Dan Engstrom, MCIArb, is the Managing Partner of the firm.
He has been practicing commercial dispute resolution since the late 1980’s both as legal counsel and as a commercial litigator.
Engstrom has, since 1999, had repeated appointments as an arbitrator, both as party-appointed and institutional appointed. The disputes involve (most frequently) franchise, IT/IP and commercial contract disputes. Engstrom has experience both under the Swedish Arbitration Act and under institutional rules, such as the Rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC).
Engstrom has experience from more than 50 commercial arbitrations.
He is frequently appointed as a sole mediator by Swedish courts and by the disputing parties and is the sole author to the Swedish commentary to the Mediation act.
Engstrom is admitted to World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) list of independent international neutrals within Arbitration and Mediation with a focus on intellectual property dispute settlement. He was admitted to ICDR’s International Panel of Arbitrators some years ago.
Engstrom is a published author within the field of Mediation and Dispute Resolution in general. He is frequently contributing to IBA Arbitration Newsletter, GAR, GTDT – Arbitration and other publications. He is frequently engaged as a speaker and a lecturer within the field of Mediation, Dispute Resolution in general and within Franchise.
He is (in selection) a member of the Swedish Bar Association, The International Bar Association, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrator (MCIArb) in London, The American Bar Association, The Swedish Arbitration Society, The Swedish Insurance Law Society and The Swedish Copyright Society. He is also the exclusive Commercial Arbitration member in IR Global for Sweden.
He is listed as a leading individual within Arbitration, Litigation, Mediation and Commercial Dispute Resolution and at present exclusively appointed by Global Law Experts as the leading national expert within Arbitration in Sweden.
He was the Founding Partner of Stockholm Arbitration & Litigation Center (SALC) Lawfirm in 2006 and the managing Partner of the firm for eleven years. He joined NOVA Lawfirm as a partner in June 2017 and is now its Managing Partner.
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