News New Managing Director at Vinge

March 19, 2008

Lawyer Michael Wigge will as of the first of April become Managing Director at Vinge with operational responsibility over Vinge Stockholm.

-  Vinge has reached a leading position by attracting competent co-workers which in turn has allowed Vinge to increase substantially. One of Michael Wigge’s tasks will be to further strengthen Vinge’s position and secure that we, in an even more distinct way, will link legal competence with client need, Bertil Villard, one of Vinge’s Board Members expresses, and he also continues to say:

- Within the very broad recruiting process also external candidates were considered. The Board thus came to reach the decision that Michael Wigge was the most suitable candidate to represent and lead Vinge. Michael Wigge is experienced within the industry, he is a qualified manager and he also possesses the qualifications that the Board has prioritized when looking for a person to fill this position.

Michael Wigge joined Vinge in 1986 and in 1994 he became a partner. During the years 2000-2004 Michael Wigge was employed as Vinge Stockholm’s Managing Partner. Michael Wigge has a good repute internationally and his areas of expertise lie within corporate law and M&A.

- Along with Vinge’s competent co-workers I look forward to execute the firm’s new business plan making Vinge every clients first hand choice, Michael Wigge expresses.

Vinge holds much experience of legal consultancy within corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions. During the last few years Vinge’s expansion has put Vinge in a top rank position among Swedish and Nordic firms.

For further information, please contact:

Michael Wigge, Managing Director Vinge, tel: +46 70 714 30 56
Bertil Villard, Board Member Vinge, tel: +46 70 714 31 30
Boo Ehlin, Head of Communication Vinge, tel: +46 70 429 33 87

 

Vinge is the leading law firm in Sweden with approximately 450 employees, of which 300 are lawyers. The business is focused on commercial law with a large number of international transactions. Vinge has offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Helsingborg as well as in London, Brussels, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Vinge is a member of Lex Mundi, a global network of independent law firms.

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