Kristina Ljungström | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Kristina Ljungstrom
Kristina Ljungstrom

Kristina Ljungström

Associate, Stockholm

Overview

Kristina Ljungström is an associate in the firm's Stockholm office, where her practice focuses on dispute resolution. Her experience includes disputes in a wide range of areas and industries including nuclear, oil & gas, construction, sale of goods and insurance.

Her experience covers domestic litigation as well as domestic and international arbitration proceedings under various international rules, including those of the SCC, ICC, SIAC and UNCITRAL.

During 2013 and 2014, Kristina worked as an associate with the litigation and arbitration team in the firm's London office.

She is a member of a number of respected professional associations, including the Young Arbitrators Sweden (where she is a member of the board), the ICDR Young & International, the Swedish Society for Construction and Consulting Law, the Swedish Arbitration Association, and the International Bar Association.

Kristina regularly gives lectures on various topics, mainly within dispute resolution and construction law.

Who's Who Legal recently voted her as a future leader in arbitration for 2017.

Bars and Courts

  • Swedish Bar

Education

  • LLM, Stockholm University

Languages

  • English
  • Swedish

Experience

Representation of a utility company in a multi-billion dollar ICC arbitration in the nuclear sector.

Representation of a multinational IT company in a SIAC arbitration in Singapore regarding a shareholders agreement with claims in excess of US$ 525 million.

Representation of one of Sweden's biggest construction companies in an ad hoc arbitration regarding claims under a contract for the construction of a sports arena.

Representation of a multinational EPC company in a dispute arising from a construction contract in the oil and gas industry, governed by the UNCITRAL arbitration rules.

Representation of a Swedish municipality in a dispute regarding tort claims before the Supreme Court.

Publications

  • 'Proving' the Contents of the Applicable Substantive Law(s), The Application of Substantive Law by International Arbitrators – Dossier XI of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, 2014, (co-author with Phillip Capper and Pauline Dépinay)

Awards & Recognition

Who’s Who Legal: Future Leaders – Arbitration 2017