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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.

Kahn Pedersen recruits a Legal Technology Office

Staffan Malmgren has joined Kahn Pedersen as Legal Technology Officer. Staffan will be in charge of Kahn Pedersen’s digital tools and processes booth in terms of own development as well as sourcing of existing solutions. In addition, Staffan will be a part of our advisory team within Data Protection and Cyber Security.

Staffan has a background in software engineering and entrepreneurship. He is also a graduated lawyer having been a law clerk with Swedish courts. Staffan has been inquiry secretary for two governmental investigations; the Research Data Inquiry and the Reporting by Business Inquiry. Staffan is a lecturer in Legal Informatics and IT-law with the Law School of Stockholm University. He has also developed the open legal information service lagen.nu.

“The hiring of a Legal technology Officer is natural to Kahn Pedersen since we have a leading Digital practice. Staffan is indeed one of the most merited individuals within the legal tech area in Sweden. The deep and experience-based legal knowledge that Staffan has is necessary for successful development and use of legal tech.”, says Kristian Pedersen, Partner and CEO with Kahn Pedersen.

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.

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