Kristina Ljungström



Kristina Ljungström is a partner of Norburg & Scherp. Before joining the firm in 2018, she was an associate with a global law firm, working in the Stockholm and London offices, specialising in international arbitration.

Her practice focuses on arbitration and commercial litigation. Her experience includes disputes in a wide range of matters and industries. Her experience covers domestic and international litigation and arbitration proceedings under various international rules (including those of the SCC, ICC, SIAC and UNCITRAL) as well as ad hoc arbitration. She also serves as arbitrator and has completed the 2019 Training Programme for Arbitrators arranged by the SCC and the Swedish Arbitration Association.

Kristina Ljungström is a member of the board of Young Arbitrators Sweden. She is also a frequent speaker at Swedish and international events and conferences in the field of arbitration, and has been engaged as guest lecturer at Swedish universities, teaching mainly arbitration and construction law.

Kristina’s expertise is recognised by international ranking institutes such as Chambers and Partners, the Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal who has named her Up and Coming, Next Generation Lawyer, Future Leader and National Leader within litigation, arbitration and construction.

“Kristina Ljungström is ‘extremely talented’ and praised for her ‘wide experience of international and complex matters’.” Who’s Who Legal Construction 2020

Kristina Ljungström provides an impressive combination of legal, technical and strategic knowledge of great importance in construction disputes. The practice also has impressive associates.” Legal 500 Dispute Resolution 2020.

  • Norburg & Scherp, Partner 2018-
  • White & Case, 2011-2017
Notable representations
  • Counsel in construction disputes under the Swedish general terms and conditions AB 04, ABT 06 and ABK 09, international contracts such as the FIDIC suite of contracts, and bespoke contracts in international infrastructure projects.
  • Counsel in competition litigation.
  • Counsel in landlord-tenant disputes.
  • Counsel in disputes regarding M&A, joint ventures and shareholder agreements.
  • Counsel in disputes regarding commercial sales agents.
  • Arbitrator in a number of arbitrations under the SCC rules.
  • LL.M 2011, Stockholm Univeristy
  • Swedish Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Board Member of Young Arbitrators Sweden (YAS)
  • Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA)