Ola Nilsson

Advokat and partner

Ola has over 15 years’ experience of dispute resolution. He acts as counsel in international and domestic disputes before arbitral tribunals and courts. His experience spans a broad range of sectors, including energy, banking/finance, telecoms, transport, private equity and infrastructure projects. Ola is regularly appointed as an arbitrator. He also advises on employment law.

Professional experience

2016 - A1 Advokater
2014 - 2016 Counsel, White & Case Advokat AB
2014 Judge of Appeal, Svea Court of Appeal (6 months, 2nd Division, civil cases)
2009 - 2013 Counsel, White & Case Advokat AB
2003 - 2008 Senior Associate, White & Case Advokat AB
1999 - 2002 Associate, Adokatfirman Vinge (including an 8-month secondment at Vinge’s Paris office)
1998 Assistant Judge, Sveg District Court
1998 Law Clerk, Court of Appeal for Southern Norrland, Sundsvall
1994 - 1996 Court service, Malmö District Court


2008 Arbitrator’s Training Program organised by the Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA) and the SCC Institute
1997 LL.M., University of Amsterdam (EU Law/EU Competition Law)
1994 LL.M., Lund University