Vinge has recruited intellectual property law lawyer, Pär Leander, as part of its continued efforts to focus on intellectual property law. Pär Leander is a leading intellectual property law expert who is regularly mentioned in international publications and is consistently ranked at the head of reputable ranking lists.
Advokat Anna Palmérus, who works at Vinge’s Gothenburg office, has been elected as a new partner at Vinge. At the same time, advokat Robert Deli, who also works at the Gothenburg office, and advokat Matthias Pannier, who works at the Stockholm office, have been appointed as counsel. All of the appointments apply commencing 1 January 2016.
Vinge has appointed Ulrika Åkervall Westin as the new Head of Marketing and Communications. She is currently Head of Communications at Danske Bank Sverige.
Pär Remnelid, partner, and since 2001 based at Vinge's office in Malmö, will become the new head of Vinge’s Brussels office. Martin Johansson, having 25 years’ experience of EU law and having worked at the Brussels office since 2007, will become the new resident partner and be in charge of general EU law operations.
Vinge has employed CSR expert and human rights lawyer Parul Sharma who has worked at Sandvik and Stora Enso and who is currently at CSR Sweden. She will be responsible for formulating anti-corruption programmes – something which is increasingly requested by Vinge’s clients.
Vinge has been awarded the European Women in Business Law – Sweden 2015 for the third time. Vinge received the award for its gender diversity initiative within the legal profession. Vinge also received the award in 2011 and 2014.
Following a proposal from the Swedish Bar Association, Vinge’s Johan Karlsson has been appointed as an expert in the Government Commission of Inquiry concerning enhanced powers of decision-making for the Swedish Competition Authority (the Authority).
Vinge partner Håkan Borgenhäll has participated as an expert in the Patent Law Revision Committee appointed by the Swedish government.
At the Insurance Industry Awards ceremony held at Berns on 22 April 2015, Vinge partner Per Johan Eckerberg received the Insurance Profile of the Year award.
Commencing 1 January 2013, Swedish Bar Association members Jesper Schönbeck, Mattias Rosengren, Charlotte Levin and Jonas Bergström, all from Vinge's Stockholm office, are new partners at Vinge.