flygt and Alexander Foerster left to become independent arbitrators, Hans Hammarbäck retired and Marcus Irajinia Berglie was promoted to partner.

Practice head(s):

Kristoffer Löf; Anders Ingvarson

Other key lawyers:

Robin Oldenstam; Mattias Göransson; Stefan Brocker; Jakob Ragnwaldh; Robin Rylander; Fredrik Ringquist; Azadeh Razani; Marcus Irajinia Berglie


‘Strong teamwork within the team and with us as the client.’

‘Very competent and professional.’

‘Good recommendations for other external competencies needed to complete the case.’

‘Exceptional attention to detail, strategic overlook and focus on the key aspects of the case, along with reliable and proportional staffing of very competent associates and broad commercial and technical experience of our industry (construction).’

‘Anders Ingvarson is simply outstanding. High attention to detail, superb strategic overlook, pragmatic and attentive, vast experience of both technical and commercial matters as well as high accessibility.’

‘All associates we have had contact with have also provided very high quality work.’

‘Excellent work lead by Fredrik Ringquist, very determined to do an excellent job, while at the same time being able to listen and adjust as the process went on. Following through on the strategy.’

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented the Serbian engineering and construction group Energoprojekt Oprema in a multi-million-dollar Russian language SCC arbitration against a Gazprom entity and in subsequent challenge proceedings before the Svea Court of Appeal.
  • Successfully represented the Swedish Transport Administration in securing a favourable settlement in one of the largest construction disputes ever before Swedish general courts, both in terms of scope and amounts claimed.
  • Represented the Polish state-controlled oil and gas company PGNiG in a challenge proceeding before the Svea Court of Appeal, successfully defending awards rendered in a high-stake price-review arbitration against Gazprom.

Advokatfirman Vinge

With a ‘very professional approach’, Advokatfirman Vinge handles high-profile and high-value cross-border litigation and arbitration for top multinational corporations and foreign and domestic government clients, often acting as lead counsel. The team is led by Cecilia Möller Norsted, Jerker Kjellander and Silvia Dahlberg; Norsted is a key name for arbitration proceedings in the energy, telecoms and real estate sectors, Kjellander is experienced in post-M&A and construction disputes, and Dahlberg handles international commercial and investment arbitrations. James Hope has over 25 years’ experience in disputes and is dual-qualified in Sweden, and England and Wales, while Jonas Eklund is a key name for large energy arbitration proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Cecilia Möller Norsted; Jerker Kjellander; Silvia Dahlberg

Other key lawyers:

Jonas Eklund; Mattias Rosengren; James Hope; Krister Azelius


‘The team was very dedicated and firm.’

‘While the work was challenging, they managed to keep an extremely complex arbitration under control.’

‘The Team supporting us was very well composed regarding individuals, their skills, size of the team and for being flexible and agile during the lengthy process.’

‘I worked with Silvia Dahlberg, partner in Goteborg, as a team leader. I admire her profound knowledge not only of international arbitration but international law and business relations as well. This team has a great team spirit and responsiveness, inspired by its leader, Silvia.’

‘The team took our requirements and queries, considered them carefully and provided suitable advice, recommendations, and answers in a very professional manner.’

‘Very appreciated, especially when strategic decisions regarding the procedure was needed to be taken.’

‘James Hope stands out as an experienced and calm advocate.’

‘Cecilia Möller Norsted is a very professional and competent lawyer. She has excellent skills to lead her team together with us as client, in a case which has an history of more than 20 years, including many people, with some having strong emotions, involved.’

Key clients

Investment AB Öresund

Swedish Match


Tele2 AB

SPP Pension & Försäkring AB

Delphi Automotive

Bergvik Skog AB

Swedish Match

Skånemejerier ek för

Zhoukou Municipal Grain Reserve Storehouse of China Grain Reserve

Kingdom of Spain

Republic of Italy

Office Depot


Vianini Lavori SpA

Kingdom of Sweden

Work highlights

  • Defending Sweden against an 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 Spain and Italy, respectively, in three separate proceedings before the Svea Court of Appeal challenging arbitral awards in investment treaty cases.
  • Representing the Italian contractor Vianini Lavori in a high-profile construction dispute against Trafikverket (Swedish Transport Administration) concerning the Stockholm bypass (Förbifart Stockholm).

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB offers clients ‘a clear assessment of the likelihood of success in litigation and, when it comes to settlements, fields persistent and shrewd negotiators’. It is particularly strong in disputes pertaining to commercial contracts, M&A claims and construction, infrastructure, insurance and anti-trust matters, and has considerable experience in cross-border cases. Erik Wernberg heads up the team and handles domestic and international arbitrations, while Elsa Arbrandt is a name for international and competition law matters, with a focus on the infrastructure and life sciences sectors. Eric Johnson is an arbitrator with experience in the European Court of Justice and the Patent and Market Court.

Practice head(s):

Erik Wernberg

Other key lawyers:

Fredrik Forssman; Elsa Arbrandt; Eric Johnson; Saeed Esbati


‘Cederquist’s litigation team works closely with the firm’s other departments (particularly relevant in post-M&A-disputes), resulting in a homogeneous advisory approach.’

‘The quality is consistently high.’

‘Mandates are handled with the same commitment from start to finish.’

‘Our first choice in Sweden.’

‘Elsa Arbrandt and Saeed Esbati are characterised by their intelligence, ingenuity, their eye for detail and rhetorical skills.’

‘They give clients a clear assessment of the likelihood of success in litigation and, when it comes to settlements, are persistent and shrewd negotiators.’

‘Erik Wernberg – extremely smart and thorough. Also a good listener.’

‘Smart, fast and thorough – capacity to handle big litigation.’

Key clients


BillerudKorsnäs AB

Apoteket AB

Atkins Sverige AB

Telenor Sverige AB

Stockholm Skavsta Flygplats AB

If Skadeförsäkring AB

Japan Tobacco International

Arthro Therapeutics AB

Arla Foods AB

Work highlights

  • Representing a leading Swedish insurer in complex 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.
  • Successfully representing Swedbank AB as creditor in the bankruptcy of Emtunga Offshore AB regarding unpaid loans relating to Pharmadule Emtunga AB. Claims exceed €60m.
  • Successfully represented AirHelp Limited in a landmark case before the European Court of Justice against SAS, Scandinavian Airlines Systems, following a request for preliminary ruling from the Stockholm District Court.

Advokatfirman Delphi

The ‘pragmatic and highly skilled' dispute resolution team at Advokatfirman Delphi advises clients on high-value domestic and international arbitration and litigation proceedings. It has broad sector expertise, which includes experience in the energy, manufacturing, construction, telecoms, recycling, insurance and banking industries. Sverker Bonde heads up the practice and is well versed in disputes pertaining to M&A matters, joint ventures, and directors’ and advisors’ liability claims; he is also frequently appointed as an arbitrator. Emil Andersson is a key name for commercial disputes and Polina Permyakova is the main contact for disputes in Russia and the CIS.

Practice head(s):

Sverker Bonde

Other key lawyers:

Polina Permyakova; Ulf Hårdeman; Tobias Hamrin; Christopher Stridh; Emil Andersson


‘Delphi’s dispute resolution team is pragmatic and highly skilled.’

