People

Martin Rifall

Partner | Stockholm

Martin Rifall has extensive experience in court proceedings as well as domestic and international arbitration proceedings. He has acted as counsel for Swedish and foreign companies in inter alia SCC, ICC and ad hoc arbitrations. Martin has a particular focus on construction disputes, acting as counsel for employers and contractors in large national and international construction projects. Martin also regularly advises clients in disputes relating to natural resources, such as valuable metals and minerals, natural gas and oil. He also sits as arbitrator on a regular basis.

Martin advises clients on all stages of the construction process, including tender documentation, contract drafting and negotiations. Martin regularly gives lectures on construction law.

Further, Martin is experienced in investor/State disputes, including challenging arbitral awards rendered in such disputes. He has also co-authored the Swedish chapter in The International Arbitration Review.

Martin Rifall is exceptionally good at understanding both legal and technical issues and explaining alternative legal routes in a pedagogical way

Dispute Resolution | Legal 500, 2021


References

Parties 

KLAR Partners, Sandbäckens, Segulah 

Transaction 

KLAR Partners funds make first acquisition in Sweden: Acquire Sandbäckens to build the Nordic region's leading technical installation and property services Group

Deal Value 

Value not public 

Role 

Counsel to KLAR Partners

 

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Miklos Kovacs Kal

Miklos Kovacs Kal

Managing Associate | Stockholm
miklos.kovacs.kal@hannessnellman.com
Anna Bergström

Anna Bergström

Associate | Stockholm
anna.bergstrom@hannessnellman.com
Julia Wegelius

Julia Wegelius

Associate | Stockholm
julia.wegelius@hannessnellman.com
Ebba Almén

Ebba Almén

Associate | Stockholm
ebba.almen@hannessnellman.com
Emma Andersson

Emma Andersson

Associate | Stockholm
Emma.Andersson@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Aina Renström

Aina Renström

Senior Associate | Stockholm
aina.renstrom@hannessnellman.com
Rezan Akkurt

Rezan Akkurt

Associate | Stockholm
rezan.akkurt@hannessnellman.com
Martin Rifall

Martin Rifall

Partner | Stockholm
martin.rifall@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Lindgren

Josephine Lindgren

Associate | Stockholm
josephine.lindgren@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Eltel AB, Eltel AB (Aviation & Security business), Luftfartsverket

Transaction

Eltel in the divestment of its Aviation & Security Business to Luftfarsverket

Deal Value

EUR 17 million

Role

Counsel to Eltel AB

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Joakim Lavér

Joakim Lavér

Partner | Stockholm
joakim.laver@hannessnellman.com
Martin Rifall

Martin Rifall

Partner | Stockholm
martin.rifall@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Specialist Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Nicole Jerad

Nicole Jerad

Associate | Stockholm
nicole.jerad@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Frida Svensson

Frida Svensson

Associate | Stockholm
frida.svensson@hannessnellman.com

Rankings

  • "Martin Rifall: Constantly available and his pedagogical performances are outstanding. His way of managing risk in our contracts is the best I’ve ever experienced. A great negotiator"Legal 500, 2021
  • Ranked as Future Leader, Who’s Who Legal Arbitration (Sweden), 2021

  • "Martin Rifall is very helpful and extremely service minded. He has a very good knowledge of all aspects of the construction business and construction law.", Dispute Resolution, Legal 500, 2020
  • "Martin Rifall has excellent construction law skills with extensive technical know-how.", Construction, Legal 500, 2020
  • Martin Rifall is looked upon with enormous favour by market commentators who highlight him as “an excellent lawyer” who is “very active in construction disputes”, Who's Who Legal Arbitration, 2020
  • Ranked as National Leader, Who's Who Legal Litigation, 2020
  • Ranked as Future Leader, Who's Who Legal Arbitration, 2020
  • Ranked as Future Leader, Who's Who Legal Construction, 2020
  • Ranked as National Leader, Who's Who Legal Arbitration, 2020 
  • Ranked as Future Leader, Who's Who Legal Construction, 2019
  • Recommended in Dispute Resolution, Legal 500, 2019

Memberships and Positions of Trust

  • Member of the Swedish Bar Association
  • Member of the Swedish Arbitration Association
  • Member of the Swedish Society for Construction and Consulting Law (SVEFEK)

Education and Professional Background

  • Partner, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2018
  • Partner, MAQS Advokatbyrå, 2014-2018
  • Advokatfirman Cederquist, 2008-2014
  • White & Case Advokat AB, 2006-2008
  • Trained on the Bench, District Court of Uppsala, 2005-2006