Jake Lowther

LL.M / Associate, Sweden

My service areas

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Capital Markets
  • Dispute Resolution
  • International Arbitration

Jake is currently on a leave of absence (Sw. tjänstledighet) while acting as legal counsel at the SCC Arbitration Institute.


Jake is a dual-qualified lawyer (Australia and Sweden) working predominantly in Magnusson’s dispute resolution team with experience of disputes under the DIS, HKIAC, ICC, KCAB and SCC arbitration rules. Jake began his legal career at a top-tier law firm in Perth, gaining experience in employment law, M&A and infrastructure with clients predominantly from the mining and energy sectors, among others. He has work experience from the Republic of Korea and from Germany, where he completed the LL.M. in International Dispute Resolution at Humboldt-University of Berlin. Additionally, Jake is a board member of the Australian Business Council of Sweden and co-founder of the Foreign Lawyers Network -Sweden.

Professional experience

Associate, 2021-
Trainee, 2020-2021

Foreign Legal Specialist, 2019-2020

Mundus International
Editor & Contributor, 2018-2020

Hanefeld Legal
Intern, 2017

Lawyer, 2015-2016


  • Stockholm University (LL.M.), 2023
  • University of Notre Dame Australia (LL.B. (Hons)/Arts), 2014
  • Australian National University (GDLP/LL.M.), 2016
  • Humboldt-University of Berlin (LL.M.), 2017

Bar admissions

  • Admitted in Western Australia (Legal Practitioner), entered on the Register of Practitioners at the High Court of Australia


  • English – Native
  • Swedish – Fluent
  • French – Advanced
  • German – Conversational
  • Keeping Intra-EU ISDS Alive: The Supreme Court of Sweden Requests Preliminary Ruling from the CJEU on Validity of Arbitration Agreement in Light of Achmea Decision (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 2020)
  • TDM IACL Case Report Cube Infrastructure Fund SICAV and Others v Kingdom of Spain (ICSID Case No. ARB/15/20) – Award and Dissenting Opinion – 15 July 2019 (TDM IACL, 2020)
  • Hong Kong Arbitration Week Recap: Private Equity, Financial Services and Insurance Disputes – Don’t Hesitate to Arbitrate (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 2019)
  • Spotlight on Berlin: A Model ADR Venue (SchiedsVZ, 2019)
  • Summary of Young-OGEMID Symposium No. 8: “Doubletalk: The Problems and Pitfalls of Bilingual Lawyering (September 2018)” (TDM, 2018)
  • Book Review: The Lex Mercatoria in Theory and in Practice by Orsolya Toth (Journal OIA, 2017)
  • The Importance of LGBTIQ Inclusiveness in Law Firms (Brief, 2015)