Johan Sidklev
Office: Stockholm
Primary practices
Dispute Resolution
Swedish, English, German

Johan Sidklev heads Roschier's Dispute Resolution practice in Sweden. Johan is specialized in commercial dispute resolution with extensive experience from international arbitration, often concerning energy-related disputes with an East-West angle. He has acted as counsel in a significant number of international arbitrations in Stockholm, London and Paris involving oil, gas, construction and distribution matters. In the area of investment arbitration Johan has experience from arbitrator's appointments as well as advising both private investors and various governments as counsel, inter alia in matters concerning the Energy Charter Treaty.

Johan serves on the Legal Advisory Task Force on Investment Protection at the Energy Charter Secretariat and is appointed member of the SCC Rules Revision Committee 2015. He also serves on the Executive Committees of the Russian and CIS Arbitration Network (RCAN), ICCA Stockholm 2020 and Young Arbitrators Sweden (YAS). Johan has been the Headmaster of the SCC/SAA Arbitration Training Program. He is the current President of the Swedish Arbitration Association.

Johan is regularly appointed as arbitrator in both national and international disputes. He is also frequently engaged as speaker and moderator at various conferences and is lecturing on international arbitration at Stockholm University.

In addition to his Swedish LL.M. degree Johan has also studied at Fordham Law School in New York (2005) and the University of Miami (1994).

Awards & rankings
Johan is recognized as one of the leading experts in Sweden within dispute resolution by international directories such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal. Clients praise Johan's "extensive experience" and his "strategic planning of cross-border disputes" (Chambers Europe, 2018).
Roschier (2014-)
Setterwalls, Partner (2011-2014)
Holland & Knight LLP /New York, Associate (2005)
Setterwalls, Associate (2002-2010)
Stockholm District Court, Law Clerk (2001-2002)
Memberships & professional appointments
Member of the Swedish Bar Association
Member of the International Bar Association
Member of the Swedish Arbitration Association
Member of the SCC Rules Revision Committee 2015
Member of the Executive Committee for ICCA Stockholm 2020
Member of the board of the SCC Young Arbitrators Sweden (YAS) (2012-)
Member of the Legal Advisory Task Force on Investment Protection at the Energy Charter Secretariat
Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
Member of Executive Committee of the Russian and CIS Arbitration Network (2011-)
Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA), President (2017-)
SCC/SAA Arbitration Training Program, Headmaster (2013-)
SCC Young Arbitrators Sweden, Board Member (2012-)
Russian and CIS Arbitration Network, Member of the Executive Committee (2011-)
"Swedish Chapter", The Third-Party Litigation Funding Law Review, 1st Edition, 12/2017
"SCC Chapter", Arbitration World, 5th edition 2015
"Damages Actions – An EU law expansion in the area of civil procedure", Europarättslig Tidskrift, 1/2015
"Skadeståndsdirektivet - en EU-rättslig expansion på civilrättens område" ("The Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions – An EU law expansion in the area of civil procedure"), with C. Wik, A. Börjesson and V. Schröder, Europarättslig Tidskrift, 1/2015
”Swedish Chapter" and "SCC Chapter", Arbitration World, 4th edition 2012
"Remedies for International Sellers of Goods", Center for International Legal Studies, 2011
Recent speaking engagements
YAS Arbitration Day, a panel discussion with leading arbitrators on procedural strategies at the hearing, Stockholm, October 2015 (moderator).
"Enforcement of investment arbitration awards", American Bar Association Conference, Moscow, September 2015 (speaker).
"Arbitration in the Nordics" – a cross-border seminar on different trends in Nordic arbitration, Oslo, February 2015 (speaker).
”Interim Measures and Injunctions in International Disputes”, panel discussion arranged by Russian Arbitration Association, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and the Swedish Arbitration Association, Stockholm, November 2014 (moderator)
”Arbitration in Stockholm with Foreign Parties – Experiences and Tips”, YAS Arbitration Day, Stockholm, October 2014 (moderator)
“Arbitration in Shipping & Offshore”, 26th Nordic Maritime Law Seminar arranged by the Scandinavian Institute for Maritime Law, Stockholm, August 2014 (speaker)
“Experts in International Arbitration”, Swedish Arbitration Days arranged by the Swedish Arbitration Association, Stockholm, September 2014 (speaker)
“The Role of Law in International Arbitration”, conference organized by Stockholm University, May 2014 (speaker)
“Arbitrating with States or State-Parties – Does Sovereign Immunity Extend to Interim Measures of Protection?”, a conference on Mastering Challenges in International Arbitration organized by ICAL Alumni Association, UNCITRAL, SCC, SAA and Stockholm University, Stockholm, May 2013 (speaker)
“Public Policy in International Arbitration”, a conference organized by the International Chamber of Commerce, Vilnius March 2013 (speaker)
“Main Hearings in International Arbitrations – the Taking of Evidence and Closing Arguments”, Advokatdagarna organized by the Swedish Bar Association, Stockholm, October 2013 (speaker)
“Unfair Competition Between Judicial Systems”, American Bar Association’s Moscow Dispute Resolution Conference, Moscow, September 2013 (speaker)
“Key Issues in Euro-Arab Investor State Disputes – the Law Applicable to the Merits”, conference organized by the League of Arab States, CRICA and SCC, Cairo, October 2012 (speaker)
“What Legal and Other Sources are Applied in Arbitration in Sweden?”, a seminar organized by the Swedish Arbitration Association, Stockholm, November 2011 (speaker)
Uppsala University, LL.M. (1999)
SAA Training Programme for Arbitrators (2010-2011)