News Top ranking for Vinge's Maritime and Transport Practice Group

May 12, 2020

Vinge has been awarded the highest ranking by both Chambers and Legal 500 in their recently released rankings.

The team according to the ranking institutes

Chambers and Partners’ rankings cover several client statements. In such statements, Vinge’s clients describe Vinge as follows:

"Vinge was an excellent partner with very reliable and specific advice for both the strategy and actual execution of the project." Another client stated how the team "has very good knowledge and a commercial perspective." (Chambers and Partners 2020)

The availability and provision of services is very good and of high quality. Vinge is always available for the client when we require services.– Chambers and Partners  

In Legal 500 one client states "I have trusted them with very qualified issues over the past years and they never disappoint."

The ranking institute further states "The team is highly qualified in the field and is able to combine high‑level legal advice with a pragmatic approach, which makes the services useful without much extra work for me as in‑house counsel." 

"Very flexible and good at adapting their services to our needs, but at the same time careful about having a clear agreement about the scope of the assignment." (Legal 500, 2020)

Vinge is one of two Swedish law firms whose maritime and transport team is ranked as Tier 1 by Legal 500, as well as one of three law firms in Sweden whose maritime and transport team is ranked by Chambers and Partners.

Jerker Kjellander is a new partner in Skåne

Dispute resolution expert Jerker Kjellander has been elected as a partner in Vinge’s Skåne office.
November 20, 2020

Amendments to the Swedish Competition Act provide extended powers for the Swedish Competition Authority

Early in 2021, the Swedish Competition Act (2008: 579) will be amended in several important respects. The background to the amendments is Directive (EU) 2019/1 of the European Parliament and of the Council, which aims to harmonize the investigative and sanctioning powers of the European competition authorities in their enforcement of the EU competition rules. Undertakings active in Sweden will be affected by the amendments in several ways.
October 12, 2020

Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) is preparing for its first web based conference – Stockholm 2020 – of which Vinge is a proud sponsor. In the latest edition of IUMI Eye, published just in time for the conference, Vinge’s Paula Bäckdén and Sweden Insurance’s senior advisor Mikaela Tamm discuss the implications of waiving liability limitations.
September 15, 2020