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Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB
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Sweden > Data privacy and data protection Tier 1

The digital practice at Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB is known for its expertise in GDPR mandates, information issues, and Secrecy Act work along with public sector and cybersecurity matters. The firm advises on public procurement and technology matters in the data protection areas, and co-head Daniel Lundqvist handles cloud strategies, data commercialisation mandates and GDPR compliance projects. Co-head Johan Kahn focuses on cloud computing issues and the transfer of data to third countries for the banks, insurance, and industrial companies. Legal technology officer Staffan Malmgren covers cybersecurity issues.

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‘Kahn Pedersen’s highly specialized Digital Practice is unique since so many excellent and highly specialized lawyers are members of the team. The key strengths of the team are unrivalled legal proficiency, exceptional knowledge regarding the financial industry as well as the suppliers. In many ways Kahn Pedersen is a thought leader when it comes to legal issues like cloud computing and digitalization projects where they take the lead by publications and pushing the leading suppliers in the right direction. Kahn Pedersen is the number one firm for digital matters in Sweden.’

‘Johan Kahn is our main contact and in addition to him we would like to mention Daniel Lundqvist and Martin Brinnen. We have worked with Johan Kahn for a long time and he is the number one lawyer for cloud computing matters, IT contracts and outsourcings. Daniel Lundqvist is one of the foremost IT lawyers in his generation. Martin Brinnen is arguably the leading data protection lawyer in private practice in Sweden.’

Key clients

Länsförsäkringar Group

Getswish AB

Invidem AB

Fortum Group

Vossloh Group

The Swedish Union of Trade Employees

Akelius Residential Properties AB

Svenskt Näringsliv

Stanley Security AB

Symplify Technologies AB

Work highlights

  • Advised Länsförsäkringar AB on matters related to cloud computing and other data protection matters.
  • Advised Invidem on complex vendor negotiations with multiple global and national vendors for e.g. data, SaaS and infrastructure services.
  • Advised Getswish AB on complex data protection and sourcing matters.

Sweden > IT and telecoms Tier 1

In January 2021, Christian Hybbinette joined Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB with a team from AG Advokat and now leads the team alongside Daniel Lundqvist and Johan Kahn. The firm’s broad offering incorporates expertise in IT procurement, outsourcing, cloud computing, data protection and cybersecurity mandates. It has recently been instructed on a number of digital transformation projects relating to industry 4.0 and acts for banks, insurance companies, Swedish industrial companies and public authorities. Kahn is well known in the market for large IT procurement projects and also acts as an arbitrator in IT disputes.

Practice head(s):

Johan Kahn; Daniel Lundqvist; Christian Hybbinette

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‘Lawyers who have a genuine interest in their legal field and can easily provide both expert-level legal advice and practical solutions in the specific case.’

‘Kahn Pedersen is exceptionally responsive to customers needs.’

‘The team identifies complex legal issues and is very solution-oriented.’

‘Kahn Pedersen stands out from other firms since they deal with different perspectives, in our case both legal, technical and business.’

‘Daniel Lundqvist has the excellent ability to turn complex needs into accomplished solutions and has a very high delivery capacity’.

Key clients

Länsförsäkringar Group


The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)


Stockholm Exergi


Handelsbanken Liv



Akelius Residential Properties

Work highlights

  • Advising Länsförsäkringar on inter alia two major renegotiations of ADM agreements classified as critical outsourcing.
  • Advising the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) on the sourcing of a new core system for the Swedish national digital communications system (RAKEL) used by the emergency services and others in the fields of civil protection, public safety and security, emergency medical services and healthcare.
  • Advising Boliden in relation to (i) Automation of mining trucks (including data handling, GDPR, SLA and licensing terms) and (ii) Boliden’s expansion of the world’s most climate effective zinc smelterin Odda, southern Norway.

