News Glader new head of Vinge Brussels

March 31, 2009


Marcus Glader will become resident partner of Vinge’s Brussels office effective April 1, 2009. Glader, 36 years old, is a doctor of civil law, with broad academic and practical experience in the field of competition law. Since 2005, he has practised competition and EC law with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in Brussels. Vinge Brussels currently has 6 employees and advises clients on competition law and general EC law.

Vinge is strengthening its presence in Brussels with the recruitment of Marcus Glader. Vinge was the first Swedish law firm to establish itself in Brussels and the office will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. 

“Marcus Glader is a very valuable addition to our competition law practice. We are the leading competition law firm in Sweden and we now reinforce that position even further,” said Carl Wetter, head of Vinge’s competition and EC law department. 

Carl Wetter continued: “We have recruited a person with deep theoretical knowledge combined with broad practical experience, not least from high-tech industries such as pharmaceuticals and telecoms. Marcus Glader will also contribute specific competence in the focus area of competition and intellectual property law, which we see as a very important field of law.”

 “I am very pleased to be joining Vinge. I enjoyed my work with Cleary very much. But I look forward to renewing my ties with Sweden and Scandinavia and becoming a part of Vinge, which is recognized as a first class law firm with a leading competition law practice. This opportunity offers a new and very interesting role for me,” said Marcus Glader.

 

For further information, please contact:

Carl Wetter, Partner +46 8 614 30 76, +46 70 714 30 76, carl.wetter@vinge.se
Marcus Glader, Resident Partner Vinge Bryssel, +32 474 521 563, marcus.glader@vinge.se
Boo Ehlin, Head of Communications, +46 8 614 33 87, +46 70 429 33 87, boo.ehlin@vinge.se 


Vinge is one of the Nordic region’s largest law firms, with around 450 employees.  It is a full-service commercial law firm, and the majority of its work is international in nature.  Vinge has offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Helsingborg, as well as London, Brussels, Hong Kong and Shanghai.  The firm is a member of Lex Mundi, which is a global network of independent law firms.
 

 

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