Rikard Wikström is a Stockholm-based Partner focusing on Swedish and international commercial arbitration as well as Swedish court proceedings. He has represented Swedish, foreign and multinational corporations before courts and arbitral tribunals under various arbitration rules such as the SCC, the ICC, the SIAC and the UNCITRAL rules. The disputes have involved many different business sectors, such as oil & gas, construction, insurance, M&A disputes, IT and pharmaceuticals.
Rikard also regularly sits as arbitrator and has chaired several international arbitrations involving German, Russian, Spanish, Estonian, Norwegian and Swedish parties.
White & Case /Stockholm, Partner (2012-2017), Associate (2006-2012)
Gärde Wesslau Advokatbyrå, Associate (2004-2006)
Law clerk, trained at the Bench (2002-2004)
Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
Member of the Swedish Bar Association
Member of the Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA)
Member of Young Arbitrators Sweden (YAS), Chair (2010-2014)
"The IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration: do they set the standard or is there now a need for revision?", Construction Law International, Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2013
"The IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration: do they set the standard or is there now a need for revision?", IBA Arbitration News, Volume 17, No. 2, September 2012
"The Impact of Document Production on the Efficiency of Arbitration", with C. Zettermarck, essay in "Between East and West: Essays in honor of Ulf Francke", JurisNet LLC, New York, USA, 2010
Young Arbitrators' Copenhagen seminar, Copenhagen, 29 August 2014 (Speaker)
CODEX annual seminar, Helsinki, 22 November 2013 (Panelist)
Debate with representatives from the SCC and the ICC, Stockholm, 21 November 2013 (Moderator)
YAS/ICDR Young & International coffee house, Vienna, 24 March 2012 (Panelist)