Public procurement in Sweden

Bokwall Rislund

BOKWALL RISLUND offers clients ‘unique and high-level competence in local public procurement and tendering legislation’. It handles both contentious and non-contentious matters for high-profile clients, including providing tender advice, contract support and litigation assistance. Practice head Carl Bokwall has 25 years’ experience in the sector and is experienced in the telecoms, IT, construction and healthcare arenas. Per-Owe Arfwedson advises clients in the life sciences and transport sectors, while Lina Håkansson Kjellén is a key name for procurement litigation and has represented clients in the European Court of Justice. Jens Nilsson joined as senior associate from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB.

Practice head(s):

Carl Bokwall

Other key lawyers:

Per-Owe Arfwedson; Lina Håkansson Kjellén; Jens Nilsson


‘Per-Owe Arfwedson and his team provide excellent advice within all aspects public procurement, all with a pragmatic touch and excellent industry knowledge.’

‘Unique and high-level competence in local Public procurement and tendering legislation.’

‘Personal knowledge and experience. Always on top, answering our questions, good service.’

Key clients

Serneke Group AB

EasyPark AB

WSP Sverige AB

Textilia Tvätt & Textilservice AB

Apoteket AB

Dustin Sverige AB

Fresenius Medical Care Sverige AB

JCDecaux Sverige AB

Visma PubliTech AB

Visma Enterprise AB

NCC Sverige AB

Vy Tåg AB

Transdev Sverige AB

Avarn Security AB

Bisnode AB/Dun & Bradstreet

Coop Sverige AB


Tele2 Sverige AB

Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB

Ebusco B.V.

Charge-Amps AB

Global Talk Sweden AB

Layer Group AB

Work highlights

  • Advised Dustin on the first major challenge of a change of supplier in nation-wide framework agreements for IT products following the new rules on contract modifications, where the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court asked for a preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union.
  • Advised Transdev Sverige AB, one of Sweden’s largest public transport companies, on several public procurements, e.g. operation of Roslagsbanan in Stockholm, municipality service travel and public bus transportation in Region Östergötland.
  • Regularly advising JCDecaux on procurements, court cases and concession contracts in the highly competitive market for public utilities financed by external advertising.

Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB

Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB’s public procurement team is led by Erik Olsson and Kristian Pedersen, who is ‘above all more knowledgeable and competent than his competitors’. The well-established practice acts for both suppliers and contracting authorities and is particularly experienced in high-profile contentious matters, including handling litigation in the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court. Olsson is experienced in the construction and defence sectors, while Pedersen acts for public and private parties in disputes and administrative matters. Senior associate Olle Lindberg is well regarded for his knowledge of the commercial aspects of administrative law.

Practice head(s):

Erik Olsson; Kristian Pedersen

Other key lawyers:

Olle Lindberg; Magnus Ehn


‘Kristian Pedersen provides us with legal advice related to the Public Purchasing Law in connection with PQ’s and Tenders. The quality of his advice is absolutely excellent, always quick, sharp, accurate and very, very professional.’

‘We highly value Kristian Pedersen’s legal expertise but also his excellent understanding of our business which together give excellent value for money. Mr Pedersen is extremely quick to understand our questions/positions and he always provides excellent support with fast and accurate answers.’

‘Extremely professional and always pleasant discussions. Mr Pedersen stands out as the best in this field, he comes with the highest recommendations and we certainly will continue our co-operation for years to come!’

‘Exceptionally good knowledge within public procurement.’

‘Their team has high competence and experience. They work very quickly and efficiently. They’re easy to collaborate with. The practice feels modern and young.’

‘Kristian Pedersen is exceptionally client oriented and very reliable. He is always available, and the deliveries are fast. Kristian’s advice is always solution oriented with the client’s best interest at heart.’

‘A practice with lenghty commitment to their chosen fields, which gives the practice strength and innovative problem solving, a practice that does not fear acting on the meaning of the law and court decisions.’

‘Kahn Pedersen stands out due primarily to their competence, which I regard as the best in the business, and notable litigation skills.’

Key clients

The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency

The Government Offices of Sweden

The Swedish National Courts Administration

The Swedish Police Authority

The Swedish Fortifications Agency

Vossloh Nordic Switch Systems AB

Vossloh Rail Services Scandinavia AB

Capio AB

Tekniska verken i Linköping AB

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd

Svevia AB

Boskalis Sweden AB

VafabMiljö Kommunalförbund

Järva Tolk och Översättningsservice AB

HBV Husbyggnadsvaror Förening

Lejonfastigheter AB

The Municipality of Arvika

Bevakningsgruppen AB

ABTOT Mark & Anläggning AB

Compass Group AB

Region Västmanland

Univar Solutions AB

Nobina Sverige AB



The Municipality of Valdemarsvik

The Municipality of Arvika

Unisport Sverige AB

Work highlights

  • Advised the Swedish Police Authority on one of its most important procurements, concerning service pistols for all Swedish police officers.
  • Advising The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency on the procurement of a national emergency services mobile communications programme.
  • Acting as counsel for The Swedish National Courts Administration in an appeal of a supervisory decision from the Swedish Competition Authority regarding construction and lease contracts for new buildings housing both Göta Court of Appeal and The Administrative Court of Appeal of Jönköping.

