Viveka Classon

Partner
  • Stockholm
  • Languages:
    Swedish, English

Mentions

‘Viveka Classon stands out among the insurance partners at Vinge as she brings important experience from the Swedish insurance industry from her past experience’.

‘Viveka Classon and her team are business-oriented and offer in-depth knowledge about the Swedish insurance market’. Legal 500 2022

Viveka Classon advises clients on insurance regulatory matters. A client observes: "Viveka brings very valuable commercial awareness from her years in the insurance industry." Chambers & Partners 2022

‘Viveka Classon comes from having spent several years in the industry as head of legal at a large insurance company. As a client, I get instant sign off on the problem at hand and we can get straight to the various possibilities at hand. I cannot get more value for money anywhere else.’

Viveka Classon is one of the most experienced persons I have ever worked with during my 15 years in management positions within the insurance industry.’

‘Viveka Classon is an excellent lawyer.’ - Legal 500 2021

‘With many years of experience as GC of a major insurance company,  Viveka Classon brings commercial knowledge to the firm.‘ - Legal 500 2020

Business Sectors

Education

  • University of Lund, LL.M.  1995
  • Queen Mary and Westfield College 1993
  • Universität Trier 1993

Experience

  • 2016 –2017, Senior Advisor,  Kompass Advokat
  • 2009 – 2016,  General counsel, company secretary and member of group management team,  Skandia
  • 2008 – 2009,  Chief Risk Officer, Head of Risk and Compliance and member of group management team,  Skandia
  • 2005 – 2007,  Head of Skandia Nordic Legal team,  Skandia Nordic
  • 1997 – 2004,  Legal counsel, Stockholm and London  Skandia Group
  • 1995 –1997, Junior judge   Södra Roslags district court

Other qualifications

  • Member of the board of Handelsbanken Liv Försäkringsaktiebolag
  • Member of the board of Agenta Investment Management AB

Awards

Mandates

Mandate March 08, 2022

Vinge has advised Insight Partners in connection with its investment by participation in a MSEK 190 investment round in Insurely

Vinge has advised Insight Partners in connection with its investment by participation in a MSEK 190…

Mandate February 11, 2022

Vinge has advised Trellis Road in connection with fund establishment

Vinge has advised Trellis Road in connection with the structuring, fund raising and establishment of…

Mandate June 09, 2021

Vinge advises EQT in connection with the acquisition of Anticimex

Vinge advises EQT in connection with the acquisition of leading global pest control specialist Antic…

Mandate June 24, 2020

Vinge has advised Pale Blue Dot in connection with fund establishment

Vinge has advised Pale Blue Dot in connection with the structuring, fund raising and establishment o…

News

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary
News March 24, 2022

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary

Vinge’s insurance team has written a brief summary of some of the main features of the Swedish regul…

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary 2021
News February 09, 2021

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary 2021

Vinge’s insurance team has written a brief summary of some of the main features of the Swedish regul…

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary 2020
News February 10, 2020

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary 2020

Vinge’s insurance team has written a brief summary of some of the main features of the Swedish regul…

Viveka Classon new partner in Stockholm
News November 14, 2019

Viveka Classon new partner in Stockholm

Viveka Classon has been elected as a new partner at Vinge’s Stockholm office.

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary
News November 30, 2018

Insurance services in Sweden – a summary

Vinge’s insurance team has written a brief summary of some of the main features of the Swedish regul…

Viveka Classon strengthens Vinge’s Insurance Offering
News June 15, 2017

Viveka Classon strengthens Vinge’s Insurance Offering

Vinge has now expanded its competence within insurance law by employing Viveka Classon, former gener…

Articles

Article April 28, 2021

Fintech 2021 - Sweden

GETTING THE DEAL THROUGH
Article September 17, 2019

Fintech 2020 - Sweden

GETTING THE DEAL THROUGH