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Advokatfirman Vinge
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BOX 1703
111 87 STOCKHOLM
Sweden

Banking and finance Tier 1

Practice head Mikael StåhlLouise Brorsson Salomon and Albert Wållgren of Advokatfirman Vinge’s banking and finance practice recently acted on high-value credit facility refinancing agreements and multibillion-SEK bridge financing transactions for domestic and multinational lenders and borrowers in the engineering, automotive and FMCG sectors. Real estate lenders engaged Fabian Ekeblad on a suite of refinancing structures, while Henrik Ossborn handled acquisition and project financing deals for global investors. The group's robust regulatory work is maintained by Fredrik Wilkens, who recently advised on large-scale restructurings for global banks.

Practice head(s):

Mikael Ståhl

Other key lawyers:

Louise Brorsson Salomon; Albert Wållgren; Fabian Ekeblad; Henrik Ossborn; Fredrik Wilkens; Emma Stuart-Beck

Testimonials

‘Good knowledge and broad expertise. But also practical to resolve issues and find solutions.’

‘Emma Stuart-Beck and her team have proved to be a great support helping us to navigate through the Swedish regulatory landscape in an easy manner.’

‘The team has an impressive range of financial regulatory knowledge and experience.’

‘Great understanding of our business and regulatory questions. The team is very proactive and dedicated to our firm.’

‘The individuals are very dedicated to deliver above expectations and to give excellent legal advice.’

‘Highly skilled associates and partners. A proper full-service firm with pragmatic and commercial lawyers.’

‘Louise Brorsson Salomon is a very talented banking and finance lawyer that I have had the pleasure to work with. She is pragmatic and commercial, builds trust and is very easy to work with.’

‘Louise Brorsson Salomon is a preferred individual for any kind of financing matter and the reason is simple: Louise knows what the client expects without any need to actually say it out loud. This is why you can turn to Louise with all types of questions. She is hard working, very available, hands on and extremely competent. Apart from being highly skilled in contract drafting and identifying the relevant legal issues, Louise has a unique sense of understanding the business and the client perspective.’

Key clients

re:cap global investors AG

Essity Aktiebolag

Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA

Allfunds Bank S.A.U.

Scandic Hotels Group AB

Bridgepoint Development Capital

Gränges AB

Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB

Intrum AB

Ardian Infrastructure IV

Alfa Laval AB

Corsair Capital LLC

Hellman & Friedman LLC

Strax AB

Fredensborg AS, Fredensborg Bolig AS, Norwegian Property ASA Union Real Estate Fund III Holding AS

FCG Holding Sverige AB

PGIM Real Estate Finance

Autoliv

Capital markets Tier 1

Advokatfirman Vinge has impressive geographical reach with distinct equity capital markets teams across the major Swedish regions: Jesper Schönbeck leads in Stockholm; Erik Sjöman heads up the group in Malmö; and the Gothenburg practice is led by Anders Strid. The team handles the full spectrum of capital markets transactions, including headline large-cap IPOs for high-profile private equity sponsors, issuers and financial underwriters. Mikael Ståhl heads up the debt capital markets group, focusing on EMTN programmes, domestic and international high-yield and investment-grade bonds and hybrid debt/equity offerings.

Practice head(s):

Mikael Ståhl; Jesper Schönbeck; Erik Sjöman; Anders Strid

Testimonials

‘Vinge has a very strong presence in the Swedish market and has very professional employees when it comes to legal financial issues.’

‘Market leaders in the Swedish Capital markets area. Interprets legal/regulatory changes when there is no clear guidance in legislation.’

‘Jesper Schönbeck: responsive, pragmatic and suits our agile way of working.’

‘Erik Sjöman: outstanding and the go-to lawyer to interpret any Swedish Capital Market matters.’

Key clients

Nordea Bank

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB

Goldman Sachs

Morgan Stanley & Co. International

Citibank

Deutsche Bank AG

Crédit Agricole

Barclays Bank

Société Générale

Intrum AB

Lantmännen ek för

Marginalen Bank Bankaktiebolag

ZetaDisplay AB

Lifco AB

Essity Aktiebolag

Citigroup Global Markets Limited

VNV Global Ltd.

Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB

EQT AB

Investor AB

Enea AB

Fastighets AB Trianon

Azelio AB

Pandox AB

Creades AB

Vicore Pharma Holding AB

Aprea Therapeutics

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Advokatfirman Vinge’s M&A practice head Jonas Bergström is routinely instructed by blue-chip corporate clients to handle high-value deals across various sectors including the retail, financial services, FMCG and software industries. Leading domestic asset management platforms and pension funds recently engaged Jonas Johansson and Johan Winnerblad on direct investments, while international private equity clients instructed a team led by Christina Kokko on cross-border acquisitions and divestments in the retail, life sciences and media sectors. Jesper Schönbeck and Erik Sjöman are go-to names in the public M&A practice for multibillion-dollar public cash and share offers.

Practice head(s):

Jonas Bergström

Other key lawyers:

Jonas Johansson; Johan Winnerblad; Christina Kokko; Jesper Schönbeck; Erik Sjöman; Carl Sander; Karl Klackenberg; Milad Kamali; Daniel Rosvall; Matthias Pannier; Anna Thoms

Testimonials

‘We are particularly impressed by the team headed by Jonas Johansson and assisted mainly by Carl Sander. The team has exceptional skills within forestry, infrastructure and real assets both from an industry and sponsor perspective, creating a most dynamic practice.’

‘Jonas Johansson impressed with his exceptional understanding of forestry and real asset related matters, exceptional negotiating skills and to-the-point advice. Carl Sander supported the effort with contract negotiations and also managed the due diligence exercise. Both were very diligent, hard-working and available at all times.’

‘Karl Klackenberg and Milad Kamali (led by partner Daniel Rosvall who also demonstrated a great ability to steer the overall transaction in question) showed a great ability to extend their scope of work and take more responsibility and ownership than expected for their respective roles to deliver a great outcome. Always with an easy going and proactive approach, these individuals were always available and made sure all tasks (regardless of how big or small in the context of the transaction) were taken care of. ’

‘Super-responsive full service firm. Very client focused and friendly. Proactive in seeking realistic and robust commercial outcomes.’

‘Matthias Pannier and Anna Thoms did an excellent job on a recent pan-Nordic transaction.’

‘I have been working with the team for many years and enjoy their integrity, sense of urgency and deep industry knowledge. I believe our counter parties at Vinge have a great understanding of our industry and are able to also give commercial angles on their advice.’

‘To me it’s all about the people at Vinge. They are always available and knowledgeable with high social skills, fun to work with, but still very professional.’

Key clients

Litorina Capital Advisors

FAM (The Wallenberg Foundations)

Tele2 AB

Lifco AB

Lagercrantz AB

Investment AB Latour

EQT

Triton

IK Investment Partners

Bain Capital

Fidelio Capital

Verisure Securitas Direct Group

SEB

Sixth National Pension Fund

Orkla

Lantmännen ek för

AMF Pensionsförsäkring

Willis Towers Watson

NetEnt AB

Alfa Laval AB

Employment Tier 1

Advokatfirman Vinge fields full-service employment teams in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö, respectively led by Fredrik Dahl, Charlotte Forssander and Ingela Malmorg. In contentious highlights, the team recently handled wrongful dismissal arbitration proceedings, trade secrets disputes and disputes involving allegations of criminal misconduct. The highly regarded internal investigations practice is regularly engaged by a distinguished client roster of Swedish and international corporates; the group also advises on M&A and collective bargaining negotiations. Åsa Gotthardsson is a go-to partner for multijurisdictional workforce restructurings and strategic boardroom issues.

Practice head(s):

Fredrik Dahl; Charlotte Forssander; Ingela Malmorg

Other key lawyers:

Åsa Gotthardsson

Testimonials

‘Charlotte Forssander gives the best support you can have for any business.’

‘Practical, commercially focused advice. Depth of knowledge/expertise. Good language skills. Great value for money.’

