Mannheimer Swartling is the leading law firm in dispute resolution in the Nordic region and is top tier globally. We represent clients, regardless of nationality or applicable law, in any and all matters arising from commercial disputes, such as early dispute assessment, arbitration, litigation, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution. Our experience from arbitrations under the Arbitration Rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) is unparalleled, but we also have extensive experience from arbitrations under various other rules and institutions such as the ICC, LCIA, ICDR, DIS, HKIAC, CIETAC, ICAC, UNCITRAL and ICSID. The group consists of about 70 lawyers and is represented in all of our offices in Sweden as well as in our offices in China, Russia and Germany.
Our Dispute Resolution Practice Group has extensive experience of commercial disputes within all industries and fields of business, such as e.g. Automotive, Energy, Financial Institutions, Healthcare and Life Science, Infrastructure and Construction, IT, Telecommunication and Technology, Media and Entertainment, Private Equity, M&A, Real Estate and Shipping and Transportation.
In disputes where expertise in foreign law or other specialist knowledge is required our lawyers work closely with members of the firm’s other practice groups or with external lawyers or other consultants. Mannheimer Swartling has well-established relations with other law firms and experts globally and is able to compose and lead integrated teams adapted for the particular matter at hand.
Most members in the group deal with both arbitration and litigation.
A sub group within the Dispute Resolution Practice Group is dedicated to International investment disputes.
Experience and Rankings
The breadth of our experience is reflected in some of the recent arbitration and litigation matters we have handled. A selection of these assignments can be viewed here Arbitration, Litigation.
Our dispute resolution practice has ranked as first tier in numerous independent publications, among others Chambers, Legal 500, PLC Which lawyer and Global Arbitration Review. A selection of these reviews can be viewed on Rankings.
Related Groups – Construction and Infrastructure, Corporate Taxation, Environment,
EU and Competition, Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment.
What others say
“members of the firm have long been at the forefront of the practice in Sweden…the practice area is a dominant group within the 400-lawyer firm, and the team is often the highest-ranked firm from a civil law jurisdiction in the GAR30.” (GAR30 2013)
"An impressively well-run firm which produces top-level work and shines in its responsiveness." (Chambers Global 2012)
"Clients commend Mannheimer Swartling’s efficient, responsible, professional’ team, which handles high-profile disputes and arbitrations." (Legal 500 2012)