Sweden > Public procurement Tier 1

Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB‘s public procurement team offers expertise in every facet of procurement work, with experience handling high-value matters for all parties in this space. The practice’s work for contracting authorities includes representing government agencies, central purchasing bodies and municipalities in complex procurements. The team also stands out for its contentious work, which includes representing suppliers and contracting authorities in litigation up to the Supreme Administrative Court level. Practice co-heads Erik Olsson and Kristian Pedersen are both highly active across contentious and non-contentious procurement mandates. Senior associate Olle Lindberg is another key figure in the team, with experience acting for all parties in the procurement process.

Practice head(s):

Erik Olsson; Kristian Pedersen

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‘Kahn Pedersen is one of the best, if not the best, law firms in Sweden. They have great knowledge re case law in the area and are always updated on amendments of the law. They have great expertise within this domain.’

‘Excellent knowledge in public procurement. Not afraid to give hands on advice that is useful. Will also tell you if you have a poor case that you should not pursue.’

‘Kahn Pedersen is exceptionally responsive to customers needs. The team identifies complex legal issues and is very solution-oriented. Kahn Pedersen stands out from other firms since they deal with different perspectives, in our case both legal, technical and business perspectives. Kahn Pedersen’s great experience of public procurement has benefited us as clients and has significantly increased the quality of our procurement work.’

‘In general, the team is dynamic, highly proactive and focused on facilitating business in general. For a company like ours working mainly with the public sector, the skills of Kahn Pedersen are the core part of business context. In a natural way, Kahn Pedersen has developed the full range of legal services from the central and crucial perspective of public procurement. After around 10 years of close cooperation, we can easily state that it is extremely efficient.’

‘Erik Olsson is our natural point of contact and the main reason of our loyalty to the firm. He is not only aware of the latest changes and practice within the field of public procurement, he also monitors our customers and our business field in a proactive manner. He brings a huge added value when briefing any other specialists in the development of our business with the public sector. He can always relate to facts and makes very accurate statements and descriptions of the problems we face. Last but not least, Erik has a deep sense of humour and an impressive availability. He delivers extremely well and quickly whenever necessary.’

‘With Kristian Pedersen you will get the absolute highest level of competence. His advice on complex problems is also very solution oriented and with great understanding of our business and our counterparts business. He stands out for his professionalism with clients.’

‘Kristian Pedersen is extremely good at his profession. Client orientated and find great angles to approach a problem. We have won all appeals for Public Procurement with his help.’

‘Erik Olsson is innovative and resourceful with outstanding skills in his fields. His commitment and interest in his profession creates tremendous value for us as a client. Erik is just the right person to take overall responsibility for complex and socially important procurements.’

Key clients

The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency

The Government Offices of Sweden

The Swedish Fortifications Agency


Vossloh Nordic Switch Systems AB


Tekniska verken i Linköping AB

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd






Stockholm Exergi

The Municipality of Kalmar

The Municipality of Strängnäs

VafabMiljö Kommunalförbund

Vossloh Rail Services Scandinavia AB

Järva Tolk och Översättningsservice AB

HBV Husbyggnadsvaror Förening

Work highlights

  • Advised the Government Offices of Sweden on developing and implementing a digital service producing procurement documents for the purchasing department of the Government Offices.
  • Advising the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency on a procurement of a national emergency services mobile communications programme.
  • Advised Pilatus Aircraft on the sale of six ambulance aircraft.
IT-related law and commercial contracts
Public procurement
Dispute resolution public contracts
Commercial administrative procedure
Christian Hybbinette photoMr Christian HybbinettePartner Christian Hybbinette’s business runs across a wide variety of industrial sectors,…
Johan Kahn photoMr Johan KahnPartner Johan Kahn is one of the foremost lawyers in Sweden within…
Daniel Lundqvist photoMr Daniel LundqvistPartner Daniel Lundqvist is one of Sweden’s leading attorneys within IT-related law,…
Erik Olsson photoMr Erik OlssonPartner Erik Olsson is one of the leading attorneys within the field…
Kristian Pedersen photoMr Kristian PedersenPartner Kristian Pedersen is one of Sweden’s most experienced legal experts within…
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