Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB > Stockholm, Sweden > Firm Profile

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

Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB’s digital team offers a comprehensive service in data privacy and protection matters. Stockholm-based Daniel Lundqvist, who is an experienced technology lawyer and regularly advises on cloud storage, data commercialisation and GDPR compliance issues, leads the team. Johan Kahn has recently focused on financial services and industrial sector mandates, and Martin Brinnen has advised governmental authorities, governmental inquiries, and parliamentary committees. Tahmina Sahibli is particularly strong in the banking and insurance spaces, while senior associate Hanna Bogsjö Österberg has recently advised on third country data transfers and the use of new technology in autonomous vehicles.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Lundqvist

Other key lawyers:


‘Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB offers the best team on the market when it comes to data privacy and data protection.’

‘Tahmina Sahibli is a very skilled lawyer with deep knowledge in the area as well as strong negotiation skills and professionalism.’

‘Johan Kahn is undoubtedly the number one Swedish lawyer for any matter in the digital area (including IT, data protection and fintech). His deep knowledge, long experience, creativity and negotiation skills are impressive.’

‘Martin Brinnen has unparalleled experience in data protection matters. He has really deep skills and also a unique background from the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection. Martin is definitely among the absolute top practitioners within the data protection field in Sweden.’

‘Staffan Malmgren is an experienced, highly qualified legal tech officer who manages to make perfect sense of the complex matters involved and has the excellent skill of finding solutions that match clients’ needs.’

‘Daniel Lundqvist is a very skilled lawyer who offers practically useful advice and gives great partner attention.’

‘An excellent, niche firm with data privacy as one of its two practice areas. The quality of partners and associates, and business knowledge, in this field is unusually high.’

Key clients

Länsförsäkringar Group

Getswish AB

Svenska Handelsbanken AB

Svenskt Näringsliv (Confederation of Swedish Enterprise)


AB Trav och Galopp (ATG)

AFA Sjukförsäkringsaktiebolag

Akelius Residential Property AB

Nordax Bank AB

Exportkreditnämnden (The Swedish Export Credit Agency)

Work highlights

  • Advised Länsförsäkringar on data protection matters in relation to a cloud service for international claims settlement.
  • Advising Getswish on cloud strategy and GDPR compliance.
  • Engaged to investigate and provide concrete proposals for data protection reform in Sweden and the EU.

Sweden > IT and telecoms Tier 1

Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB‘s dedicated IT, data protection, and cybersecurity practice is regularly instructed by banks, public authorities, and private equity firms. Department head Johan Kahn is highly experienced in technology, digitalisation, and data protection matters, with particular strength in acting for financial and industrial clients. Other key practitioners include Daniel Lundqvist, who is active in IT procurement and regulatory work; Christian Hybbinette, who has significant commercial experience; and Tahmina Sahibli, who has expertise in IT sourcing, GDPR compliance and cloud strategy matters. Senior associate Fredrik Sandström is singled out for his contributions.

Practice head(s):

Johan Kahn


‘Focused and dedicated team specialised in this field of law.’

‘Daniel Lundqvist is a skilled lawyer with a lot of experience and practical mindset.’

‘A razor-sharp team of experts who skilfully and tactfully lead the way through somewhat of a minefield. Not only do they provide excellent legal advice, but make the abstract technology matters work for you and your business. ’

‘I am very happy with their advice and professionalism. The firm is unique due to its concentration of competence within the digital field (including IT and telecoms, as well as data privacy and data protection), their senior staffing, creativity and deep professionalism. Kahn Pedersen is clearly one of the leading firms in Sweden, most likely the leading firm, for any matter relating to the digital field.’

‘Johan Kahn is our main contact in the firm, and he is undoubtedly the number one Swedish lawyer for any matter in the digital area (including IT, data protection and fintech). I especially appreciate his deep knowledge, long experience, creativity and negotiation skills. We are also very happy with Johan’s way of organizing and managing his team.’

‘Tahmina Sahibli has been advising us in several important matters. She is a very skilled lawyer who is highly appreciated by my colleagues and myself for her deep knowledge in the digital field (including IT, data protection and fintech) as well as her negotiation skills and professionalism.’

‘Fredrik Sandström is a very good lawyer, especially skilled in contract matters, and he has impressed me a lot.’

‘Very professional team with deep knowledge.’

Key clients

Svenska Handelsbanken AB

Länsförsäkringar Group

Getswish AB

MSB (The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency)

Billerud AB

Nordax Bank AB

Nordic Capital

Boliden Group

Uddeholms AB

Scania Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Handelsbanken on strategic cloud initiatives/investments.
  • Advised MSB on the procurement of a core communications system and network services for secure communications for public protection and disaster relief (PPDR).
  • Advised Länsförsäkringar on the procurement of a core insurance system.

Sweden > Public procurement Tier 1

Advokatfirman Kahn Pedersen KB’s dedicated public procurement team in Stockholm handles a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters, offering strategic advice and disputes expertise to major clients, particularly in the energy, water, public transport and IT sectors. Erik Olsson, who specialises in major procurement projects in the fields of construction and defence infrastructure, leads the team alongside disputes expert Kristian Pedersen, who often represents contracting authorities as well as suppliers and service providers before the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court. Senior associate Olle Lindberg has notable experience in procurement review cases and before Swedish administrative courts of every level. Experienced procurement litigation lawyer Magnus Ehn is also a key contact.

