August 22, 2011 - News about the firm

Robin Oldenstam named in Global Arbitration Review ‘45 under 45’ list of leading figures in international arbitration

Global Arbitration Review (GAR) has named Robin Oldenstam, partner at Mannheimer Swartling and head of the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice, in its ‘45 under 45’ list of  leading figures in international arbitration under the age of 45. He is the first and only lawyer from Scandinavia to be included on this global list of leading practitioners since it was inaugurated in 2006.

The inclusion process comprised peer nomination, review of references and referees, and final selection by GAR’s editorial board and practitioners who have previously appeared on the list.
Mannheimer Swartling is the leading law firm in dispute resolution in the Nordic region and ranked top tier globally. The firm regularly appears in the GAR100, Global Arbitration Review’s listing of the world’s most prominent international arbitration practices. The GAR 100 also include the GAR30, a ranking of the world’s 30 most active arbitration law firms, where Mannheimer Swartling is the highest ranked firm from the civil law world. The firm’s inclusion in this list illustrates not only the expertise within the firm, but also the high quality arbitration offering across our offices in Sweden, Germany, Russia, USA and China, where more than 60 lawyers are dedicated to dispute resolution.

Robin Oldenstam (40) chairs the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice. He also chairs the Swedish Arbitration Association, which inter alia organizes the bi-annual Swedish Arbitration Days (www.swedisharbitration.se). Robin Oldenstam is primarily active in the field of international arbitration and is regularly acting as counsel in arbitrations under the ICC, SCC, UNCITRAL and other rules. He is also often sought after as an arbitrator. Robin Oldenstam is head-tutor for the Swedish Bar Association’s mandatory course in trial advocacy and regularly lectures on arbitration at university courses and training programmes for professionals. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has since many years been ranked among the leading individuals in dispute resolution in Sweden.

For more information about GAR’s ‘45 under 45’ list please read here.