News Vinge focuses on a China Practice Group based in Sweden

November 20, 2014

Vinge has taken the strategic decision to concentrate its China Practice to nine lawyers, all of whom are based in Sweden and who will be led by Gu Qun who holds an LL B from the East China University of Political Science & Law.

She has, among other things, previously worked as a judge at a district court in Jiangsu Province and as corporate counsel at Norsk Hydro in China. Since 2012, Qun Gu has managed the China operations from Vinge’s Stockholm office where she is based.

It is possible to have a China Practice Group which is based in Sweden due to the good relations with several leading Chinese corporate law firms, which accords with Vinge’s general international strategy. In addition, Vinge is a member of Lex Mundi, a worldwide international network of independent corporate law firms in which Jun He is a member firm in China.

The decision means that Vinge’s office in Shanghai will close during the first quarter of 2015. The Chinese lawyers working at this office have been offered employment by one of Vinge’s co-operating partners. Katarina Nilsson, who is currently the Resident Partner at the Shanghai office, will be leaving to take up a position as Head of Legal Asia Pacific at SAPA.       

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

Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers

Vinge has been awarded “Best Nordic Business Law Firm for Women” at the European Women in Business Law Awards which took place in London on 10 September. For the eighth time, Vinge has won the award as the law firm which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality work.
September 10, 2020

Clarification of the interpretation of ”nearest suitable railway station”

Road transport performed by Samskip Sia in Sweden has been confirmed to be within the framework of a permitted combined transport through a decision of the Administrative court of Falun in Sweden. The central question in the case was how to interpret the term “nearest suitable railway station”
June 30, 2020