Hans Hammarbäck

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Hans Hammarbäck leder Mannheimer Swartlings verksamhetsgrupp för försäkringsrätt tillsammans med Azadeh Razani och är även 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 återförsäkringstvister 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

    Utbildning

    • Jur kand (Uppsala universitet, 1987)

    Språk

    • Svenska
    • Engelska
    • Hans Hammarbäck is appointed as a leading individual in the field of Insurance by Legal 500.
    • "Hans Hammarbäck is an expert in his field who manages to provide legal support through his team in a cost-efficient manner." (Legal 500, 2020)
    • Hans Hammarbäck has been listed as a notable practitioner in the field of insurance by Chambers Europe in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
    • Hans Hammarbäck is "an excellent lawyer," according to sources who "really appreciate working with him." He predominantly acts for insured companies on contentious matters, including claims against their insurers. He also handles advisory mandates. Clients appreciate his flexible approach and his availability to deal with "unexpected issues, when we find something that we don't know how to deal with." (Chambers Europe, 2020).
    • Hans Hammarbäck is nominated as one of the world's leading practitioners in the field of Insurance & Reinsurance by Who's Who Legal.
    • 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).
    • Clients note that he "knows his stuff and is a very nice person to work with" (Chambers Europe, 2018). He is further praised for his abilities in litigations: "He is tough-spoken. He listens to our message and to the clients." (Chambers Europe 2018)
    • He has a wealth of experience advising multinational companies on a range of matters, with particular expertise in insurance and reinsurance disputes. He also assists clients with regulatory compliance (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).
    • 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 2017).
    • In 2016 Hans Hammarbäck was noted for his "exceptional ability to debate complex legal issues", (Legal 500, 2016) and commended for being a "very good, fairly all-round business lawyer, who definitely knows a lot about insurance law." (Chambers Europe, 2016)
    • 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)
    • Market commentators note Hans Hammarbäck as a pragmatic and thorough lawyer. He is regarded as "experienced and knowledgeable," and is particularly skilled with contentious matters. (Chambers Europe, 2015)
    • Hans Hammarbäck attracts exceptional praise from clients, one of whom describes him as "the best there is when it comes to negotiation and litigation". (Legal 500, 2015)
    • 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