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Borenius

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Firm Details

Chairman: Samuli Simojoki

Managing Partner: Casper Herler

Number of partners: 27

Number of lawyers: 120

Languages: Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Russian, Swedish

Firm Overview

Borenius is one of the largest and most experienced law firms in Finland. With over 120 lawyers, Borenius provides significant value to its corporate clients through its full-practice offering of high-end legal services. The firm’s commitment to its clients’ success is firmly grounded in strong expertise, innovation, long-term commitment, and genuine involvement in our clients’ business.

Offices

As a leading independent Finnish law firm, with a presence in London and New York, Borenius works together with other highly regarded law firms across the globe that shares its commitment to excellent service and quality.

Main Areas of Practice

Banking & Finance:

Services cover the whole range of different financial instruments and products, including leverage finance, structured finance and debt capital market products.

Contact: Niina Nuottimäki, Tel: +358 20 713 3506

Riikka Eronen, Tel. +358 20 713 3278

Capital Markets:

Advises issuers, investors and arrangers on the whole spectrum of equity and debt offerings. Its takeover and public M&A practice as well as regulatory and issuer compliance advice is also renowned.

Contact: Juha Koponen, Tel: +358 20 713 3285

Corporate Advisory & Compliance:

Advises corporate governance, risk management and board liability for public and private companies including advice in public company transactions.

Contact: Andreas Doepel, Tel: +358 20 713 3416

Dispute Resolution:

Full dispute resolution services covering all business sectors, including international arbitration, complex court proceedings and corporate crime cases.

Contact: Markus Kokko, Tel: +358 20 713 3482

Kristiina Liljedahl, Tel: +358 20 713 3464

Tero Kovanen, Tel: +358 20 713 3276

Employment:

Services cover all sub-categories of employment law matters such as outsourcing, restructuring, dispute resolution, contract drafting, immigration, data protection and discrimination.

Contact: Jani Syrjänen, Tel: +358 20 713 3565

Energy & Infrastructure:

Advises on energy transactions, energy regulation, and EPC and other supply contracts in the field of energy production.

Contact: Ari Kaarakainen, Tel: +358 20 713 3524

Christian Fogelholm, Tel: +358 20 713 3519

Environment & Natural Resources:

Service covers all aspects of environment and natural resources.

Contact: Casper Herler, Tel: +358 20 713 3288

EU & Competition:

Advises leading companies in complex EU and competition law matters, including international and national cartels and dominance cases, internal market cases, state aid and public procurement disputes, traditional merger filings, and private enforcement disputes.

Contact: Ilkka Aalto-Setälä, Tel: +358 20 713 3545

Asko Lindqvist, Tel: +358 20 713 3413

Financial Institutions & Regulation:

Advises banks and other financial institutions on a wide range of regulatory and compliance issues covering e.g. banking, securities, derivatives, stock exchange and bookentry system matters as well as other financial products and fintech related questions.

Contact: Juha Koponen, Tel: +358 20 713 3285

Niina Nuottimäki, Tel: +358 20 713 3506

Fund Formation:

Extensive experience covering all areas of fund formation and investment management.

Contact: Paulus Hidén, Tel: +358 20 713 3436

Intellectual Property:

Advises and represents clients in all aspects of intellectual property law, IP litigation and commercialisation of IP including a full service trademark and design right prosecution practice.

Contact: Ben Rapinoja, Tel: +358 20 713 3424

Lasse Laaksonen, Tel: +358 20 713 3521

M&A:

One of the largest and most experienced M&A teams in Finland advising on all aspects of public and private mergers and acquisitions.

Contact: Jyrki Tähtinen, Tel: +358 20 713 3411

Johannes Piha, Tel: +358 20 713 3225

Johan Roman Tel: +358 20 713 3489

Nella Åström Tel: 358 20 713 3570

Private Equity:

Advises private equity firms, funds and management companies on all aspects and stages of investment and exit from those investments.

Contact: Johannes Piha, Tel: +358 20 713 3225

Real Estate:

Advises domestic and international investors, real estate developers, construction companies and tenants/users in all aspects of real estate.

Contact: Christian Fogelholm, Tel: +358 20 713 3519

Saara Paronen, Tel: +358 20 713 3213

Ari Kaarakainen, Tel: +358 20 713 3524

Restructuring & Insolvency:

Advises and represents clients in restructuring and insolvency issues and acts as administrators in bankruptcies and corporate restructurings.

Contact: Jyrki Tähtinen, Tel: +358 20 713 3411

Robert Peldán, Tel: +358 20 713 3448

Tax:

Borenius’ top-ranked tax practice offers high-quality tax services covering both domestic and international taxation, with a main focus on M&A tax, international tax and tax litigation.

Contact: Janne Juusela, Tel: +358 20 713 3431

Einari Karhu, Tel: +358 20 713 3488

Heikki Wahlroos, Tel: +358 20 713 3589

Technology, Data & Privacy:

Borenius' highly-recognised and skilled team advises domestic and international clients in all aspects of TMT issues as well as in privacy and data protection.

Contact: Samuli Simojoki, Tel: +358 20 713 3500

Erkko Korhonen, Tel: +358 20 713 3136

Ranked Offices

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Borenius rankings

Global Guide 2022
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Band
Finland
Banking & Finance
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Banking & Finance
2
Banking & Finance
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Niina Nuottimäki
2
Niina Nuottimäki
2
Band 2
Capital Markets
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Capital Markets
2
Capital Markets
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Juha Koponen
2
Juha Koponen
2
Band 2
Corporate/M&A
2 Department
4 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Corporate/M&A
2
Corporate/M&A
2
Band 2
Corporate/M&A (China)
Corporate/M&A (China)
Spotlight Table
Lawyers
Jyrki Tähtinen
S
Jyrki Tähtinen
S
Senior Statespeople
Johannes Piha
2
Johannes Piha
2
Band 2
Johan Roman
3
Johan Roman
3
Band 3
Sha Wang
F
Sha Wang
F
Foreign expert for China
Dispute Resolution
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Dispute Resolution
3
Dispute Resolution
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Markus Kokko
3
Markus Kokko
3
Band 3
Kristiina Liljedahl
4
Kristiina Liljedahl
4
Band 4
Tero Kovanen
U
Tero Kovanen
U
Up and Coming
Intellectual Property
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Intellectual Property
1
Intellectual Property
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Ben Rapinoja
1
Ben Rapinoja
1
Band 1
Lasse Laaksonen
3
Lasse Laaksonen
3
Band 3
International & Cross-Border Capabilities
1 Department
Department
International & Cross-Border Capabilities
2
International & Cross-Border Capabilities
2
Band 2
USA
Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Juha Koponen
Juha Koponen
Expertise based abroad in Finland