Anders Leissner

Sanctions, Shipping & Insurance Expert

  • Gothenburg
  • Languages:
    Swedish, English

Anders Leissner has worked at a leading maritime insurance company for more than 20 years, which has given him broad and practical experience within a number of practice areas ranging from corporate governance to dispute resolution both from a Swedish and international perspective. Anders has extensive experience in relation to sanction issues, in particular as regards how the sanction legislation in the United States affects companies within the EU, which has included both risk assessments, contract issues and management of incidents in co‑operation with Swedish and foreign public authorities. He has also participated in several international industrial organisations that have prepared sanction clauses and other contractual terms and conditions for the shipping and insurance sector. In addition, Anders has several years’ experience in respect of general legal advice for Swedish and foreign shipping companies.

Education

  • University of Lund, LL.M, 1995
  • Nordic Institute of Maritime Law, studies in Maritime law, 1994

Experience

  • The Swedish Club, Gothenburg and London, 1998-2019
  • Haight Gardner Poor & Havens, Washington DC, 1997
  • United Nations, New York, 1996

Other qualifications

  • Chairman of The Swedish war insurance agency
  • Board member of the Swedish Maritime Law Association
  • Supporting member London Maritime Arbitrators Association
  • Arbitrator and member Advisory Board Xiamen Arbitration Commission

Mandate

Mandate October 22, 2020

Vinge advises Nordic Paper Holding AB (publ) in connection with its listing on Nasdaq Stockholm

Vinge has advised Nordic Paper Holding AB (publ) (“Nordic Paper” or the “Company”) in connection wit…

News

Top ranking of Vinge’s maritime and transport group
News April 19, 2021

Top ranking of Vinge’s maritime and transport group

Vinge has been top ranked by Legal 500  in its newly released rankings for 2021.

Insurance law and blockage of the Suez Canal
News March 29, 2021

Insurance law and blockage of the Suez Canal

One of the largest container ships in the world is still blocking the Suez Canal, an event which can…

New assignment for Anders Leissner
News February 26, 2021

New assignment for Anders Leissner

Anders Leissner has been appointed by the Swedish government as chairman of the War Insurance Board.…

Sanctions round-up
News December 22, 2020

Sanctions round-up

Not so long ago, sanctions were a rare occurrence which only involved obscure products and countries…

Vinge arranges webinars on trade sanctions in a changing world
News May 29, 2020

Vinge arranges webinars on trade sanctions in a changing world

Vinge's sanctions expert Anders Leissner holds a webinar on the impact of trade sanctions on world t…

Top ranking for Vinge's Maritime and Transport Practice Group
News May 12, 2020

Top ranking for Vinge's Maritime and Transport Practice Group

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

The global reach of OFAC sanctions
News April 15, 2020

The global reach of OFAC sanctions

Sanctions imposed by OFAC have a global reach and therefore also an impact on any company involved i…

Covid-19 and its impact on international trade
News March 27, 2020

Covid-19 and its impact on international trade

Vinge’s experts within trade and shipping summarise some observations on how Corona impact internati…

Articles

Article May 15, 2019

Den amerikanska lagens långa arm (swedish)

Juridisk Tidskrift, nr 1 2019-20, sid 137-147
Article March 19, 1997

Effektivitet av mineralutvinning på djuphavsbotten: En rättsekonomisk kommentar (swedish)

Ekonomisk Debatt 1997, årgång 25, nr 8, sid 490-492