Niklas Forsmark Helmer

Counsel, Stockholm

Biography

Niklas Forsmark Helmer is described as "a very good disputes lawyer with great courtroom experience." He regularly acts on construction and insurance disputes and is also experienced assisting clients from the energy sector.
Dispute Resolution Chambers Europe, Up and Coming Lawyer, 2019

Overview

Niklas Forsmark Helmer focuses on Swedish and international arbitrations and litigation proceedings, and has particular experience in insurance and construction law.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2010, Niklas served as an associate judge at Svea Court of Appeal and as an assistant judge at a district court.

Bars and Courts
Swedish Bar
Education
LLM
Uppsala University
Languages
English
Swedish

Experience

Commercial Litigation

Representation of one of Sweden's largest construction companies in major commercial litigation proceedings against the Swedish Transport Administration concerning claims in relation to the collapse of a stretch of road under construction.

Representation of a Swedish municipality in litigation in Swedish courts regarding tort claims.

Representation of a Swedish construction company in litigation proceedings regarding claims following water damage on construction site.

Representation of a Nordic insurance company in a dispute regarding claims under an insurance policy.

International Arbitration

Representation of one of Sweden's biggest construction companies in an ad hoc arbitration regarding claims under a contract for the construction of a sports arena.

Representation of a Swedish construction company in SCC arbitration proceedings regarding inter alia delay claims under a construction agreement.