Maria Bilge

Katarina Bilge

Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyrå KB


Katarina Bilge is a member of Baker McKenzie’s Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Stockholm. She also practices in the area of Corporate Law.

Prior to joining the Firm as an associate in 2022, Katarina worked as a Deputy Director at the Ministry of Justice of Sweden, mainly with corporate law. There she among other things worked with the implementation of the Directives (EU) on cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions and on encouragement of long-term shareholder engagement. The later Directive resulted in rules on among other things remuneration of directors and related party transactions. She has also participated as a legal advisor in governmental inquiries within the field of corporate law.

Katarina is a legally trained judge and has served as a judge within the Swedish judiciary for several years. She has most recently served at the Svea Court of Appeal in Stockholm. She has also served at the District Court of Stockholm, where she primarily decided commercial disputes and resolved a large number of disputes. She has also worked as an administrative lawyer at the Supreme Court of Sweden.

She started her judicial career as a trainee at the Legal Service of the European Commission in Brussels and at law firms in Stockholm and Munich.

Practice Focus

Katarina focuses her practice on litigation and arbitration. She also focuses on the prevention of disputes, advising clients to reach commercial solutions. She assists domestic and international clients in various types of disputes within the fields of commercial, insurance and corporate law. She also practices in the area of corporate law, mainly with investigations within the field.


  • Sweden


  • Stockholm University (LL.M, Master of Laws) (2006)


  • English
  • German
  • Swedish
  • Syriac

Firm Committee Memberships

  • Young Arbitrators Sweden (YAS)
  • Swedish Women in Arbitration Network (SWAN)
  • Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA)
  • Swedish association Dispute Resolution in Court