Kastell advises on all aspects of competition law and EU law, including state aid. Kastell’s lawyers have acted as counsel in many of the largest competition law cases in Sweden, and regularly represent clients before both the Swedish authorities and the European Commission. 

  • Disputes – Kastell represents clients in all types of cases involving competition law. The team has been instructed in most of the large competition law cases in Sweden in recent years.    
  • Mergers and acquisitions – Kastell is often instructed to advise on the competition law aspects of transactions and handles notifications to both the Swedish Competition Authority and the European Commission. Kastell also advises at the pre-merger stage where assessment and pricing of the competition law risk is key. 
  • Compliance programmes and dawn raids – Kastell produces compliance progammes which focus on the questions that are of particular importance to your business specifically. Kastell also offers support to ensure that businesses are prepared for a potential dawn raid, by offering, for example, dawn raid manuals and conducting mock dawn raids. The team has extensive experience of how dawn raids are carried out in practice, by both the Swedish Competition Authority and the European Commission.   
  • State aid – Kastell advises businesses and public authorities on state aid law matters, and has acted on many state aid matters before the European Commission. Kastell also advises on the provision of state aid and the completion of projects involving state aid. 
  • EU law and regulatory advice – Kastell is often instructed in complex EU law matters where a deep understanding of the EU law system is required. Kastell also advises on regulatory areas which are based on competition law issues, such as PSD2, gaming questions, MiFID2, energy and telecoms regulations, as well as geoblocking. 

Kastell is active in all types of dispute resolution. We primarily act as counsel in arbitrations, both Swedish and international, and in litigation. We are often involved in high profile cases: for example, Kastell’s lawyers have acted as counsel in more than 25 cases appealed to the Supreme Court. Some of Kastell’s lawyers are also often appointed as arbitrators.  

  • Contract disputes and other commercial disputes – Kastell’s lawyers handle disputes relating to virtually all types of agreements. In addition to contract law, the matters we advise on often involve other key areas of law such as the sale of goods, company law and the law on damages. Many of Kastell’s lawyers are regularly invited to give lectures on these areas of law.  
  • Disputes regarding the liability of consultants – Kastell’s lawyers have a particular focus on disputes relating to advisers’ liability for damages. Kastell has acted as counsel in many complex cases in this area, including some of the largest cases of their kind in recent years. We have acted for, inter alia, auditors/auditing firms and lawyers/law firms. We also handle recurrent matters regarding the liability of proxies under company law. 
  • Regulatory disputes – Kastell is often instructed in disputes involving some form of regulatory background. We have extensive experience in handling this type of matter, in particular within the telecoms, energy, pharmaceutical and finance industries. 
  • Intellectual property disputes – Kastell has a great deal of experience in different types of intellectual property disputes. We also often act in disputes regarding licence agreements and the supply of IT.

Kastell’s public procurement team consists of some of Sweden’s leading lawyers in this area. We provide legal advice on all aspects of public procurement. Our advice is straightforward and clear, and always puts our client’s commercial interest first. Our extensive experience of public procurement matters enables us to manage questions and short deadlines efficiently.

The practice has two principal focuses:

  • Acting as counsel in public procurement litigation and arbitration
  • Assisting in public procurement processes and providing ongoing advice

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT-RELATED LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION 

We are convinced that success in public procurement-related litigation and arbitration, requires expertise in both public procurement law, and dispute resolution. Kastell’s public procurement team combines extensive knowledge of the substantive procurement rules with expertise in dispute resolution. The team is renowned for it skill and experience in this area. This makes the team unique and amongst the top litigation lawyers in public procurement in Sweden. 

Management – Review of procurement processes and validity of agreements 

Their unique combination of expertise in both procurement law and dispute resolution enables Kastell’s lawyers to handle successfully the review of the validity of agreements and the review of procurement processes across virtually all sectors. Kastell’s lawyers have advised on well over 100 procurement cases, of which many have been large and complex procurement processes.     

Civil Procedure – Disputes regarding damages under the public procurement rules and contract disputes relating to public procurement 

Kastell’s expertise in dispute resolution means that its lawyers are repeatedly instructed in matters relating to damages resulting from infringement of the procurement rules. The team has extensive experience of disputes before the general court which, combined with the team’s skill within procurement law, takes it to the top tier of lawyers active in disputes relating to damages under the procurement rules.    

Kastell’s lawyers are regularly instructed to act on matters involving the interpretation and implementation of agreements entered into following a public procurement process. Kastell’s experience within procurement gives the team deep insight into the particular questions which commonly arise in relation to, for example, contract disputes with procurement law aspects, before the courts and arbitrators. 

PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE AND ONGOING ADVICE

In addition to dispute resolution, we have extensive experience of assisting both public authorities and suppliers in connection with procurement processes, including some of the most complex procurement processes in Sweden. On the customer side we assist by, inter alia, producing procurement documents, including draft agreements, providing support in negotiations etc. On the supplier side, we provide risk analyses, review specifications and offers, advise on negotiations, et.c. Our team can be a legal sounding board throughout the procedure or it can take on a more active role, depending on the client’s preference. We aim to always be a proactive part of the procurement procedure as a whole and to contribute to maximising our clients’ chances of achieving the best deal possible. 

