Sweden : Banking and finance
Within Banking and finance, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a first tier firm,
Clients receive ‘mint service’ from Advokatfirman Vinge, which regularly acts as Swedish counsel to leading UK and US law firms. Practice head Mikael Ståhl is ‘solution-minded but with integrity’. In 2012, he and Maria-Pia Hope advised Bain Capital on financing a complex club deal acquisition. Other clients of the team included Goldman Sachs and Nordea Bank. Henrik Ossborn and Magnus Hedsund are both ‘excellent’.
Sweden : Capital markets
Within Capital markets, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a first tier firm,
Advokatfirman Vinge has ‘high-quality people with deep knowledge’. Among its recent highlights, Erik Sjöman and Göran Nyström advised on rights issues for clients including Investment AB Oresund, while Henrik Ossborn advised Deutsche Bank London on a Swedish asset-backed securitisation. Peter Bäärnhielm joined in 2012 from Carnegie, while Rikard Stenberg left to join White & Case Advokat AB and Lena Almefelt moved in-house. Former Linklaters LLP managing associate Charlotte Levin joined in 2012 and is now a partner.
Sweden : Construction
Within Construction, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a second tier firm,
Advokatfirman Vinge’s ten-lawyer team is spread across four cities and handles large construction and infrastructure matters, mainly for Swedish clients. Patrick Forslund, Daniel Ericsson and Anders Forkman head the practice.
Sweden : Corporate and commercial
Within Corporate and commercial, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a first tier firm,
The ‘very commercial’ Advokatfirman Vinge ‘always delivers’. Malin Ohlin heads the practice, whose clients include Tetra Pak and Swedish agriculture giant Lantmännen. Ohlin is advising AstraZeneca on discontinuing research and development activities, while Björn Mullaart is assisting Perstorp with joint venture structures.
Sweden : Dispute resolution
Within Dispute resolution, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a second tier firm,
Well-respected litigators at Advokatfirman Vinge include practice head James Hope, Finn Madsen and Christer Söderlund. The firm continues to represent a Chinese state-owned energy company in an SCC arbitration, and is acting for several high-profile multinationals in high-value, cross-industry disputes.
Sweden : EU and competition
Within EU and competition, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a first tier firm,
Advokatfirman Vinge’s accomplished nine-partner practice advises on cartels or private actions, abuse of dominance, general competition law and state aid for national and international clients including Tele2, KF Media and SodaStream. In 2012, Marcus Glader represented investment fund EQT VI before the European Commission, and Björn Nicolai handled an unusual action based on abuse through discrimination.
Sweden : Employment
Within Employment, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a first tier firm,
Recent highlights for Advokatfirman Vinge’s 24-lawyer practice include Björn Lindskog, Fredrik Gustafsson and Martin Johansson acting for airline SAS regarding alleged pilot discrimination. Fredrik Dahl is advising Warner Bros Entertainment on restructuring. Other clients include Aegis Group, and Smith & Nephew.
Sweden : Energy
Within Energy, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a first tier firm,
Advokatfirman Vinge’s Maria Paijkull is representing a client in an onshore wind farm permit case before the Environmental Court of Appeal, while Christoffer Thalin is advising Lunds Energikoncemen on energy collaboration. Johan Cederblad is advising Fastighets AB Norrporten on a water permit procedure and has been acting for another client on wind farm development matters. The 20-lawyer team’s expertise includes renewables project financing and project development.
Sweden : Environment
Within Environment, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a second tier firm,
Thomas Sjöberg is recommended at Advokatfirman Vinge, where the team provides transactional support and standalone environmental law advice. Sjöberg advised Bergvik Skog on the Jädraås wind farm project, and handled permissions and land lease agreements for SSE Renewables on another wind farm scheme. Ingela Malmborg advised Skånemeierier on environmental risks.
Sweden : IT and telecoms
Within IT and telecoms, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a second tier firm,
Advokatfirman Vinge advised high-profile clients on high-value IT outsourcings in 2012. Björn Gustavsson and others are developing a solid e-commerce client base, and regulatory expert Carl Johan af Petersens continues to represent Tele2 against TeliaSonera and others. Michael Sterner has experience in cross-border digital music distribution.
Sweden : Insolvency
Within Insolvency, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a second tier firm,
Advokatfirman Vinge handles financial restructurings and insolvencies, particularly in the automotive, shipping, and banking and finance sectors. Per Settergren is representing Plastal Group in litigation, and a Polish subsidiary sale relating to its bankruptcy. Fabian Ekeblad is advising liquidated Swedish non-life insurance company EN Sak.
Sweden : Insurance
Within Insurance, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a first tier firm,
Advokatfirman Vinge’s four-partner practice is oriented toward insurer clients. It is recommended for insurance-related M&A, and Per Johan Eckerberg is ‘one of Sweden’s best’ for regulatory work. Fabian Ekeblad now heads the ‘first-class’ team following Peter Morawetz’s retirement, and was appointed by the SFSA as administrator of failed non-life insurer EN Sak.
Sweden : Intellectual property and media
Within Intellectual property and media, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a second tier firm,
At Advokatfirman Vinge, Olof Jisland represented taxi association Taxi Göteborg in two misleading advertising suits. Practice head Per Eric Alvsing successfully defended Tele2 against the Consumer Ombudsman. Clients include publisher Aller Media.
Sweden : Mergers and acquisitions
Within Mergers and acquisitions, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a first tier firm,
Christina Kokko’s ‘commercial’ team at Advokatfirman Vinge ‘always delivers’. It advised Triton Managers on its sale of Bravida and acted for IK Investment Partners on its acquisition of Actic. Björn Mullaart and Kristian Fordadvised Skånemejerier on a company transfer and share sell-off. Following several departures in 2011, Peter Bäärnhielm joined from Carnegie and Charlotte Levin was hired from Linklaters LLP.
Sweden : Real estate
Within Real estate, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a second tier firm,
Advokatfirman Vinge advised Rikshem on a SEK3bn apartment purchase and a share-based disposal. Stefan de Hevesy acted for Carlyle Group on a mixed-use acquisition in Stockholm, and Olof Jisland represented Platzer Fastigheter Holding in a SEK950m office deal. Patrick Forslund heads the team.
Sweden : Shipping
Within Shipping, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a first tier firm,
Advokatfirman Vinge’s experienced team is led by wet and dry expert and dispute resolution specialist Jonas Rosengren, who is representing Akzo Nobel in a $1m liability case. Also recommended are Fredrik Vinge and Per-Olov Sköld, who advise on ship finance, registration, insurance, shipbuilding and freight matters.
Sweden : Tax
Within Tax, Vinge, Advokatfirman is a first tier firm,
Advokatfirman Vinge’s practice head Mattias Schömer and Lina Hansson successfully represented Fidelity Funds in SEK700m tax litigation, which the Swedish Tax Agency has since appealed. The team is now 20-strong following the arrival of VAT specialist Ulf Nilsson from consultancy Skeppsbron Skatt.
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- Banking and finance : Banking and finance
- Capital markets : Capital markets
- Construction : Construction
- Corporate and commercial : Corporate and commercial
- Dispute resolution : Dispute resolution
- EU and competition : EU and competition
- Employment : Employment
- Energy : Energy
- Environment : Environment
- IT and telecoms : IT and telecoms
- Insolvency : Insolvency
- Insurance : Insurance
- Intellectual property and media : Intellectual property and media
- Mergers and acquisitions : Mergers and acquisitions
- Real estate : Real estate
- Shipping : Shipping
- Tax : Tax