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Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS  

Legal Services | Norway

tel: +47 21 95 55 00 | fax: +47 2195 55 01
P.O. Box 2043 Vika | Oslo | N-0125 | Norway

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS's Overview

Simonsen Vogt Wiig is a leading business law firm with offices in all major cities in Norway and Singapore. Our 180 lawyers assist all key industries, and build lasting relationships with our clients by combining inbound business acumen and legal expertise in counseling. High quality at all levels to be guiding principles for our business. Through cooperation and availability, we arrange for relevant and effective communication and advice to our clients. We have the capacity to be both specialized and versatile, and expertise to solve the most demanding problems and the major missions.

  • Year this Office was Established: 2013
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 7
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 180

Languages: English, French, Portugese, German, Scandinavian languages, Icelandic, Mandarin, Greek, Vietnamese


Areas of Practice
  • Aviation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Climate and Renewable Energy
  • Communications, IT and media
  • Compliance and Scrutiny
  • Contract Law
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • EU / EEA and Competition
  • FinTech
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • IT, Privacy and Data Security
  • Minerals and Mining
  • Oil and Gas
  • Personal Injury law
  • Public Procurement
  • Public Sector
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Shipping and Offshore
  • Stock Exchange and Securities
  • Taxes and Duties

A Supplier of Luxury Goods can Prohibit its Distributors from Selling Those Goods on a Third Party Internet Platform such as Amazon
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, December 2017

Coty Germany sells luxury cosmetics in Germany. It markets certain brands via a selective distribution network, i.e. through authorized distributors. Coty brought proceedings before the German courts against one of its authorized distributors, Pafümerie Akzente, in order to prohibit it from distributing Coty products via Amazon. According to the selective distribution contract in question, authorized distributors are allowed to offer and sell products online, provided, however, that they use their own 'electronic shop window' and that the luxury character of the products is preserved...

The EFTA Court Renders Judgment in Landmark Public Procurement Case
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, November 2017

Simonsen Vogt Wiig and lead counsel Anders Thue represented Fosen-Linjen AS (a ferry operator) against AtB AS before the EFTA Court. AtB organises the public transportation in one of the Norwegian counties. In its judgment delivered earlier this year (in Case E-16/16), the EFTA Court replied to questions referred to it by the Frostating Court of Appeal (Frostating lagmannsrett). In its decision, the EFTA Court concludes that a simple breach of public procurement law is, in itself, sufficient to trigger the liability of the contracting authority to compensate the person harmed for the damage incurred, provided that the other conditions for the award of damages are met...

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Simonsen Vogt Wiig strengthens its litigation practice
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, September 2017

Seasoned litigator Christian Reusch joins Simonsen Vogt Wiig's litigation team. He comes from the Attorney General's office, which serves as the Norwegian Government's legal advisors and litigators in high profile and important matters on behalf of the state. Previously, he also held a position as a specialist director at the office of the Norwegian Prime Minister. Mr. Reusch is highly regarded as a leading lawyer in civil procedure matters and is a recognized speaker and author in the civil litigation field. Christian was admitted to the Supreme Court already in 2003. He has pleaded a significant number of high profile cases before the Appeal Courts and the Supreme Court...

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