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Kahn Pedersen receives excellent rankings by Legal 500

On April 10th, the ranking institute Legal 500 published its rankings of European law firms. Kahn Pedersen is ranked in the highest category (Tier 1) within IT and Telecoms, with the following motivation:

“Strengths include excellent legal knowledge, outstanding execution capabilities and senior competence”.

The firm is also ranked high with in Public Procurement and is, among other things, praised for its ”accuracy and ability to use and display the opponent’s weakness”.

Johan Kahn as well as Kristian Pedersen are ranked as Leading Individuals within IT and Telecoms and Public Procurement respectively. Daniel Lundqvist is noted for his ”pragmatic way of solving problems and being innovative” and Erik Olsson is reported to be “helpful, convincing and persevering”. Martin Brinnen is held to be “the best-qualified data protection lawyer available in the Swedish market.” In addition Magnus Ehn and Fredrik Gustafsson are also ranked (the latter as a Next Generation Lawyer).

“We are of course particularly pleased that a majority of our senior lawyers are highly ranked. Our teams are in the top level of the Swedish market för highly specialized business law and it is clear that this is very much appreciated by our clients”, says Kristian Pedersen, Partner and CEO, Kahn Pedersen.

New publication from Kahn Pedersen

We have now released the sixth publication in our report series. This time we focus on questions regarding the concept of harm in public procurement review proceedings in the Swedish administrative Courts.

All of our reports may be freely downloaded (in Swedish) from our website.

Clients praise Kahn Pedersen’s Digital team in the new Chambers ranking

The ranking institute Chambers & Partners has now published this years’ ranking of legal advisors within “Information Technology”. Chambers writes the following about Kahn Pedersen “The quality of their advice, their negotiation skills and creativity makes the firm really stand out. We appreciate that we always have senior lawyers working on our matters. Their experience and efficiency makes their services very much worth the price”, and “They are spot-on for what we need in IT and are very responsive”.

Johan Kahn is again ranked on an individual basis in band 1, the highest category, as one of three Swedish lawyers and the editorial mentions “Receives all-round praise for his expertise in large IT outsourcing, software service agreements and data privacy matters. Clients appreciate his “business-mined approach” and to-the-point advice. One interviewee enthuses: “He is so skilled in negotiations that when we leave a meeting, everyone agrees on what he has said; we leave in a co-operative atmosphere”. Daniel Lundqvist receives the following praise “Market sources describe him as “very confident in his work.” Clients also say he is “very skilled and business-oriented, and is helpful on structure and tactics”.

Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen ranked in the top tier by Chambers & Partners in Public Procurement

The ranking institute Chambers & Partners has now published this years’ ranking of legal advisors within Public Procurement. Kahn Pedersen is ranked as one of only two firms in Band 1 with the following motivation: “Clients single the firm out for its procurement specialism, one noting the “senior level of advisers and high level of partner attention,” and another describing the team as “young and modern in feel but very knowledgeable in the procurement field.””

Kristian Pedersen is again ranked on an individual basis in Band 1 with the comment that “He sees the big picture and gives the key answers, even when you don’t necessarily know what you need.” Erik Olsson is ranked in band 3, and is described as “creative in how he looks at problems from different angles and understands what’s really crucial”.

New article for Inköpsrådet

Olle Lindberg has written an article published by the Swedish public procurement news site ”Inköpsrådet”. The topic is the tenderers economic and financial standing and the reliance on the capacities of other entities.

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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