Education

  • LL M 1987 Lund University

Experience

  • 1996 –  Partner Advokatfirman Vinge KB
  • 1990 – 1995  Associate Advokatfirman Vinge KB
  • 1987 – 1990  Court clerkship Ronneby District Court

Other qualifications

  • Board member Advokatfirman Vinge KB
  • Chairman of the board of directors Advokatfirman Vinge Skåne
  • Head of Advokatfirman Vinge Skåne’s Competence Group for Dispute Resolution
  • Member of the Swedish Arbitration Association’s Executive Committee
  • Member and chairman of Helsingborg’s IF’s board
  • Chairman of the board of Helsingborg’s Floorball Club
  • Member of the board of Vasatorp’s Golf Club
  • Member of the board of the Swedish Premier Floorball Association
  • Member of the board of the Swedish Floorball Association

Awards

Articles

Class Actions, a global guide from practical law, first edition 2015 Overview of class/collective actions and current trends, Sweden chapter December 02, 2015
Corporate Disputes Magazine Oct-Dec 2015 Dispute Resolution in Scandinavia October 08, 2015
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Mentions

Krister Azelius is one of the best litigation lawyers in Sweden with an exceptional ability to combine legal skills and commercial aspects of different disputes. He is extremely efficient and quickly understands different commercial and legal problems and often outperforms the opposite counsels in court/arbitration hearings. - Legal 500 2020

Krister Azelius is highlighted by sources for his solid arbitration practice. His experience extends to also cover insurance and intellectual property disputes. - Chambers & Partners 2020

According to sources, Krister Azelius  is "an eager counsel in arbitration and a good arbitrator." - Chambers & Partners 2019

Krister Azelius is based in the firm's Skåne office and heads the disputes practice there. He represents clients in domestic and cross-border commercial disputes and arbitrations. Interviewees recommend him for his handling of complicated, hostile disputes and appreciate his "good, commercial advice and guidance," noting that he is "excellent at understanding client needs." - Chambers & Partners 2018

Krister Azelius, who heads the firm's disputes team in the Skåne office, frequently represents clients in litigation as well as national and international arbitrations. One client appreciated that Azelius was able to help them reach "a good understanding of the different potential outcomes." - Chambers & Partners 2017