Filippa Exelin

Associate, Stockholm



Filippa Exelin specializes in commercial dispute resolution and represents clients in court proceedings as well as Swedish and international arbitration proceedings. She has extensive experience in large-scale disputes in a number of different industries and areas of law, including energy, infrastructure, antitrust damage claims, financial institutions, consumer & retail, manufacturing and insurance. She regularly advises clients facing a potential dispute how to reach a commercial solution and avoid legal proceedings, e.g. in post-M&A disputes and other commercial contract disputes. Filippa has broad experience in construction disputes and regularly advise regarding ongoing construction projects, mainly complex infrastructure projects and building projects. Further, her experience includes white collar issues.

Filippa has been recognized as Rising Star in Dispute Resolution in the Legal 500 EMEA 2023.

Filippa is a legally trained judge. Prior to joining White & Case, Filippa served as a judge within the Swedish judiciary for several years, most recently at the Svea Court of Appeal in Stockholm, and for two years at a district court in Stockholm. She has also served at the Patent and Market Court of Appeal and the Land and Environment Court of Appeal. Thus, Filippa has extensive experience from the Swedish court system both handling civil and criminal cases. 

Filippa has also worked as an associate with a leading Swedish law firm and been frequently engaged as guest lecturer in corporate law at Uppsala University Law School and Stockholm University Law School.

Filippa is a board member of SWAN – Swedish Women in Arbitration Network.

Bars and Courts
Sweden, Advokat
Juris kandidat
Uppsala University
Master courses
University of Minnesota Law School




Her recent experience includes e.g.:

Representation of a multinational company in a EUR 400 million damages dispute (Litigation).

Representation of a leading European wind power developer re disputes under a EUR 45 million contract (ICC arbitration).

Representation of a leading Nordic wind power developer re multiple disputes under several TSAs and SAAs (SCC arbitration)

Representation of a JV of multinational constructions companies re disputes under a SEK 4 billion contract (Litigation).

Representation of a major international confectionery company against its Italian supplier regarding damages (SCC arbitration).

Representation of an international tech company regarding repayment of bonds (SCC arbitration).

Awards and Recognition

The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 – Rising Star – Dispute Resolution, Sweden

The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 – Individual Mention – Construction, Sweden