‘Commercial focus and awareness. The ability to get up to speed very quickly. Excellent communication.’

‘I have never seen such a commitment from a law firm and dedication as well, all involved were very professional and kept me updated on my case. This is a very big change from other firms.’

‘It is a hardworking team with great knowledge and competence within its area of expertise.’

‘They are extremely dedicated to serving their clients in the best possible way. While they are very professional and ensure legal compliance they are also pragmatic in advising on potential solutions and risks.’

‘Fantastic to work with, pragmatic and professional.’

‘The team is very professional, reliable, has extremely high knowledge and experience and has helped my company so many times. Always with best results.’

Key clients

Bristol Myers Squibb

TUI Nordic AB

ACO Nordic AB

King / Midasplayer AB

Nordic Entertainment Group AB

Cycleurope Sverige AB

Northvolt AB

Britax Childcare Group Limited

BVT Sweden AB

Energy Tier 1

The multi-office energy practice at Advokatfirman Vinge handles a high volume of prime transactions on behalf of a global client roster. Practice co-heads Peter Sundgren and Christoffer Thalin recently advised on pan-European portfolio acquisitions in the onshore wind industry and assisted with long-tail utilities divestments for public sector bodies; the group is also a key name for complex turnkey procurements and project financing deals. Johan Cederblad handles the breadth of permit matters, and has notable expertise in the regulatory aspects of electricity tariff challenges, acting for national suppliers.

Practice head(s):

Peter Sundgren; Christoffer Thalin

Other key lawyers:

Johan Cederblad

Key clients

SUSI Partners

Fortum

EQT Infrastructure

BlackRock

AMF Pensionsförsäkringar AB

Ellevio

Equinor ASA

RWE

VKS Vindkraft Sverige AB (part of the German WKN Group)

IKEA / Ingka Group

KGAL Group

Cloudberry / Scanergy

Equitix

First State Investments

Manor Investment S.A.

Marguerite Fund

Ardian Fund

re:cap Global Investors

Environment Tier 1

With offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö, Advokatfirman Vinge has comprehensive environmental expertise, spanning transactional support, regulatory advice and disputes. The group provides extensive advice on corporate transactions, conducting environmental due diligence, risk identification processes and risk allocations relating to M&A. Johan Cederblad leads the Stockholm team, which also includes Thomas Sjöberg, who handles public and private transactions, and assists with permit applications for complex, high-value projects including wind farms. Ingela Malmborg and Robert Deli are the key names in Malmö and Gothenburg respectively.

Practice head(s):

Johan Cederblad; Ingela Malmborg; Robert Deli

Other key lawyers:

Thomas Sjöberg

Testimonials

‘High quality, good availability.’

‘Thomas Sjöberg – very experienced, good human knowledge. Johan Cederblad – effective, good listener who understands our situation very well. Open minded. Both very updated about court cases.’

Key clients

KF Fastigheter AB

Vasa Vind AB

Connected Infrastructure Capital GmbH

Välinge Innovation Sweden AB

Susi Partners

Kungälv Närenergi AB

IPCO Sweden AB

Öresundskraft Kraft och Värme AB

Atria

Norra Åsbo Renhållnings AB

EU and competition Tier 1

Advokatfirman Vinge is a top-flight name for EU, competition and regulatory issues. Stockholm-based co-head Johan Karlsson and Marcus Glader act for dominant names in the automotive, retail, energy and transport sectors on merger filings, abuse of dominance matters and litigation. Gothenburg-based Anna Palmérus and co-head Björn Nicolai have expertise at the cross section of competition and insolvency law, while co-head Pär Remnelid leads on merger control work and regulatory operations in Malmö. The firm is well placed to represent clients before the EU courts thanks to Martin Johansson’s Brussels-based practice.

Practice head(s):

Johan Karlsson; Björn Nicolai; Pär Remnelid; Martin Johansson

Other key lawyers:

Marcus Glader; Anna Palmérus; Trine Osen Bergqvist; Jakob Jeanrond; Sebastian Örndahl

Testimonials

‘Top-notch competition law advice and has also been able to keep this world-class competition law practice for decades. There is hence a strong history and willingness to focus on this area of law.’

