Advokat and Partner, Calissendorff Advokatbyrå; Former Adjunct Associate Professor of Culture Heritage Law
Jan-Mikael is an advokat and arbitrator focused on art law, culture heritage law and constitutional law. He is a director of the Swedish Bar Association and is a lecturer and examiner for the Swedish bar exam. In addition, he has served inter alia as director of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and as legal expert on several official investigations in relation to art law and culture heritage law and other legal issues.
Jan-Mikael has lectured law at different universities. He is the author of more than 50 articles in legal journals and is director of or on the editorial board of several legal journals. Jan-Mikael is a frequent speaker on issues related to art law and culture heritage law.
Jan-Mikael’s law practice has included arbitration since 2000. He has served as arbitrator in a range of law and commercial disputes, including arbitration in relation to compulsory redemption of culture heritage property in connection with termination of entailed estate. Jan-Mikael has also provided legal opinions in relation to art law and culture heritage law, inter alia dealing with restitution request for artwork and culture heritage property lost as a result of acts of war. He was appointed to the Arbitration pool of CAfA in January 2020.
In 2018 Jan-Mikael was awarded H.M. The King’s Medal in the 8th size with the ribbon of the Order of the Seraphim for significant contributions as lawyer and advokat.
Jan-Mikael’s educational background includes: Jur.lic (J.D.) Stockholm University 1992; jur.kand (LL.M.) cum laude Stockholm University 1978 and additional university studies in conservation at Uppsala University.
He is a Swedish native speaker and fluent in English.