Anna Ulfsdotter Forssell

Anna Ulfsdotter Forssell is one of Sweden’s most distinguished lawyers within the public procurement field of law and has been described by ranking institute as ”the boss when it comes to public procurement work”.



Anna Ulfsdotter Forssell has been working within procurement law for more than 20 years. Anna Ulfsdotter Forssell has acted for clients in procurement cases in the European Court of Justice, the Swedish and Finnish Supreme Administrative Court and in the Swedish Supreme Court. She is top ranked in Chambers, Legal 500 and has by Who’s who legal (Public Procurement and Government Contracts) been appointed as one of the world’s best lawyers in the area of procurement law eight times.

Anna Ulfsdotter Forssell assists both contracting authorities and entities as well as suppliers through all procurement phases. This includes procurement litigation, assistance related to both performance of public contracts and all other aspects of strategic procurement advice.

WWL says:

”Anna Ulfsdotter Forssell is hailed as ”a top performer” and ”a formidable lawyer” by sources who say she is ”highly knowledgeable on procurement legislation”

”Anna Ulfsdotter Forssell is a leading light of the Swedish market and ”an excellent lawyer” who is ”really appreciated by her clients” thanks to her ”great knowledge” of government contracts law”


  • Recommended, Public Procurement, band 1, Chambers Europe, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Recommended, Life Science, band 3, Chambers Europe, 2019, 2020
  • Leading Individual, Public Procurement, Legal 500, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Hall of fame, Public Procurement, Legal 500, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Hall of fame, EU and Competition, Legal 500, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Appointed by Who’s who Legal as one of the World’s  leading lawyers within – Public Procurement/Government Contracts – 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.
  • Most Highly Regarded, the Government Contracts chapter of Who’s who Legal: Sweden 2020

Quick facts

+46 (0) 72 50 77 300
Swedish, English, German


Master of laws degree (LL.M.) from the University of Lund, 1991

Postgraduate Diploma in EC Competition Law, Kings College, London, 2002


The Swedish Competition Ombudsman, 1990-1992

The Swedish Competition Authority, 1992

The District Court of Norrtälje, 1992-1994

The Svea Court of Appeal, 1994-1998

The Stockholm County Administrative Board, 1998-2000

Lagerlöf & Leman, Linklaters, 2000-2003

Law firm Delphi, 2003-2018

Ulfsdotter Law, 2019-

Mandate assignments

Inquiry Chair appointed by the Swedish Government – Revision and simplification of the procurement legislation below the EU thresholds and specific questions related to applications for review etc., July 2017 – June 2018, SOU 2018:44

Board Member of the Swedish Bar Associations , June 2018-

Deputy Board Member Blomsterfonden, May 2018-

Member of Legal Advisory Board of Centrum för rättvisa