Education

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

Experience

  • January 2012 – (current), the Swedish Average Adjuster, Assisting Average Adjuster (Governmental Appointment)
  • May 2017 – dec. 2017, Court of Appeal for Western Sweden, adjunct judge
  • August 2009 – sept. 2014 Department of Law, University of Gothenburg
  • Oct 2014 – March 2017 Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo, Doctoral Candidate
  • December 2006 – August 2009, Mannheimer Swartling Law Firm, Gothenburg, Associate /Advokat
  • September 2005 – May 2006, Holland + Knight LLP, New York, Foreign Lawyer / trainee
  • September 2004 – November 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

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