Niko Jakobsson

General Counsel, Development Director


General Counsel, Development Director, Helsinki


Fax. +358 20 713 3499

Niko Jakobsson

Niko works as General Counsel and Development Director. He is leading Borenius’ compliance and business risk procedures and technology and business development. Niko is in charge of Borenius’ Knowledge & Risk Management, ICT, Translation and Marketing departments and is a member of the management team.

Niko advises clients especially on Fintech-related consumer law and consumer finance questions but also on matters related to sanctions and compliance, regulated businesses and corporate law. He has also been involved in several matters related to real estates and housing companies.

Niko has broad experience in the field of legal information and technology. His areas of specialisation cover the acquisition, monitoring, management and distribution of legal information and the use of legal technology. Niko joined Borenius in 2012, and before that he gained experience with other major law firms, especially working in knowledge management teams and internal projects in various roles. Niko has broad experience in the field of information technology and he has written hundreds of IT-related articles during the past two decades.

Niko is a member of the ICT Advisory Board and the Technology, Communications and Data Protection Expert Group of the Finnish Bar Association. He also serves as a member of the board of Helsinki Bar Association, and is a deputy member of the Bar Association’s Delegation, which is the Bar Association’s highest decision-making body. In addition, he is a member of the Future Committee of the Association of Finnish Lawyers.

In addition to his legal studies in the University of Helsinki, Niko has also studied computer science and communication.


  • General Counsel, Development Director, Borenius, 2019–
  • Development Director, Borenius, 2016–2019
  • Knowledge Management Specialist / Development Specialist, Borenius 2012–2015
  • Trainee District Judge, District Court of Helsinki, 2014–2015


  • Bar Admission, 2016, Helsinki, Finland
  • Court training, 2015, District Court of Helsinki
  • Master of Laws 2012, University of Helsinki, Finland


  • Finnish, English