‘The detailed knowledge of our industry is a huge reason for why we choose to work with Johan Karlsson, who also genuinely seems interested to understand our industry. Johan is also appreciated for not always “seeing the worst” in his legal interpretations but adapting a modern way of applying the legislation. Together with Trine Osen Bergqvist they have become an outstanding team on which advice you can firmly rely on.’

‘Vinge’s EU and competition practice provides services in a professional manner with high quality. They’re one of the best law firms in Nordics in this field.’

‘We’ve been very pleased with professional service and advice received from Marcus Glader and Sebastian Örndahl.’

‘Extremely skilled team in Competition and EU law. Feels safe to have them by your side in complicated matters.’

‘Johan Karlsson is a very skilled competition lawyer. Teaming up with Jakob Jeanrond, who complements him well, makes them a very sharp team.’

Key clients

EQT

SJ

Tele2

Stockholm Exergi

HMD Global Oy / Opera

Volvo

Altor

Schibsted

Reichen Sport AB

Tamro

Insolvency Tier 1

The trio of Albert Wållgren, Anna Palmérus and Henrik Ossborn head up Advokatfirman Vinge’s insolvency practice. The team is predominantly focused on large-scale restructurings; recent instructions were received from premier names in the oil and gas, automotive, furniture, retain and mining industries. Robert Wikholm advises on bankruptcies in the travel industry; Morgan Hallén handles multibillion-SEK company reorganisations in the telecoms sector; and Fabian Ekeblad assists with substantial restructurings in the financial services sector. The group also acts on compulsory liquidations.

Practice head(s):

Albert Wållgren; Anna Palmérus; Henrik Ossborn

Other key lawyers:

Robert Wikholm; Morgan Hallén; Fabian Ekeblad

Testimonials

‘Morgan Hallén is a very business-oriented lawyer who is not afraid to find creative means to handle tough issues.’

‘The overall competence of the team is impressive. I always get quick feedback on my problem.’

‘There is substantial experience, self confidence and great commitment to help me as a client. I really appreciate that they say it exactly as it is and do not wrap things up.’

Key clients

SEB Denmark

FJ Dynamics Technology Co

Insurance Tier 1

Fabian Ekeblad heads up Advokatfirman Vinge's corporate insurance practice, which focuses on insurance-related M&A and the associated regulatory issues, as well as handling product distribution agreements for insurers, reinsurers and intermediaries; Per Johan Eckerberg and newly promoted partner Viveka Classon are the key contacts for non-contentious work. Insurance litigation instructions are spearheaded by co-head Mattias Rosengren and Fredrik Lundblom; recent highlights included acting in professional liability claims for investors, and coverage disputes for corporate clients. The team also represents clients in FSA investigations.

Practice head(s):

Fabian Ekeblad; Mattias Rosengren

Other key lawyers:

Per Johan Eckerberg; Viveka Classon; Fredrik Lundblom

Testimonials

‘The team has unique industry experience. Exceptional understanding of the client’s position, needs and hurdles.’

‘Viveka Classon comes from having spent several years in the industry as head of legal at a large insurance company. As a client, I get instant sign off on the problem at hand and we can get straight to the various possibilities at hand. I cannot get more value for money anywhere else.’

‘They have a great dedicated team with extensive skills. Always on top of it and you can reach out to them 24/7 around the year.’

‘Viveka Classon is one of the most experienced persons I have ever worked with during my 15 years in management positions within the insurance industry.’

‘Vinge has a very competent and knowledgeable team, which covers all areas within the insurance and reinsurance practice. The lawyers are always up to speed with the latest developments and you do not have to worry that they are missing something. They are very responsive and available, and always deliver with high quality (even with short notice).’

‘Fabian Ekeblad is an extraordinary lawyer, with high availability, great knowledge and an ability to provide well-balanced advice adapted to the specific situation and needs. He is truly interested in our company and proactive and pragmatic in his approach.’

