Carita C. H. Wallgren-Lindholm
Lindholm Wallgren, Attorneys Ltd.
Bulevardi 17 A 38
FI-00120 Helsinki, Finland
I believe in dialogue with the Parties.
Founding Partner, Lindholm Wallgren, Attorneys Ltd. (2008-); Partner (1989–2008) and Associate Lawyer (1984–1989), Roschier, Attorneys Ltd.; Associate lawyer, S.G. Archibald, (1981–1982); Surrey & Morse (now Jones Day), Paris, Trainee (1980); Department of Comparative Law of the University of Helsinki, Research Assistant (1979).
Chair of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR (2018-), (Member (1996–), Vice-Chair (2011–); Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (2012-2018); Member of the Board of ICC Finland (2008–2014); Member of the ICC Advisory Board in Finland (2015-2016); Member of the Council of the ICC Institute of World Business Law (2018-); Member of the Board of Arbitration of the Central Chamber of Commerce of Finland (now FAI) (1996–2001); Board member of the Finnish Arbitration Association (1996–2012); Member of the Executive Committee of the Swedish Arbitration Association (2007–2011); Designated by the Government of Finland to serve on the Panel of Arbitrators (Feb. 2019-) and Panel of Conciliators (2007-Feb. 2019) maintained by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID); Member of the Board of the Finnish Bar Association (2001–2004); Chair of the Mediation Committee of the Finnish Bar Association (2002–2004); Member of the Finnish delegation to the CCBE; Board member of Lex Mundi, the World’s largest Association of Independent Law Firms (1996–2000); Member of the Directors’ Institute of Finland (2004–); Member of the Editorial Board of Global Arbitration Review (2007–); Member of the Advisory Council of the Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation (ACIAM) (2015-) and ACIAM’s Arbitrators’ Council; Member of the BVI International Arbitration Centre (2016-) and the Jerusalem Arbitration Center (JAC) (2014 ). Member of the Legislative Committee appointed by the Ministry of Justice for the revision of the Finnish Contracts Act (1987–1990); Member of the ILA International Committee on International Commercial Arbitration (2008–); Member of the Board of Hanasaari - the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre (2010–2018); Member of the Board of the Ibero-American Foundation of Finland (2007–2010); Member of the Board of Trustees of the Ibero-American Foundation of Finland (2012–).
Institutions and rules include SCC, ICC, FAI, LCIA, JCAA, DIA, PCA, UNCITRAL, etc.
Acting as arbitrator, both party and institutionally appointed, in international commercial (mostly) and investment disputes, mainly as chair and sole arbitrator.
Books: On Letters of Intent (Published in Swedish: “Letters of Intent - Avsiktsdeklarationer, principöverenskommelser och andra preliminärdokument i internationella avtalsförhandlingar och avtalsslut”), University of Helsinki, Department of Comparative Law 1983.
Articles: “The choice of Applicable Law in an International Arbitration Localized to Finland (Published in Swedish: “Om Valet av tillämplig materiell rätt i ett till Finland lokaliserat internationellt skiljemannaförfarande”), Tidskrift utgiven av Juridiska Föreningen i Finland (JFT), 1984. A chapter on ADR and Business, “ADR in Business”, Wolters Kluwer (editors Jean-Claude Goldsmith, Gerald H. Pointon, Arnaud Ingen-Housz) Netherlands 2006; “To what extent should corporate social responsibility be regulated”, Guide to the Corporate Responsible Agenda by ICC UK 2006 (co-author Tommy Holmström); A chapter “Bringing Arbitration Closer to Company Management and Boards: Can Arbitral Institutions Further This Aspiration?” in the book “Between East and West: Essays in honour of Ulf Franke”, JurisNet LLC (editors Kaj Hobér, Annette Magnusson, Marie Öhrström) USA 2010; “Predictability of Proceedings in International Commercial Arbitration – And is there a Nordic Way?”, Festschrift to Gustaf Möller, Tidskrift utgiven av Juridiska Föreningen i Finland (JFT) 2011; A chapter “Ad hoc Arbitration v. Institutional Arbitration” in the book “International Commercial Arbitration - Different Forms and their Features”, edited by Giuditta Cordero-Moss, Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom 2013; A chapter “Uneven Representation and Imbalanced Resources Between Parties to an International Arbitration or in Relation to the Arbitral Tribunal: Restoring Reasonable Balance and Symmetry in the Hearing Room (or Not)” in the book “Stories from the Hearing Room: Experience from Arbitral Practice”, essays in Honour of Michael E. Schneider, Wolters Kluwer (editors Bernd Ehle & Domitille Baizeau), Netherlands 2015; A chapter “How is National Company Law and Corporate Governance Regulation accounted for when determining Consequences of Findings of Corruption in International Arbitration – When shall a Company that is Party to the Dispute be deemed to have given a Bribe“ in the book “Festschrift für Siegfried H. Elsing zum 65. Geburtstag”, Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft GmbH (editors Werner F. Ebke, Dirk Olzen, Otto Sandrock), Germany 2015; A chapter ”The Civil Law Effects of Corruption in International Commercial Arbitration to a Contract Governed by Scandinavian Law”, Scandinavian Studies in Law Volume 63 - Arbitration, Stockholm Institute for Scandinavian Law at Stockholm University, Law Faculty, Sweden 2017 (co-author Johanna Pasila); A chapter: “QUO VADIS Ethics in International Arbitration – Managing Conflicts and Behaviour of Arbitrators and Counsel”, in “Keskuskauppakamarin liiketapalautakunta 80 vuotta” (“The 80 years of the Board of Business Practice of the Finland Chamber of Commerce” (editor Paula Paloranta), Finland 2017.