Pontus Ewerlöf

Advokat/Member of the Board of Directors
Telephone: +46 8 407 09 08
Mobile: +46 76 623 03 28
Fax: +46 8 407 09 10

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Pontus Ewerlöf specializes in arbitration and civil litigation and is head of MAQS’s Dispute Resolution Group in Stockholm. He is also member of the Executive Committee of the Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA), member of ICC’s arbitration committee (Sweden) and lecturer at the Master of Law in International Commercial Arbitration Law (ICAL) program at Stockholm University.

Pontus has acted as counsel in numerous civil litigations before district courts, courts of appeal and the Supreme Court, as well as, the administrative courts. In addition, he has vast experience as counsel in arbitrations under the SCC, the ICC, UNCITRAL and other rules in both Sweden and abroad. He has also vast experience as an arbitrator, including appointments as chairman and sole arbitrator by the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) and the Finland Arbitration Institute (FAI). Pontus experience as counsel encompassing a wide range of areas such as supply, share and asset purchases, construction and real estate, BIT (investor-state), finance, agency and distribution, professional and product liability, regulatory issues and insurance. Pontus regularly gives advice to clients concerning corporate compliance and risk management.


  • Dispute resolution


  • MAQS Advokatbyrå, Partner, 2012-
  • Cederquist, Senior associate, 2010-2012
  • Mannheimer Swartling, Senior associate, 2004-2010
  • Cederquist, Associate, 2002-2004
  • Svea Court of Appeal, Associate judge, 2001-2002
  • Solna District Court, Assistant judge, 2000-2001
  • Svea Court of Appeal, Assistant judge, 1999-2000
  • Linköping District Court, Clerk , 1996-1998
  • Trygg-Hansa Försäkrings AB (Insurance), Inhouse lawyer, 1995-1996


  • Stockholm University (LL.M.), 1995


  • The Swedish Bar Association, 2004-
  • Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA), medlem i Executive Committee
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)


  • Swedish
  • English


  • Report of the IBA Subcommittee on Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards - Swedish report
  • Interim Measures v. the New York Convention – has time come to refresh the application of the New York Convention? in Young Arbitration Review, Ed. 16, January 2015
  • Application of the New York Convention by Swedish Courts in Franke, Magnusson, Ragnwaldh, Wallin (eds.) International Arbitration in Sweden, A Practitioner’s Guide, Wolters Kluwer. 2013
  • Class Actions and Arbitrations in Sweden in Billiet (ed.) Class Arbitration in the European Union, MAKLU. 2013
  • Den bortglömda delen av EMR reformen, Infotorg juridik. 2012
  • Commercial Litigation, Jurisdictional comparisons, the Swedish chapter in Horrocks (ed.). 2011

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