‘Sverker Bonde, who leads the team, is the sort of lawyer in whose hands you are comfortable with handing a big complicated dispute to.’

‘The Law Firm is very skilled and competent in its field of law.’

‘Lawyers are always available and their answer are fast and detailed.’

‘Emil Andersson at Delphi has been our company’s main contact for many years and has always stepped up for us, even with short notice. Professional at the highest level but also takes the steps to nurture our relationship. He has been able to solve a lot of things for us and not once have we been disappointed.’

‘We are very satisfied with the assistance received and the serviced provided by the lawyers with whom we worked with.’

‘Good hands-on team, experienced and business-minded.’

‘Tobias Hamrin has in-depth knowledge and wide experience, an extraordinary legal gut feeling. Very intelligent and also service-minded.’

Key clients

Alphabet Inc., Google LLC and Google Sweden AB

CMC di Ravenna

Cipla Europe N.V.

Procter & Gamble

Google LLC and Google Sweden

Sedgwick (formerly Cunningham Lindsey)

SAAB Automobile Group’s bankruptcy Estates

Lund municipality

Work highlights

  • Representing the bankruptcy estates of the SAAB Automobile Group, the largest bankruptcy estate in Sweden in modern history in multiple and complex disputes.
  • Representing Alphabet Inc., Google LLC and Google Sweden AB in a €2.1bn abuse of dominant position case.

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå fields ‘very competent lawyers’ and advises clients on domestic and international litigation and arbitration proceedings, with considerable experience in the financial services, telecoms and oil and gas sectors. Björn Tude and Daniel Waerme co-lead the practice, with Tude offering substantial experience in corporate, financial, IP and manufacturing disputes, and Waerme handling arbitrations and commercial litigation in the finance, technology, transport and fashion arenas. Senior associate Oscar Nyrén is a key name for corporate and securities law. Charlotta Falkman and Marcus Johansson both left for Nybron Advokater KB.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Waerme; Björn Tude

Other key lawyers:

Oscar Nyrén


‘Worked with Björn Tude. Very nice and analytical lawyer.’

‘Very professional and thorough team with extensive experience in dispute resolution.’

‘A very well composed team where each member had its own specific task.’

‘Daniel Waerme led the team very well and presented the case excellently in front of the tribunal.’

‘Oscar Nyrén was very attentive and ready to listen to suggestions from us.’

‘Very competent lawyers.’

Key clients

Naftogaz of Ukraine


Carnegie Investment Bank

Svea Bank AB

Studsvik AB

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB)


Statkraft Group



Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Naftogaz regarding a gas supply contract in a large commercial arbitration  and a gas transit contract in another, separate arbitration against Gazprom.
  • Successfully represented a global company in the IT sector in arbitral proceedings regarding an M&A transaction.
  • Successfully represented the seller of a company in an M&A-transaction against claims made by the purchaser concerning alleged wrongdoings in connection with the sale of the company including breach of the share purchase agreement.


Roschier has recently been assisting large international clients with their exits from the Russian market and has considerable experience in disputes in Russia and CIS countries. Practice head Johan Sidklev has considerable experience in arbitration proceedings and serves as a board member of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC). Shirin Saif focuses on commercial arbitration and litigation mandates, and Rikard Wikström-Hermansen specialises in international construction, energy and infrastructure arbitrations. Carl Persson, who was recently promoted to partner, focuses on disputes pertaining to M&A transactions, and director and auditor liability issues, as well as white-collar crime proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Johan Sidklev

Other key lawyers:

Rikard Wikström-Hermansen; Shirin Saif; Carl Persson


‘Well structured, present complex things in ways judges more easily understand.’

‘They have a heavy hitting arbitration team led by Johan Sidklev with quality throughout the team.’

‘Partner Shirin Saif is exceptional. This team can do (and has done) work at the very highest level on the biggest cases anywhere.’

‘Head of the practice, Johan Sidklev is an outstanding international arbitration practitioner; he is a strategic thinker, brilliant lawyer and a pleasure to work with.’

‘Partner Shirin Saif is top quality – bright, tenacious and a great team player.’

‘Johan Siklev and Shirin Saif are both very responsive and user-friendly.’

‘Great team spirit. Good Partner-Associate ratio.’

‘Down to earth people, easy to work with.’

Key clients





Kingdom of Sweden

First National Petroleum Corporation


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 First National Petroleum Corporation as claimant in a complex dispute concerning the exploration rights to a major oil field in Siberia.

Westerberg & Partners

Westerberg & Partners ‘excels in specialist advice in the disputes resolution area’, focusing on arbitration proceedings and also handling commercial litigation, and the enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitral awards. The firm is often involved in cross-border cases and acts for blue-chip corporations in the oil and gas, construction, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals and insurance sectors, as well as acting as local counsel for large global law firms. Ginta Ahrel and Maria Fogdestam Agius lead the team; Ahrel is often appointed as arbitrator and Agius focuses on public international law and international arbitration mandates. Bo Nilsson and Therese Isaksson are also recommended for domestic and international arbitrations.

Practice head(s):

Maria Fogdestam Agius; Ginta Ahrel

Other key lawyers:

Stefan Bessman; Bo Nilsson; Therese Isaksson; Jesper Tiberg


‘They move quickly and give very practical advice which was extremely useful for our client.’

‘Ginta Ahrel is a very sharp and experienced lawyer, providing practical advice that gives value for the client.’

‘Friendly and a pleasure to work with.’

‘Westerberg is a fairly small outfit which excels in specialist advice in the dispute resolution area.’

‘The team showed itself as a competent, mobile and receptive.’

‘All of our inquiries have always had prompt answers and feedback.’

‘Ginta Ahrel has always been ready-witted,proficient in multiple languages, open-minded and thoughtful.’

‘Great expertise in arbitration related court proceedings, in particular annulment cases.’ 

Key clients

Husqvarna AB

AIG Europe Insurance Group

Anatolie Stati, Ascom Group S.A. et al

BOTAS Petroleum Pipeline Corporation

The Swedish Sports Confederation

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

Hitachi Rail Group

Gjensidige Forsikring ASA

Viorel Micula

Tanner Pharma Group

JRS Asset Management 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 proceedings in a major infrastructure dispute with the Stockholm Metro public transport company. The value of the dispute exceeds €200m in claims and counterclaims.

White & Case Advokat AB

White & Case Advokat AB is ‘very focused and pragmatic’ and draws on strength from its wider international team for assistance on cross-border litigation and arbitration proceedings, and has a strong track record in the construction, energy and insurance sectors. Practice head Anders Reldén handles domestic and international matters and is experienced in all levels of the Swedish court system including the Supreme Court and often sits as an arbitrator in commercial matters. At the more junior end of the team, associates Rasmus Lüning and Filippa Exelin are recommended. Counsel Niklas Helmer left for Wimert Lundgren Advokatbyrå.

Practice head(s):

Anders Reldén

Other key lawyers:

Rasmus Lüning; Filippa Exelin


‘Anders Relden and Rasmus Luning are great professionals and great dispute resolution lawyers.’

‘They provided great advice which enabled us to win cases.’

