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Maria Lidbom

Lawyer/Partner

maria.lidbom@lapartners.se

Phone: +46 40 62 00 007
Cell: +46 768 66 15 25


Experience

Maria has more than ten years expertise in advising clients in commercial law related matters. Maria’s experience prior to joining LA PARTNERS includes working as a lawyer at commercial law firms in Gothenburg, as an in-house legal counsel at E.ON Sverige AB, and in-house legal counsel at the public authority County Council of Skåne (Swe. Region Skåne).

Maria is an expert within the field of public procurement as well as disputes within this field of law in administrative courts (Swe. förvaltningsdomstolar) and general courts (Swe. allmänna domstolar). She has regularly represented procuring public entities/authorities as well as suppliers in such disputes.

In addition to above Maria regularly trains as well as advices public entities/authorities and suppliers regarding the entire public procurement procedure – before, during and after – within both the classic sector and the utilities sector. Maria has regularly represented private owned and listed companies as well as public authorities, county councils, and public transportation companies.

Marias solid experience has given her a unique insight in the commercial and legal considerations necessary when the public and private sectors do business, as well as managing large and complex procurement projects, including challenges and disputes thereof. Sectors of special expertise include the utilities sector (in particular public transportation and the energy sector) and the health care sector (pharmaceuticals and medical technology) and the construction sector.

In her role as legal advisor in and for various public entities/authorities and suppliers, Maria has gained a wide experience to handle other closely related legal areas such as contract law, public access and secrecy, local government law, municipal competition law, law of damages, administrative law, administrative judicial procedure law, public transportation law and transportation service law.

Career

LA PARTNERS 2015
In-house legal counsel, E.ON Sverige AB (publ), Malmö 2014 - 2015
In-house legal counsel, Region Skåne, Kristianstad/Malmö 2011 - 2014
Lawyer, MAQS Law Firm Advokatbyrå, Göteborg 2006 – 2011
Associate, Setterwalls Advokatbyrå, Göteborg 2004 – 2006
Law clerk at Gothenburg City Court 2001 – 2003

Education

Master of European Law/Magister des Europarechts, Europa Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany (LL.M.Eur. 2004) 2004
LL.M. Lund University 2001
Ruprecht-Karls Universität, Heidelberg, Tyskland 2000
University of Sussex, Brighton, England 1998

Languages

Svenska
Engelska
Tyska

Membership

SYF - en förening för yngre jurister i södra Sverige som engagerar sig i tvistelösning