OCCUPATIONAL psychologist

& Researcher specializing in lawyers

Jens Näsström

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UPcoming speaking engagements

October 11: Juristdagarna

October 5: The Swedish Bar Association’s Advokatdagarna

June 20: Webinar on the study of client’s impact on gender equality in law firms

June 17: Closed, international session on talent management strategy in law firms. Helsinki

May 27-28: Stress management retreat for lawyers on Palma de Mallorca

May 5: The International Bar Association, The Future of the Law Firm

April 21: Legal Tech Evening, Spotting the future
in the rear-view mirror: Paradigm shifts in legal tech, Chalmer’s University of Technology

April 4: Mental Health in Law Students, Juridiska Föreningen, University of Lund

January 21 : The Finnish Bar Association’s Lawyer Day
December 1 : Juristens Dag
November 23 : Dagens industris konferens Di General Counsel
November 8 : University of Helsinki
September 22 : Juriststämman
September 16 : The Swedish Bar Association (webinar)
September 15 : The Swedish Bar Association (webinar)

My Research on Lawyers

  • Study of clients’ impact on gender equality in law firms (study in Swedish)
  • Study of 800+ Swedish law students: well-being & motivation under the pandemic 2021
  • Study of Finnish Lawyers Under the Pandemic. National survey in collaboration with the Finnish Bar Association. 2021-2022.
  • Study of influence of gender on buying legal services from law firms. 2021-2022.
  • Leadership, Well-Being, Productivity, and Law Firm Service Satisfaction in Nordic Legal Teams (initiated August 2020, ongoing), quantitative and qualitative survey, in collaboration with the Stockholm School of Economics.
  • The Future of the Legal Profession. (Providing commentary)
  • Well-Being, Productivity, and Law Firm Service Satisfaction in Swedish Corporate Counsels (initiated June 2020, ongoing), quantitative and qualitative survey in collaboration with the Stockholm School of Economics.
  • Leadership, Well-Being, and Productivity in 12 Business Law Firms in Four Nordic Countries under covid-19 (concluded, September 2020), in collaboration with the Stockholm School of Economics.
  • Tracking Well-being in a Major Business Law Firm under covid-19 (concluded, June 2020).
  • Impact of Imposed Remote Working in a Law firm due to the Covid-19 virus – a qualitative study (concluded, April 2020).
  • Leadership in Professional Services (concluded September, 2020).
  • The Resilient Associate Project (concluded December, 2019), study at three major business law firms.
  • Research Review of the Effects of Corporate Mindfulness in Law firms in collaboration with Potential Project.
  • Levelling the playing field for female lawyers in law firms and assessing stress in associates (Fall 2019, concluded).
  • Quantitative assessment of stress in inhouse lawyers (2019) in collaboration with the Swedish Company Lawyers’ Association (concluded).
  • International study of inhouse lawyers in collaboration with Thomson Reuters (Spring 2020): gender based patterns of stress (concluded).
  • Assessing sexual harassment and discrimination based on gender at law firms firms (concluded April, 2019).
  • National study of Swedish lawyers: stress and efficacy factors (2017, concluded) in collaboration with the Swedish Bar Association.
  • National study of Swedish lawyers: stress and efficacy factors (2005, concluded) in collaboration with the Swedish Bar Association.

     

Years of experience of researching and training lawyers

lawyers trained

research projects

cups of coffee since 2005

FACULTY POSITIONS

    CURRENT & PREVIOUS POSITIONS
  • University of Helsinki, Guest lecturer in legal leadership
  • Novare Legal Leadership program, Guest lecturer
  • Swedish Bar Association’s open CLE/CPD program: Client Psychology.
  • Swedish Bar Association’s open CLE/CPD program: Efficacy and Well-Being for Lawyers.
  • Swedish Bar Association: The Bar Exam
  • Swedish Bar Association’s Leadership Program: guest lecturer.
  • Stockholm School of Economics (Fall 2020): Program for Leadership in Professional Services (ranked #1 in the Nordics and 16th place globally for management and leadership development by the Financial Times).