NJORD Law Firm

FinTech Legal Department

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What the team is known for Njord is an international law firm with a substantial presence in the Nordic and Baltic Sea area. The firm is able to assist across practice areas but derives much of its strength from the core competencies of its banking, finance and regulatory teams. In 2019 Njord launched its own FinTech Lab, open to participants globally, offering legal advice at significantly reduced rates for startup clients.

Strengths"They're very knowledgeable and have been helping us quite a lot. They know what they're talking about and have handled all of our needs, taking care of the research required and doing everything on point. A safe pair of hands."

"The team at Njord have a superior understanding than most in the blockchain field, due to their solid grasp of the technological underpinnings and relevant programming infrastructure."

Work highlights Provided legal assistance to Ultra Corporation, a games distribution platform built on a blockchain.

Notable practitioners

Veikko Toomere
co-leads the firm's FinTech offering and advises predominantly on financial regulatory matters around payments, cryptocurrencies and lending platforms. Interviewees are highly complimentary of Toomere's practice, saying: "Veikko is extremely knowledgeable and knows exactly what you need for any given situation. If he doesn't, he knows who to refer you to." "I visited a number of lawyers and Veikko made the best impression," reveals a client; "he could answer the questions I really cared about and seemed a very trustworthy person. I value that a lot."