Legal Contractor. Interim Counsel. Pro bono Legal Advisor.
Since August 2020, Christine Nikander has been working as an independent legal contractor and interim legal counsel. She also regularly provides pro bono legal advice to social enterprises and young start-ups.
Christine studied law in the Netherlands and the UK. She is a graduate of Leiden University and Edinburgh University Law School. After graduating, she worked at a large law firm in Amsterdam for three years.
Her legal specializations lay in environmental law, human rights, public international law, EU regulatory law, international arbitration, intellectual property, commercial litigation and corporate social responsibility. Christine also has a fair amount of experience with the drafting and negotiation of contracts that license out and protect IP rights.