Kastell advises on all aspects of competition law and EU law, including state aid. Kastell’s lawyers have acted as counsel in many of the largest competition law cases in Sweden, and regularly represent clients before both the Swedish authorities and the European Commission. 

  • Disputes – Kastell represents clients in all types of cases involving competition law. The team has been instructed in most of the large competition law cases in Sweden in recent years.    
  • Mergers and acquisitions – Kastell is often instructed to advise on the competition law aspects of transactions and handles notifications to both the Swedish Competition Authority and the European Commission. Kastell also advises at the pre-merger stage where assessment and pricing of the competition law risk is key. 
  • Compliance programmes and dawn raids – Kastell produces compliance progammes which focus on the questions that are of particular importance to your business specifically. Kastell also offers support to ensure that businesses are prepared for a potential dawn raid, by offering, for example, dawn raid manuals and conducting mock dawn raids. The team has extensive experience of how dawn raids are carried out in practice, by both the Swedish Competition Authority and the European Commission.   
  • State aid – Kastell advises businesses and public authorities on state aid law matters, and has acted on many state aid matters before the European Commission. Kastell also advises on the provision of state aid and the completion of projects involving state aid. 
  • EU law and regulatory advice – Kastell is often instructed in complex EU law matters where a deep understanding of the EU law system is required. Kastell also advises on regulatory areas which are based on competition law issues, such as PSD2, gaming questions, MiFID2, energy and telecoms regulations, as well as geoblocking. 

Kastell is active in all types of dispute resolution. We primarily act as counsel in arbitrations, both Swedish and international, and in litigation. We are often involved in high profile cases: for example, Kastell’s lawyers have acted as counsel in more than 25 cases appealed to the Supreme Court. Some of Kastell’s lawyers are also often appointed as arbitrators.  

  • Contract disputes and other commercial disputes – Kastell’s lawyers handle disputes relating to virtually all types of agreements. In addition to contract law, the matters we advise on often involve other key areas of law such as the sale of goods, company law and the law on damages. Many of Kastell’s lawyers are regularly invited to give lectures on these areas of law.  
  • Disputes regarding the liability of consultants – Kastell’s lawyers have a particular focus on disputes relating to advisers’ liability for damages. Kastell has acted as counsel in many complex cases in this area, including some of the largest cases of their kind in recent years. We have acted for, inter alia, auditors/auditing firms and lawyers/law firms. We also handle recurrent matters regarding the liability of proxies under company law. 
  • Regulatory disputes – Kastell is often instructed in disputes involving some form of regulatory background. We have extensive experience in handling this type of matter, in particular within the telecoms, energy, pharmaceutical and finance industries. 
  • Intellectual property disputes – Kastell has a great deal of experience in different types of intellectual property disputes. We also often act in disputes regarding licence agreements and the supply of IT.

Kastell’s public procurement team consists of some of Sweden’s leading lawyers in this area. We provide legal advice on all aspects of public procurement. Our advice is straightforward and clear, and always puts our client’s commercial interest first. Our extensive experience of public procurement matters enables us to manage questions and short deadlines efficiently.

The practice has two principal focuses:

  • Acting as counsel in public procurement litigation and arbitration
  • Assisting in public procurement processes and providing ongoing advice

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT-RELATED LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION 

We are convinced that success in public procurement-related litigation and arbitration, requires expertise in both public procurement law, and dispute resolution. Kastell’s public procurement team combines extensive knowledge of the substantive procurement rules with expertise in dispute resolution. The team is renowned for it skill and experience in this area. This makes the team unique and amongst the top litigation lawyers in public procurement in Sweden. 

Management – Review of procurement processes and validity of agreements 

Their unique combination of expertise in both procurement law and dispute resolution enables Kastell’s lawyers to handle successfully the review of the validity of agreements and the review of procurement processes across virtually all sectors. Kastell’s lawyers have advised on well over 100 procurement cases, of which many have been large and complex procurement processes.     

Civil Procedure – Disputes regarding damages under the public procurement rules and contract disputes relating to public procurement 

Kastell’s expertise in dispute resolution means that its lawyers are repeatedly instructed in matters relating to damages resulting from infringement of the procurement rules. The team has extensive experience of disputes before the general court which, combined with the team’s skill within procurement law, takes it to the top tier of lawyers active in disputes relating to damages under the procurement rules.    

Kastell’s lawyers are regularly instructed to act on matters involving the interpretation and implementation of agreements entered into following a public procurement process. Kastell’s experience within procurement gives the team deep insight into the particular questions which commonly arise in relation to, for example, contract disputes with procurement law aspects, before the courts and arbitrators. 

PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE AND ONGOING ADVICE

In addition to dispute resolution, we have extensive experience of assisting both public authorities and suppliers in connection with procurement processes, including some of the most complex procurement processes in Sweden. On the customer side we assist by, inter alia, producing procurement documents, including draft agreements, providing support in negotiations etc. On the supplier side, we provide risk analyses, review specifications and offers, advise on negotiations, et.c. Our team can be a legal sounding board throughout the procedure or it can take on a more active role, depending on the client’s preference. We aim to always be a proactive part of the procurement procedure as a whole and to contribute to maximising our clients’ chances of achieving the best deal possible.