‘Viveka Classon is an excellent lawyer.’

‘Vinge’s insurance practice is the oldest and probably the best known in Sweden. It might also be the biggest. Throughout the years it has been manned by some excellent lawyers with a vast experience in all fields of the insurance business.’

‘Fabian Ekeblad and Per Johan Eckerberg are in my opinion the two top lawyers in Sweden in the field of insurance business legislation. Eckerberg is one of the founders of Vinge’s insurance practice in the eighties and is probably the best known Swedish insurance business lawyer, having written several books on the subject.’

Key clients

Sirius International Insurance Corporation

Willis Towers Watson

Codan Forsikring AS/Trygg-Hansa Försäkring Filial

Zurich Life Assurance plc

Sirius International Försäkrings AB

Zurich Insurance Group Ltd

Dina Försäkring AB

Cardif Försäkring AB

Intellectual property and media Tier 1

Advokatfirman Vinge’s IP team is a top-tier name for the breadth of contentious and non-contentious IP matters. Practice head Håkan Borgenhäll alongside key partner Richard Wessman lead on high-profile litigation concerning patent and trade mark infringements. Numerous telecoms companies instructed the team as defence counsel on headline online infringement litigation. The trade mark prosecution team, which is led by Anette Henrysson (who also leads on marketing and anti-counterfeiting instructions), manages substantial portfolios and strategies for a diverse client roster. IP licensing and commercialisation mandates are tackled by Anna Maria Lagerqvist Gahm and Stojan Arnerstål.

Practice head(s):

Håkan Borgenhäll

Other key lawyers:

Richard Wessman; Anette Henrysson; Anna Maria Lagerqvist Gahm; Stojan Arnerstål

Key clients

Swedish Match North Europe AB

Eli Lilly and Company

Alfa Laval AB

Swedish Olympic Committee

Tele2 AB

Bisca AB and Bisca A/S

Apple Inc.

Pernod Ricard

BabyBjörn AB

Thomas Concrete Group AB

Arctic Paper SA

Hästens Sängar AB

IT and telecoms Tier 1

Spread across offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Skåne (which are led by Eva Fredrikson, Carl Johan af Petersens and Henrik Borna respectively), Advokatfirman Vinge’s IT and telecoms practice is a go-to team for international technology, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, media and automotive companies. Petersens is a market-leading figure for major projects in the telecoms and broadcasting space; recent instructions include advising on joint ventures, Internet of Things issues and machine-to-machine regulations. The team also handles complex system procurements for major buyers, including large-scale software solutions and payment platforms; Nicklas Thorgerzon is a key contact for the latter.

Practice head(s):

Eva Fredrikson; Carl Johan af Petersens; Henrik Borna

Other key lawyers:

Nicklas Thorgerzon; Jolene Reimerson

Testimonials

‘Nicklas Thorgerzon is very hands-on and efficient while providing useful and valuable advice with a good commercial understanding.’

‘The IT and telecoms practice has individuals with broad and in-depth competences that spans over several sectors and industries, which safeguards our interests, no matter the industry that our customer/counter-party is active within. A one-stop shop.’

‘Apart from a broad experience from several jurisdictions, Jolene Reimerson has a unique ability to quickly understand complex deals, the client’s needs, identify the central issues and provide relevant and innovative advice. A true joy to work with.’

‘Eva Fredrikson is a skilled lawyer, very thorough and leaves nothing to chance. You can be confident that she always puts the client’s interests first.’

‘Extraordinary knowledge, great availability, quick legal guidance! Nicklas Thorgerzon is such a great lawyer.’

Key clients

Tele2

Com Hem

Vocalink (subsidiary to Mastercard)

Aller Media

Santander Consumer Bank

Net Insight AB

Star Stable Entertainment AB

Microdata Telecom

Heimstaden AB

Real estate Tier 1

Advokatfirman Vinge is one of the strongest real estate firms in the Swedish market and is capable of advising on a range of complex transactions relating to retail sites, office spaces and residential developments. Best known for its work on M&A and financing transactions, the firm also advises on a number of other areas and regularly assists with drafting commercial lease agreements and the formation of real estate funds. Assur Badur leads the department from Stockholm and frequently handles acquisition and disposal transactions with cross-border elements. Anders Forkman and Robert Deli are the key names in the Malmö and Gothenburg offices respectively.

