Niklas Åstenius is a partner in Mannheimer Swartling’s dispute resolution practice group and specialises in commercial litigation and arbitration. He has acted as counsel in a wide range of disputes encompassing trade secret claims, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, insurance and other areas. Mr Åstenius has represented clients before arbitral tribunals both in Sweden and abroad and sits as an arbitrator. He also regularly represents Swedish and international clients before the Swedish courts. He is a member of, inter alia, the Swedish Bar Association, Swedish Arbitration Association, Dansk Forening for Voldgift, and is also a member of the board of the Arbitration Association of Southern Sweden. Mr Åstenius also teaches at Lund University.