‘They are very efficient and quick. They are available for their clients as well. Honestly, they are doing a great job.’

‘The team is very focused and pragmatic. They easily understand and address our issues and concerns.’

‘Anders Reldén stands out as an extremely competent litigator. Excellent skills demonstrated before the arbitral tribunal and in cross examination.’

‘Many law firms provide good quality advice, but White & Case really is top level with a great Swedish law team in Stockholm.’

‘The team are litigation experts and you can quickly tell they put care into all that they do and their approach to us as a client is fantastic.’

‘They provide high-value support and advice, staffing matters efficiently and also have a great response rate with any questions always taken care of at once.’

Key clients


Länsförsäkringar AB

NCC AB (and affiliates)

Peab AB (and affiliates)

Serneke Sverige AB

Skanska Sverige AB

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority

The Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket)

Work highlights

  • Representing Nordic insurance provider Trygg-Hansa in a litigation dispute with one of its policy holders following a landslide at a construction site.
  • Representing Peab in a dispute against Enköpings kommun (the Municipality of Enköping) regarding claims under a construction contract for a care and retirement home in Enköping.

Advokatfirma DLA Piper Sweden KB

The ‘experienced and solid' litigation and arbitration team at Advokatfirma DLA Piper Sweden KB advises blue-chip clients on domestic and international disputes. It is particularly strong in the construction and insurance sectors and is well placed to handle multi-jurisdictional cases by virtue of its international network. The team is led by Henrik Wollsén and Karl-Oscar Dalin, with Wollsén bringing over 30 years’ experience in real estate disputes and Dalin handling cases in the energy, construction and financial services arenas. Senior associate David Johansson is also recommended, and Joakim Hedström was promoted to partner.

Practice head(s):

Henrik Wollsén; Karl-Oscar Dalin

Other key lawyers:

Gunnar Johansson; Johan Englund; David Johansson; Joakim Hedström


‘The Dispute resolution team is experienced and solid.’

‘There is an ability to look for solutions beyond the ordinary and also analytical and strategic thinking about advancing the interest of the client.’

‘When compared with other international law firms, the DLA team is very good.’

‘Had the pleasure of working with Karl-Oscar Dalin and Johan Englund. Very impressed by Johan Englund and his attention to detail and ability to dig down into the case.’

‘Seems to have a good knowledge of what level of advisers should be used and when.’

‘Highly motivated and skilled.’

‘Easy to work with, the team gives practical advice and it is easy to understand their reasoning.’

‘David Johansson, easy to work with, great knowledge, always available, gives hands on advice.’

Key clients




HSB Bostad

Länsförsäkringar Bank


Iovance Biotherapeutics


SSM Living

Spendrups Bryggeriaktiebolag

Svenska Bostäder


Nimbus Boats Sweden


Bankruptcy estate of Kaupthing through DGC Property Investment Management

Märsta Förenade Åkerföretag

Stureplansgruppen Aktiebolag


Landshypotek Bank

Verisure Sverige


The dispute resolution team at Hammarskiöld is led by Sandra Kaznova and Andreas Johard and handles high-value and cross-border disputes, often acting as local counsel for large international law firms. Its practitioners are regularly asked to sit as arbitrators in large commercial disputes and Kaznova is experienced in the life sciences and insurance industries and professional liability cases, while Johard has handled a number of construction disputes and represented clients in the Supreme Court.

Practice head(s):

Sandra Kaznova; Andreas Johard

Other key lawyers:

Mattias Anjou; Per Sundin


‘The team was not only very knowledgeable, but had great skills when it came to evaluating the next step of the process, and giving us as clients the information and perspective needed to make goods decisions.’

‘Sandra Kaznova led the process perfectly with her expertise, putting in just the right amount of hours while making sure our cost was kept at a great level for the case.’

‘For us, it was a big case, so it was great to always get good assessments from Sandra Kaznova regarding the power balance in the case. This really led the process in the right direction through out the case.’

‘Andreas Johard is a brilliant lawyer and an enjoyable person to work with.’

‘The team is driven to finding commercial solutions to complex disputes.’

‘Mattias Anjou is tenacious and solutions driven.’

‘Per Sundin – experienced and highly knowledgeable.’

Key clients



Svenska Spel

Pensionsmyndigheten (the Swedish Pension Agency)



PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers)

SNA Europe

Storstaden Bostad

Hannes Snellman

Hannes Snellman has a strong Nordic presence with an integrated Finnish and Swedish team handling cross-border disputes often in tandem with larger international firms. It handles litigation and arbitration proceedings with particular experience in the M&A, IT, insurance, automotive, transport and energy sectors. Pontus Ewerlöf and Martin Rifall co-head the team; Ewerlöf is a notable name for arbitration and civil litigation matters and Rifall is experienced in construction disputes. David Ackebo left for Advokatfirman Lindahl KB.

Practice head(s):

Pontus Ewerlöf; Martin Rifall

Other key lawyers:

Joakim Lavér


‘Martin Rifall is a lawyer-partner star. Outstanding delivery of legal services in a very easy-going and pragmatic way.’

‘Always at hand and delivers on time with exceptional quality.’

‘Good management of associate/partner time.’

‘Excellent knowledge of the facts of our cases. Outstanding dedication to our cases.’

‘Service-minded and quick response times.’

‘The greatest difference from other law offices is the attitude towards client.’

‘Very kind and friendly communication.’

‘All people I worked with were super friendly and focused on our common goal. I really appreciate their passionate, 100 percent dedication and delving into the essence of the case, clarifying every little nuance and detail.’

Key clients

Kingdom of Spain

Republic of Poland

AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik

Hudya AB

Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB

Veolia Nordic AB

Haninge Life Fastighets AB

If Skadeförsäkring AB

Project Panther Bidco Ltd (part of the TIDAL Group)

Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH

Strömma Buss AB

Kindred Group PLC

Pite Havsbad

Work highlights

  • Representing 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.
  • Represented AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (SL) in a major arbitration between SL and Bombardier Transportation concerning the cars trafficking the Stockholm metro system.
  • Represented Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB (Oasmia) in numerous disputes, arbitration and civil litigation, including a class-action against Oasmia and its former board of directors.

Norburg & Scherp

Boutique disputes specialist Norburg & Scherp fields ‘high-quality realistic professionals’ who advise on domestic and international litigation and arbitration proceedings. The team is led by Fredrik Norburg, Pontus Scherp, Kristina Ljungström and Anina Liebkind, and is experienced in the construction, competition, M&A, real estate, banking and finance, and life sciences sectors, among other areas. Norburg has acted for clients in the Supreme Court and is often appointed as arbitrator, while Ljungström is well known for construction disputes.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Norburg; Pontus Scherp; Kristina Ljungström; Anina Liebkind


‘High-quality realistic professionals.’

‘Name partner and founder Fredrik Norburg is well experienced, respected and creative and a very competent litigator and arbitrator.’

‘As a construction company, we need a law firm to combine legal expertise specifically in construction law and the Swedish standard terms; understanding for technical matters and the construction business and strategical and dispute excellence. In these areas, Norburg & Scherp exceeds out expectations.’

