Andreas Rönnheden


CMS Wistrand
Regeringsgatan 65
111 56 Stockholm
Languages English, Swedish

Andreas Rönnheden specialises in commercial disputes and company law. He has extensive experience in assisting Swedish and international clients in a wide range of commercial disputes in courts and in Swedish and international arbitration proceedings. Andreas represents clients in all phases of a dispute, from early litigation assessments and claim preparation, to settlement negotiations and proceedings before courts and arbitral tribunals.

Andreas Rönnheden has vast experience in disputes within a number of different lines of business and areas of law, including contract law, company law, insurance law, and corporate transactions. Andreas has special expertise in professional liability. He has extensive experience in representing lawyers and law firms, audit firms and auditors, and other clients who work subject to rules of professional liability, and in insurance-related disputes. He also has extensive experience in disputes concerning directors’ and officers’ liability. Andreas also works with regulatory matters and investigations as well as with administrative court proceedings.

Andreas Rönnheden has participated in several cases before the Swedish Supreme Court, including the case reported at NJA 2019 p. 978.

Andreas Rönnheden regularly lectures in his areas of expertise and also organises courses. Andreas is ranked as a leading practitioner by internationally recognised ranking institutions.

Andreas Rönnheden joined CMS Wistrand in 2000.

Professional experience

  • Partner, CMS Wistrand, 2007- 
  • Senior Associate, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, 2003-2007
  • Associate, Wistrand Advokatbyrå, 2000-2003
  • Law Clerk, Stockholm District Court, 1997-1999
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Relevant experience

  • Counsel in Swedish and international arbitration proceedings concerning commercial agreements, shareholder agreements, delivery of products and services, and business transfers.
  • Counsel in two of the three largest disputes in the last 20 years concerning CEO, board, and auditor liability.
  • Counsel in a large number of additional disputes concerning CEO, board, and auditor liability.
  • Representation in a large number of disputes concerning professional liability, in particular with regard to lawyers.
  • Representation for professional practitioners in disciplinary proceedings.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Swedish Bar Association, 2003
  • Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA)
  • Swedish Insurance Association
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Awards & Rankings

Andreas Rönnheden – best in class in professional indemnity related matters. Understands the business and the commercial decisions that may be more important than the legal matters. Perfect partner in strategic discussions.

Recommended Lawyer, Legal 500 2023: Dispute Resolution
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  • LL.M., Lund University, 1997
  • Legal studies, University of Edinburgh, 1996–1997
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