Benedictsson, Jonas

Jonas Benedictsson

Senior Counsel
Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyrå KB


Jonas Benedictsson is a senior counsel in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Stockholm. He is a member of the Steering Committee of Baker McKenzie’s International Commercial Arbitration Practice Group. He is the editor of several in-house publications, including Arbitration in Sweden and International Commercial Arbitration Directory. Mr. Benedictsson has also authored several articles for various publications, including The Tracing of Assets and the International Arbitration Checklist.

Practice Focus

Mr. Benedictsson focuses his practice in the areas of arbitration, litigation, alternative dispute resolution and insolvency. He has tried a wide range of cases in all major courts in Sweden. Mr. Benedictsson also handles numerous domestic arbitrations and is frequently appointed as an arbitrator in commercial disputes. He has been the lead counsel and advocate in more than 70 institutional and ad hoc arbitrations in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Switzerland, UK, Austria and Hong Kong in disputes originating from more than 20 different jurisdictions including the PRC and various countries in the CIS. In addition, he has acted as co-counsel in a number of arbitration cases in various other parts of the world.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Swedish Bar Association


  • Sweden (1990)


  • University of Stockholm (LL.M.) (1983)


  • English
  • German
  • Swedish

Contributing author for Sweden in Sweet & Maxwell's publication, The Tracing of Assets

Editor of numerous in-house publications such as Arbitration in Sweden, International Commercial Arbitration Directory and Litigation in Europe

Contributing editor for Sweden to the international arbitration web publication Arbitration by International Law Offices in cooperation with the International Bar Association

Contributing author to the Juris Publishing book International Arbitration Checklist launched in late 2003