‘We are confident Norburg & Scherp handles our disputes in the best way possible, in a cost-efficient way and with the best outcome in focus.’

‘We appreciate the informal and familiar tone, the devotion to our disputes and other matters and the very nice people working at Norburg & Scherp.’

‘Kristina Ljungström is our main contact at Norburg & Scherp. She has an exceptional understanding of the construction business, construction law and disputes strategy, combined with devotion to our cause in every dispute. She understands the complexity of technical matters of all kinds. She is great to discuss strategical, procedural and legal matters.’

‘We use Fredrik Norburg in some matters. He is a very capable partner, experienced and with a strategical perspective.’

Key clients


FourWorld Capital Management LLC




Bell Helicopters


Swedish Private Equity & Venture Capital Association

Festorino Invest Limited

Work highlights

  • Acting as counsel for PriceRunner in €2.1bn competition damages litigation against Google based on the EU Commission’s decision in the case of Google Shopping.
  • Acting as counsel in an €100m arbitration regarding compulsory redemption of shares.
  • Acting as counsel for 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.

Advokatfirman Schjødt

Advokatfirman Schjødt is ‘very competent in dispute resolution’ and its Swedish team is integrated with the firm’s wider network, which includes offices in Oslo and London, making it well positioned to handle cross-border matters. The team is led by Ola Hansson and focuses on commercial litigation and arbitrations in the professional liability and IT arenas, with additional experience in M&A-related claims and those pertaining to the construction sector. Christopher Tehrani and special adviser Sanna Wolk recently joined from Cirio Advokatbyrå AB.

Practice head(s):

Ola Hansson

Other key lawyers:

Carl Rother-Schirren; Hans Renman; Christopher Tehrani; Sanna Wolk


‘Deep legal competence in their fields and and very business oriented.’

‘Carl Rother-Schirren is very competent in Dispute resolution. He possesses high knowledge and is very professional. He is service-minded and very responsive to the client’s wishes. He has excellent availability.’

‘You are in very good hands with Carl Rother-Schirren on your side.’

‘Strong practice, particularly in insolvency-related disputes.’

‘Hans Renman stands out from the rest of the team.’

‘The lawyers are very available and have deep knowledge of insolvency law.’

‘The main individual, Hans Renman, is very ambitious and has great experience of insolvency law.’

Key clients

De Lage Landen Finans AB

Huawei Technologies AB

Work highlights

  • Representing Huawei Technologies in its appeal of the Swedish Telecom Authority’s exclusion of Huawei products and services in the 5G deployment in Sweden.
  • Representing the bankruptcy estates of Goyada AB and numerous affiliated entities in numerous cases concerning claw-back, tort and professional negligence issues.


The team at Setterwalls is ‘skilled, experienced and effective’ and is particularly strong in construction and insurance disputes, representing domestic and international clients, as well as acting as local counsel for large global law firms. The team is led by Stockholm’s Johan Strömbäck, Malmo’s Magnus Berlin and Emmelie Tedfelt in Gothenburg. Strömbäck is a key name for corporate disputes and international arbitration proceedings, and Berlin is experienced in construction, IT project and insurance disputes. Key practitioner Johannes Ericson handles securities and finance, professional liability and insurance disputes.

Practice head(s):

Johan Strömbäck; Magnus Berlin; Emmelie Tedfelt

Other key lawyers:

Magnus Rydberg; Johannes Ericson


‘Setterwalls has an overall quality in the services they provide and understand the needs of the client and its budget limits.’

‘Setterwalls has good technical support that meet our needs.’

‘Johannes Ericson – very strong name in insurance- and liability disputes.’

‘They have a very well-known and experienced team in Stockholm.’

‘They have a very good track record and vast experience in complex disputes.’

‘We always work with Johan Strömbäck. He is one of the most experienced and strongest dispute resolution professionals.’

‘Setterwalls has a very strong dispute resolution practice that deserves recognition and accolades.’

‘Johannes Ericson is a hardworking, knowledgeable, skilled and clear-headed dispute resolution lawyer with a lot of integrity.’

Key clients


NCC Construction AB

Chubb Insurance








If Insurance

Priveq Investment

NRG Victory Reinsurance Ltd


Nouryon Chemicals

Work highlights

  • Represented the founder and former chairman of listed (Nasdaq, Stockholm) pharmaceuticals company Oasmia Pharmaceutical in major court proceedings.
  • Successfully represented members of the trade and development organisations Svenska Köttföretagen AB and Svensk Fågel AB, which are owned by the biggest meat and poultry producers in Sweden, against the Swedish Food Agency in appeal proceedings concerning the fees for official controls for 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.
  • Representing Valdemar Skåne AB and two other parties in litigation against Bogils AB.

Advokatbyrån Wallin & Partners AB

Boutique dispute resolution specialist Advokatbyrån Wallin & Partners AB acts for top domestic and international clients, including states, on high-profile litigation and arbitration matters. It is particularly well experienced in construction and infrastructure disputes, investment claims, M&A-related contentious issues and disputes pertaining to the energy and real estate sectors. Martin Wallin heads up the practice.

Practice head(s):

Martin Wallin

Other key lawyers:

Magnus Pärssinen; Sanna Engelholm; Maria Sundqvist; Andre Mossberg


‘A young team that is really working as a team.’

‘Martin Wallin – extremely experienced and skilled. Has a practical and relaxed approach to legal problems.’

‘Wallin has focused entirely on what they do best and is doing it better than most other firms.’

‘I’ve known Martin Wallin for a long time as a gold standard among litigators. He was able to resource our series of connected disputes with senior associate (Maria Sundqvist) and associate (Andre Mossberg) who have managed to deliver consistently outstanding and cost-effective work. They’ve also helped us manage risk by working efficiently with litigation financing partners.’

‘Maria Sundqvist has proven a highly effective, consistent and capable counsel. She’s structured her time effectively to manage my expectations and built in sufficient time for our internal approval processes. I respect her willingness to stand her ground against me and explain why her way’s better.’

‘The team I worked with were very competent but also easy to talk to.’

‘Their approach was very collaborate including awareness of many associated issues outside the strict legal view e.g. commercially aware. The work produced was of a very high standard despite the complex nature of facts including detailed technical issues.’

‘Straight forward advice, good knowledge in field.’

Key clients

Republic of Poland

State of Montenegro

Rikshem Intressenter AB

Magnolia Bostad AB

Work highlights

  • Representing the Republic of Poland in two separate cases concerning challenge and annulment proceedings before Swedish courts: in the Swedish Supreme Court regarding two arbitral awards passed in an intra-EU investment arbitration and in the Svea Court of Appeal regarding an arbitral award passed in an Energy Charter Treaty arbitration.
  • Representing the State of Montenegro as respondent in challenge proceedings initiated under section 36 of the Swedish Arbitration Act before the Svea Court of Appeal. The challenge proceedings concern an arbitral award rendered in 2019 in investment arbitration proceedings under the UNCITRAL rules.
  • Represented Magnolia Bostad AB (including one of its subsidiaries), a Swedish property/housing developer, in three different, but jointly handled, court cases in a joint proceeding regarding inter alia breach of contract, damages and joint liability.


