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Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS  

Legal Services | Norway

tel: +47 51 82 32 00 | fax:
Hinna Park Jåttåvågveien 7, Bygg B PO Box 370 N-4067 Stavanger | Stavanger | N-4067 | Norway

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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.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 258


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

Limitation of Liability for Wreck Removal Expenses
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, November 2021

The Norwegian government, as owners of the frigate, has held the owners of the tanker liable for the collision and presented a claim of some NOK 13 billion for the loss of the frigate and an additional NOK 770 million for costs related to removing the wreck. Liability is disputed and is due to be adjudged next year. Simonsen Vogt Wiig acts for the owners of the Sola TS. On 16 November 2021, the Bergen District Court rendered its judgement in an important part of the case, concerning the right of limitation under the Norwegian Maritime Code...

Norwegian Court of Appeal rules on the MV «Cheshire» litigation
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, November 2021

The dispute relates to MV «Cheshire» incident in 2017, where a cargo of 42,000 metric tons of fertiliser was subject to a major decomposition incident off Gran Canaria, during a voyage from Norway to Thailand. The fertiliser was completely damaged and the vessel was declared a total loss. The cargo owners held the ship owners jointly liable for the cargo damage. Bibby Transport Ltd and a number of H&M insurers held the fertiliser producer liable for the damaged vessel. In all material aspects, the Court of Appeal upheld the decision from Oslo District Court  and awarded the fertiliser manufacturer full legal costs...

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Simonsen Vogt Wiig contributes Norway chapter to the Chambers Merger Control 2021 Guide
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, September 2021

Merger control is an integral part of competition law. The Norwegian Competition Authority (NCA) enforces the Norwegian rules. Notification to the NCA is compulsory prior to closing and implementation of all mergers and acquisitions that bring about a structural «change of control» in the market and exceed the national turnover thresholds (the combined annual turnover in Norway of all the undertakings concerned must exceed NOK 1 billion; and the annual turnover in Norway of each of at least two of the undertakings concerned must exceed NOK 100 million)...

New Partners with Simonsen Vogt Wiig
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, August 2021

Thomas Talén joins Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s employment law team from Deloitte. Thomas has extensive expertise within structuring and implementation of various compliance programs, forensic investigations, and handling of whistleblower cases. He also advises national and international clients on acquisitions, restructuring/downsizing as well as individual personnel matters. «The recruitment of Thomas is a great addition to our employment law team and contributes to further strengthen a department in growth. We are very happy to have him joining the SVW team!» Managing Partner Mona Søyland says...

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