For the eighth year in a row, the Swedish Bar Association has issued the award for outstanding achievements within the legal profession. In 2019, the award goes to Maria-Pia Hope, Managing Partner at Advokatfirman Vinge.
Vinge’s Head of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Stockholm, James Hope, has been appointed as a new member of the London Court of International Arbitration as well as arbitrator in the international panel of the International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR). He has also been ranked as a “Thought Leader” by the ranking guide WWL.
Vinge has appointed Helena Brännvall and Ulrika Bengtsson as counsel.
In this newsletter we take a closer look at the authority of managers. The article examines a case from the Swedish Labour Court that addresses the issue of the authority of a manager to enter into agreements with employees which are binding on the employer.
Vinge’s IP Group has once again been top-ranked by several leading ranking institutes within the area, now IAM 1000, MIP IP Stars as well as WTR Global.
For the seventh time – sixth time in a row – Vinge has won the award as the law firm in Sweden which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality work.
The Swedish Competition Authority’s position on public procurement means that Swedish companies lose out on hundreds of millions in lost business.
Vinge has received the highest ranking within14 of 17 categories in Legal 500’s ranking list which was published recently.
Vinge Gothenburg has appointed Anna Palmérus as the new Managing Partner.
On Thursday, 7 March 2019, Vinge received the prestigious award - Sweden Trade Mark Contentious Firm of the Year 2019 at a ceremony in London.
“She is the CEO of one of the country’s largest law firms with approximately SEK 1 billion in turnover and which was responsible for most M&A transactions last year by far. Her firm also often ends up at the top of the rankings when law students are asked to nominate their preferred future employers.” These were the stated reasons for Vinge CEO Maria-Pia Hope’s inclusion in Veckans Affärer’s list of Sweden’s most powerful women.
Vinge has strengthened and developed the IP practice group by recruiting three sector specialists – intellectual property law postdoctoral researcher Stojan Arnerstål, senior IP lawyer Sofia Ljungblad and paralegal Kerstin Lagercrantz.
The firm has won three awards within several practice areas. Not least in Chambers Global, Vinge is top ranked in five of six categories.
After several red-hot years, expectations were that there would be a decline in activity. Instead, in an interview in Dagens Industri, Vinge’s Christina Kokko describes an M&A market which is hotter than ever.
Vinge’s IP practice group has won two awards at the IAM/WTR Global IP Awards. Vinge was awarded both Swedish Patent Litigation Firm of the Year and Swedish Trademark Litigation Firm of the Year.