Advokatfirman Ulfsdotter AB/Ulfsdotter Law

Anna Ulfsdotter Forssell leads the team at Advokatfirman Ulfsdotter AB/Ulfsdotter Law and is well versed in high-profile and high-value public procurement disputes as well as strategic and advisory matters. The firm acts for contracting authorities and domestic and international suppliers, and is particularly experienced in the life sciences, transport, construction, IT and energy sectors. Forssell has acted for clients in the European Court of Justice, the Swedish and Finnish Supreme Administrative Courts and the Swedish Supreme Court. Associate Elin Nilsson provides support on review cases, procurement fines and damages claims.

Practice head(s):

Anna Ulfsdotter Forssell

Other key lawyers:

Elin Nilsson

Key clients

Vattenfall AB

Randstad Sweden Group AB

Municipality of Värmdö

Eskilstuna Kommunfastigheter AB

Municipality of Huddinge

The Swedish Association for Hunting and Wildlife Management

AB Scandinavian Motorcenter

Mediplast AB

Eskilstuna Energi & Miljö AB

Electrolux Hemprodukter AB

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Vattenfall AB in an application for a review case.
  • Advised Randstad Sweden Group AB on participating in a national public procurement of staffing services with an estimated maximum value of SEK29bn.
  • Advised and represented the Municipality of Värmdö in an application for a review case, which resulted in the court rejecting the application for review.

Cirio Advokatbyrå AB

Cirio Advokatbyrå AB acts for both public authorities and suppliers and handles the full life cycle of matters, from tender processes through to representation in court; it has represented clients before the European Commission and the Swedish Competition Authority. The practice is jointly led by Eva-Maj Mühlenbock and Olof Hallberg, with Mühlenbock a key name for competition work, EU law, public procurement issues and disputes, and Hallberg handling tendering matters. Managing associate Lukas Granlund is recommended for procurement appeals and review procedures.

Practice head(s):

Eva-Maj Mühlenbock; Olof Hallberg

Other key lawyers:

Lukas Granlund

Key clients

Försvarets Materielverk (the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration)

Lernia Utbildning AB

Region Jämtland Härjedalen

AB Stockholmshem

Clear Channel Sverige AB

Work highlights

  • Represented AB Stockholmshem in a review procedure in court.

Hannes Snellman

Hannes Snellman is ‘very accessible and hands on in its ways of working’ and has a strong contentious practice which handles litigation pertaining to procurement processes, judicial reviews and damages claims. It is active in a wide range of sectors, including the transportation, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, IT and construction industries. Joakim Lavér and Peter Forsberg jointly lead the team; Lavér is recommended for public contracts and the related EU and competition matters, while Forsberg is a key name for litigation, public procurement issues and regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Joakim Lavér; Peter Forsberg

Other key lawyers:

Nathalie Miskin


‘Very quick at understanding the legal issue and come back with a super professional answer.’

‘They are also fast and friendly. A good combination.’

‘Fast, personal and kind.’

‘Very accessible and hands on in their ways of working.’

‘Always there to give a well thought through answer.’

‘The lawyer I worked with was Nathalie Miskin. She is, despite her relatively short experience of public procurement, highly skilled in public procurement law.’

‘The team is very objective oriented with cooperative spirit. This makes it very easy for me as a client to move things forward. In addition, their professional skills regarding Swedish public procurement rules are excellent.’

‘Joakim Lavér – probably the best public procurement lawyer in Sweden. I truly appreciate his extensive knowledge and the ability to adapt it to commercial situations. When asked, he will give a realistic and honest take on a situation based on experience without covering the rear.’

Key clients

AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (Stockholm Regional Public Transport Authority)

AB Transitio

GlaxoSmithKline AB

Public Art Agency Sweden

Siemens Mobility AB

Medley AB


SAP Svenska AB

Eltel Networks Infranet AB

ConvaTec AB

Nåiden Bygg AB

Work highlights

  • Represened Siemens in a large review procedure concerning a direct award of high-speed trains, being capable of operating on existing and future infrastructure in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
  • Advised Transitio on its procurement of thirty regional passenger trains for the south-eastern regions of Sweden and represented Transitio before the Administrative Court, when the contract decision was challenged, as well as after the court decision that the procurement had to be recommenced.
  • Represented AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik in a large arbitration regarding its now running subway trains.

