Michele Fara

Partner
  • Gothenburg
  • Languages:
    Swedish, English, Italian

Michele Fara specializes in dispute resolution and maritime and transport law. He has extensive experience of both international and domestic arbitrations and civil proceedings, particularly concerning complex contractual disputes. Furthermore, Michele is head of the firm’s maritime and transport law group and is regularly engaged by clients in the transport and logistics sector, industrial companies and insurers, for essentially all kinds of matters within shipping and transportation. 

Mentions

Michele Fara is by far the best lawyer within his areas of expertise. I have worked with him as an external partner for over 12 years and he manages his team with great excellence. He had deep knowledge and understands the business needs.’

Michele Fara has both wide and deep knowledge of the case law, and has a business understanding as well as thoughtful legal competence. Easy to deal with and a good sounding board – a true partner of law.’ - Legal 500 2021

Michele Fara has an exceptionally broad knowledge and with his brilliant mind he is very fast in analysing and providing excellent advice.
‘Michele Fara and his team have a good knowledge of how to deal with transport law cases and how to find good solutions. They are easy to work with.‘- Legal 500 2020


Michele Fara is active in various aspects of shipping law, including recourse claims for collisions, cargo damage and theft of goods. A client states: "He makes you feel comfortable because of his knowledge, but also his approach towards his clients." - Chambers & Partners 2020

According to one client, the "very solution-oriented" Michele Fara demonstrates "an excellent understanding of our business" and a "high level of skill within the area of transport and maritime law."  - Chambers & Partners 2018

Education

  • Gothenburg University (LL M, 2007)

Awards

News

Vinge contributing to International Comparative Legal Guides
News August 20, 2021

Vinge contributing to International Comparative Legal Guides

Vinge’s specialists within Maritime and Transport law have been requested to contribute with a chapt…

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…

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…

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…

Six new partners at Vinge
Press Release September 06, 2016

Six new partners at Vinge

Vinge strengthens its position through the appointment of six new partners at the Gothenburg and Sto…

Articles

Article August 06, 2021

Shipping Laws and Regulations 2021, Sweden

THE INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE LEGAL GUIDES AND THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS REPORTS, GLOBAL LEGAL GROUP

Books

Book August 19, 2015

A Swedish Translation of the Rotterdam Rules, United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea. Svenska Sjörättsföreningen, Skrifter nr. 82, Jure AB 2015