• Columbia Law School, Master of Laws, 2013
  • Uppsala universitet, Master of Laws, 2010
  • Uppsala universitet, Bachelor of Science in Business, 2010
  • Queen’s School of Business, 2009


  • Advokatfirman Vinge, 2014-
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Foreign Associate, Singapore, 2017
  • Debevoise & Plimpton, Foreign Associate, London, 2016
  • Stockholms tingsrätt, Law Clerk, 2011-2012, 2013-2014
  • Advokatfirman Lindahl, Associate, 2010-2011

Other qualifications

  • Attorney-at-law (admitted to the New York State Bar)
  • Guest lecturer in procedural law, arbitration law, and private law
  • Member of the editorial committee of the Stockholm Arbitration Yearbook (Kluwer Law International / SCCL)
  • Regional representative, Young International Arbitration Group (London Court of International Arbitration), 2016-2019
  • Advisory Board, Young Arbitrators Sweden (SCC), 2015-2016
  • Secretary of the board of directors, Beijer Alma AB (publ)


Immediate reimbursement of substituted advance on costs in international commercial arbitration Arbitration International, Volume 33, Issue 3, 2017, Pages 415–425 October 01, 2017
Anslutningsöverklagande av ett interimistiskt beslut i tvistemål Svensk Juristtidning 2016 s. 485 September 01, 2016
New initiatives to further increase the attractiveness of Stockholm as the seat of international arbitration Zakon, No. 4 (2015), s. 143 June 16, 2015
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Stockholm Arbitration Yearbook 2019 Assistant Editor, Kluwer Law International July 24, 2019


Niklas is recognized as a ”National Leader in Arbitration” (Who’s Who Legal), a ”Future Leader in Arbitration” (Who’s Who Legal) and a ”Future Leader in Litigation” (Who’s Who Legal).

Niklas Berntorp is recognized as a "Super Talent" by "Veckans Affärer" 2015.