Adv Magnus Berlin > Setterwalls > Malmo, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 4501
203 20 MALMÖ

Work Department

Infrastructure & Construction, Dispute Resolution


Senior Counsel

Magnus specialises in dispute resolution and helps Swedish and foreign companies to avoid, settle or win commercial disputes.

Apart from acting as party representative in arbitration and court cases, Magnus is regularly appointed arbitrator. Not least at these times he benefits from his previous experience as judge in the district court and appeal court (associate judge of appeal in 1992). Over the years, Magnus has acquired broad and comprehensive experience of legal proceedings within many different areas and sectors, such as construction, IT projects, insurance, company transactions and consultant liability. Magnus is an accredited CEDR mediator, and lecture regularly on procedural law and arbitral law to law students and lawyers.


2000- Setterwalls
1993-1999, Lindahl law firm
1992, Court of Appeal Malmoe, associate judge
1990-1991, District Court of Helsingborg, assistant judge
1989-1990, Court of Appeal, Malmoe, law clerk
1987-1989, District Court of Eslöv, law clerk


Swedish, English


Swedish Bar Association


1987, University of Lund LL.M

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Dispute resolution

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.