• Short & Sweet: Ship Sale and Purchase #1

    SVW boasts one of the largest shipping teams, continually handling vessel transactions all around the world in any context, investment or financing. In this series we share some legal + commercial tips on sale and purchase. First out is an overview of standard forms.

  • Simonsen Vogt Wiig ranked #1 within FinTech in Norway

    Today, Chambers and Partners FinTech Legal Guide to Norway was published, and Simonsen Vogt Wiig is still the only top-ranked law firm in Norway.

  • The Supreme Court clarifies: Lawyers' professional liability becomes time-barred according to the rules on contractual liability

    The Supreme Court's decision published as HR-2019-2034-A concerns a client's claim for damages from his lawyer for alleged grossly negligent advice. The Supreme Court, however, found that the client's claim for compensation was time-barred. In the judgment, the Supreme Court provided important clarification on whether a lawyer's professional liability is a contractual liability or based in tort.

  • New Associate Partner in Simonsen Vogt Wiig

    Compliance is becoming increasingly important, and Simonsen Vogt Wiig has the pleasure of announcing that Malin Tønseth, who has long experience in this field, will join our group of Partners from 1 February.

  • ICLG Norway: Oil & Gas regulation 2020

    SVW's oil and gas team is a regular contributor to the Norway Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Oil & Gas Regulation. Bjørn-Erik Leerberg and Frode A. Berntsen provide an updated overview of the Norwegian sector and regulations in the 2020 edition.

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