Managing Partner: Anders Carlberg
Number of partners: 16
Number of lawyers: 58
Languages: English, Finnish, Swedish, French, German, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian
Dittmar & Indrenius is a leading Finnish law firm established in 1899. Since 1899 the firm has been engineering landmark transactions, solving major disputes and been there for its clients in times of significant changes, even revolutions. D&I serves its clients in three core service areas: transactions, disputes, innovations with its client-centric ‘powerhouse’ method.
Powerhouses are client-centric hubs of high-end expertise and experience from landmark cases. Seamlessly connected teams support its clients in achieving their objectives and growth. As a powerhouse the firm takes a global approach to a case and assemble a mix of specialists with experience from across practice groups and industries to form teams capable of delivering exceptional added value. D&I’s transaction powerhouse takes a holistic view on transactions and combines all D&I’s areas of expertise into a uniquely integrated transaction service. D&I serves demanding transaction clients locally and globally, often operating as the trusted gateway into and out of the Nordic region. D&I’s dispute powerhouse offers integrated full service conflict resolution services. D&I is known for its success in challenging international arbitration proceedings, complex commercial litigation as well as high-profile cartel damages litigation proceedings. D&I’s innovation powerhouse is all about its clients’ innovations. D&I offers one-stop-shop strategic legal advice for companies in any industry dealing with new innovations transforming their business.
Main Areas of Practice:
Transactions, Disputes, Innovations Arbitration & Mediation:
D&I focuses on pre-empting and successfully resolving its client’s disputes through arbitration, mediation or negotiation. D&I have a long and distinguished pedigree in cross-border and domestic arbitrations and mediations from a wide variety of industry sectors such as telecommunications, technology, automotive, construction and infrastructure, IPR licensing, M&A transactions, joint ventures, aviation, shipping and energy.
D&I focuses on commercial disputes and litigation often with cross-border elements. D&I regularly represents both claimants and respondents in commercial litigation on every level of the court system as well as before administrative authorities in Finland.
Competition & Public Procurement:
D&I focuses on challenging assignments where experience matters, with an emphasis on transactional work, infringement proceedings and damages cases. D&I’s lawyers are known for having been involved in all of the biggest competition cases in Finland and in many landmark cases which have been the first of their kind.
D&I focuses on compliant, strategically sustainable and business-centered development of data processing activities and digital businesses. D&I is its clients’ strategic speaking partner in supporting the restructuring of their data assets and in the creation of data intensive data partnerships.
D&I focuses on high-level precedent-setting work covering all aspects of employment and pensions laws. D&I is known for being the winning team in complex employment and pensions law related disputes.
Energy & Infrastructure:
D&I focuses on large transactions, projects and their financing as well as on the development of more sustainable energy solutions. D&I is known for advising private equity and infrastructure funds, financial institutions and industry clients in energy, infrastructure and mining projects.
Finance & Capital Markets:
D&I focuses on complex cross-border financing transactions as well as debt and equity capital markets matters. D&I is known for its solution-oriented approach and capabilities in the cross-border space in lending and acquisition finance, project finance, real estate finance, derivatives, structured products and distressed situations.
D&I focuses on strategic advice on acquisition, identification and enforcement of intellectual property, on IP related disputes and on IP intensive M&A transactions.
M&A & Private Equity:
D&I provides comprehensive advice to sophisticated market participants in complex transactions, with an emphasis on public M&A including takeover defence and public to private transactions as well as divestments, reorganisations and structured sales processes.
Real Estate & Construction:
D&I focuses on large-scale real estate transactions, demanding lease arrangements as well as construction and general real estate issues.
Tax & Structuring:
D&I focuses on transactional tax advice, tax litigation and sophisticated tax advisory work setting up sustainable and tax efficient business models.
Technology & Outsourcing:
D&I focuses on demanding ICT and technology contracting, cloud services, software licensing and outsourcing deals.
D&I represents leading domestic and international corporations and institutions as well as acts for a number of governments and international organisa- tions. D&I continuously represents half of the 50 largest listed companies in Finland and more than every third Dow Jones Industrial Average company in their operations in Finland.