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Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS  

Legal Services | Norway

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Brattørkaia 17B PO Box 1280 Pirsenteret | Trondheim | N-7462 | 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: 230


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

Employee Board-Level Representation
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, February 2021

Introduction The employee’s right to be represented on the Board of Directors («BoD») is governed in the Limited Liability Companies Act (Nw: aksjeloven) and the Public Limited Liability Companies Act (Nw: allmennaksjeloven). We will in the following refer to the Limited Liability Companies Act («the Company Act»), as the wording is the same.  The provisions are the basis for the right of employee representation on the board of directors through direct election by and among the employees...

Direct Action Claims in Norway – Norwegian Courts Maintain Legal Venue for Claims against Owners that are Joined in Legal Action against Norwegian P&I Clubs
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, February 2021

The ongoing court action, often referred to as the «Stolt Commitment Case», was commenced in the aftermath of a collision between MV «Thorco Cloud» and MV «Stolt Commitment» outside Singapore in 2015. MV «Stolt Commitment» was owned by a Dutch company, and was flying Cayman Island flag. The vessel had P&I cover with Gard, and the owners of MV «Thorco Cloud» and its managers commenced direct action proceedings against Gard before the courts in Norway. The Owners of MV «Stolt Commitment» were joined as co-defendants in the proceedings. The Thorco companies were domiciled in the Marshall Islands and Germany...

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Chambers Europe 2021: Simonsen Vogt Wiig on top within Shipping and Technology, Media,Telecoms (TMT) in Norway
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, March 2021

This year we also have three new individual lawyer rankings; Yannis Litinas (Shipping: Corporate/Commercial), Karin Fløistad (Competition Law) and Trond Erik Kvalsnes (Employment)...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig achieves good rankings in this year’s Chambers and Partners Global
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, February 2021

The Chambers Global Guide ranks law firms and lawyers in more than 200 jurisdictions in selected disciplines. All subject areas are part of Chambers Europe being published in March. SVW is ranked within Banking and Finance, Corporate M&A, Oil and Gas, Dispute Resolution and International & Cross Border Capabilities. Several of our lawyers climb as well as defend last year’s placements and the Chambers Global Guide writes as follows: Banking and Finance Robust banking and finance practice with a strong reputation in loan and refinancing mandates in the shipping sector. Acts for borrowers and lenders on bilateral and syndicated facilities...

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