Johan Svahn provides legal advice to companies as well as their owners. He has a wide field of expertise, focusing on general corporate, real estate, contract law and dispute resolution.

He has extensive experience representing clients in litigation as well as in Swedish and international arbitration, including dispute resolution in accordance with ICC, SCC and FIFA arbitration rules, ad hoc- and mediation proceedings.

Clients describe Johan as "experienced within the field, provides pragmatic advice, with high availability with short response times” and “analytical, persuasive and commercial" (quote from Legal 500 EMEA).


Partner, Glimstedt, 2020-
Co-opted member of Svea Court of Appeal, 2019-2020
Partner, Lundblad Svahn Advokatbyrå, 2015-2020
Partner, Time Advokatbyrå, 2011-2015
Senior Associate, Magnusson Advokatbyrå, 2008-2011
Senior Associate, Glimstedt, 2007-2008
Associate, Glimstedt, 2004-2007
University Lecturer in Procedural Law, 2003-2004
Law Clerk, District Court of Örebro, 2002-2004


Training Programme for mediators (SCC Mediation Institute), 2009
LL.M. (Stockholm University), 2004
University of Amsterdam Law School, 1999-2000
Royal Swedish Naval Academy, 1994-1995


Johan Svahn is mentioned in Legal 500 EMEA within Dispute Resolution (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2021)

Area of practice


  • English
  • Swedish


Swedish Bar Association, 2007
Swedish Arbitration Association