Paula Bäckdén

Member of the Swedish Bar Association
  • Gothenburg
  • Languages:
    Swedish, English

Mentions

Paula Bäckdén is noted for her impressive knowledge and expertise in transportation law. She has particular experience in damages and recourse claims relating to collisions and cargo. Chambers & Partners 2020

Education

  • University of Göteborg, LL.M. 2004, University of Oslo PhD 2017

Experience

  • 2012 – (current), the Swedish Average Adjuster, Assisting Average Adjuster (Governmental Appointment)
  • 2017 –  Court of Appeal for Western Sweden, adjunct judge
  • 2009 – 2014 Department of Law, University of Gothenburg
  • 2014 – 2017 Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo, Doctoral Candidate
  • 2006 – 2009, Mannheimer Swartling Law Firm, Gothenburg, Associate /Advokat
  • 2005 – 2006, Holland + Knight LLP, New York, Foreign Lawyer / trainee
  • 2004 – 2006, Borås District Court, Borås, District Court Clerk

Other qualifications

  • 2017-(current), Expert, Governmental Enquiry on Maritime Law (Dir. 2016:113)
  • 2013-2014 Expert, Governmental Enquiry on Tonnage Tax, SOU 2015:4 
  • 2009-2012 Acting Head Teacher, Maritime and Transport Law, University of Gothenburg
  • 2004-2009  External Teacher in Maritime and Transport Law, University of Gothenburg

 

Board of Directiors assignment:

  • 2013-2017 Member of the Board, Swedish Maritime Law Association (CMI)
  • 2017 – (current), President of the Swedish Maritime Law Association (CMI)
  • 2016-(current)  Member of the Board, Kerstin Wik-Broström Foundation

Awards

News

Top ranking of Vinge’s maritime and transport group
News April 19, 2021

Top ranking of Vinge’s maritime and transport group

Vinge has been top ranked by Legal 500  in its newly released rankings for 2021.

Insurance law and blockage of the Suez Canal
News March 29, 2021

Insurance law and blockage of the Suez Canal

One of the largest container ships in the world is still blocking the Suez Canal, an event which can…

Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye
News September 15, 2020

Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) is preparing for its first web based conference – Stoc…

Top ranking for Vinge's Maritime and Transport Practice Group
News May 12, 2020

Top ranking for Vinge's Maritime and Transport Practice Group

Vinge has been awarded the highest ranking by both Chambers and Legal 500 in their recently released…

Vinge participates in the Logistics Podcast
News April 30, 2020

Vinge participates in the Logistics Podcast

Paula Bäckdén, advokat, participates as the first lawyer in the 6-year history of The Logistics Podc…

Covid-19 and its impact on international trade
News March 27, 2020

Covid-19 and its impact on international trade

Vinge’s experts within trade and shipping summarise some observations on how Corona impact internati…