Practice head(s):

Assur Badur

Other key lawyers:

Anders Forkman; Robert Deli; Niclas Winnberg; Kristoffer Larson

Testimonials

‘High competence regarding our needs. We are able to get the best advice. Personal attention in all matters.’

‘Assur Badur and Kristoffer Larson have been very engaged in our matters, and we have high trust in what they are helping us with. They are personal in relations with us, with a high integrity.’

‘I have mainly worked with Assur Badur, (and have been doing for some years before he joined Vinge). I truly appreciate and admire: – his deep knowledge of the whole spectrum of real estate affairs and understanding of our business and structure, – his ability to quickly grasp complex structures and questions, – his pragmatic approach and suggested solutions – his fast and accurate drafting skills – his calmness in every situation.’

Key clients

Eurocommercial Properties

Wallenstam AB

Platzer Fastigheter AB

Akelius Fastigheter

Skanska

Coop Storbutiker & Marknader AB

ByggVesta AB

SBB

Allianz Real Estate

Residential Holding

Shipping Tier 1

Practice head Michele Fara and notable senior associates Ninos Aho and Robin Eliasson in Advokatfirman Vinge’s Gothenburg-based shipping practice handle complex arbitration proceedings pertaining to maritime incidents, damages claims and breach of commercial contract claims. Typical clients include port authorities, logistics companies, financial institutions and maritime insurers. The team provides the full scope of advice on sales and registrations and high-value vessel transfers; the latter is regularly handled by senior associate Paula Bäckdén.

Practice head(s):

Michele Fara

Other key lawyers:

Robin Eliasson; Ninos Aho; Paula Bäckdén

Testimonials

‘They are competent and have knowledge of transport law.’

‘Have only worked with Michelle Fara and Robin Eliasson, but am very satisfied with their way of working and their competences.’

‘Michele Fara is by far the best lawyer within his areas of expertise. I have worked with him as an external partner for over 12 years and he manages his team with great excellence. He had deep knowledge and understands the business needs.’

‘My experience of Ninos Aho is that he is very responsive and user friendly, and that he provides good, clear advice. His (or his team’s) command of English, Swedish and Danish has been a helpful facet in the particular circumstances of the matter that I have instructed him on.’

‘The team has great competence and knowledge of issues confronting shipping. The assistance is thought through but also without delay.’

‘Michele Fara has both wide and deep knowledge of the case law, and has a business understanding as well as thoughtful legal competence. Easy to deal with and a good sounding board – a true partner of law.’

Tax Tier 1

Advokatfirman Vinge’s tax department has exceptionally strong corporate transactional capabilities under practice head Mattias Schömer. Recent instructions involved high-value venture fund formations, private equity-driven IPO exits, market-first buyout fund establishments and recommended public offers. Associates Karolin Ekström and Victor Ericsson add strength to the non-contentious group. The equally strong tax litigation bench includes Maria Schultzberg and Ulrika Bengstsson, and represents international clients in disputes pertaining to cross-border profit allocation and exit taxes, carried interest in the private equity space and high-stakes tax reassessments.

Practice head(s):

Mattias Schömer

Other key lawyers:

Karolin Ekström; Victor Ericsson; Maria Schultzberg; Ulrika Bengtsson; Henrik Wastenson

Testimonials

‘Very good knowledge of the client’s business and its environment, including legal risks, ability to listen to the client and fast and efficiently respond to the client’s expectations, strong communication skills, high level of integrity.’

‘Maria Schulzberg – strong experience and knowledge of the business and its risks, pro-client approach, fact and responsive , ability to listen and actively react, high level of ethical standards.

‘Henrik Wastenson – fast and professional responses, strong analytical skills.’

