Carl Persson

Senior Associate, Stockholm

Carl Persson is a Stockholm-based Senior Associate whose practice encompasses domestic and international commercial arbitration, as well as litigation. He has a dual degree in law and economics and specializes in disputes relating to M&A transactions, securities and finance, and director and auditor liability. Carl has acted as counsel in a significant number of arbitration and litigation proceedings in these areas. He also has extensive experience of energy-related disputes with an East-West angle.

Carl’s work experience includes working as a Foreign Associate in the litigation department of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York. During his time in the US, he represented a major consumer products company in product liability lawsuits filed around the US.

Carl is recognized as a future leader in both arbitration and litigation by Who’s Who Legal (Who’s Who Legal: Future Leaders – Arbitration 2018 and 2019 and Who’s Who Legal: Future Leaders – Litigation 2018).

Carl Persson’s experience includes advising:

  • A Swedish company in a post M&A-dispute in an SCC arbitration concerning an underlying dispute valued at EUR 100 million;
  • One of the largest integrated component manufacturers in Asia in a post M&A-dispute under the SCC rules against a Swedish company concerning an underlying dispute valued at EUR 70 million;
  • A Nordic company in a post M&A-dispute in the Supreme Court concerning an underlying dispute valued at EUR 40 million;
  • An American oil company as claimant in a USD 300 million dispute against a leading Russian oil and gas supplier;
  • A world-leading oil and gas company against an energy provider in challenge proceedings before the Court of Appeals concerning an underlying dispute valued at USD 250 million;
  • A Swedish company in court proceedings against the former board members and the auditor of the company with damages claims exceeding USD 300 million;
  • A group of investors against a Swedish company in court proceedings relating to investments in securities.

Roschier (2010-)
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, Foreign Associate (2015-2016)
Unilever, Visiting Lawyer (2012)

Member of the Swedish Bar Association
Member of the Swedish Arbitration Association
Member of the Young Arbitrators Sweden (YAS)
Member of the ICDR Young & International
Member of the Young ICCA

“Swedish Chapter”, The Third-Party Litigation Funding Law Review, 1st Edition, 12/2017

“Third Party Funding in Sweden – Uncovering Uncharted Territory”, Kluwer Arbitration Blog

Stockholm University, LL.M. (2010)
Linköping University, B.Sc. (2009)

English, Swedish