Elsa Arbrandt is a senior associate in the dispute resolution group of Cederquist, with 19 years of experience of arbitration and litigation. In addition to her experience as senior associate and senior legal consultant at the lawfirms of Roschier and Ashurst, Elsa Arbrandt has also been Head of Department at the Swedish Competition Authority.

She is a focused and analytical litigator, specialised in international arbitration and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on antitrust and international law aspects. Her background is the intersection of competition and intellectual property law, having done both contentious and non-contentious work within those areas. She has also advised several companies in relation to competition damage claims in various jurisdictions, and most recently acted as legal expert in relation to a large follow-on damages claim in the Netherlands against the participants in the European Sodium Chlorate cartel.

Elsa Arbrandt is ranked by both Chambers and Partners Europe (since 2013) and The Legal 500 (since 2014) for EU/competition law with statements such as ‘Elsa Arbrandt is widely renowned for her strength in competition issues and is praised by clients for her pragmatism and hands-on approach’ and ‘is a knowledgeable lawyer, with a good deal of common sense’.

Her areas of expertise are arbitration, litigation, commercial contracts, competition and international law.