Adv Niklas Follin > Setterwalls > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 1050

Work Department

Intellectual property, marketing and media law, IT law and data protection, Commercial agreements


I give advice to Swedish and international companies on all sorts of issues relating to intellectual property rights and IT and technology-related law.

I work regularly with both large companies and start-ups within these areas. Among other things, I help companies with procurement and contract negotiations for IT services, transfers and licensing of technology and know-how, and other strategic and important issues.


2011-, Setterwalls
2015, Pinsent Masons (London), secondment
2011-2013, Helsingborg District Court




2011, Lund University, LL.M.

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Fintech

The ‘extremely responsive and very knowledgeableSetterwalls fields a dedicated fintech practice which advises on e-commerce, e-signature, e-currency, data privacy, cybersecurity, regulatory and compliance matters. Joacim Johannesson heads up the practice and acts for domestic and international investors, entrepreneurs, start-ups and large established corporations in relation to M&A, investments and day-to-day advice. Niklas Follin is a key name for IT and IP work, and Tobias Björklund handles financial services regulatory mandates.

Sweden > IT and telecoms

Clients describe Setterwalls as ‘a trusted partner’ with ‘quick turnarounds and clear advice’. The practice is active on digital transformation and data protection mandates, and handles a varied mix of procurement, regulatory, commercial and transactional matters. The team is led by Fredrik Roos, Jörgen Axelsson, Marc Tullgren and Joacim Johannesson; Johannesson advises on IT matters relating to M&A, venture capital and investment mandates, and Roos is a key name for machine learning, AI and IoT matters. Sophia Spala handles IP-related IT issues and Niklas Follin is also recommended for commercial agreements.