Nils Ivars

Senior Associate Attorney-at-Law (New York)
  • Stockholm
  • Languages:
    Swedish, English, Spanish

Nils Ivars is a Senior Associate who focuses on complex litigation and international arbitration cases and is also part of the firm’s Corporate Crime and Investigations practice. He has experience from larger commercial disputes in Sweden as well as internationally and he has, for example, worked on several investor-state arbitrations before ICSID and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). He has also worked on various internal investigations, for example related to corruption and white-collar crime. He has an LL.M. from Harvard Law School and is a member of the New York State Bar. In addition, Nils has worked in both the United States and in Latin America and he speaks Spanish.


  • Harvard Law School, LL.M., 2022
  • Uppsala University, LL.M., 2018
  • Villanova University, studies in Liberal Arts & Sciences, 2012-2013


  • White & Case, Latin American Arbitration Fellow, Miami, 2022-2023
  • Stockholms tingsrätt, Law Clerk, 2020-2021
  • Vinge, Associate, 2018-2020
  • Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal, Buenos Aires, International Intern, 2018
  • Embassy of Sweden in Buenos Aires, Intern, 2017
  • Microsoft Sweden, Corporate, External & Legal Affairs, Trainee, 2017

Other qualifications

  • Attorney-at-Law (admitted to the New York State Bar)
  • The Uppsala University Law Alumni Association’s award: Master Thesis of the year, 2019
  • Swedish Business Law Student of the year (Winner of Business Law Challenge), 2016
  • Board Member, Uppsala Law Alumni Association, 2015-16


Article January 13, 2020

Jura novit curia och klander av skiljedom

Juridisk Publikation nr 2/2019 s. 325.
Article September 24, 2018

Jura novit curia – En analys av hur principen bör tillämpas i internationella skiljeförfaranden som äger rum i Sverige

Affärsjuridiska uppsatser 2019, Iustus förlag