Legal Expertise


Areas of Expertise

Public International Law

EU & Comparative European Law

EU Regulatory Law

International Arbitration

Commercial Litigation

Intellectual Property

Environmental Law & Policy

Energy Law & Policy

Waste Management Law

Climate Law & Litigation

Human Rights Law & Policy

Corporate Social Responsibility


Past Experience

Christine Nikander completed a junior training contract at a large law firm in Amsterdam from 2017 to 2020. Her rotations were completed in the departments for competition law (for 6 months), international arbitration (for 1.5 years), and intellectual property law (for 1 year).

She gained experience inter alia in the following:

  • State aid and cartel follow-on damage claims litigation

  • Arbitrations under various rules, incl. ICC and UNCITRAL rules

  • Commercial litigation on long-term manufacturing and supplies agreements

  • Insurance claims litigation

  • Patent and trade secret litigation

  • Transactional IP for M&A deals

  • Drafting contracts and clauses to protect IP rights

  • Pro bono legal assistance for start-ups

She also held a role as a member of the firm's sustainability committee for one year. In this role, she found new pro bono clients for the firm and started a set of new firm-internal sustainability initiatives.


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