Kristoffer Löf co-chairs the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice group. He is also a member of the firm’s industry groups for Energy/Natural Resources and Infrastructure/Construction. He is specialised in dispute resolution and assists in all stages of a dispute – from the early case assessments and claim letters to settlement negotiations and proceedings before Swedish courts and Swedish and international arbitral tribunals. He has experience from a wide range of areas and industry sectors, including telecom, pharmaceuticals, joint ventures, shareholders’ and cooperation agreements, machinery and equipment, licensing, agency and distribution, M&A etc., and with a particular emphasis on energy/oil & gas and construction disputes. In addition to counsel assignments, he also sits as arbitrator in commercial disputes.

  • Chambers Global 2014, ranked in Dispute Resolution Sweden. Kristoffer Löf is described as "dogged and determined, and prepares the client very well. He has impressive negotiation powers."
  • Chambers Global 2014, mentioned in Dispute Resolution Sweden as a foreign expert relating to Russia.
  • Chambers Global 2014, ranked in Dispute Resolution - Russia (Experts Based Abroad). Kristoffer Löf is described as having ability to "see the bigger picture and identify the relevant risks." He is particularly noted for his experience in oil & gas related disputes.

Experience

  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 2012-
  • Secondment, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, London, 2007
  • Secondment, Swedish Match AB, 2004
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 2003-2011

Education

  • LL.M. (Uppsala University, 2002)
  • University of Minnesota Law School, 2002

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English

Publications

  • “Arbitration and company law in Sweden” (co-authored with Andreas Steen) in European Company Law, Volume 2015, Issue 3 (Wolters Kluwer)
  • “Best Practice in International Arbitration” (co-authored with Robin Oldenstam) in Avtalt prosess – Voldgift i praksis (Universitetforlaget, Oslo 2015)
  • “Counstruction Arbitration in Sweden” (co-authored with Johan Granehult) in GAR Know-how, Global Arbitration Review 2015
  • “Concise Guide to Arbitration in Sweden” (co-editor and co-author), Mannheimer Swartling, 2014
  • “A Crimean Conundrum” (co-authored with Fredrik Ringquist) in Corporate Disputes Magazine, Jul-Sep 2014 issue
  • The chapter “Sweden” (co-authored with Fredrik Andersson) in Choice of Venue in International Arbitration (Oxford University Press, 2014)
  • “Institutional Rule Reforms–SCC” (co-authored with Kristoffer Stråth)  in International Arbitration Law Review’s Special Issue on Reform in International Arbitral Institutions (Vol. 16 Issue 6, 2013)
  • “The Proceedings” (co-authored with Stefan Brocker), in International Arbitration in Sweden: A Practitioner’s Guide (Wolters Kluwer, 2013)
  • Practical Law, Multi - Jurisdictional Guide 2012/13, Dispute Resolution Volume 2: Arbitration (co-authored with Mattias Göransson)
  • Practical Law, Multi - Jurisdictional Guide 2012/13, Dispute Resolution Volume 1: Litigation (co-authored with Mattias Göransson)
  • The Swedish Bar Association, 2008
  • Swedish Arbitration Association
  • Young Arbitrators Stockholm (YAS) at the SCC; member of the board since 2012, elected chairman in 2015.
  • Executive Board of the ICDR Young & International
  • London Court of International Arbitration

Kristoffer Löf

Partner

Kristoffer Löf co-chairs the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice group. He is also a member of the firm’s industry groups for Energy/Natural Resources and Infrastructure/Construction. He is specialised in dispute resolution and assists in all stages of a dispute – from the early case assessments and claim letters to settlement negotiations and proceedings before Swedish courts and Swedish and international arbitral tribunals. He has experience from a wide range of areas and industry sectors, including telecom, pharmaceuticals, joint ventures, shareholders’ and cooperation agreements, machinery and equipment, licensing, agency and distribution, M&A etc., and with a particular emphasis on energy/oil & gas and construction disputes. In addition to counsel assignments, he also sits as arbitrator in commercial disputes.

Awards

  • Chambers Global 2014, ranked in Dispute Resolution Sweden. Kristoffer Löf is described as "dogged and determined, and prepares the client very well. He has impressive negotiation powers."
  • Chambers Global 2014, mentioned in Dispute Resolution Sweden as a foreign expert relating to Russia.
  • Chambers Global 2014, ranked in Dispute Resolution - Russia (Experts Based Abroad). Kristoffer Löf is described as having ability to "see the bigger picture and identify the relevant risks." He is particularly noted for his experience in oil & gas related disputes.

Experience

  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 2012-
  • Secondment, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, London, 2007
  • Secondment, Swedish Match AB, 2004
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 2003-2011

Education

  • LL.M. (Uppsala University, 2002)
  • University of Minnesota Law School, 2002

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English

Publications

  • “Arbitration and company law in Sweden” (co-authored with Andreas Steen) in European Company Law, Volume 2015, Issue 3 (Wolters Kluwer)
  • “Best Practice in International Arbitration” (co-authored with Robin Oldenstam) in Avtalt prosess – Voldgift i praksis (Universitetforlaget, Oslo 2015)
  • “Counstruction Arbitration in Sweden” (co-authored with Johan Granehult) in GAR Know-how, Global Arbitration Review 2015
  • “Concise Guide to Arbitration in Sweden” (co-editor and co-author), Mannheimer Swartling, 2014
  • “A Crimean Conundrum” (co-authored with Fredrik Ringquist) in Corporate Disputes Magazine, Jul-Sep 2014 issue
  • The chapter “Sweden” (co-authored with Fredrik Andersson) in Choice of Venue in International Arbitration (Oxford University Press, 2014)
  • “Institutional Rule Reforms–SCC” (co-authored with Kristoffer Stråth)  in International Arbitration Law Review’s Special Issue on Reform in International Arbitral Institutions (Vol. 16 Issue 6, 2013)
  • “The Proceedings” (co-authored with Stefan Brocker), in International Arbitration in Sweden: A Practitioner’s Guide (Wolters Kluwer, 2013)
  • Practical Law, Multi - Jurisdictional Guide 2012/13, Dispute Resolution Volume 2: Arbitration (co-authored with Mattias Göransson)
  • Practical Law, Multi - Jurisdictional Guide 2012/13, Dispute Resolution Volume 1: Litigation (co-authored with Mattias Göransson)

Membership

  • The Swedish Bar Association, 2008
  • Swedish Arbitration Association
  • Young Arbitrators Stockholm (YAS) at the SCC; member of the board since 2012, elected chairman in 2015.
  • Executive Board of the ICDR Young & International
  • London Court of International Arbitration