Outstanding to collaborate with, smooth and precise in every part of the work’, Wistrand’s dispute resolution practice is a core part of the firm’s offering and has considerable experience in the construction and insurance sectors. It also advises on disputes relating to M&A, investments, IT, IP and telecoms issues, and is under the leadership of Jörgen Eklund and Mårten Hulterström. Marek Keller was recently promoted to partner, while Harry Bergman is recommended for commercial disptues and international arbitration.

Practice head(s):

Jörgen Eklund; Mårten Hulterström

Other key lawyers:

Harry Bergman; Andreas Rönnheden; Marek Keller; Johan Gregow; Maria Kosteska Fägerqvist


‘The team is outstanding to collaborate with, smooth and precise in every part of the work. Even the billing is split up if that’s asked for. They take care of the whole question and everything around it.’

‘Harry Bergman and Andreas Rönnheden – They know everything one can know about professional indemnity claims in Sweden.’

‘Led by excellent partner Johan Gregow. He managed his team very well and efficiently.’

‘Johan Gregow was creative, pragmatic and hard working.’

‘Maria Kosteska Fägerqvist is extremely precise in her work and during the process she has shown great knowledge and outstanding abilities to catch and hold the question.’

‘Very knowledgeable and easy to work with. Good and transparent staffing model which guarantees a great value.’

‘Andreas Rönnheden – best in class in professional indemnity related matters. Understands the business and the commercial decisions that may be more important than the legal matters. Perfect partner in strategic discussions.’

‘There are different team members involved depending on type of dispute. Wistrand always bring in specialists depending on which competence is needed.’

Key clients

Arvato Finans


Nordic Choice


Saab Automobile in bankruptcy

Schibsted Group

Stena Group

Swedish Football (top organizations)

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 Skog AB

7Wise Advokatbyrå

A1 Advokater

A1 Advokater is ‘experienced and works fast, efficient, and is very professional’ and handles a range of contentious matters. Torgny Wetterberg is a name for civil and criminal litigation, and arbitration, and Thomas Tendorf is experienced in international disputes. Kristoffer Ribbing is active in the insurance, energy, financial services and pharmaceuticals sectors; Tomas Pleiner and Johannes Lundblad are also key practitioners.

Practice head(s):

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


‘Combine top-expertise in insolvency, tort and contract law.’

‘They are very down-to-business in a good sense.’

‘They are great listeners, they seem to communicate well internally and they are transparent with each others strengths and weaknesses and handle those in a very good manner.’

‘Tomas Pleiner is very competent and has a great ability to grasp complicated matters, identify core issues/facts, to find relevant solutions, arguments and handle/communicate them in a way that works very well with both clients as well as judges and other involved parties.’

‘Tomas Pleiner is easy to work with, very service minded and very efficient. He is also very clear in his communication with others which is appreciated from a client/business perspective since lawyers otherwise sometimes have a tendency to not want to/being able to provide clear answers and clear and crisp information.’

‘Kristoffer Ribbing has to be mentioned. Very experienced and quick-minded, he has proven to be able to very early on make correct and well-founded analyses based on limited information in complicated matters.’

‘Both Tomas Pleiner and Kristoffer Ribbing are held very high in regard by board members and major stakeholders.’

Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie is particularly strong in insurance disputes and acts for large global insurance providers; it acts in international arbitration and litigation proceedings, and is also active in the M&A, IP and insolvency spheres. Erik Forsin heads up the team and Katarina Bilge joined as counsel from the Ministry of Justice.

Practice head(s):

Erik Forsin

Other key lawyers:

Jonas Benedictsson; Peder Oxhammar; Katarina Bilge

Key clients

C-Rad Positioning AB

Hitachi Rail STS Sweden AB (fka Ansaldo STS Sweden AB)

Cherry AB

C-Rad AB

Serafim Finans AB

Länsförsäkringar Bank AB

Kapatens AB

Öhmans Bygg och Fastigheter AB

Solvinkeln Fastigheter AB

Work highlights

  • Acting as lead counsel on a string of patent entitlement cases where the client C-Rad holds important patent rights relating to high-tech radiation therapy medical devices.
  • Representing Hitachi Rail STS Sweden AB in connection with a dispute with the City of Stockholm’s metro line company regarding the supply of a signal system for one of the metro lines and the subsequent termination of the agreement.
  • Representing the holding company of real estate developer Öhmans Bygg och Fastighets AB in a professional liability claim against a law firm.

Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland’s dispute resolution team is led by Jonas Löttiger and Oskar Gentele, who recently joined from Advokatfirman Cederquist KB. It advises foreign and domestic clients on arbitration and litigation proceedings and is well placed to handle cross-border mandates by virtue of its global network. Löttiger has a wealth of experienced in East-West disputes acting for and against clients of the former Soviet Union.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Löttiger; Oskar Gentele

Other key lawyers:

Johan Kennemyr

Key clients

The Swedish Chancellor of Justice/the Swedish State

SEB Trygg Liv (Swedish Financial Institution)

Cortus Energy AB


Intersystems Corporation

Iver Sverige AB

American Express Global Business Travel AB

Orange Société Anonyme

CSAM Prosang AB


Quesada Kapitalförvaltning AB

Zenith Venture Capital AB

Imola Entreprenad AB

Horizon Global

Ricoh Europe Holding Plc

Parkamo Gmbh

Work highlights

  • Advising and representing Energinet, a Danish state-owned corporation, in a dispute in the administrative court system involving tariffs raised in Sweden for an interconnector (border-crossing cables owned and operated by Energinet) between Sweden and Denmark.

Kastell Advokatbyrå AB

The team at Kastell Advokatbyrå AB is ‘very knowledgeable, responsible and has a lot of experience’. It handles commercial litigation and arbitration in the insurance, telecoms and pharmaceuticals sectors, among other areas. Magnus Eriksson and Carl Norén jointly head up the team; Eriksson is often appointed to sit as arbitrator and Norén offers considerable experience in professional liability disputes.

Practice head(s):

Magnus Eriksson; Carl Norén

Other key lawyers:

Henrik Bielenstein


‘Kastell is a boutique firm for competition, dispute resolution and public procurement. The partners and associates have all around experience, deep knowledge and understanding of the subjects which makes the firm uniquely equipped to successfully handle complex issues in these areas. As in-house counsel I appreciate that I can take something I suspect may be an issue to Kastell and they will quickly assess the issue, pin-point the relevant circumstances and provide a way forward.’

‘Kastell’s way of working is that each partner or associate shall be able to provide an assessment in the first call – they truly deliver on this which puts them in a league of their own.’

‘They are just so nice! And the certainty that whatever the issue, it will get top attention and I will get not only top quality legal advice but advice that is sound. I highly appreciate working with Kastell. Magnus Eriksson is the best.’

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB

The US-headquartered Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB is well regarded in the market for its expertise in construction and real estate disputes, and is experienced in commercial litigation in the national courts, and domestic and international arbitration. Nicklas Björklund and Mattias Wittgren head up the practice.

Practice head(s):

Nicklas Björklund; Mattias Wittgren


‘The practice has a very wide spread of strength, competence and experience in a way that most companies don’t have.’

‘The team they build is always very strong and consists of highly skilled professionals in different legal areas.’

