Pontus Scherp



Pontus Scherp is a founding partner of the disputes specialist law firm Norburg & Scherp. He has since 2001 been specialised on dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration,

Pontus Scherp has acted as counsel in many Swedish and international arbitration proceedings and in commercial litigation. He is a trained arbitrator and a Fellow (FCIArb) of the international organisation Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and is often appointed as arbitrator in Swedish och international arbitration.

“Pontus Scherp ‘is a very smart, thorough and skilled litigator’, well known for his excellence in contractual, real estate and antitrust disputes.”
Who’s Who Legal Commercial Litigation 2021

He is ‘well versed in international arbitration’." Chambers Global 2021

  • Norburg & Scherp, Partner 2013–
  • Gernandt & Danielsson, 2006–2013
  • RydinCarlsten, 2001–2006
Notable representations
  • Counsel in a large number of disputes relating to real estate and landlord – tenant disputes.
  • Counsel in competition litigation.
  • Counsel in M&A related disputes.
  • Counsel in construction disputes.
  • Counsel in intellectual property disputes.
  • Counsel in cases concerning challenges of arbitral awards.
  • Counsel in redemption proceedings.
  • Counsel in disputes between shareholders and regarding joint ventures.
  • Arbitrator under e.g. the SCC and the ICC Rules, as well as ad hoc arbitration.
  • Counsel in disputes relation to public procurement.
  • Corporate investigations.
  • LL.M. 2001, Uppsala University
  • Law studies American and International law, 1998, University of Minnesota Law School, USA
  • CIArb Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, 2011–2012, Oxford
  • CIArb International Award Writing, 2011–2012, London
  • Training program for arbitrators 2013-2014 arranged by the Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA) and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC)
  • Swedish Bar Association
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
  • Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA) (also auditor of the SAA)
  • Swedish Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (SFIR)
  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
  • International League of Competition Law (LIDC)