Judge at the Court of Justice
Born 1961 in Stockholm (Sweden), Nils Wahl obtained from Stockholms Universitet (University of Stockholm, Sweden) the title of Juris kandidat (LL.M.) in 1987 and a doctorate in law in 1995. From 1995, he started a primarily academic career in which he became an Associate Professor (docent) and a holder of the Jean Monnet Chair of European Law and, subsequently, a Professor of European Law in 2001 at Stockholms Universitet.
From 1993 to 2004, Mr Wahl was Managing Director of an educational foundation. From 2001 to 2006, he was also Chairman of the Swedish association Nätverket för europarättslig forskning (Swedish Network for European Legal Research) and became a member of the Rådet för konkurrensfrågor (Council for Competition Law Matters, Sweden).
In 2006, Mr Wahl was appointed as a Judge at the General Court of the European Union. He served in that capacity until 2012 and subsequently joined the Court of Justice as an Advocate General, a post which he held for seven years. Since 2019, he has been a Judge at the Court of Justice