Adv Hans Dahlberg Kolga > Setterwalls > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Dispute Resolution



Hans is leading the way as head of Setterwalls’ Construction Contract Law Team and focuses his business primarily on legal matters related to a wide variety of construction projects.

Boasting an impressive career spanning over two decades, Hans has established himself as a highly regarded advisor and the go-to consultant for major Swedish and international construction companies, companies active within the energy and transport sector, as well as Swedish public authorities. The issues typically concern either disputes, new contracts or relate to advice under active contracts for the relevant industry sector, facilities or housing projects in Sweden, or abroad.

His legal background is rooted in arbitration and court proceedings representing major clients with multiple disputes in various venues and he has significant experience of Swedish as well as international disputes.

Beyond the courtroom, Hans shares his wealth of knowledge by regularly holding lectures on procedural and construction law.


2000-, Setterwalls
1999-2000, District Court of Stockholm, law clerk




Swedish Bar Association, International Bar Association.


2008, Programme for Arbitrators, graduate of training arranged by the SCC and SAA.
1999, University of Uppsala (LL.M.)
1998, University of Minnesota Law School.


Cooking, boats and family time

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Construction

Setterwalls‘ broad practice is particularly active in contentious work, with the team handling high-stakes litigation, as well as arbitration proceedings, arising from a range of projects. The group operates out of three key locations in Sweden; Henrik Trölle is a key practitioner in Malmoe, Hans Dahlberg Kolga is located in Stockholm, and Erik Svedlund is based in Gothenburg. Senior associate Jonathan Sonning, who specialises in commercial dispute resolution, stands out for his ‘meticulous approach and unwavering commitment‘.