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Johan Kahn is considered the number one choice for IT law in Sweden by in-house counsels

Johan Kahn has been awarded the Client Choice Award for IT & Internet Law in Sweden 2019. Client Choice Award is based on interviews with in-house counsels in Sweden and abroad. The Client Choice Award recognizes lawyers that stand apart for excellent client care and the quality of their services. Johan Kahn received i.a. the following quotes. “Johan Kahn is at the forefront of IT and internet law in Sweden; his legal knowledge is vastly superior to that of his competitors.” and “He combines excellent legal skills with a client-focused business approach; he understands the legal and technological environment of various markets.”

Kristian Pedersen, CEO of Kahn Pedersen, comments the award: “It is satisfying to see that our highly specialized approach is appreciated by the market. Johan has been considered a market leader already before this award and is indeed a worthy receiver of the Client Choice Award. It is actually the third time he receives it. It is important to stress that Kahn Pedersen has a teamwork approach and that this reward should be seen as a recognition of our entire Digital team.”

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News Article on Kristian Pedersen’s book on Public and Utilities Procurement

The Swedish procurement news site Inköpsrådet has published an article on the new edition of Kristian Pedersen’s book Basics of Procurement – an introduction to public and utilities procurement (Sw: Upphandlingens grunder – en introduktion till offentlig upphandling och upphandling i försörjningssektorerna).

The article (in Swedish only) is available at Inköprådet >>

New article for Inköpsrådet

Viktor Robertson and Sofia Nordberg have written an article published by the Swedish public procurement news site Inköpsrådet. The topic is the Judgment of the European Court of Justice in case C-413/17, where the court finds that the Union legislation allows broad discretion for the contracting authority in the formulation of the technical specifications of a procurement contract.

New article for Inköpsrådet

Olle Lindberg and Karolina Kjellberg has published an article in “Inköpsrådet”, a Swedish magazine concerning public procurement. The topic of the article is the new Swedish public procurement legislation that became effective January 1, 2019.

Kahn Pedersen grows

This autumn we have recruited six new lawyers in order to meet the increased demand for our highly specialised services.

As previously announced, Magnus Ehn (Senior Specialist) and Staffan Malmgren (Legal Technology Officer) have joined us. Magnus has extensive experience as a legal counsel representing the Swedish Competition Authority. Staffan is an experienced lawyer with a background in software engineering and entrepreneurship focusing on issues regarding Legal Tech. Furthermore, associates Cecilia Lindström, Sofia Nordberg, Albin Svensson (as of February 2019) and Lisa Lindeberg Sandahl (as of January 2020) have been recruited. Cecilia has previous experience from another law firm working primarily with IT-law and commercial contracts. Sofia, Albin and Lisa have been recruited straight from their law studies.

”We have a strong and continuous demand for our services. Through our recruitments this autumn – both experienced and more junior lawyers – we will be well prepared to further develop,” says Kristian Pedersen, Partner and CEO of Kahn Pedersen.

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