THE FIRM The dispute resolution practice at this top Swedish firm remains head and shoulders above the rest of the market. It offers unrivalled experience and depth of expertise, with a dedicated team that is able to handle the most complex of mandates. It has particular strength in international issues, regularly handling arbitrations from the former Soviet Union and China. In a recent highlight the team represented Edison in an arbitration against Promgas relating to pricing.
Sources say: “You can be sure that the quality of the work will be second to none. It is the go-to firm for large-scale arbitrations.”
KEY INDIVIDUALS Department co-chair Kaj Hobér is widely regarded as “one of the best in the industry." Sources say he has "a perfect mix of professional and personal qualities – he is intelligent, always delivers on time and handles complex matters very well.” He has notable experience in Russia-related matters, regularly acting as arbitrator in CEE and CIS regions.
Robin Oldenstam co-heads the team and has a stellar reputation amongst market sources. “He really understands our needs and is extremely helpful when dealing with international arbitrations,” enthused one client.
Olle Flygt is a well-known personality on the Swedish market, with a broad practice that extends from international arbitration to administrative disputes. He recently advised the Swedish National Debt Office on its dispute with D. Carnegie & Co.
Sources say Jakob Ragnwaldh “is reliable and pleasant, and gets along with clients," adding that he has a great future ahead of him. Other commentators recognise his “truly international” practice. He co-heads the firm's Chinese litigation team from his Stockholm base and has extensive expertise in Chinese arbitrations.
Interviewees are quick to highlight Fredrik Andersson as “extremely talented and approachable. He is an impressive counsel who can clearly argue a case.” He handles commercial litigation and arbitration in a wide range of industries, including energy, construction and shipping.
Hans Hammarbäck has enormous experience across a broad spectrum of disputes, with notable expertise in liability, insurance, M&A and environment cases.