Practice head(s):

Erik Olsson; Kristian Pedersen

Other key lawyers:


‘Kahn Pedersen is one of the leading law firms in Sweden which houses some of the absolute best practitioners in public procurement.’

‘Kristian Pedersen is extremely quick to understand clients’ questions/positions and he always provides excellent support with fast and accurate answers. The quality of his advice is absolutely top notch. He is extremely professional and stands out as the best in this field.’

‘Erik Olsson is very competent in this field and has a genuine interest in clients’ cases. He goes through cases in depth and finds different angles to them.’

‘Magnus Ehn provides extremely good support and always gives that little bit extra to achieve a really good solution.’

‘Kristian Pedersen is highly professional and is an extremely skilled lawyer in his field, one of the absolute best in Sweden. He is always ready to help clients navigate complex legal matters in a straightforward and discerning manner. He is also highly recommended when dealing with review procedures.’

‘The firm is very professional, modern and customer oriented.’

‘What makes Kahn Pedersen stand out is their exceptional knowledge on applicable law and their understanding of clients’ needs.’

‘The firm has very talented lawyers who know procurement law well.’

Key clients

The Government Offices of Sweden

The Swedish National Courts Administration

The Swedish Police Authority

The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency

VafabMiljö Kommunalförbund

Vossloh Nordic Switch Systems AB

Nobina Sverige AB

Järva Tolk & Översättningsservice AB

Municipality of Arvika

Tekniska Verken i Linköping AB

HBV Husbyggnadsvaror Förening


Boskalis Sweden AB

Bevakningsgruppen Sverige AB

Svevia AB

Municipality of Norrköping

Sydskånes avfallsaktiebolag, SYSAV

Biogas i Jämtland-Härjedalen Aktiebolag

Eskilstuna Strängnäs Energi och Miljö Aktiebolag

Södertörns Fjärrvärme AB

Work highlights

  • Acted for the Swedish Police Authority in litigation with the Swedish Competition Authority submitting an application to the Administrative Court that the Police Authority should pay a procurement fine to the amount of SEK1.2m.
  • Advised the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency on the procurement of a national emergency services mobile communications programme.
  • Represented VafabMiljö Kommunalförbund in a case in the Supreme Administrative Court.

Kahn Pedersen is an independent Swedish firm entirely focused on highly specialised business law within and between the areas of Digital and Public law. The firm was founded 2015 with a clear digital focus and is well known in the market for its IT, data protection, public procurement expertise and advises clients on cloud and data strategies, cybersecurity issues, bespoke procurement procedures and digitalisation initiatives. As part of its focus on business digitalisation, Kahn Pedersen also develops digital legal services to enable for clients to focus on the value-generating core of its business. The firm is, due to its concentration of competence, senior staffing, creativity and deep professionalism, a preferred supplier of highly specialised legal advice within Information Technology, Public Procurement and Data Protection also to clients that otherwise use the one-stop-shop firms.

Main areas of practice
Information technology: The information technology practice provides legal advice for IT sourcing, data protection, digital transformation, strategic infrastructure and cybersecurity and has unique experience working with business deals in challenging regulatory contexts and negotiations with the largest global providers of public cloud services and other IT services. Clients are mainly banks, insurance companies, large industrial companies, energy companies, real estate companies, public authorities as well as private equity firms and their portfolio companies.

Public procurement: The public procurement practice provides legal advice and representation related to public procurement, protective security, IT sourcing, data protection, digital transformation, strategic infrastructure, cybersecurity, and other commercial agreements for the public sector as well as assistance in dispute resolution and court proceedings. The firm has extensive experience from co-operation and development contracts. This has proven to be of great value in public procurement projects. Clients are mainly governmental agencies, municipalities (and associated companies), trade associations, energy and real estate companies owned by municipalities, and private companies.

Department Name Email Telephone
IT-related law and commercial contracts
Public procurement
Dispute resolution public contracts
Commercial administrative procedure
Photo Name Position Profile
Christian Hybbinette photo Mr Christian Hybbinette Partner Christian Hybbinette’s business runs across a wide variety of industrial sectors,…
Johan Kahn photo Mr Johan Kahn Partner Johan Kahn is one of the foremost lawyers in Sweden within…
Olle Lindberg photo Mr Olle Lindberg Senior Associate Olle Lindberg is one of Sweden’s most noted practitioners within…
Daniel Lundqvist photo Mr Daniel Lundqvist Partner Daniel Lundqvist is one of Sweden’s leading attorneys within IT-related law,…
Erik Olsson photo Mr Erik Olsson Partner Erik Olsson is one of the leading attorneys within the field…
Kristian Pedersen photo Mr Kristian Pedersen Kristian Pedersen is one of Sweden’s most experienced legal experts within the…
Tahmina Sahibli photo Ms Tahmina Sahibli Partner Tahmina Sahibli practices in Kahn Pedersen’s Digital-team, with a primary focus…
Number of partners : 6
Number of lawyers : 19
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