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ILO Client Choice Guide 2012
Hans Hammarbäck graduated from Uppsala University with
an LLM in 1987. After two years of service as a law clerk
with a district court, he joined leading Swedish law firm
Mannheimer Swartling in 1990 and became a partner in 1997.
Before becoming a partner he spent time as a visiting lawyer
at Slaughter and May in London.
Mr Hammarbäck has a broad background as a practitioner
of insurance and reinsurance law. He has litigated and arbitrated
numerous insurance disputes, including assisting Swedish and
foreign insurance companies and reinsurance companies in
both Swedish and European arbitral and mediation proceedings.
In addition to his dispute resolution practice, he advises clients
on general insurance issues, having particular experience in
legal matters relating to insurance agreements.
Mr Hammarbäck was recognised in
Legal 500
2009, where
his clients – which include Swedish and multinational insurance
and reinsurance companies – said that he “has an astute mind,
and [that he] combines impressive attention to detail with
commercial focus”. In
Chambers Global
2009 he was praised
for his “wealth of experience” and his “thorough, structured
and helpful approach”. He was the winner of the 2011
International Law Office Client Choice Award for Sweden
in Insurance and Reinsurance.
Mr Hammarbäck is involved in several insurance
associations and is also a member of the Swedish reference
group of the International Chamber of Commerce’s Commission
on Financial Services and Insurance.
Mannheimer Swartling
Norrlandsgatan 21
Box 1711
111 87
+46 8 595 064 26
+46 8 595 060 01
Hammarbäck, Hans
Mannheimer Swartling – Partner |
Winner – Insurance & Reinsurance, Sweden
What clients said
“Hans demonstrates a unique competence,
experience and capability to analyse and manage
difficult negotiations. He not only considers the
purely legal aspects, but also applies his in-depth
knowledge of insurance wordings and claims-
adjusting practices.”
“His presentations are forceful and convincing
to us as clients, but also to the other side.”
“He always provides an immediate and accurate
response to our requests. His availability is
“Mr Hammarbäck provides excellent, to-the-point
legal advice with the client’s commercial interests
in focus.”