‘Very business oriented and practical approach. Very experienced.’

Key clients

Segulah Medical Acceleration AB

EQT

Allfunds Bank S.A.

KFI Kapital

Adelis Equity Partners Fund I AB

Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget (SBB)

Datawatch AB

Vostok New Ventures Ltd

Data privacy and data protection Tier 2

Nicklas Thorgerzon and Emelie Svensäter Jerntorp spearhead Advokatfirman Vinge’s data privacy and data protection group, which is a core component of the firm’s TMT practice (headed up by Eva Fredrikson and Henrik Borna). The team has a multidisciplinary approach to GDPR compliance, IT outsourcing and M&A deals, and handles compliance audits for high-profile clients across all sectors. The team has a proven track record in data breach incidents and litigation concerning data retention before the CJEU.

Practice head(s):

Eva Fredrikson; Henrik Borna; Nicklas Thorgerzon; Emelie Svensäter Jerntorp

Key clients

Santander

Consumer bank

Navex Global

Ellevio

Star Stable

Aller Media

ForSea AB (former HH Ferries)

Loopia

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Recent litigation highlights for Advokatfirman Vinge's dispute resolution practice include co-head James Hope handling high-value construction disputes for international contractors, while Jonas Eklund and Fredrik Lundblom are engaged on billion-SEK defective materials disputes in the transport sector. The group also acts in energy disputes, including ad hoc arbitration proceedings, while Hope and Cecilia Möller Norsted advise on arbitral award challenges for foreign governments. Co-head Krister Azelius leads on commercial arbitrations out of the Skåne office, and co-head Silvia Dahlberg is currently engaged on numerous set-aside actions for technology and pharmaceuticals clients.

Practice head(s):

James Hope; Krister Azelius; Silvia Dahlberg

Other key lawyers:

Jonas Eklund, Fredrik Lundblom; Cecilia Möller Norsted; Philip Danielsson

Testimonials

‘The team we worked with at Vinge was very competent. It was a very technical case and they were fully focused on both the technical and the legal aspects.’

‘A good understanding of both the technical and the legal arguments.’

‘James Hope is very experienced; a good advocate and a calm presence.’

‘Philip Danielsson has a unique ability to take all questions down to an understandable level and always delivers fast and first-class answers in a simple way.’

‘Silvia Dahlberg is the most professional, dedicated and hardworking lawyer we have worked with and has done a terrific job with our legal cases.’

‘Krister Azelius is one of the best litigation lawyers in Sweden. He understands the commercial and legal problems quickly and is often able to solve them thanks to excellent litigation and legal skills. He understands the essence of the dispute and often outperforms the opposite counsels during hearings.’

Key clients

Investment AB Öresund

Swedish Match

H&M

Tele2 AB

SPP Pension & Försäkring AB

Delphi Automotive

Bergvik Skog AB

Skånemejerier ek för

Zhoukou Municipal Grain Reserve Storehouse of China Grain Reserve

Kingdom of Spain

Republic of Italy

Office Depot

SEB

SSP

Vianini Lavori SpA

Public procurement Tier 2

Advokatfirman Vinge assists both suppliers and contracting entities with all elements of the procurement process, and is particularly active in disputes involving complex and novel questions relating to EU law. Group head Daniel Wendelsson and associate Kristoffer Sällfors are singled out by clients as 'two of the top experts within public procurement law in Sweden'; the former has particular expertise in advising public authorities, while the latter joined the team in 2019 and is experienced in the public procurement aspects of M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Wendelsson

Other key lawyers:

Gabriella Fossum Gunnarsson; Jerker Alm; Kristoffer Sällfors

Testimonials

‘They are very knowledgeable within the fields of law that we retain their services for, i.e. public procurement law, public law, administrative law. You can rest assured that an assessment that they’ve made on an issue relating to e.g. procurement law is top level, correct and thorough.’

‘Daniel Wendelsson and Kristoffer Sällfors. Two of the top experts within public procurement law in Sweden. You can feel comfortable that an analysis from them on a procurement matter is of the highest level.’

