The law firm Simonsen Vogt Wiig was formed by the law firm Simonsen and the law firm Vogt & Wiig merging as of 1 January 2013 to create one of Norway’s most powerful law firms with a strong focus on the market segments of aviation and shipping, oil and gas, technology and media, contract and commercial law, bank and finance, as well as capital markets and transactions. Through the merger, the firm optimised competence and capacity within these areas. Furthermore, Simonsen Vogt Wiig created a very strong litigation team with 17 lawyers licensed to plead before the Supreme Court of Norway. The firm is a full-service business law firm able to cover all aspects of business law. The aviation team consists of five lawyers.
The merger created one of Norway’s largest law firms and fulfilled the two firms’ wish to strengthen their legal skills and capacity in order to improve their services to clients. The firm has the skills and capacity to solve the most challenging problems and the largest assignments. The merger gives clients access to the network of the firm’s offices in all major cities in Norway and in Singapore. Through the long-standing international activities and network of lawyers of both firms, its clients will have top-quality service in any jurisdiction.
Simonsen Vogt Wiig has approximately 180 lawyers. The main office is in Oslo with offices in Bergen, Kristiansand, Stavanger, Trondheim, Tromsø and Singapore.