‘They have all the competence they need within the Company and the seniors are among the best in Sweden.’

‘They are very good at construction contract law and are able to understand why different parties in the dispute signed the contract in the beginning.’

‘They begin the resolution searching for options for the different sides to easily have an agreement. They are not interested in a big fight, they want their client to have an agreement with good terms of course, but in that process they are able to see the opponent’s point of view and how to get their client to get a good solution to the dispute.’

‘Nicklas Björklund is among the best lawyers in Sweden and his team is considered a winning team, which is a very good thing if you are in a dispute.’

Key clients

Unibail Rodamco Westfield

Skolfastigheter i Stockholm (SISAB)

Midroc Engineering

Tierps kommunfastigheter AB

Campus Roslagen

Vallentuna kommun

ENA Energi AB

Tagehus (Tagehus Holding AB)

Norrtälje kommun

HB Solna Haga 4:28

Oiger Baronen AB

Fastighets AB Regio

HOCHTIEF Infrastructure GmbH, Tyskland Sverige Filial

Work highlights

  • Representing the property owner/employer in a true landmark project that has evolved into one of the largest construction disputes in Sweden ever.
  • Successfully represented the Swedish Municipality of Vallentuna in a publicly high-profile Supreme Court litigation against a real estate company following a declaratory injunction suit against the municipality regarding the right to ownership of a disputed property.
  • Acting as counsel in a €90m multinational commercial arbitration involving CIS parties within the telecoms and communications sector.

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB advises clients on litigation and arbitration proceedings and has particular experience in squeeze out procedures of minority shareholders in limited companies. Bengt Bolin leads the team from Uppsala and has over 30 years’ experience in disputes, especially insurance and professional liability matters; he also often sits as an arbitrator. In team news, Anne Ramsay was recently promoted to partner and David Ackebo and Urban Båvestam joined from Hannes Snellman and Kanter Advokatbyrå KB respectively.

Practice head(s):

Bengt Bolin

Other key lawyers:

Anne Ramsay; David Ackebo; Urban Båvestam


‘Highly Competent with international horizons, responsive, client friendly, reasonable approaches.’

Key clients

Kesuvallen Förvaltning AB

Municipality of Mörbylånga


Municipality of Gothenburg

Minority shareholders of NetEnt AB

Malmoe municipality

Minority shareholders of Tobin Properties AB

Minority shareholders of Klövern AB

AB Protiga

Diakonistiftelsen Samariterhemmet

Work highlights

  • Acting for the municipality of Mörbylånga in a SEK300m breach of contract claim.
  • Representing a group of researchers (through LLC’s such as AB Protiga) in a claim for royalties and other considerations under a royalty agreement entered into with Hansa Medicals AB (now Hansa Biopharma AB) in 2005.
  • Advised Kesuvallen Förvaltning AB on a share purchase dispute.


The dispute resolution team at Linklaters is led by Niclas Widjeskog and draws on strength from the firm’s global network for support with multi-jurisdictional mandates. It acts for high-profile domestic and international clients on litigation and arbitration proceedings, and is particularly experienced in regulatory and corporate issues. Widjeskog is managing partner and focuses on arbitration, civil litigation and contentious regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Niclas Widjeskog

Key clients




Inflight Services


Jensen Education




Work highlights

  • Represented Deloitte in court in a dispute of significant importance concerning damage claims due to alleged professional negligence in one of the largest cases in Sweden concerning professional liability.
  • Represented SPX in court cases in Sweden regarding tax matters before the Court of Appeals.
  • Represented world leading marketing company WPP in court proceedings concerning claims by a minority shareholder. The case involved complex questions concerning inter alia company law.

Magnusson Sweden

With ‘a good combination of international arbitration experience and deep expertise of Swedish contract law’, Magnusson Sweden‘s dispute resolution team is well known in the market for commercial litigation and arbitration and often handles cross-border matters for high-profile international clients. Johan Molin and Magdalena Berg lead the team, with Molin focusing on company law, contract law and procedural law, and Berg often acting as arbitrator and counsel in international arbitration and litigation proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Johan Molin; Magdalena Berg

Other key lawyers:

Lisa Duppe; Fredrik Ekfalk


‘I appreciate the ease of communication, the professionalism and the quick replies.’

‘Johan Molin is a very competent, loyal and straight forward person.’

‘Leading counsel Magdalena Berg established a team that suited all the challenges of our case perfectly.’

‘Magdalena Berg is a very thorough, experienced lawyer who leads you on the right path.’

‘We as a client feel good and safe in a difficult situation.’

‘The team worked very well with us, was creative and on top of the process.’

‘The team is excellent. A good combination of international arbitration experience and deep expertise of Swedish contract law.’

‘Amazing dedication and availability around the clock. Great knowledge in the sector.’

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 ”Center for operation Space Ground-Based Infrastructure” (A.K.A “TSENKI”) Russian Federation

Jiangsu Sinorda Biomedicine Co., Ltd

Radisson Group

Lassila & Tikanoja FM AB

Work highlights

  • Represented the Swedish company Mackmyra Svensk Whisky AB (producer of Swedish whiskey) in litigation against the Consumer Ombudsman regarding alleged improper marketing of alcoholic beverages.
  • Successfully represented Chinese company Jiangsu Sinorda Biomedicine Co., Ltd in a high-value and complex multi-jurisdictional SCC arbitration.
  • Acted for Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Centre for Operation Space Ground-Based Infrastructure” (A.K.A.”TSENKI”) in a multi-million space rocket contract ICC arbitration with following challenge proceedings in court.


NORDIA Law offers clients ‘a high level of experience and knowledge within the insurance industry’ and handles both litigation and arbitration proceedings. It regularly acts for large companies and insurance providers in cases before the general courts as well as arbitration tribunals, and also advises on white-collar crime matters. Per Sjödin, Mikaela Kempe Bergner, Johan Strömberg, Hans Strandberg and Olle Kullinger jointly lead the team.

Practice head(s):

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


‘Per Sjödin makes a huge impact in commercial disputes.’

‘Per Sjödin has shown in 2022 that he is the best dispute resolution lawyer in his field. He has handled our most important disputes with very good results. His work is flawless.’

‘High level of experience and knowledge within insurance industry.’

‘Always available with high knowledge.’

‘Top law firm in Sweden when it comes to dispute resolution in insurance law, tort, white-collar crime, construction law. Long and vast experience in court proceedings, both general court and arbitration.’

‘Unique experience when it comes to international matters. Committed, intelligent and knowledgeable lawyers with impressive success rates in disputes. Highly recommended.’

‘Per Sjödin has outstanding knowledge and competence in Dispute resolution. He has a brilliant ability to explain complex matters in a simple way for the court. He is a brilliant negotiator.’

Key clients

Länsförsäkringar Group (different companies)

WSP Sverige AB

Moderna Försäkringar

Zurich Insurance Plc (Ireland)

Thyréns 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 extensive 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.
  • Representing Billerudkorsnäs AB against its insurer, regarding claims for insurance compensation as a result of downtime in production.