Kastell Advokatbyrå AB

Fielding a ‘very competent team working in an efficient manner’, Kastell Advokatbyrå AB advises suppliers on the full gamut of public procurement law, including tenders, commercial negotiations, and disputes including applications for review and claims for damages. The team has a wealth of experience in litigation and arbitration proceedings and is jointly led by Carl Norén and Olof Larsberger, who are both noteworthy names for contracts disputes. Senior associate Anton Johansson is another key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Carl Norén; Olof Larsberger

Other key lawyers:

Anton Johansson


‘Kastell has exceptionally good competence in public procurement. Their level of service and commitment can also be described as exceptional.’

‘Olof Larsberger and Carl Norén have helped us for several years in various contexts, it can be mentioned that we never lost a review or lawsuit with their help. Our assessment is that their competence and commitment are of the highest rank and, in addition, a level of service that is exceptional.’

‘Kastell presents competent lawyers and teams that work well together with a great mix of junior and senior lawyers with the right level of competence.’

Key clients

Telia Company AB (Telia Sverige AB)

Ricoh Sverige AB

Adecco Sweden AB

Cygate AB

Svensk dos AB

Stockholm Västerås Airport

Peab AB

Aon Assessment (Svenska) AB

Time Care Aktiebolag

Swerock AB

Work highlights

  • Acting for Ricoh in a number of cases before the administrative court regarding appeals for review of public procurement decisions and also civil disputes in general courts.
  • Acting for Svensk dos – a member of the Oriola group – in two major public procurement damages cases as well as several judicial review cases.
  • Acting for Telia Sverige AB in several judicial review cases.

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB

Advokatfirman Lindahl KB provides ‘an always fast and competent service’ and acts for a large number of public authorities and suppliers on tendering processes, commercial contracts and procurement litigation. Henrik Seeliger heads up the team from Gothenburg and is experienced in the water, energy, transport and postal sectors, while Annika Andersson handles both public procurement and construction matters, tenders and tender disputes, including appeals and damages cases. Anders Nilsson is recommended for public, municipal and administrative law work.

Practice head(s):

Henrik Seeliger


‘The team I work with has great knowledge of my business, the industry and the legal field. The team is always efficient.’

‘Henrik Seeliger is an excellent lawyer. He is always efficient and delivers a better product than expected.’

‘The team complements each other, and they are never afraid of letting us know when they need the expertise from a colleague. There is also always a well-prepared replacement if the main partner/associate is unavailable in an ongoing case.’

‘We mainly use Henrik Seeliger. He is highly competent in the field of public procurement, he always manages to explain cases in a simple language that even non-layers can understand, he is honest and open when he can not give a clear recommendation or when he needs a colleague’s competence, and he is trustworthy in general. He always makes himself available and he is highly efficient.’

‘Always fast and competent service. Invoices are very clear.’

‘There is always a person who coordinates our needs. Depending on what is to be carried out, the task is staffed with the right skills. Good at strategy and very cost-effective.’

‘The team is very helpful and gets back to you with the right information quickly.’

‘Henrik Seeliger is very knowledgeable of the procurement issues we need help with. He is also very educational in his answers. It is possible to discuss different solutions and problems to find the right way forward.’

Key clients

Nybro Municipality

Region Skåne, Region Kronoberg, Landstinget i Kalmar län, Region Blekinge, Hallandstrafiken AB and Västtrafik AB (Öresundståg)

Västtrafik AB

Länsgårdens Fastigheter AB

NCC Sverige AB

Hargs Hamn AB

MKB Fastigheter AB

Göteborgs Stads Bostadsaktiebolag

Brixly AB

Trelleborgs kommun (Municipality of Trelleborg)

Vellinge kommun (Municipality of Vellinge)

Malmö kommun (Municipality of Malmö)

Forsen AB

Helsingborgs kommun (Municipality of Helsingborg)

Borlänge kommun (Municipality of Borlänge)

Hargs Hamn AB

Liseberg Aktiebolag

Infranord AB

Kalmar kommun (Municipality of Kalmar)

Elektroskandia AB

Lunds kommun (Municipality of Lund)

Lunds universitet (University of Lund)

Mannheimer Swartling

Mannheimer Swartling has ‘the ability to create a team around a large procurement with expert competence’ and has strong experience in procurements pertaining to the transport sector, including trains, trams and ferries. It is also strong in the infrastructure sector and advises on PPP projects and the outsourcing of IT projects. Johan Carle heads up the team, specialist counsel Sven Vaxenbäck is a key name for of EU public, utilities and security procurement issues, and Johanna Jonsson is another name for EU and national public law mandates.

Practice head(s):

Johan Carle

Other key lawyers:

Sven Vaxenbäck; Johanna Jonsson


‘Johanna Jonsson and Sven Vaxenbäck make difficult subjects simple.’

‘Quick reliable response that summits the key issues in a professional way.’

‘Mannheimer have good experience from some of Sweden’s largest procurements, and can give expert advice on complex procurements.’

‘Mannheimer has the ability to create a team around a large procurement with expert competence.’

‘Johanna Jonsson is great and has extensive experience.’

