Firm / Organisation

Castrén & Snellman

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Number of partners: 32
Number of lawyers: 110

Firm Overview:
Castrén & Snellman is a forerunner of demanding legal services, advising Finnish and international clients in transactions, dispute resolution and a wide range of other specialised facets of business law. The firm employs over 140 lawyers. Castrén & Snellman’s mission is to help clients build new success stories. Over 50% of Castrén & Snellman’s work is cross-border and it has global contacts with renowned law firms throughout the world. In addition to the firm’s head office in Helsinki, it also has offices in St Petersburg and Moscow, Russia. Founded in 1888, Castrén & Snellman is the oldest law firm in Finland.

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking & Finance:

Corporate Lending, leveraged finance, debt capital markets, real estate finance, debt restructurings, asset finance and securitisation, project finance.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]

Capital Markets & Financial Regulation:
Debt capital markets, equity capital markets, financial instruments, financial regulation and compliance, fintech, impact investing, new forms of financing, public mergers and acquisitions, transactions in the financial sector.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]

Competition & Procurement:
Cartels, dominance, competition and audits, merger control, state aid and competitive neutrality, market regulation
Contact: [email protected]

Data Protection & Privacy:
Data protection management advisory, DPO support and training, cyber threat advisory, compliance audit.
Contact: [email protected]

Digital & TMT:
Digital transformation projects, IT outsourcing, internet of things, media, sports and entertainment, e-commerce and internet law, data protection and privacy, IT disputes, cloud services.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
Arbitration, litigation, enforcement, interim measures, mediation and adr, pre-dispute risk assessment.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]

Employment:
Employment law counselling, restructuring of labour, employment issues in M&A, outsourcing, employment disputes, public sector employment and public servant law, occupational health and safety, data protection and privacy, incentive schemes.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]

Energy:
Energy solutions, energy infrastructure and distribution, energy markets.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected], matias.wallgren.castren.fi, juha.vayrynen.castren.fi

Environment, Infrastructure & Natural Resources:
Infrastructure and industrial projects, mining and natural resources, construction contracts, environmental liabilities and remediation actions.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]

Governance & Compliance:
Compliance, corporate governance, directors’ liability, incentive, schemes, investigations.
Contact: pauliina.t[email protected]

Insolvency & Restructuring:
Voluntary restructuring, restructuring proceedings, bankruptcy proceedings, liquidation proceedings, enforcement of pledges, insolvency litigation, cross border insolvency proceedings.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]

Insurance:
Insurance sector transactions and portfolio transfers, insurance regulation and compliance, insurance policies, claims and disputes, insurance restructurings and insolvencies.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
IP protection, IP advisory, IP agreements, IP disputes.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

International Construction & Projects:
Engineering and construction projects, construction contracts, project risk management and advice during construction, dispute resolution in construction projects, PPP and life cycle projects, industrial outsourcing.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]

Life Sciences:
Pharmaceuticals and medical devices, healthcare, food law, public procurement, IP disputes, data protection and privacy.
Contact: [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Strategic M&A advice and defence, acquisitions and divestments, public takeovers, cross-border transactions, structured auctions, buyouts, joint ventures.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Outsourcing:
IT outsourcing, business process outsourcing (bpo), industrial outsourcing.
Contact: [email protected]

Private Equity & Venture Capital:
Fund formation and fund investments, buyouts, venture capital and minority investments, incentive schemes, outside legal counsel.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]

Public Sector Projects:
PPP and life cycle projects, public procurement, impact investing, state aid and competitive neutrality, PPP and life cycle projects, social and healthcare projects, publicity of documents and business secrets.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]

Real Estate Investments & Transactions:
Real estate investments, property development.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Shipping & Logistics:
Maritime, transport and logistics, ports, shipping and logistics dispute resolution, shipping and logistics advisory, maritime and transport insurance, maritime digitisation, ship and aircraft finance.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]

Tax & Structuring: Tax and corporate structuring, tax litigation, tax advisory.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]