MAGNUSSON WINS THE BRITISH LEGAL AWARDS FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW
The Awards ceremony took place on 28th November 2013 with an audience of nearly 1,000 UK and international lawyers assembled at the Old Billingsgate Market in the City of London. The award was accepted by Senior Partner and Founder Per Magnusson, and Mariusz Kowalski, Chief Marketing Officer / Partner.
The British Legal Awards are hosted by Legal Week, a top UK weekly magazine focused on the legal industry. All the major UK and international law firms compete every year for the awards.
The winners were chosen by an independent panel of senior judges, including BAE Systems group general counsel Philip Bramwell, former Clifford Chance managing partner Peter Cornell, BAA general counsel Carol Hui, Rothschild executive vice chairman Sir Anthony Salz and Vodafone group general counsel Rosemary Martin. The judging panel was chaired by Alasdair Douglas, chairman, City of London Law Society. The judges based their decisions on the following criteria: strategic vision, legal expertise, innovation, business winning, client care, employee development, diversity and corporate social responsibility.
Winners in other categories include such firms as, among others, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Clifford Chance, Linklaters, Herbert Smith Freehills and King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin.
Also, on 28th November 2013, for the second consecutive year Magnusson won the Årets Advokatbyrå Award for the best law firm in Sweden. Magnusson also received Årets Advokatbyrå Award for the most innovative law firm.
MARTIN HIRVOJA AS AN EXPERT SPEAKER AT THE ST. PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL LEGAL FORUM
Martin Hirvoja, attorney-at-law from Magnusson Tallinn Office, participated as an expert on the panel on How to Make Government Oversight Amiable yet Effective: Presentation of a New Draft Bill on State Control and Supervision of Russian Federation.read more
MAGNUSSON WARSAW ADVISES VASTINT ON SALE OF THREE OFFICE BUILDINGS IN WROCŁAW
Magnusson Warsaw represented Vastint Poland in the process of selling three office buildings being a part of Business Garden Wrocław. The property was purchased by the Philippine fund ISOC Group.read more
MAGNUSSON FINALISES ONE OF SWEDEN'S LARGEST REAL ESTATE LAWSUITS
The case concerned the termination of a site leasehold right concerning Berg's oil port located in Nacka. Oil depot activities have been conducted on the property since 1959. Nacka municipality has during the last twenty years planned to create a denser and more mixed urban development on western Sickla island, where the property is located.read more
MAGNUSSON WINS IN SWEDEN’S ENVIRONMENTAL COURT
Magnusson has successfully represented Varbergs Bostadsaktiebolag in the Environmental Court in a case concerning exemption from the prohibitions in the biotope protection provisions in the Environmental Code.read more