Mikael Wahlgrenis the owner and founder of the law consultancy firm Linton and Wahlgren AB.He has more than 25 years extensive experience and knowledge of, amongst others, managing arbitrations, disputes and has during the past years acted as an arbitrator and mediator. During my 10 years as General Counselfor the Alfa Laval Group and 15 years as in-house counsel, supporting a number of multinational Swedish and foreign listed companies (i.e. Skanska, ABB, Rolls-Royce and NCC) and in my current role as independent legal counsel, he consider himself to be suitable as an industrial specialist arbitrator and mediator.
Mr Wahlgren has, in his capacity as General Counsel, In-house Counsel and independent Senior legal counsel, acted as an independent arbitrator and mediator, been responsible for handling, managing and defending his employers’ position as plaintiffs or defendants in various disputes as well as supervising and appointing external counsels both in domestic and international arbitrations and alternative dispute resolutions. Mr Wahlgren’sindustry knowhow includes, amongst others, the handling of legal and contractual disputes within the international manufacturing, infrastructure, energy, construction, Life Science and Med Tech industries, hens his belief that he is suitable as an Industrial specialist.
Mr Wahlgren is a member of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Swedenand the Swedish Arbitration Association.He is also a member of The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple in London and a CEDR accredited mediator.
PRACTICE AREAS: Arbitration and mediation in legal and contractual disputes within the international manufacturing, infrastructure, energy, construction, Life Science and Med Tech industries
Alfa Laval Corporate AB(Lund, Sweden), the head office of the Alfa Laval Group. Position: Vice President, Company Secretary & Group General Counsel;
NCC Construction Sweden AB (Stockholm, Sweden), the head office of NCC Group’s Swedish construction business. Position: Senior Legal Counsel;
Rolls-Royce Power Venture Ltd (London, England), responsible for handling the Rolls-Royce Group’s ownership and financing of its power plant projects. Position:Senior Legal Counsel;
ABB Alstom Power N.V.,Asea Brown Boveri Ltd and ABB Business Services Ltd (Baden, Switzerland), the head office of the Swiss part of the ABB Group’s business.Position: as Legal Counsel;
ABB Alstom Power N.V.,Asea Brown Boveri Ltd and ABB Business Services Ltd(Baden, Switzerland), the head office of the Swiss part of the ABB Group’s business.Position: as Legal Counsel; and
Skanska International Civil Engineering AB (Danderyd, Sweden and Kashmir/New Delhi, India), the head office of the Skanska Group’s international civil engineering business.Position: as Legal Counsel.
AFFILIATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Arbitration, mediation and litigation:
Member of CEDR Exchange, (https://www.cedr.com).
Member of the Swiss Arbitration Association(ASA), (http://www.arbitration-ch.org).
Member of the Swedish section of the International Chamber of Commerce(ICC), (https://iccwbo.org).
Member of the London Court of International Arbitration(LCIA),(http://www.lcia.org).
Member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Sweden, (http://handelskammaren.com).
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, (http://www.innertemple.org.uk/).
Member of the Swedish Arbitration Association, (http://swedisharbitration.se/)
Member of the Arbitration Association in Southern Sweden;
Independent member of the Law firm Vinge’s Experts Panel, an expert panel focusing a method to facilitate better and faster settlements of disputes.
Vice-Chairman and Co-Chairman of the International Bar Association’s subcommittee for Financing Structures. (http://www.ibanet.org).
Member of the European International Contractor’s Workgroup for Financing issues, focusing on contractual and financial issues connected with international construction projects. (http://www.eic-federation.eu/).
Member of the Swedish Association for Consult and Engineering Law, organising Swedish lawyers, consultants and representatives of the Construction industry and focusing on legal issues related to the Swedish construction industry.
Legal advisor to the International Tunnelling Association, (www.ita-aites.org).
Professional associations and networks:
Member of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise’s (SvensktNäringsliv) Corporate Legal Reference Group, consisting of the General Counsels of the largest listed Swedish companies.;
Member of the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries’ (Teknikföretagen) Legal Board, consisting of the General Counsels of the largest listed Swedish manufacturing companies.
Member of the Companies Lawyers Association (Bolagsjurist Föreningen), organising Swedish corporate lawyers. (http://www.bolagsjuristerna.com/).
Member of the Swedish International Law Association, organising lawyers interested in international law. (http://www.ilasweden.se/).
University of Lund, (Sweden) Master of Laws (L.L.M) with specialisation on:
Comparative Law (Anglo-Saxon Contract law v. Swedish Contract law).
European Union Law (Studied at the Legal faculty at the University of Copenhagen).
Barristereducation at The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (http://www.innertemple.org.uk/), not completed due to move to Sweden. Barrister not practicing
Completed StyrelseAkademien ’s Chairman training
EFL’s Board Programme. Certified Board member
CEDR’s “Mediator skill training”, arranged jointly by CEDR and Infomene, during October and November 2017 in Paris (https://www.cedr.com).CEDR accredited mediator.
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