Caroline Snellman

Title: 
Managing Associate
Office: 
Stockholm
Mobile: 
+46 (0) 760 000 025
Language: 
English
Swedish

PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE

Caroline has a dual focus and shares her time between general commercial law matters (mainly for the Swedish public transport sector) and dispute resolution (with a focus on international arbitration). She has experience in a wide range of areas, including court proceedings in the United States, cross-border and domestic transactions and compliance matters.

Caroline has particular experience of agreements concerning public transportation, infrastructure and energy matters (with structuring of deals and negotiations of agreements for traffic operation), international disputes related to e.g. the transportation sector, and transactions involving environmental law issues. Caroline is part of the team leading the work under the firm’s Corporate Responsibility & Compliance area covering a wide range of critical areas for sustainable business.

RECENT REFERENCES

Caroline Snellman’s experience includes

  • Representing Swedish and foreign clients, including states, in Swedish and international arbitration, as well as in court proceedings, within the transportation, energy, technology and construction markets;

  • Public procurements and negotiations within the public transport sector, including drafting of agreements for traffic operation and infrastructure, as well as energy agreements;

  • Negotiations of agreements regarding purchase and sale of goods and services, as well as co-operation agreements within the technology market (including distribution and competition aspects);

  • Representing Swedish and international clients on M&A-related issues (particular area of expertise: environmental law);

  • Court proceedings in the US against a number of companies and public institutions.

MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS OF TRUST

  • Member of the Swedish Bar Association
  • On the board of the Swedish Bar Association’s section for Stockholm
  • Member of the ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruption ICC Sweden

  • Board member (Vice Chairman), Tjejzonen, (Sweden’s largest support organization for women age 12-22)
  • Network leader for “Women for Business” (Swe. Kvinnor i Karriären) under the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA)
  • Member of Swedish Women in Arbitration Network (SWAN)
  • Member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and its Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Managing Associate, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2015

  • Senior Associate, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2011

  • Associate, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2009

  • Associate, White & Case, Stockholm, 2007 - 2009

  • Legal Specialist, The Gomez Law Firm, CA, USA, 2006

  • Jur. kand. (LL.M.), University of Stockholm, Sweden, 2006

  • Studies in Criminal Justice and Political Science, San Diego State University, USA, 2005 - 2006