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Areas of expertise

Banking and finance, Asset management, Financing, securities, Payment services, Credits, Crypto-assets, Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

Niklas has been working with financial regulatory compliance matters as well as banking and finance since 2013. He joined Harvest in 2023 from another Swedish law firm where he was Head of Financial Regulation.

Niklas provides legal and strategic advice to Swedish and international investors as well as regulated entities in all financial regulatory areas. His expertise in financial regulation primarily covers the areas of payment services, consumer credits, securities, asset management (UCITS and AIFMD), investment services (MiFID), crypto-assets, anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML) and outsourcing, where he advises on a broad range of matters including license applications, regulatory compliance and cross-border business expansions.

His expertise in banking and finance includes advising Swedish and international lenders and borrowers on structured finance such as acquisition finance, project finance, real estate finance, alternative lending, peer-to-peer lending and other innovative credit structures. Niklas has extensive experience of both domestic and cross-border transactions. 

He has for several years participated in educating LL.M. students on financial regulation and banking and finance at the advanced master program course “Credit and Financial Market Law” at Stockholm University.

Professional experience
Harvest Advokatbyrå
Advokat/Counsel 2023-

Cirio Advokatbyrå
Advokat/Head of Financial Regulation 2021-2022

Cirio Advokatbyrå
Advokat/Managing Associate 2019-2021

Advokatfirman Lindahl
Associate 2016-2018

Nacka District Court
Law Clerk 2015-2016

Advokatfirman Lindahl
Associate 2013-2015

Advokatfirman Lindahl
Summer Associate 2012

Court of Appeal for Western Sweden
Summer Clerk 2011

Gothenburg School of Business, Economics & Law, Sweden
LL.M. 2013

Queen Mary, University of London, UK
Post Graduate Certificate, International Finance Law 2011



Admissions and professional appointments
Swedish Bar Association

Nominated for the Nova 111 List (Sweden) as one of the 20 most talented young professionals and future leaders within legal services in Sweden

Appointed by the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation as Country Correspondent, responsible for financial regulatory development in Sweden

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