Sandart&Partners Advokatbyrå KB

Boutique firm Sandart&Partners Advokatbyrå KB acts for large domestic and international companies and governments on a range of contentious matters, with particular experience in IP and technology-related claims. Linda Landén is recommended for regulatory work, Peter Sande handles litigation and ADR mandates, Anders Kylhammar is a key name for arbitration proceedings, and Karin Westerberg deals with commercial disputes.

Other key lawyers:

Karl Guterstam; Peter Sande; Linda Landén; Anders Kylhammar; Julia Ericsson; Karin Westerberg; Mattias Erdös


‘Most experienced patent litigation team in Sweden. Probably more in-depth knowledge than anyone else in Sweden.’

‘The amount of experience in combination with analytical skill is good.’

‘My experience of S&P concerns mainly to Patent litigation. The firm has long and extensive experience in IPR litigation. S&P is at least one of, probably the, overall most experienced Swedish firms in the field.’

‘Peter Sande: The best patent litigator I ever worked with. Peter has the ability to quickly identify and grasp the important aspects of juridically and technically complicated patent cases.’

‘Anders Kylhammar: Long and thorough experience in Patent litigation. Very responsive and timely. Anders is further very jovial and easy to get along with.’

‘Julia Ericsson: Thorough and well organized. Looks into every detail.’

‘Very capable and diligent.’

‘Linda Landén – highly talented, yet humble and good to co-operate with.’


TIME DANOWSKY Advokatbyrå AB’s dispute resolution offering is led by Andreas Eriksson, who has over 15 years’ experience in the area, representing clients in domestic courts and in domestic and international arbitrations. Peter Danowsky is strong in copyright and media law and handles a range of disputes. Anders Arthur joined from Chouette advokatbyrå AB.

Practice head(s):

Andreas Eriksson

Other key lawyers:

Peter Danowsky; Ulf Isaksson; Maria Häägg; Anders Arthur; Fredrik Thorslund


‘Peter Danowsky and Ulf Isaksson are likable, easy to work with and brilliant lawyers.’

‘Good value for money.’

‘Both Peter Danowsky and Andreas Eriksson are very good lawyers. Well prepared. Needless to say both have a good understanding not only about the law but also about the commercial context.’

‘Lawyers Peter Danowsky, Ulf Isaksson, Maria Häägg and associate Fredrik Thorslund form the perfect legal team! Leaving no stone unturned or any legal provision uninvestigated, they combine excellent legal and litigation skills with a customer engagement out of the ordinary.’

‘Name partner Peter Danowsky is probably the best litigating/legal disputes lawyer currently operating in Sweden. His profound experience in the field of dispute handling contributes to his exceptional performance in the court room. In my 20 years working as a legal professional, I’ve never come across someone quite like him. In addition, he’s a very nice and pleasant guy!’

‘In a complex case were multiple legal fields are represented, Ulf Isaksson makes the perfect partner to Peter Danowsky. His own profound knowledge in e.g. Competition Law is very beneficial. He shows great personal engagement and as a customer, one feels like one is in very good hands with Mr Isaksson on the team!’

‘Maria Häägg provides very high quality legal advice and she has a very analytical mind set. She’s very good in conducting deep dive investigations and her legal reasoning skills are excellent. She also radiates calmness in stressful legal situations which is very comforting, should clients become worried.’

‘Associate Fredrik Thorslund has a bright future ahead of him! I’ve met few (if any) associates with the same level of engagement and legal knowledge as Mr Thorslund. He’s not afraid of expanding his insight into new fields of the legal landscape and is very quick in acquiring new skills. Like the other’s on the team, he’s also extremely pleasant to work with!’

Key clients

Nordea Bank Abp

Switch Nordic Green AB

Stiftelsen Frimurare Barnhuset i Stockholm


Office Depot Svenska AB


Must A/S

Expressen Lifestyle AB

Happy Green 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.
  • Representing TV4, the largest commercial television channel in Sweden, in the Supreme Court in a case concerning, inter alia, the applicability of IP/marketing legislation in relation to freedom of the press regulations.

TM & Partners

Under the leadership of Viktor Magnell and Kristoffer Stråth, TM & Partners continues to act for high-profile companies and individuals on a range of domestic and cross-border disputes. Magnell often sits as arbitrator and Stråth handles arbitration and civil litigation proceedings, and has recently been active in a number of insurance disputes. Natalie Bretz is a key name for real estate and construction claims.

Practice head(s):

Viktor Magnell; Kristoffer Stråth

Other key lawyers:

Natalie Bretz


‘Viktor Magnell. Amazing grasp of both business and legal issues. Ability to quickly identify issues and suggest concrete and actionable advice.’

‘We have worked with the managing partner Kristoffer Stråth. He is in our experience an outstanding litigator who possesses all skills that a litigator should possess; legal, tactic and strategical. He is in our opinion also very skilled in negotiating settlements in complicated disputes. It should also be mentioned that he is very efficient.’

‘Viktor Magnell: He is an excellent, experienced and highly professional lawyer. He has a good grip on his team and manages cases proficiently. His strategic thinking, responsiveness and solution solving approach is what sets him apart.’

‘Strong and capable team.’

‘Viktor Magnell is a very intelligent and tough lawyer.’

Key clients

Anoto Group AB

Arwidsro AB

Eastern Light AB

Idermark och Lagerwall Reklam AB

Oljeshejkerna Johnsson AB

Team Olivia AB

Twin Taurus AB

Work highlights

  • Acting as counsel in a major construction dispute.
  • Representing Anoto Group AB in a dispute against Grant Thornton Sweden AB concerning the audit of Anoto from 2017 to 2021.
  • Acting as counsel in a dispute concerning a construction contract (dispute value: in excess of €100m).

Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird focuses on IP and public procurement disputes under the leadership of Gabriel Lidman. Litigation, arbitration and ADR all fall under the remit of the team, which is supported by a strong global network on cross-border matters.

Practice head(s):

Gabriel Lidman


‘I’ve only used Bird & Bird – they are the best.’

Key clients

3G Infrastructure Services AB – 3GISAccumulate AB

Accumulate AB

Aptiv Contract Services Sweden AB


City of Uppsala (Uppsala kommun)



Karolinska Sjukhuset

Work highlights

  • Representing Accumulate AB in a trade secret/copyright litigation against Finansiell ID-Teknik BID AB before the Patent and Marketing Court, in regards to a method for secure transactions.
  • Representing the city of Uppsala (Uppsala Kommun) in a public procurement litigation of principle interests against JC Decauxo.
  • Assisted Aptiv Contract Services Sweden AB in a major trade secret case against Lear Corporation Gothenburg AB at the District Court of Gothenburg.

Foyen Advokatfirma

Foyen Advokatfirma’s dispute resolution team is led by Stockholm’s Eva Westberg Persson, Gothenburg’s Jonas Nilsson and Richard Sahlberg in Malmö. It has considerable experience in trials and hearings before the Swedish courts and arbitration tribunals, and is particularly knowledgeable in commercial litigation and disputes pertaining to the construction sector.

Practice head(s):

Eva Westberg Persson; Jonas Nilsson; Richard Sahlberg


‘High professionalism, good service ability.’

