Niklas Åstenius is a partner in Mannheimer Swartling’s Dispute Resolution practice group. Niklas Åstenius has broad experience of commercial arbitration and litigation and has provided legal advice in the field of dispute resolution for more than fourteen years. He has represented clients in disputes concerning, among other things, misappropriation of trade secrets and other intellectual property rights, contractual disputes, disputes concerning real property and construction, insurance and re-insurance disputes, disputes concerning responsibilities and liabilities of directors, as well as a range of M&A and JV related disputes. Niklas Åstenius regularly represents domestic and international companies in arbitrations, including arbitrations under among others the auspices of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and ad hoc. In addition to Swedish law, Niklas Åstenius has acted in cases involving the application of different foreign laws. Niklas Åstenius is described in Legal 500 as “engaged, well prepared and experienced”.

Experience

  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 2010-
  • Lecturer - Course in European Human Rights law and Procedure, University of Lund, since 2009
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling Malmö, 2004-2010
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling New York, 2003-2004
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling Malmö, 2000-2003
  • Law Clerk, District Court of Malmö, 1999-2000
  • Associate, Wistrand, 1998-1999

Education

  • Arbitrator Training Program, Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA), 2010
  • LL.M. (University of Lund, 1998)

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English
  • Danish

Publications

  • In the interim, Commercial Dispute Resolution, 2014, Volume 5, Issue 1 (co-author)
  • The Dispute Resolution Review: Chapter on Sweden (co-author)
  • Observations on SCC case No. 33/2007, Stockholm International Arbitration Review, Volume 2009:1 (co-author)
  • Swedish Bar Association, 2003
  • Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA)
  • SYF (young dispute resolution practitioners southern Sweden), chairman of the board
  • Skiljedomsföreningen i Södra Sverige, board member
  • Dansk forening for Voldgift

Practice group

Niklas Åstenius

Partner


Niklas Åstenius is a partner in Mannheimer Swartling’s Dispute Resolution practice group. Niklas Åstenius has broad experience of commercial arbitration and litigation and has provided legal advice in the field of dispute resolution for more than fourteen years. He has represented clients in disputes concerning, among other things, misappropriation of trade secrets and other intellectual property rights, contractual disputes, disputes concerning real property and construction, insurance and re-insurance disputes, disputes concerning responsibilities and liabilities of directors, as well as a range of M&A and JV related disputes. Niklas Åstenius regularly represents domestic and international companies in arbitrations, including arbitrations under among others the auspices of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and ad hoc. In addition to Swedish law, Niklas Åstenius has acted in cases involving the application of different foreign laws. Niklas Åstenius is described in Legal 500 as “engaged, well prepared and experienced”.

Experience

  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 2010-
  • Lecturer - Course in European Human Rights law and Procedure, University of Lund, since 2009
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling Malmö, 2004-2010
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling New York, 2003-2004
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling Malmö, 2000-2003
  • Law Clerk, District Court of Malmö, 1999-2000
  • Associate, Wistrand, 1998-1999

Education

  • Arbitrator Training Program, Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA), 2010
  • LL.M. (University of Lund, 1998)

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English
  • Danish

Publications

  • In the interim, Commercial Dispute Resolution, 2014, Volume 5, Issue 1 (co-author)
  • The Dispute Resolution Review: Chapter on Sweden (co-author)
  • Observations on SCC case No. 33/2007, Stockholm International Arbitration Review, Volume 2009:1 (co-author)

Membership

  • Swedish Bar Association, 2003
  • Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA)
  • SYF (young dispute resolution practitioners southern Sweden), chairman of the board
  • Skiljedomsföreningen i Södra Sverige, board member
  • Dansk forening for Voldgift