Dispute resolution

Our construction litigation group works actively with dispute resolution and we are currently providing representation in some of Sweden’s largest construction disputes.

Our goal is for you, as a client, to always have the most cost-efficient and best solution in a dispute. We also guide you through the entire process, from the opening demand to settlement discussions and, if settlement is not possible, further to court or arbitration.

In our dispute resolution and dispute prevention work, we provide strategic advice regarding all conceivable issues that can arise during a construction process, for example, addition and alternations work, hindrances, and extensions of time. Foyen also has substantial experience serving in the various roles which customarily arise in a dispute – as legal counsel, arbitrators, and mediators.

Our litigation group is accustomed to working with different clients, such as CEOs, senior counsel, in-house counsel, project managers, construction managers, and other consultants.

In addition, because we focus specifically on the construction and real property industry, we have significant experience handling construction and consultancy disputes. This may involve disputes in projects associated with residential construction, claims for consultancy work performed, installation contracting work and infrastructure projects, and more.

Quite simply, at Foyen we have the understanding and ability required to immerse ourselves in the technical dimensions of these areas, which is crucial to the ability to address the legal issues correctly.

Examples of client assignments

Liability in conjunction with cost increase and delay

Foyen is assisting the construction client in very extensive arbitral proceedings. The dispute involves, among other things, liability for cost increases and delays in conjunction with the construction of an energy facility in Sweden. A large number of people from Foyen’s various offices are involved in the matter.

Dispute with the general contractor in respect of 340 bathroom renovations

We represent a very large cooperative housing association in a construction dispute against a general contractor (design and construct contract) involving 340 completed bathroom renovations. The dispute involves installation work with issues regarding the contractor’s liability for defects and liability in damages.

Claims and counterclaims in roadway and railway project

We represent a public agency in a dispute regarding the refurbishing and conversion of, among other things, railway and roadway facilities in southern Sweden. The contractor has claims for alterations and additions work as well as hindrances, acceleration, and disruption of conditions – plus counterclaims against the contractor for liquidated damages for delay, omitted work, and defects in the work performed.

Construction law dispute in oil facility

Foyen is legal counsel for a major port in a construction law dispute against a general contractor. The dispute will be resolved judicially and involves a major oil facility. In addition to the proceedings before the court, the dispute has also involved.

How we take a holistic approach

It is about being able to support all aspects of the business, from construction and environmental issues to procurement and dispute resolution. That is why we have put together a specific industry team, with legal experts who together offer a virtually unrivalled combination of experience and legal expertise in construction and infrastructure.


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  • Christoffer Löfquist

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