Annika Blomqvist > Advokatfirman Cederquist KB > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB
HOVSLAGARGATAN 3
PO BOX 1670
111 96 STOCKHOLM
Sweden

Work Department

Public Procurement, EU & Competition Law

Position

Head of Public Procurement

Annika Blomqvist is a member of Cederquist’s EU & Competition practice group and heads our public procurement practice. Annika assists clients in all stages of procurement processes and represents clients in applications for review in the administrative courts.
In addition, Annika advises clients in the Life Sciences field and advise on other regulatory matters.

Career

Cederquist Law firm 2019 –
DLA Piper Sweden 2010-2019

Languages

Swedish and English

Memberships

Member of the Swedish Bar Association

Education

LL.M., Stockholm University

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Healthcare and life sciences

Recent instructions for the healthcare and life sciences group at Advokatfirman Cederquist KB include share issuances in the pharmaceuticals sector, acquisitions in the retail health space and general regulatory guidance. The team benefits from co-head Annika Blomqvist‘s public procurement expertise, which is regularly applied to contentious and transactional matters. Fellow co-head Malin Allard provides marketing and IP law expertise. The medical devices industry is a highly active field for the group.

Sweden > EU and competition

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB continues to expand its practice in contentious competition law, acting for clients facing allegations of abuse of dominance, horizontal coordination, and other anti-competitive practices. The team is also adept at handling cases at the European level, including litigation related to state aid and consumer protection regulations, and also counsels clients on compliance with environmental directives. Beyond disputes, the team is frequently instructed on the competition aspects of corporate and commercial transactions. The team is co-headed by procurement specialist Annika Blomqvist and Fredrik Lindblom, who has experience across M&A transactions and investigations. Elsa Arbrandt is another key figure in the practice and specialises in litigation, having previously worked in-house at the Swedish competition authority.

Sweden > Public procurement

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB‘s varied public procurement practice advises suppliers on preparing bids for public contracts, as well as representing them in challenges to procurement decisions. The practice also supports the firm’s M&A team in handling transactions involving companies engaged in public contracts. Practice head Annika Blomqvist is noted for her specialism in acting for life sciences companies, and also advises clients in the construction, IT and education sectors. Angelo Skog and Fanny Färnlöf are also names to note in the team.

Comparative Guides

Sweden: Public Procurement January 2022 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Public Procurement laws and regulations that may occur in Sweden.