‘We always get the help we need and with short notice. It is easy to get in contact with the lawyers and we have a very good cooperation.’

Key clients

Region of Stockholm

Region of Västra Götaland

The Swedish Transport Administration

SAAB Group

PostNord Group

Attendo Group

Tunstall Group

Municipality of Gothenburg

Municipality of Sollentuna

Municipality of Härnösand

HeidelbergCement Group

Electrolux Professional AB

Volkswagen Group








Göteborg Energi AB

Advokatfirman Schjødt

Advokatfirman Schjødt advises on high-end contentious and non-contentious public procurement matters under the leadership of Fredrik Linder. The practice acts for contracting authorities and suppliers on procurement reviews in the administrative courts, and is particularly active in the healthcare, construction, transport and telecoms sectors. Linder is well versed in procurement litigation and is supported by associate Jesper Fahlgren, who recently joined from Wesslau Söderqvist Advokatbyrå.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Linder

Other key lawyers:

Jesper Fahlgren


‘They are very professional and listen to the customer.’

‘We value and expect the most adequate and qualified legal advice. We have engaged Schjødt for a long time and they have always met our requirements.’

‘Partner Fredrik Linder and has been responsive and shown a highly qualified knowledge of the public procurement process.’

‘Schjødt is outstanding in handling complex public procurement matters.’

‘Schjødt provides very practical advice adapted to our business.’

‘They have very good commercial knowledge and are always available.’

‘Our main contact person is Fredrik Linder. He has huge experience in the field of public procurement and he is probably the best procurement lawyer in Sweden.’

‘Fredrik Linder provides very practical advice, adapted to our business. He applies creative thinking, has very good commercial knowledge and can find new ways to handle the case.’

Key clients









Clear Channel

The Swedish Central Bank’s Foundation

Work highlights

  • Representing Keolis in court proceedings against Region Stockholm regarding a public procurement of a €1.5bn contract for bus traffic in Stockholm.
  • Represented Atea in court proceedings against Region Västra Götaland regarding its public procurement of printers, multifunction devices and related services.
  • Advised Demant on the bidding phase of Region Västra Götaland’s public procurement of hearing aids, including communication with the region on adjustment of requirements, resulting in Demant being awarded the contract. Also advised Demant in subsequent court proceedings.


Setterwalls advises suppliers and tendering parties on strategic issues, contract negotiations and court procedures, including judicial review procedures and claims for damages. It is particularly experienced in the medtech and healthcare sectors and has handled a large number of IT procurement projects. The ‘legally very competent and business-orientedErik Gadman heads up the practice and acts on both the public and private sides of procurements, in addition to having ancillary expertise in competition law and state aid issues. Associate Lorentz Reige is experienced in procurement processes in the infrastructure sector.

Practice head(s):

Erik Gadman

Other key lawyers:

Martin Levinsohn; Lorentz Reige; Rolf Larsson


‘Erik Gadman is legally very competent and business oriented.’

‘Erik Gadman has helped us a few times during recent years, the latest was in a really complicated case where we really needed expertise and support. He analysed our case and found a way to make a review in a really important procurement.’

‘Due to Erik Gadman’s excellence, our case has been admitted to the highest court. He has been really patient and pedagogical in explaining things for us.’

‘Erik Gadman is extremely service minded and always gets back quickly if he can’t answer immediately. He shows good understanding that we are an organisation with a limited budget for such things and is transparent with his costs and is holding them down as much as he can. His knowledge about the subject is unquestionable and we put high trust in him.’

‘Their availability when really needed and customer adaptability.’

‘Erik Gadman and Lorentz Reige – Their deep knowledge and up to date info about Public Procurement combined with knowledge about their client make them provide the right angle of any challenge/possibility.’

Key clients

Evidia AB

Kvadrat Stockholm AB

Atea Sverige AB

AP7 (Public pension fund)

DIGG, the Swedish Agency for Digital Government

The Government Offices of Sweden

Jobfind Sverige AB

Klövenäs Profil AB

HiQ International AB

Dedicare AB

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Dedicare AB in parallel public procurement review procedures against 21 Swedish regions in all 12 administrative courts in Sweden.
  • Representing Kvadrat Stockholm AB in proceedings before the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court in litigation concerning whether contracting entities are allowed to use the drawing of lots as a selection criterion in public procurements.
  • Representing longstanding client Atea Sverige AB in a large number of public procurement matters, including several judicial review procedures.

Advokatfirman Vinge

Advokatfirman Vinge acts for top domestic and international, public and private entities on high-profile contentious and non-contentious public procurement matters. The team, which is headed up by Daniel Wendelsson, is particularly strong in disputes and has recently been handling a number of cases in the Supreme Administrative Court; Wendelsson is a key name for litigation, review procedures and contract negotiations. Public procurement expert Kristoffer Sällfors also acts for clients in court proceedings and has represented clients in the European Court of Justice, while Per-Ola Bergqvist is a key name for infrastructure-related procurement matters. Former practice co-head Jerker Alm left for ALM Advokatbyrå AB.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Wendelsson

Other key lawyers:

Kristoffer Sällfors; Per-Ola Bergqvist


‘Vinge has a global network of leading law firms that they coordinate and collaborate with on large-scale matters.’

