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GDPR and Public Procurement

Kahn Pedersen has published a guide to GDPR and Public Procurement (available in Swedish only).

Kahn Pedersen is ranked as one of the top legal advisors

On April 12, the ranking institute Legal 500 published its ranking of European law firms. Kahn Pedersen is ranked in the top category (“Tier 1”) for IT-related law with the following editorial comment: “definitely one of the leading firms for IT, outsourcing and procurement, and data protection”. Kahn Pedersen is also acknowledged by Legal 500 for its highly regarded public procurement expertise. As many as seven Kahn Pedersen lawyers are ranked on individual basis. Mikael Bock, Fredrik Gustafsson (ranked as ”Next Generation Lawyer”), Johan Kahn (ranked as ”Leading Individual”), Daniel Lundqvist and Björn Möller within Digital and Erik Olsson (ranked as ”Next Generation Lawyer”) and Kristian Pedersen within Public.

The CEO of Kahn Pedersen, Kristian Pedersen: “I am proud that we have consolidated our position as one of the top advisors within Digital and Public. In addition to this it is great to see that we have a high number of individually ranked lawyers. I want to emphasize that this is a team effort and that it is the collective performance of the firm that has led to this strong result. The ranking shows that our highly specialized strategy works and is indeed relevant in relation to the market’s increased demand for highly qualified business law.”.

Seminar on GDPR and Data Protection

On April 25, Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen will arrange a seminar on GDPR and Data Protection. For more information, please see the Swedish version of our website.

Three new lawyers and a new partner at Kahn Pedersen

Mikael Bock, who joined Kahn Pedersen in 2016, has been promoted to partner at Kahn Pedersen as of April 1. Mikael has got over 20 years of experience from business law and in the digital field, inter alia from Linklaters.

Martin Brinnen, one of Sweden’s leading data protection lawyers, has joined Kahn Pedersen. Martin joins Kahn Pedersen from The Swedish Data Protection Authority, where he has been senior expert in the preparations for the new data protection regulation (GDPR).

Sofie Abdsaleh and Karolina Kjellberg have joined Kahn Pedersen as new associates. Karolina graduated from Uppsala University in 2017, and Sofie has served as a law clerk at the administrative Court.

Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen ranked by Chambers & Partners in Public Procurement

The ranking institute Chambers & Partners has now published this years’ ranking of legal advisors within Public Procurement. Chambers & Partners describes Kahn Pedersen as an “Experienced boutique practice which offers a full range of procurement services, including strategic advice and legal analysis of business models.”

Kristian Pedersen is again ranked on an individual basis in Band 1, the highest category, with the comment that ”he delivers work of the highest quality and makes it his priority, and you feel like you can talk with him like one of your colleagues.” Erik Olsson is ranked in band 3, and is described as ”being very hard to beat in the courts, as well as driving the academic side of public procurement forward.”

Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen ranked by Chambers & Partners in Information Technology

The ranking institute Chambers & Partners has now published this years’ rankings of legal advisors within ”Information Technology”. Chambers & Partners states that “Clients describe the lawyers as ”easy to work with” and value the team’s expertise and experience in the IT sector” and has ”solid knowledge of data protection and financial regulation.”

Johan Kahn is again ranked on an individual basis, one of only three Swedish lawyers to be ranked in the highest category, Band 1, and is described as ”completely brilliant”. Daniel Lundqvist is ranked in the Up and Coming category and is described as “hands-on and a good negotiator”.

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