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Having more than 35 years experience of rendering business law advice in Mannheimer Zetterlöf/Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå, Pär Andersson Advokatbyrå offers legal services mainly regarding commercial dispute resolution. Over the years Pär Andersson has worked with i. a. large transactions within M&A and joint ventures. The matters have involved many different markets and businesses. As counsel in national and international commercial disputes, Pär Andersson has worked with large and complex matters involving many different issues and other jurisdictions. Many times the engagements have included leading and coordinating the work of teams of colleagues and experts within various fields of expertise. Matters that have not been settled, have been tried in arbitration proceedings as well as in court proceedings, both ordinary and administrative courts. Arbitration proceedings have included ad hoc proceedings and those conducted under major arbitration rules, mainly SCC and ICC. Pär Andersson has also acted as sole and party appointed arbitrator and chairman of an arbitral tribunal.

Some of the areas and issues that Pär Andersson has experience from are the following:

  • Breach of warranties and defects relating to M&A;
  • Contractual and non-contractual liability for damages;
  • Professional liability;
  • Insurance compensation;
  • Interpretation of agreements;
  • Title to patents and protection of trade secrets;
  • Research & development agreements;
  • Turn key and other construction agreements;

Arbitration matters include those administered by the SCC, ICC and SCC´s Emergency Arbitrator procedure.


Curriculum Vitae


Graduated from University of Lund, Law faculty, 1979

Languages:   Swedish and English

Member of the Swedish Bar Association since 1985

Member of the board (1997 – 2008) and chairman (2004 – 2008) of the Arbitration Association of South Sweden

Member of the board of the Swedish Bar Association (2010 – 2016), member of the Bar Association´s insurance group (2013 – 2016) and deputy member and member of the board of the Bar Association´s South Region (2011 – 2016)

Managing Partner, Mannheimer Swartling (1995 – 1996)

Board member, Mannheimer Swartling (1995 – 2000)

Chairman of the Partners Meeting, Mannheimer Swartling (2005 – 2016)


Pär Andersson Advokatbyrå, 1 February 2018 –

Senior Adviser, Mannheimer Swartling, 2017 – 31 January 2018

Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 1990 – 2016

Partner, Mannheimer Zetterlöf, 1987 – 1990

Secondment at lawfirm in New York, 1985 – 1986

Associate, Mannheimer Zetterlöf, 1982 – 1987

Junior judge, Göta Court of Appeal, 1981 – 1982

Clerk, Helsingborg Police Authority and Helsingborg District Court, 1979 – 1981

Assistant, University of Lund, Law faculty


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