Key clients

Curira Group AB

Medical Operations Sverige AB

Merx Team AB

Åby Travsällskap

City of Stockholm

Ports of Gotland

Swedish Transport Administration

JSB Construction AB

Region Blekinge

Atrium Ljungberg AB

Ports of Stockholm

City of Gothenburg

Länsförsäkringar Bank AB

Swedavia AB

Waxholms kommun

Kiruna kommun

The Swedish Armed Forces

Statkraft AB

Work highlights

  • Representing Atrium Ljungberg in a dispute against an international chemical group with respect to who is liable for premises and areas of land after the tenant has left the property.
  • Acting as counsel on behalf of Länsförsäkringar Bank AB in relation to a real estate dispute.
  • Representing the Swedish Armed Forces in two tort cases under the Environmental Code.

Hellström Law

Praised as ‘very resilient with excellent tactics and skills’, Hellström Law is a boutique firm that has expertise in domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings. Jonas Wetterfors and Kristoffer Clausen head up the practice, which handles corporate, IT, construction and IP disputes, among other areas.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Wetterfors; Kristoffer Clausen


‘Very resilient with excellent tactics and skills. High integrity levels.’

‘Easy to communicate with and to understand. Very nice people with a familiar atmosphere in the law firm.’

‘The whole experience with the company has been good.’

‘Easy to get in contact with.’

‘Good explanation of how they work and correct specifications comes along the invoices. Nothing to complain about at all.’

‘I should say that Jonas Wetterfors has been very professional from the first time I contacted him. He has listened to all my feedback and acted in a correct way. He has been very engaged and shown that he knows what he is doing.’

Work highlights

  • Advised Retail Finance on several complicated court cases, mainly following the departure of a previous CEO, co-owner and founder of the company.

MAQS Advokatbyrå

MAQS Advokatbyrå offers clients ‘extremely professional and always pleasant discussions’, alongside expertise and experience of domestic and international litigation and arbitration. Annica Borjesson heads up the team and is a key name to note for transport and insurance disputes, while Erik Kjaer focuses on the construction and infrastructure sectors. Wendela Hårdemark left for Westerberg & Partners.

Practice head(s):

Annica Borjesson

Other key lawyers:

Erik Kjaer


‘Erik Kjaer provides us with legal and tactical advice related to dispute resolution in connection with the execution of infrastructure projects. The quality of his advice is absolutely excellent, always quick, sharp, accurate and very, very professional.’

‘We highly value Erik Kjaer’s legal expertise but also his excellent understanding of our business which together gives excellent value for money.’

‘Erik Kjaer is extremely quick to understand our questions/positions and he always provides excellent support with fast and accurate answers.’

‘Extremely professional and always pleasant discussions.’

‘Erik Kjaer stands out as the best in this field, he comes with the highest recommendations and we certainly will continue our co-operation for years to come!’

‘Erik Kjaer, always sharp and available.’

‘MAQS have good and well balanced teams depending on questions raised. They manage to organize just the right team-members for every task.’

‘They are a good and well-coordinated team and Eric Kjaer excels by looking far ahead, always being straightforward, responsive and well-read. Eric’s ability to understand our business and balance legal expertise with business benefit. Very professional!’

Key clients


HansenGroup AS

Circle K Sweden AB

Serneke Group AB

Astra Zeneca AB

Stanley Black & Decker Group

Lineacura GmbH

Nokalux AB

RGS Nordic AB

Work highlights

  • Represented the plaintiffs in a suit for damages against Deloitte AB, claiming negligent auditing.
  • Representing Serneke on an extensive arbitration regarding a large-scale construction project. The case concerns the interpretation of the parties’ cooperation agreement.
  • Representing the contractor in a dispute regarding defects in a power plant project.

Morris Law

Morris Law is active in all levels of the Swedish courts and also acts for clients in arbitration proceedings. The practice focuses on the IP, real estate, construction and employment sectors, and acts for public and private sector clients. Jonas Du Rietz heads up the team from Gothenburg and is experienced in domestic and international disputes.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Du Rietz

Other key lawyers:

Jonas Toll


‘We have relied on Advokatfirman Morris AB for clients’ needs in Sweden. They have provided reliable, high quality services that have been of value both to our clients and our firm.’

‘The support, simplicity and dedication of the team is what makes Morris AB unique. They respond quickly, matter-of-factly and provide ongoing support throughout the process.’

‘The people in the team are friendly and accommodating. They have a high level of knowledge in their fields.’

‘They have a very good customer focus and are easy to work with and always deliver work of high quality.’

‘Jonas Du Rietz is an exceptional lawyer with an unrivalled work ethic. Jonas is professional and skilled. From a clients perspective Jonas is probably one of the best litigation practitioners in Sweden in matters regarding real estate/construction/renting, and certainly among the very best in Gothenburg.’

‘The team is set up as very strong with a prominent focus on business-like solutions. The lawyers stand out for their pragmatic, accessible, and high-quality advice. Morris Law’s in-depth knowledge in different legal areas and industry sectors is particularly important in complex cases.’

‘The agency is quick to respond and follow up on their response and is good at explaining the legal language. We have provided documentation and they have analysed and always give us elaborate guidance. We feel that it is a good collaboration. They represent us in a good way.’

Key clients


The City of Gothenburg (Göteborgs Stad)

The City of Varberg (Varbergs kommun )

Möbellind i Boden AB

Capio Primärvård AB

KAB Fastigheter AB

AT Brandskydd AB

If Metall Fastigheter

Pajala Förvaltning AB

Advokatfirmaet Varder AS

HB Vattuormen

Sälta Fastigheter AB

Work highlights

  • Representing the City of Gothenburg in more than 40 ongoing court cases regarding ground rent for real properties owned by the municipality.
  • Successfully represented Möbellind i Boden AB, a franchisee of the large furniture and home decoration retail chain Mio-group, in litigation proceedings in Svea Court of Appeals against Möbellind’s insurance company Gjensidige.
  • Acted for IMI Plc in a complicated patent dispute against three former employees and IMI Plc’s competitor BVT Sweden AB.

Norelid Advokatbyrå

Norelid Advokatbyrå ‘cares about achieving the best results for the clients’ and has a strong focus on contentious insurance matters, including litigation and arbitration proceedings. The group acts for domestic and international businesses and insurance providers under the leadership of Susanna Norelid and Fredrik Seemann.

Practice head(s):

Susanna Norelid; Fredrik Seemann


‘Good service and dedication to the detail.’

‘Attention to the client.’

‘Very personalised service. They care about achieving the best results for the clients.’

Key clients

FM Global


Zurich Insurance

Circle K

TBS Mediabyrå AB

Fidelis Insurance

Signature Litigation


CNA Insurance

Gjensidige Försäkring

Kennedys Law

Aspen Insurance


Perkins Coie LLP


Aviva Insurance PLC

Sjöstrand Trading

Work highlights

  • Advising FM Insurance Global on claims handling and dispute resolution of several complex high-value property damage claims.
  • Advising Aspen Insurance, Brit Insurance, and MS Amlin Insurance on handling an extremely high-value liability claim.
  • Advising Fidelis Insurance on the handling of its entire portfolio of Swedish construction performance and warranty insurance bond claims, including several contentious claims.