Kahn Pedersen among the best Swedish law firms for public procurement according to the new ranking from Legal500

The ranking institute Legal500 has now published this year’s ranking for law firms in the category Public Procurement. Kahn Pedersen is ranked as one of the best Swedish law firms within the public procurement area. As individuals Kristian Pedersen is ranked as a Leading Individual, Erik Olsson as a Next Generation Partner and Olle Lindberg as a Rising Star by Legal500.

Clients interviewed by Legal500 state that: ”We appreciate the commitment to our goals and interests in all aspects of our cases. We always get quick responses to our questions. The practice has deep knowledge in public procurement and understanding of the conditions we are working in. They are capable of thinking outside the box to create creative solutions to complex situations concerning public procurement law” and that Kahn Pedersen: “Provides answers that can be easily understood by in-house business people. Has insight into a wide range of public procurement areas. You always feel confident as an in-house lawyer that they know what they are talking about.”

Kristian Pedersen comments on Legal500’s ranking: “We are of course happy, proud and grateful to receive such excellent praise by our clients, resulting in a prominent position in Legal500’s ranking. We always aim at providing the best legal advice available, and are grateful for all the positive feedback we receive. Although Legal500 has chosen to highlight some of us, as individuals, I would, however, like to stress that it is a hard and genuine team work involving all our employees that is the basis for our prominent ranking.”


Kahn Pedersen Ranked in Top Tiers for IT and Data Protection

Legal500 ranks Kahn Pedersen’s IT and Data Protection practices in the highest category – Tier 1. Johan Kahn is singled out as a leading individual on the Swedish market within both practice areas and Daniel Lundqvist, Martin Brinnen and Staffan Malmgren are ranked as leading advisors on an individual level. Clients interviewed by Legal500 states i. a. the following: “Kahn Pedersen is clearly the leading firm for IT and data protection in Sweden”, “Young, fast and unpretentious”, and “Extremely professional”. Johan Kahn comments on Legal500’s ranking: “First and foremost, we are very grateful for being given the opportunity to advise our fantastic clients who provide us with challenging and exciting projects. This year’s ranking was especially interesting since it is now clear that we have consolidated our leadership on the Swedish market for digital law. Furthermore, our senior and deep capabilities that distinguish us from many other firms are highlighted. It is nice to see that our unique offering within legal tech is acknowledged.”

Kahn Pedersen’s Digital team is top-ranked by Chambers & Partners

The ranking institute Chambers & Partners has published of ranking of legal advisors within “Information Technology” for 2020. Kahn Pedersen is ranked in the highest category, Band 1. Chambers write ““The firm’s work is excellent. They provide advice which is not only of the highest quality from a strictly legal perspective, but also creative and business-minded”.

Johan Kahn is again ranked on an individual basis in band 1, the highest category, as one of two Swedish lawyers and the editorial, based in interviews with clients of the firm, mentions “without doubt as one of the leading lawyers for IT and outsourcing in Sweden” and “He analyses business risks like I’ve never seen before”. Also Daniel Lundqvist is highly ranked and receives the following praise “[Clients] praise his “combination of excellent legal skills and business-driven advice”.

Kahn Pedersen Top Ranked in Public Procurement by Chambers & Partners

Chambers & Partners has once again ranked Kahn Pedersen as a Band 1 leading firm for Public Procurement. Kahn Pedersen is lauded as “extremely service-minded” and “business-oriented,” with “outstanding knowledge in the procurement field.”

Kristian Pedersen is individually ranked in band 1 as “an expert in public purchasing law with a good understanding of my business and industry. He stands out as the best in this area.” Erik Olsson is ranked in Band 2

New publication from Kahn Pedersen

We have now released the first publication of the year in our report series. This time we focus on legal information security, and address the questions of how to manage differing legal demands for information security in a coordinated way.

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

Who’s Who Legal – most prominent business lawyers of 2020

Who’s Who Legal has published its list over the most prominent business lawyers of 2020.

Kristian Pedersen is found to be ”the most highly skilled procurement lawyer in Sweden” and is ranked as among the two ”Most Highly Regarded” lawyers in the field of Government Contracts. Erik Olsson is said to be a “”very skilled lawyer” who receives widespread plaudits for his “high competence in creating successful strategies in court proceedings””.

Kristian Pedersen is the Clients’ Choice as Legal Adviser for Public Procurement in Sweden

Kristian Pedersen has been awarded Client Choice Award 2020 in the category Government Contracts, at a ceremony in London on 6 February.

– I am of course very happy and honored to be awarded the 2020 Client Choice Award, and especially so since it is the clients that have made the decision. But as always when a single individual is highlighted, it is based on a solid team effort, so I would like to dedicate the award to my colleagues at Kahn Pedersen, says Kristian Pedersen.

Client Choice Award recognizes law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for this recognition focus on an ability to add real value to clients’ business above and beyond the other players in the market. Law firms and partners can only be nominated by corporate counsel. For more information, please visit the website