‘Within there own operations, they have English, German, Chinese, Finnish and Norwegian lawyers, among others, with a keen understanding of the laws, languages and business cultures in their respective countries.’

‘Together with our Swedish lawyers and locally based advisers, they make up the teams that support us with business law and advice while acting as a cultural bridge between lands and regions.’

‘I love to work with Per-Ola Bergqvist at Vinge. Per-Ola Bergqvist has great knowledge, is nice and is responsive. Always has good views when we need help and always available.’

‘Very good knowledge and always very professional statements.’

‘Per-Ola Bergqvist has a way of putting things in its right place by explaining what’s relevant in the specific case in a very common fashion.’

‘After many years of working with your lawyer, he also knows what I need help with and what I can do myself, which means you don’t do extra work that I can do myself and we have a good dialogue.’

‘You can always rely on the team. Quick and relevant answers.’

Key clients

The City of Malmö

Scandinavian Service Partner

Ellevio AB


DAB Dental AB

Bostads AB Mimer

Malmö University

Work highlights

  • Representing SJ, the state-owned incumbent operator of railway passenger transport services in Sweden, before the General Court at the CJEU.
  • Advised the state-owned passenger railway company SJ on the procurement of approximately 25 new high-speed trains (Project Delta).
  • Advised the state-owned passenger railway company SJ on the procurement of up to 60 new regional trains (Project Zeta).

AG Advokat

Boutique firm AG Advokat is strong in the construction and real estate sectors and utilises its expertise on public procurement projects, acting for tenderers on both advisory matters and disputes. Viktoria Edelman heads up the practice and is a key name for procurement litigation, including review and damages claims. Senior associate Viktor Hård af Segerstad also represents clients in court and is experienced in the utilities, telecoms, publishing, transport and food and beverage sectors.

Practice head(s):

Viktoria Edelman

Other key lawyers:

Viktor Hård af Segerstad; Alice Grapp


‘I have worked together with AG Advokat in several projects over the past few years and have always been very satisfied with how the collaboration has worked and the results of the assignment.’

‘What impresses me the most about AG Advokat is their ability to deliver professional documentation regardless of how short the assignment’s lead time has been.’

‘We came into contact with AG Advokat shortly before the deadline and managed to achieve a very good result despite several complex factors.’ 

‘Viktoria Edelman is incredibly knowledgeable about public procurement and constantly stays up-to-date on new laws or court cases that may affect future procurements. In the reference project, she has managed to deliver good results in a short time.’

‘We have had a good relationship from the beginning when I contacted Viktoria Edelman to get help with an appeal. She and her team have been very helpful and responsive in what we need help with.’

‘They take their own initiative to act and take input when needed.’

‘I think that Viktoria Edelman has been very responsive and helpful and quick in her response. Her co-worker Alice Grapp has also been very good.’

‘Viktoria Edelman possesses enormous knowledge, her commitment is reflected in all issues she investigates and the delivery is always of high quality. In addition, she is extremely efficient.’

Work highlights

  • Represented Interoc in a procurement and review procedure regarding a large nationwide framework agreement.
  • Represented Nordomatic AB in a large review procedure regarding a framework agreement to integrate and adapt a public authority’s system for property automation.
  • Represented Westcon Nord AB in a review procedure at the Supreme Administrative Court of Sweden.

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB fields a broad full-service practice, which advises suppliers on tenders, the drafting and negotiation of public contracts, and procurement litigation. It is well versed in the life sciences IT, education, construction and engineering sectors and the team is co-led by Annika Blomqvist and Fredrik Lindblom. Angelo Skog left for an in-house role.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Lindblom; Annika Blomqvist

Other key lawyers:

Fanny Fernlöf


‘Annika Blomqvist has a very deep, both practial and legal, knowledge in public procurement that is very helpful for our business.’

‘Annika Blomqvist is extremely competent in questions regarding public procurement and a joy to discuss with! And above that, always easy to get in touch with, explains things in a way that makes you understand and always with a smile.’

Key clients

S Ahlén Medical Nordic AB

Aktiv Ortopedteknik i Sverige AB

Papera Sol AB

YrkesAkademin AB

Lokalfastigheter i Sundbyberg AB

Solann AB

Coor Service Management Group AB

Invite Europe AB

Projektkompaniet i Motala AB

Euroapotheca UAB

HiQ Mälardalen AB

KSMG Media Group AB

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Invite Europe AB, a provider of work and leisure clothes, in several legal review procedures, including against the Swedish Armed Forces.
  • Assisted Papera Sol AB with challenging direct awards made by a contracting authority.
  • Assisted YrkesAkademin AB, Sweden’s largest provider of commissioned and labour market education, on its preparations of tenders and provided ongoing support to YrkesAkademin in public procurement matters.

Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland acts for international blue-chip clients and domestic players on both contentious and non-contentious public procurement matters, and is particularly active in the industrial, IT, energy and healthcare sectors. The team is led by Johan Kennemyr and Richard Jacobsson; Kennemyr is well versed in all aspects of procurement procedures including judicial reviews and also has expertise in administrative law and commercial agreements. Sara Malmgren joined as a principal associate from Foyen Advokatfirma.

Practice head(s):

Johan Kennemyr; Richard Jacobsson

Other key lawyers:

Sara Malmgren


‘Johan Kennemyr is always available, a skilled lawyer with a pragmatic attitude.’

‘While quite small, Eversheds’ public procurement team is hard hitting and to the point, with a solid understanding of the law and business.’

‘We have been impressed by their attention to relevant developments in the market on which clients operate – they are up to speed, follow the news and adapt their advice to developments.’

‘Johan Kennemyr is a hard working and great public procurement lawyer – what really makes him stand out, however, is his dedication to his clients. Even in smaller matters, he takes time to read up on the relevant background to understand the client’s market.’

Key clients

American Express Global Business Travel AB


Linxon Sweden AB

ILT Inläsningstjänst AB

ENACO Sverige AB

Orange Société Anonyme

Iver Sverige AB

CSAM Carmenta Public Safety AB

Atkins Global

Micro Systemation AB

Örnsbergs El & Data AB

Illumina Cambridge Limited

CSAM Prosang AB

nVent Electric plc

CDE Global Limited

CGI Sverige AB

Hitachi Energy Sweden AB

3M Sweden

Rejlers Sverige AB

InterSystems Corporation

Edwards Lifesciences

Work highlights

  • Acting for CDE Global Limited in a series of judicial reviews against Stockholm Stad and successfully obtaining damages.
  • Advising ISKO AB on a series of procurement procedures and successful judicial reviews against e.g. Stockholms stad, Nacka kommun, Linköpings kommun and other Swedish municipalities.
  • Advising Illumina Cambridge Limited on public procurement issues and judicial reviews against Karolinska Institutet (KI) for KI’s acquisition of certain equipment, goods and services without conducting a formal public procurement procedure.

Foyen Advokatfirma

Foyen Advokatfirma focuses on public procurement in the construction sector, advising on tender documents for large projects and civil engineering works, as well as assisting with day-to-day advice and handling litigation and review procedures before the administrative courts. The team is led by John Hane and senior associate Ann Garmland, with Hane bringing a commercial background to procurement matters and Garmland acting for both companies and public authorities in disputes. Christoffer Löfquist is another key name for litigation.

Practice head(s):

Ann Garmland; John Hane

Other key lawyers:

Christoffer Löfquist; Johanna Hellström


‘Well-versed in the procurement area, as well as consulting services.’

‘We have had very good support from lawyer Christoffer Löfquist. Everyone involved in the issue that Christoffer/Foyen has assisted with is very satisfied.’

‘Expert, responsive and able to meet the client’s expectations.’

Key clients

Västerviks Bostadsbolag AB

Futurum Fastigheter i Örebro

Sörmland Vatten och Avfall AB

KKB Fastigheter AB

Högskolan Dalarna

Burlövs Kommun

Sundsvall Elnät

Work highlights

  • Provided strategic advice to Käppala, which operates a waste treatment plant.
  • Advised Tekniska Verken i Kiruna AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kiruna Municipality, on a large number of procurements of consultancy services.
  • Advised Dalarna University on strategic matters relating to a city campus in Borlänge.

Advokatfirman Fylgia KB

Advokatfirman Fylgia KB has ‘a professional way of dealing with different stakeholders in the case’ and is strong in both contentious and non-contentious public procurement matters, acting for suppliers and public sector entities. Markus Garfvé and Fredrik Winroth head up the practice together; Garfvé has previously worked in the Swedish Governmental Office where he assisted with the preparation of public procurement legislation, and Winroth is a key name for commercial contracts and regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Markus Garfvé; Fredrik Winroth

Other key lawyers:

Björn Karlsson


‘Hands-on partner involvement, dedication, excellent knowledge, commitment. In our experience, Fylgia provides more attention and better quality.’

‘Fredrik Winroth is reliable and fast, has great experience in commercial matters and his experience as a general counsel has been useful as he understands our viewpoint and internal considerations.’

‘Fredrik Winroth has a positive personality and is very dedicated. Highly recommended.’

‘Björn Karlsson has provided excellent support in litigation.’

‘The team has great knowledge to deep dive into a case and finds exactly what we are asking for.’

‘The team has a professional way of dealing with different stakeholders in the case.’

‘Fylgia has a commitment to public procurement that is unique. They are constantly updated, which simplifies spontaneous questions, which usually can be answered immediately.’

