Mr Pontus Ewerlöf > Hannes Snellman > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

Hannes Snellman
P.O. BOX 7801

Work Department

Dispute Resolution




Pontus is specialized in arbitration and civil litigation and is head of Hannes Snellman’s Dispute resolution team in Stockholm. Pontus has substantial experience in international and domestic arbitration under the SCC, ICC, LCIA rules and ad hoc proceedings as well as court proceedings in Sweden. Pontus’ experience as counsel encompassing a wide range of areas such as supply, share and asset purchases, construction and real estate, finance, energy, investor-state disputes, agency and distribution, professional and product liability, regulatory issues and insurance. Pontus is also appointed as arbitrator on a regular basis.


English, Swedish


LCIA European Users’ Council
Swedish Bar Association, 2004
Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA)
International Bar Association (IBA)
International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
Member of ICC’s arbitration commission (Sweden)


Hannes Snellman, Partner, 2019-
MAQS, Partner, Head of the Dispute resolution team, 2012-2018
Cederquist, Senior associate, 2010-2012
Mannheimer Swartling, Senior associate, 2004-2010
Cederquist, Associate, 2002-2004
Svea Court of Appeal, Associate judge, 2001-2002
Solna District Court, Assistant judge, 2000-2001
Svea Court of Appeal, Assistant judge,1999-2000
Linköping District Court, Clerk, 1996-1998
Trygg-Hansa Försäkrings AB (Insurance), Inhouse lawyer, 1995-1996

SCC/SAA arbitration training course, 2010
Stockholm University (LL.M.), 1995

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Dispute resolution

Hannes Snellman‘s dispute resolution practice has seen notable growth as it increasingly works cross-border between Sweden and Finland to provide a Nordic alternative to the largest international firms. The team has significant experience in arbitration and litigation proceedings within various sectors including the IT, insurance, automotive and transport, energy and infrastructure industries. Pontus Ewerlöf heads up the dispute resolution team and specialises in civil litigation, while Martin Rifall has extensive experience in domestic and international arbitration proceedings. David Ackebo covers all areas of disputes, while Joakim Lavér is well versed in handling competition-related matters.