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Specialist expertise

Matthias Schmitt

Lawyer | Partner

Specialist Areas

  • Insurance
  • Commercial contracts
  • Maritime and transport
  • Dispute resolution


Swedish Bar Association 2006

German Bar Association 2002

The Swedish Insurance Society

German-Nordic lawyers association

Swedish Maritime Law Association

German Transport Law association

Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA)

German Institute for Arbitration (DIS)


  • Swedish
  • English
  • German


University of Stockholm, LL.M., 1994-1995
and 1998-1999

University of Kiel, LL.M., 1995-1998

University of Constance, 1992-1995


Next Advokater, Partner, 2020 -

Ramberg Advokater, partner, 2016-2020

Von Lode Advokat, 2013-2015

MAQS Law Firm (Merger Morssing & Nycander and MAQS), 2008-2013

Advokatfirman Morssing & Nycander, 2005-2007

Law Firm Advos Rechtsanwälte, Düsseldorf Germany, 2002-2005

Advokatfirman Morssing & Nycander, 2001-2002

District Court Düsseldorf Germany, 1999-2001

About me

Matthias specializes within the practice areas insurance, commercial contracts and maritime and transport. Additionally, Matthias has extensive experience in dispute resolution and continuously represents clients in arbitral proceedings and court litigations. Matthias has represented insurance companies as well as corporations from various industrial business sectors and the retail sector in court and arbitration proceedings, for example before the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC Institute).

Matthias also advises German speaking and Swedish clients in cross-border trade related matters, contract law, including distribution, agency and franchise matters, company law and cross-border disputes.

Assignments / Publications

  • Co-Author, Handbook on insurance law
  • Author of various articles on Transport law and Comparative Law
  • Master thesis: Arbitration without Privity
  • Lecturer on a regular basis at seminars in insurance, transport and trade law