Joakim Zander

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Joakim Zander (born 1975 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish author and lawyer. His debut novel Simmaren (English title The Swimmer) was published by Wahlström & Widstrand in September 2013.[1]


Joakim Zander was raised in Söderköping, Sweden. He studied law at Uppsala University and later earned a PhD in Law from Maastricht University. His dissertation The Application of the Precautionary Principle in Practice was published by Cambridge University Press,[2] and was awarded the Rabobank Prize in 2012.[3][4] Joakim Zander has worked for the European Parliament and the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. He currently lives in Lund, Sweden with his wife and two children.[4]

Klara Walldéen series[edit]

Zander's 2013 novel Simmaren (The Swimmer in English) is the first in his thriller series featuring the heroine Klara Waldéen. The book was followed by Orten (2015) and Vännen (2017).[4]



  • The Application of the Precautionary Principle in Practice, Cambridge University Press, 2010


  • Simmaren, 2013 (English translation: The Swimmer)
  • Orten, 2015 (English translation: The Believer)
  • Vännen, 2017 (English translation: The Friend)


  1. ^ Widstrand, Wahlström &. "Joakim Zander - Wahlström & Widstrand". Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Application precautionary principle practice comparative dimensions - Comparative law". Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-03-06. Retrieved 2014-02-09. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ a b c "Joakim Zander". Ahlander Agency. Retrieved 2018-02-13. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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