International & Cross-Border Capabilities Department

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What the team is known for Krogerus offers clients a strong range of skills and experience in international work and is noted for tackling cross-border issues in legal projects on a regular basis across numerous areas of work. As an independent Finnish practice, the firm is frequently engaged on international work as Finnish counsel, winning praise as a popular partner to some high-profile US law firms. It is also called upon to co-ordinate issues related to the Nordic region and other parts of Europe.

With strong departments in M&A, competition law, capital markets and banking, much of the firm's international work revolves around transactions; however, it is also renowned for impressive local law capacity in disputes, energy work, TMT and restructuring. The firm has built a strong following of international clients and actively works for them across practice areas.

Strengths The firm receives strong praise for its approach in international work, with one source reporting: "Their professionalism is absolutely beyond any question, but this is topped with the extraordinary commitment and attention that one receives while working with them," and adding that the lawyers impress due to their "personal experience with handling big, demanding international projects."

One client was pleased with the firm's capacity to deal with "international cross-border issues located in different jurisdictions," adding that the Krogerus team was "co-ordinating the international firms and it was excellent."