Magdalena Berg

Advokat / Partner / Co-Head of Dispute Resolution, Sweden

My service areas

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial
  • Employment
  • International Arbitration
  • Restructuring and Insolvency


Magdalena Berg is a partner at the Stockholm office. Magdalena focuses her practice on matters involving national and complex cross-border litigation and arbitration, including acting as an arbitrator. Magdalena also has several years of experience working on employment law, commercial law and M&A. Magdalena`s expertise covers enforcement of judgements related to cross-border disputes, the Brussels I Convention, the 2005 Convention on the Choice of Court and private international law.

Magdalena frequently acts as counsel in cases at the national courts in Sweden and in arbitration proceedings and has been lead counsel in litigations and arbitrations. She lectures in post M&A disputes at the University of Uppsala. In addition, Magdalena regularly conducts seminars and writes articles about dispute resolution, employment law and corporate internal investigations.

Notable experience includes:

  • Represented supplier of equipment to public transportation system in a complex international arbitration regarding contractual issues, including assisting in negotiations.
  • Represented an international supplier in several major court claw back proceedings in one of the largest bankruptcies in Sweden.
  • Represented a real estate company in arbitration proceedings regarding interpretation of share purchase agreement and determination of final purchase price.
  • Represented a multinational in international arbitration regarding interpretation of warranties and earn out provisions in share agreement.
  • Represented a multinational in commercial court dispute regarding termination of dealer agreement (Including the Supreme Court).
  • Represented a Swedish recycling company in a M&A regarding breach of warranties and earn-out calculations.
  • Represented a multinational transportation company in an international arbitration regarding interpretation and termination of agreement.
  • Represented an international company in the gaming industry in a dispute regarding services and in a dispute regarding purchase price adjustments.

Professional experience

Magnusson, Partner 2019-

Baker McKenzie, Partner 2016-2019

Baker McKenzie, Associate 2006 – 2016

Hökerberg & Söderqvist Advokatbyrå, Associate 2005-2006

Court of Appeal, Assistant Judge 2004-2005

Kalmar District Court, Law Clerk 2002-2004


University of Lund, LL.M. 2002

Bar Admission

Admitted in Sweden (Advokat)


Swedish – native

English -fluent