Hans Hammarbäck

Partner Stockholm

Hans Hammarbäck är ordförande i Mannheimer Swartlings verksamhetsgrupp för försäkringsrätt och delägare i byråns verksamhetsgrupp för tvistlösning. Hans är en högt respekterad expert inom försäkring och återförsäkring och har mer än trettio års erfarenhet av kommersiella tvister. Hans är särskilt verksam inom området för försäkrings- och återförsäkringsrelaterade tvister och har även stor erfarenhet av M&A-relaterade försäkringstvister . Han har biträtt byråns klienter i ett mycket stort antal domstolsprocesser och skiljeförfaranden i Sverige och andra jurisdiktioner. Han biträder även regelbundet klienter vid villkorsskrivning samt i regulatoriska och andra försäkringsrättsliga frågor. Hans verksamhet omfattar rådgivning, i många fall innefattandes gränsöverskridande och internationella frågor, till försäkrade, försäkringsgivare och försäkringsförmedlare.

Hans omnämns för sitt arbete i Who’s Who Legal och the Guide to the World’s Leading Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers.

  • Erfarenhet

    • Delägare, Mannheimer Swartling, 1997- 
    • Visiting Lawyer, Slaughter and May, London, 1994 
    • Biträdande jurist, Mannheimer Swartling, 1990-1996 
    • Biträdande jurist, Carl Swartling Advokatbyrå, 1990 
    • Tingstjänstgöring, 1987-1990


    • Jur kand (Uppsala universitet, 1987)


    • Svenska
    • Engelska
    • Hans Hammarbäck is praised as "a skilful lawyer" and noted for his "knowledge of insurance contract law and ability to advocate in that field." (Chambers Europe, 2019).
    • In 2018 Hans Hammarbäck was appointed as a leading individual in the field of Insurance by Legal 500. He is also described as 'simply outstanding' (Legal 500, 2018) and clients note that he "knows his stuff and is a very nice person to work with" (Chambers Europe, 2018).
    • Hans Hammarbäck is commended for providing "excellent, to-the-point legal advice with the client's commercial interests in focus" (ILO Client Choice 2017).
    • Hans Hammarbäck is listed in Who's Who Legal: Insurance & Reinsurance and is referred to as a "specialist" and a "truly skilled" adviser both in Sweden and internationally, (Who's Who Legal, 2016). In 2017 he was nominated as one of the world's leading practitioners in the field of Insurance & Reinsurance by Who's Who Legal.
    • Clients appreciate that "he is always trying to find a solution and lead us through the process in a clear and concise way" (Chambers Europe 2016). He is further praised for his abilities in litigations: "He is tough-spoken. He listens to our message and to the clients." (Chambers Europe 2016)
    • In 2015 Hans Hammarbäck was noted for his "exceptional ability to debate complex legal issues", (Legal 500, 2015) and commended for being a "very good, fairly all-round business lawyer, who definitely knows a lot about insurance law." (Chambers Europe, 2015)
    • Clients, which include Swedish as well as multinational insurance and reinsurance companies, commend Hans' "unique competence, experience and capability to analyse and manage difficult negotiations" adding: " He not only considers the purely legal aspects, but also applies his in-depth knowledge of insurance wordings and claims-adjusting practices." (ILO Client Choice, 2015)
    • Others have asserted that he is "experienced and knowledgeable" (Chambers Europe, 2014) and "the best there is when it comes to negotiation and litigation." (Legal 500, 2014)
    • "Hans Hammarbäck has enormous experience across a broad spectrum of disputes, with notable expertise in liability, insurance, M&A and environment cases." (Chambers Global, 2013)
    • Hans Hammarbäck is also praised for his "brilliant ability to establish a strategy for [the clients'] entire case from the outset." (Chambers Europe 2012)
    • Clients are impressed with his "cost-effective service and ability to see our overall settlement picture." (Chambers Global, 2010)
    • "Hans Hammarbäck brings a wealth of experience to the table", and clients value his "thorough, structured and helpful approach", (Chambers Global, 2009). Insurance litigator Hans Hammarbäck "has an astute mind, and combines impressive attention to detail with commercial focus." (Legal 500, 2009)
    • Sveriges advokatsamfund, 1994 
    • International Bar Association (Arbitration Committe, Insurance Committe) 
    • Swedish Arbitration Association
    • AIDA (Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances)
    • Svenska Försäkringsföreningen 
    • Svenska Föreningen för Entreprenad- och Konsulträtt
    • Ledamot i ICCs kommitté för Finansiella Tjänster och Försäkringar
  • Verksamhetsgrupp