Anders Nilsson is a senior associate in the International Arbitration practice.
He specializes in international commercial arbitration and represents private multinational corporations, States and State-owned entities in a variety of institutional and ad hoc proceedings, including under ICC, UNCITRAL, SCC, DIS and NAI rules.
Anders also acts as counsel in arbitration-related proceedings before Swedish courts.
International arbitrations on which Anders Nilsson has worked include the representation of:
- An African energy company in three parallel NAI arbitrations in Amsterdam brought by a European energy company. The disputes relate to a joint-venture agreement. Dutch law applies.
- Five gas importers, Respondents in SCC and UNCITRAL arbitrations in Stockholm initiated by an upstream supplier. The disputes arose from a gas price revision clause in long-term supply contracts. Swedish law applied.
- A European life sciences company, Respondent in an arbitration brought by a European chemical company seeking indemnification under a Share Purchase Agreement. The law of the Claimant’s State applied.
- A French-German consortium in an ICC arbitration in Stockholm against a Finnish utility company. The dispute arose from an agreement for the construction of a nuclear power plant in Finland. Finnish law governed and the proceedings were conducted in English. €6.1 billion was at stake.
- Numerous post-award proceedings to seek the setting aside of awards rendered in commercial arbitrations.
Columbia University School of Law
Lund University, Faculty of Law
- Germany (as EU qualified lawyer)
- Member, Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Germany
- Member, Young Arbitrators Sweden (YAS), Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
- Member, ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF)
- Member, German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) and DIS40, Frankfurt am Main
- “Das neue schwedische Schiedsverfahrensgesetz,” SchiedsVZ 2019, Heft 3, 130-135 (with P. Bauder)
- “Inconsistent Awards in Investment Arbitration: Is an Appeal Court needed?,” 30(5) Journal of International Arbitration 579 (2013) (co-author)
- Prior to joining the firm, Anders was an associate in the international arbitration department of a leading international law firm in Stockholm and Frankfurt. Anders has also acted as secretary to Swedish renowned arbitrator Lars Edlund (currently Justice of the Supreme Court of Sweden) in several SCC arbitrations and served as law clerk at Stockholm District Court, assisting judges during legal proceedings, advising judges on legal matters, administrative responsibility for proceedings and chairing minor criminal proceedings as well as civil cases.