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Lawyers Hans Bagner and Christer Söderlund are among Sweden’s leading international arbitrators

May 08, 2005

The February issue of Chambers ClientReport singles out Vinge’s Hans Bagner and Christer Söderlund among the leading lawyers of international arbitration.

The report identifies Mr Bagner and Mr Söderlund as leading lawyers and arbitrators from Vinge’s litigation and arbitration practice group. Mr Bagner is noted for his vast experience both as an arbitration lawyer and as an international arbitrator. Mr Söderlund stands out as having the ability to conduct arbitration proceedings in Russian.

“Hans Bagner’s quality is that he’s been in this business for a very long time. And he’s worked for the ICC which has given him some very valuable insights. He has also been involved in a number of investment arbitrations", says Ulf Franke, secretary general, SCC Insititute, in the report.

The report is available for subscription under the following address:
http://www.chambersandpartners.com/clientreport/index.cfm

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