Claes is the head of Next’s dispute resolution department. He has more than fifteen years’ experience of primarily commercial disputes and previously worked as a partner at the law firm Fylgia in Stockholm, where he oversaw the firm’s dispute resolution group which consisted of about 20 lawyers.
He is an acknowledged, competent litigator with broad experience of disputes in both general courts and in Swedish and international arbitration proceedings.
Typical cases that Claes handles include contractual and tort disputes, construction disputes, disputes about trade secrets, advisory liability matters and insurance disputes, etc.
Claes also accepts assignments as a special examiner (Sw: “särskild granskare”) under the Swedish Companies Act and the Swedish Economic Associations Act.