‘We have worked with Markus Garfvé for many years. His knowledge and drive have helped us immensely.’

Key clients

Cabonline Group AB

ByggPartner i Dalarna AB

Eterne AB


Beckman Coulter

Svenska Kraftnät (Swedish National Grid)

Consid AB

Egencia Sweden AB

Movare AB

Arthrex AB

Beijer Byggmaterial AB

Green Landscaping Group AB

Work highlights

  • Advised WSP Sweden on several tender projects.
  • Successfully advised Svenska Kraftnät on two review procedures critical for Swedish energy supply.
  • Successfully advised Cabonline Group on review procedure against Jönköpings kommun.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB acts for suppliers and focuses on the transport, construction, infrastructure, and defence sectors, handling all stages of procurement processes, from tender processes to disputes before the administrative courts. Sylvia Lindén heads up the practice with over 20 years’ experience; she is recommended for advisory matters and procurement litigation.

Practice head(s):

Sylvia Lindén

Other key lawyers:

Jens Nilsson


‘The team, headed by Sylvia Linden, provided a great service.’

‘Sylvia Lindén is very knowledgeable in the field of Public Procurement in Sweden, and is a very nice person to be working with.’

‘Sylvia Lindén is a true professional.’

Key clients

Connect Bus Group


Mohlins Bussar


Obrascon Huarte Lain (OHLA)

Rover Grupo


Svenska Neoplan

YIT Sverige AB


Kraiburg Strail


NHT Trading







Work highlights

  • Successfully represented the Connect Bus Group in several review appeals in the Administrative Courts against Länstrafiken i Västerbotten regarding its procurement of regional traffic at the coast of Northern Sweden, contract value of approx. SEK1bn.
  • Counselled Hitachi in a review appeal in the Administrative Court and the Administrative Court of Appeal concerning SJ AB’s procurement of up to 60 new regional trains, with a contract value of approx. SEK6bn.
  • Advised the awarded joint venture of Comsa SAU and Soner Temel in relation to Itinera S.p.A.’s review appeal regarding Arenastaden (one of the procurements regarding the Stockholm metro expansion), with a contract value of approx. SEK1.5bn.

Magnusson Sweden

Magnusson Sweden’s public procurement team was recently bolstered by the arrival of Ulf Djurberg from Setterwalls; he adds strong experience in EU and competition law. Morvarid Dorkhan Nilsson leads the practice and acts for foreign and domestic companies on all stages of the procurement process. The team assists both public and private entities and is well versed in contentious and non-contentious procurement matters pertaining to the healthcare sector.

Practice head(s):

Morvarid Dorkhan Nilsson

Other key lawyers:

Ulf Djurberg


‘Outstanding accessibility, very responsive and humble throughout the process, and super quick at grasping the case (even when highly complex) and formulate a first draft.’

‘Ulf Djurberg has extensive experience within Public procurement and has worked on may large complex cases. Ulf is great at building excellent teams to handle all aspects of those cases, including very large and complex procurement cases.’

‘A good understanding of our company’s business and our contract.’

‘Their knowledge and their will to always do the best. Always available’.

‘Morvarid Dorkhan Nilsson is outstanding in her knowledge and ability to find cases that help us win more tenders.’

‘The team is very, very dedicated and has solved all of our legal issues within schedule even when working under a very limited time frame.’

‘They are just a very dedicated team that works hard for their clients, no matter the day of the week or time of day.’

Key clients

Svealands Fastighetsteknik AB

Dansac and Hollister Scandinavia Inc. (USA) Filial Sverige

Lassila & Tikanoja FM AB

Gryaab AB

Intersolia Sweden AB

Sverek AB

MTR Nordic AB

Mediq Sverige AB

Varbergs Bostads AB

OHL Sverige AB

Becton Dickinson AB

Zynka Digital Buildings AB

MediRum AB

Continuum AB

Stockholms Stadsbyggare entreprenad AB

Göteborgs Egnahems AB

Höglandets Lås och Säkerhet AB

Soner Temel Muhendislik Insaat Ve Ticaret A.S.

Work highlights

  • Successfully representing Göteborgs Egnahems AB in the Administrative Court in Gothenburg.
  • Defending Becton Dickinson AB’s tender in various procurements.
  • Advising a Swedish municipality with drafting and structuring an alternative model to be used for developing a new city centre on the outskirts of the municipality’s main city.

Brick Advokat KB

Brick Advokat KB advises clients on day-to-day procurement matters, tenders and disputes, including judicial reviews, and is particularly experienced in the construction, real estate and infrastructure sectors. Jenny Kenneberg heads up the team and is recommended for advisory matters and contentious procurement mandates.

Practice head(s):

Jenny Kenneberg

Other key lawyers:

Liselott Fröstad


‘My contact person is always easy to get in touch with and my cases are handled with the speed I need and with high quality. In addition, Brick has good knowledge of our customers and how they can act.’

