Firm / Organisation

Castrén & Snellman

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Number of partners: 33
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 sustainable success stories. Over 50% of Castrén & Snellman’s work is cross-border and it has global contacts with renowned law firms throughout the world. 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], [email protected], [email protected]

Data Protection & Technology:
Data breaches & cyber threats, contracts & digital transformation projects, outsourcing, authority proceedings & disputes, regulatory & strategic advice, new technologies & business models.
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 law counselling, restructuring of labour, employment issues in M&A, outsourcing, employment disputes, public sector employment and public servant law, occupational health and safety, employment offences, incentive schemes.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected]

Energy solutions, energy infrastructure and distribution, energy markets.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected],,

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: [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 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, Advertising & Marketing, IP agreements, IP disputes.
Contacts: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

International Construction & Projects:
Engineering and construction projects, construction contracts, project risk management, 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], [email protected], [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]

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

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], [email protected]