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Vinge engages Carl Wetter as Senior Advisor

Oct. 18, 2018 About the firm

Carl Wetter, one of the Nordic region’s most experienced lawyers within EU and competition law, is joining Vinge as a Senior Advisor.

During the period 2013-2016, Carl Wetter served as a judge in the General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union. In this capacity, Carl Wetter was involved in several of the most notable cases within the field of competition, state aid and other areas of law. Carl Wetter has a background as a lawyer and partner at Vinge and was one of the founders of Vinge’s establishment in Brussels already in 1989.  Carl Wetter has been awarded H.M. The King’s Medal for meritorious achievements as a lawyer (2017). 

Johan Karlsson, partner and head of Vinge’s EU and competition law practice group:

-    With Carl Wetter as a Senior Advisor, we strengthen our position as the leading firm within the area of EU and competition law. Carl’s unique experience, competence, business-oriented approach and general wisdom will be an invaluable asset for us and our clients. The fact that he has previously been with firm for many years is of course a significant bonus. We know each other and work extremely well together. 

Carl Wetter: 
-    It is exciting not only to be a part of the firm but also to contribute in this way. I hope that my knowledge and experience can be of use. Vinge is a fantastic law firm which is at the forefront of developments. This applies not least within EU and competition law.

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