Magnus Berlin, Setterwalls Advokatbyrå

Personal data 

Surname: Berlin
First name: Magnus
Date of birth: 7 February, 1961
Nationality: Swedish
Resident address: Boktryckaregatan 11A, SE-216 19 Malmö, Sweden
Resident tel.:  +46 (0)40 97 79 46
Office address: Setterwalls Advokatbyrå, P O Box 4501, SE-203 20 Malmö, Sweden
Office tel.: +46(0)40 690 04 16
Mobile phone: +46 (0)707 83 77 33
Office email:

Academic degree and qualification

LL.M. University of Lund, Sweden, 1987

Professional activities and positions

1987-1989, District Court of Eslöv, law clerk
1989-1990, Court of Appeal, Malmoe, law clerk
1990-1991, District Court of Helsingborg, assistant judge
1992         Court of Appeal Malmö, associate judge
1993-1996, Lindahl law firm, associate
1997-1999, Lindahl law firm, partner
2000-        Setterwalls law firm, partner

Current professional position

Partner of Setterwalls Advokatbyrå AB

General experience as practitioner

Member of the Swedish Bar Association since 1995.
Member of the International Bar Association
Licensed as a foreign legal consultant in the State of New York, USA

Litigation experience

Extensive experience in a wide range of commercial litigation (including, but not limited to, areas such as construction, IT-projects, insurance, mergers and acquisitions, company law, agency and distribution, liability for consultants) in the courts of law in Sweden.

Arbitration experience

Domestic arbitrations

Counsel in a number of domestic arbitrations.
Co-arbitrator of domestic arbitral tribunals in a number of cases.
Chairperson in domestic arbitrations.
Sole arbitrator appointed by the Arbitral Council of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Sweden and by the Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC).

International Arbitrations

Counsel in a number of cases under the ICC, the SCC and the UNCITRAL Rules.

Languages besides Swedish

Ability to conduct arbitration proceedings in English


”Enforcement of an Arbitration Award against States and State-Controlled Entities” (Swedish report delivered at AIJA Annual Congress in Sydney 1998).

”The New Swedish Arbitration Act” (Presented at AIJA Seminar in Stockholm 2001).

”Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards” (Presented at AIJA Annual Congress in Edinburgh 2003).

”Local Courts dealing with International Disputes” (Presented at AIJA Annual Congress in Edinburgh 2003).