Anina Liebkind

ADVOKAT/PARTNER

Biography

Anina Liebkind is a partner at Norburg & Scherp. Anina has more than a decade of experience with dispute resolution and is a specialist in the energy, finance, insurance and technology & telecommunications industries. Anina acts as counsel in arbitration and litigation proceedings, and also acts as an arbitrator.  

Anina has advised and represented clients in more than 30 international arbitration proceedings in Stockholm, Geneva and Paris. She has experience in international arbitration proceedings under ad hoc and institutional rules (including ICC, ICSID, SCC, FAI, DIS, SIAC and UNCITRAL). Anina has also acted as counsel in litigation proceedings before the courts in Sweden, and regularly advises clients on the recognition, enforcement and setting aside of arbitral awards, and acts as counsel in such litigation proceedings before local courts.

Anina is dual-qualified in both Sweden and Finland and holds an LL.M. degree in International Dispute Settlement from the Geneva Center for International Dispute Settlement (MIDS). Anina’s working languages are Swedish, Finnish, English and French.

Anina is recognized by Who’s Who Legal 2022 as a National Leader in Sweden and as a Global Future Leader in the field of arbitration. Anina frequently publishes and lectures on arbitration topics, including acting as a visiting lecturer for the Master of Laws in International Commercial Arbitration (ICAL) program at the University of Stockholm. She is an international member of the Finnish Arbitration Institute’s Board and served as the Co-Chair of the IBA Arb 40 Subcommittee 2020-2021.

"Anina Liebkind is 'a brilliant advocate and great case strategist' according to impressed peers, who consider her “a smart lawyer with commitment and dedication to everything she does'” Who’s Who Legal 2021

"Anina is a star of her generation and a true leader in her market" Who’s Who Legal 2022

"She is hands-on in all her cases, trustworthy and very effective" Who’s Who Legal 2022

"Anina is a committed lawyer and a pleasure to deal with" Who’s Who Legal 2022

"She is top class in all respects" Who’s Who Legal 2022

Experience
  • Norburg & Scherp Advokatbyrå, Partner 2021–
  • Baker & McKenzie, Senior Associate, 2017–2021
  • Baker & McKenzie, Associate, 2014–2017
  • LALIVE, Visiting Associate, 2013–2014
  • Citibank, Legal Counsel (secondment), 2010
  • Merilampi Attorneys, Associate, 2009–2012
Notable representations
  • Counsel in numerous large-scale international arbitration cases within the energy- and construction industry.
  • Counsel in several disputes concerning defects in data systems and their implementation.
  • Counsel in several disputes within the gaming industry.
  • Counsel in numerous disputes within the banking and finance sector.
  • Counsel in numerous M&A and post-M&A disputes.
  • Counsel in numerous professional liability cases.
  • Counsel in a number of bankruptcy litigation cases.
  • Advise and act as counsel in a number of cases concerning challenge of arbitration awards.
  • Advise and act as counsel in a number of insurance disputes.
Education
  • Master in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS LL.M.) 2012–2013, joint program of the Graduate Institute of Geneva and University of Geneva
  • Master of Laws 2003–2009, University of Helsinki
  • Exchange studies in international commercial law and EU law 2007–2008, Univeristé de Caen Normandie
  • French language studies 2006, Institut Catholique de Paris
Memberships
  • Swedish Bar Association
  • Finnish Bar Association
  • International Bar Association (IBA), Co-chair of IBA Arb40 Subcommittee 2020-2021, IBA Officer and Member of the IBA Arbitration Committee’s steering committee
  • Rising Arbitrators Initiative (RAI)
  • Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA)
  • Young Arbitrators Sweden (YAS), Advisory Board Member 2015-2016
  • Arbitral Women
  • Swedish Women in Arbitration Network (SWAN)