We have had continuous contact with Jerker Alm in procurement-related issues for many years and I believe that he is always easy to get hold of and can answer questions in a competent and appropriate way, while he can reason and explain how things work and how we should handle different issues or situations.

‘’Has resources and skills that enable the handling of complex assignments, fast feedback time often with direct answers to the question asked.’

‘Very skilled procurement lawyers, perceptive to the client’s needs and easy to work with.’

‘Daniel Wendelsson is a skilled procurement lawyer, who is good at explaining complicated legal matters to non-lawyers and easy to work with.’

‘Experienced, professional and knowledgeable team.’

‘Daniel Wendelsson is likeable and provides well thought through advice based on lengthy experience in the area.’

‘The wide scope of knowledge at the firm that satisfies the clients need for the combination of business law in a broad sense with public procurement skills.’

Key clients

The City of Malmö

Scandinavian Service Partner (SSP)

Ellevio AB

SJ AB

Tele2

DAB Dental AB

Construction Tier 4

Advokatfirman Vinge has a full-service practice, which advises on the full spectrum of construction issues spanning from the initial drafting of construction agreements through to litigation and arbitration proceedings. From the Gothenburg office, Robert Deli handles procurement work for contractors and consultants, project management issues and dispute resolution, while Assur Badur leads the Stockholm team and Anders Forkman is the key name in Malmö. The practice was strengthened by the arrival Anders Heintze from Setterwalls in 2020.

Practice head(s):

Robert Deli; Anders Forkman; Assur Badur

Other key lawyers:

Anders Heintze

Testimonials

‘The strengths and key capabilities of the firm is its flexibility, its understanding of the clients business/needs and the pragmatic/business oriented approach to legal decision making.’

‘Robert Deli at Vinge demonstrates excellent skills in the field and is easy to collaborate with and provides hands on advice to legal problem solving.’

‘The practice has a wide set of skills because of its many specialists in a wide area of business law, including construction and property law in the broad sense.’

‘They give the advice needed and do not try to sell services that the client does not need. The have a highly professional treatment of clients and others that promotes a smooth process.’

Key clients

Skanska AB

The firm: Established as a result of a merger between a number of leading Swedish firms in 1983, Advokatfirman Vinge KB (‘Vinge’) is one of the largest firms in Scandinavia today, with some 300 lawyers in seven Swedish and overseas offices.

Areas of practice: Vinge is a full-service law firm with a substantial international practice and with a strategic focus on M&A and corporate finance. The firm has acted in most of the major mergers and acquisitions in Sweden in recent years and has consistently achieved top positions on Mergermarket’s list of M&A advisers in the Nordic market as well as Tier 1 rankings with the leading ranking institutes.

The firm regularly represents clients in connection with large international financing transactions, including project financing and structured finance arrangements. Vinge’s competition law team is one of the most distinguished and experienced in the Nordic markets. As a full-service firm, Vinge also advises domestic and international clients within a number of specialist areas such as: competition compliance; employment; information technology; insolvency; insurance; intellectual property; litigation and arbitration; marketing; private equity; property; public procurement; tax; telecommunications; and transport.

In addition to four offices in Sweden, the firm has a presence in Brussels.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance
China practice group
Commercial agreements
Corporate commercial
Corporate finance and capital markets
Corporate risk and compliance
Dispute resolution
Employment and benefits
Environmental
EU, competition and regulatory
Financial regulatory issues
General corporate
Insurance
Intellectual property
M&A
Maritime and transport
Marketing
Media
Private equity
Public procurement
Real estate
Restructuring and insolvency
Tax
Telecommunications, technology and outsourcing
Number of lawyers : 320
at this office : 210
Cantonese
Chinese
Danish
English
Finnish
French
German
Greek
Hindi
Italian
Mandarin
Norwegian
Persian
Portuguese
Punjabi
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Urdu
Lex Mundi
Other offices : Brussels
Other offices : Gothenburg
Other offices : Helsingborg
Other offices : Malmö