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Hannes Snellman

Public Procurement

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What the team is known for

Strong reputation for advising both contracting authorities and suppliers on all phases of public procurement processes. Particularly knowledgeable in contentious matters, including judicial reviews of awards and proceedings in the administrative and civil courts. Experienced in the telecommunications, public transport and pharmaceutical sectors. Also has a notable specialism for procurement in the field of public art.

Strengths

Clients underline the sophistication of the team's work, one interviewee stating: "They provide hands-on, strategic advice and excellent support during very complex procurements."

Another reports: "What impresses me most about the firm's work is its ability to expeditiously find and make solid legal arguments out of extensive and complex information."

Work highlights

Acted for Transitio in defending a EUR300 million award for a procurement of passenger trains.

Notable practitioners

Joakim Lavér maintains his reputation as a leading lawyer in the field, regularly representing prominent contracting entities and suppliers in significant procurement matters. "He is extremely talented," says one client, continuing: "Joakim has the ability to explain complex matters in a way that non-lawyers can understand, and can provide high-quality advice at short notice."

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Overview

Hannes Snellman has unrivalled experience of complex public procurements, including competitive dialogues. A contracting party may be forced to rearrange the tender procedure, change its procurement decision, pay financial compensation or be rejected completely if it does not follow the tender invitation to the letter. With advice from our team these pitfalls and other procedural errors can be avoided. We advise on complex procurements and also support companies in tender procedures by outlining strategies, preparing bids, and assisting in contract negotiations. We have represented clients in more than 100 public procurement court proceedings, placing us as the leading practice in the Nordic region.

Hannes Snellman also has substantial experience of PPP projects, as part of our Infrastructure & Energy practice.

Members

Lavér, Joakim (Head of Department)

Public Procurement Department

Hannes Snellman

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Department location

Kungsträdgårdsgatan 20

P.O. Box 7801

Stockholm

Stockholms Län

Sweden

111 47

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Public Procurement


Joakim Lavér
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