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August, 2017 - United States of America



Simonsen Vogt Wiig Joins WSG as Exclusive Member for Norway


World Services Group is pleased to announce that Simonsen Vogt Wiig, one of Norway’s top commercial law firms, has joined the WSG network as the exclusive legal member for Norway. Built on long-lasting relationships with clients through strong business sense and premium legal advice, the addition of Simonsen Vogt Wiig strengthens WSG’s distinguished global membership.

WSG Chairman, Larry Pascal commented, “On behalf of World Services Group, I would like to welcome our new Legal Services member for Norway, Simonsen Vogt Wiig. This is a valuable addition for WSG and I believe their membership will provide WSG members and clients access to important resources and expertise in the region. Their membership further positions WSG as the association of leading professional services firms.”

As one of the largest firms in Norway, Simonsen Vogt Wiig has a strong international focus on advising leading national and global companies for decades from its six Norway offices and its Singapore office. Their core vision is to match legal advice directly to commercial insight, helping its clients always to stay one step ahead. Today Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s 180 lawyers offer legal counsel national and international to clients across a range of sectors including M&A, technology, telecommunications, oil and gas, and shipping.

Managing Partner, Mona Søyland said, “We are honored and excited to become a member of the WSG Network. As part of our growing strategy of providing top tier legal services, we are looking forward to opening vast, new opportunities for WSG clients in this jurisdiction.”

Simonsen Vogt Wiig firmly believes that good business, is built on good relationships. With that said, WSG is proud to welcome this phenomenal firm into our vast network of members.

About WSG

World Services Group is a global membership network whose members are among the leading independent firms. Formed upon a unique approach to legal networks, WSG developed the idea that the premier independent law firm needed a more expansive and efficient global approach within the industry. The integration of knowledge, expertise and client service providers from the investment banking and accounting professions creates better opportunities for providers and clients alike. Additionally, through innovative access and technology, WSG offers members and clients immediate access to prospects, information and leading experts with a known record of superior, quality service.

WSG has been built on the expertise and experience of the over 19,000 professionals at its more than 130 member firms. WSG’s global representation includes more than 145 jurisdictions and operations throughout the United States and Canada.

About Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s belief in strong relationships has a long tradition in the Norwegian law sector. Simonsen was established in 1948 to serve Norway’s fast-growing shipping industry, Vogt & Wiig has roots dating back to 1894. In 2013, we joined together to create one of the most powerful law firms within shipping, offshore, oil and gas.

Today Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s 180 lawyers assist national and international clients out of Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger, Kristiansand, Tromsø and Singapore. And while we offer legal counsel to clients across a range of sectors – technology, telecommunications, oil and gas, and shipping – we act as business counsellors too. Matching legal advice directly to commercial objectives. Helping them always to stay one step ahead.


WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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