‘I have worked with Liselott Fröstad for several years and have always received quick help with high quality. Her high level of competence and knowledge of our business means that we not only get help in case of problems, but also can work long-term with the training of our staff, where Liselott is a very good and popular trainer.’

‘Solid knowledge in contract law.’

‘Personal approach, down to earth understanding of the business with practical and commercial approach to suggestions to actions.’

‘They solve problems.’

‘They understand the problem and they also find the correct info.’

‘Well-read, pleasant, quick to help, professional.’

Key clients

Heving & Hägglund

Itinera S.p.A

Eitech Electro AB


Menigo Foodservice AB

Bogfelts Installation och Entreprenad AB


Assemblin El AB

Förenade Service AB

Swarco Sverige AB

Svensk Markservice Svealand AB

Unit4 AB

Terranor AB

TK Elevator Sweden AB

Hagmans Tak Sverige AB

Hellsténs Bygg och Entreprenad i Eskilstuna AB

Bygg- och Industrigross Sverige AB

Eitech Engineering AB

Goodtech Environmental Solutions AB

Work highlights

  • Provided legal advice to Menigo on tendering and contractual matters.
  • Advising TK Elevator Sweden AB on numerous procurements, disputes and day-to-day matters.
  • Advising Itinera S.p.A. on public works contracts.

Advokatfirman Delphi

Advokatfirman Delphi’s procurement team is led by Elisabeth Eklund and handles contentious and non-contentious procurement matters, including proceedings in the administrative courts and damage cases in the general courts. Counsel Martin Bogg is well regarded by clients for government contract work and litigation.

Practice head(s):

Elisabeth Eklund

Other key lawyers:

Christian Härdgård; Martin Bogg


‘Great knowledge and expertise in public procurement. Great service level and availability.’

‘Martin Bogg represents what the company is to me. Exceptional knowledge and isn’t afraid to give advice on how to handle difficult matters.’

‘Always available, clear communication and thorough knowledge of local rules and regulations.’

‘Martin Bogg has a good overview, is efficient and quick in his communication. His background knowledge is impressive.’

‘The practice is unique for their dedicated, personal and professional support. Martin Bogg makes it absolutely outstanding and is always available at any day and time with a rare approach and knowledge. I never experienced such a professional understanding and handling of client needs.’

‘Martin Bogg is the example of a passionate professional who is totally dedicated to client matters as he would be directly involved in it.’

Key clients

Nordlo Improve AB

Lingua Communication Nordic AB

Akademiska Hus AB

CNA Insurance Company (Europe) SA

Scanbur AB

Kävlinge Municipality

Östra Götaland’s Rescue Service

Malmö Municipality

Treano Bygg AB

Protrain AB

Nordvästra Skånes Vatten och Avlopp AB

Karlstad Municipality

Work highlights

  • Represented the state-owned real estate company Akademiska Hus in several court proceedings in the administrative courts.
  • Assisted CNA Insurance Company (Europe) SA with several coverage and risk assessments regarding insurance claims for damages according to the Public Procurement provisions.

Morris Law

Morris Law continues to advise businesses on contentious and non-contentious public procurement matters, including public contracts, strategies, tenders, compliance issues and disputes. Roger Wier is a key name for disputes and litigation, and Martin Vildhede handles all stages of the procurement process and also represents clients before the courts. Senior associate Christoffer Erlandsson leads the departments

Practice head(s):

Christoffer Erlandsson


‘They have a very quick response time and provide a great service. It’s an honest team that gives you the support, facts and information that you need to make the right decision.’

‘The knowledge combined with the service mind of the individuals is really unique. They always understand the situation we are in and that makes everything very efficient.’

‘The team shows great skills and knowledge and has, ever since the start of Morris Law, been a well-known player on the Swedish market.’

‘Roger Wier and Martin Vildhede are both great entrepreneurs and always try to find new angles to public procurement problems resulting in added value for clients.’

‘The team is both very professional and friendly/kind there is always time for tricky law questions.’

‘The individuals are open minded, flexible, creative and professional as well as kind.’

Key clients

Eurofins Environment Sweden Testing AB /Eurofins Water Testing Sweden AB

White arkitekter AB

Coloplast AB

Tuve Bygg AB

Essunga Plantskola AB

Geomatikk Sverige AB

Baneservice Scandinavia AB

Brion Invest Group AB

Procurator Sverige AB

Chalmers University of Technology

Work highlights

  • Regularly representing Nowa Kommunikation in strategic public procurement matters.
  • Advising Eurofins Biofuel & Energy Testing Sweden AB on day-to-day legal advice including advice on strategic disputes.
  • Advising White arkitekter AB on public procurement matters.


Erik Ficks heads up Roschier’s public procurement practice and acts for suppliers on contentious and non-contentious procurement matters. Particularly strong in the IT, telecoms, life sciences and healthcare sectors, the practice advises clients on contracts, regulatory issues and procurement disputes.

Practice head(s):

Erik Ficks