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Chairman of the Board: Kari Marttinen

Number of partners: 25

Total number of lawyers: 75

Languages: English, Finnish, French, German, Swedish

Firm Overview:

HPP is a leading Finnish corporate law firm advising domestic and international clients on all aspects of their business operations. HPP has significant cross-border experience and regularly works with significant multinational clients and leading law firms around the world, particularly on transactions and investments and disputes. The firm’s lawyers regularly handle some of the largest assignments in the Finnish market and are recognised as leading practitioners in Finland in their chosen legal practice areas. HPP puts together multidisciplinary teams of lawyers from different legal or sector specialisms to ensure the client has access to comprehensive and tailored advice to assist them in executing their project in the most efficient and risk-adjusted manner. The firm’s aim is to build genuine partnerships both with clients and colleagues based on core values of trust, respect and equality. HPP has a reputation for providing high-quality solutions and legal services in a pragmatic and clear way.

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking, Finance:

The firm’s banking, finance and insolvency team has extensive experience in all kinds of financing arrangements, in particular project finance, real estate finance, corporate lending, acquisition finance and asset finance, acting for investors, assets managers, lenders and borrowers. The firm also is widely known for its high standard and extensive expertise in the reorganisation of companies and insolvency law.

Contact: Antti Rintakoski (Partner)

Competition & EU:

HPP offers services with an emphasis on efficient, pragmatic and client-orientated resolution of all competition-related issues, including merger control, abuse of dominant position, vertical and horizontal competition restraints and state aid. HPP is particularly strong in cartel litigation/administrative proceedings in relation to which it has represented clients in most of the major cartel processes in Finland. HPP has also a very strong related private enforcement practice, which has advised numerous clients in follow-on damages cases.

Contacts: Tuomas Saraste (Partner), Anna Roubier (Partner)

Corporate and M&A:

In recent years, HPP’s Corporate and M&A team has established its position as one of the high-profile law firms especially in high-visibility and complex domestic and cross-border transactions for both industrial clients and private equity investors.The firm'shighly-experienced multi-disciplinary team provides advice on all issues related to public and private mergers and acquisitions, divestments, joint ventures and other transactions, regularly advising on both sell-side and buy-side mandates, whether in bi-lateral or competitive auction processes. As an integral part of services to private equity clients, including institutional investors,the firmalso advises fund managers and LP-investors in all aspects of fund formation and related regulatory matters.

Contacts: Markku Mäkinen (Managing Partner), Antti Säiläkivi (Partner), Andrew Cotton (Partner)

Dispute Resolution:

HPP dispute resolution’s specialists advise clients in legal risk management and represent Finnish and foreign clients in domestic and international commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation, acting on some of the largest and most complex disputes in the Finnish market. A number of the firm’s partners and other lawyers also regularly act as mediators and arbitrators. HPP’s dispute resolution specialists also provide clients with strategic advisory particularly in different crisis situations.

Contacts: Marko Wainio (Partner), Mikko Leppä (Partner)

Employment:

HPP’s employment team has in-depth knowledge of the broad spectrum of employment law matters, both contentious and non-contentious.Its specialists provide advice on all areas of employment law from drafting employment agreements to termination of employment as well as employment-related disputes and labour offences. Their expertise covers, among others, reorganisation of workforce, co-operation negotiations and outsourcing of labour.The firm'semployment law experts are also clients’ trustworthy partners in personnel incentive plans, occupational health and safety matters and employment-related data protection issues.

Contact: Henna Kinnunen (Partner)

Energy and Infrastructure:

HPP is widely-regarded as one of the leading Finnish firms advising on energy and infrastructure projects and transactions. HPP has long-standing and broad experience of advising specialist funds, sponsors and project development companies on the whole range of legal issues involved in investing in, developing and operating large-scale energy and infrastructure projects, with a particular reputation for its work in the wind sector. HPP also has experience of regulated infrastructure transactions and energy distribution deals.

Contacts: Björn Nykvist (Partner),

Environment and Natural Resources:

HPP has the leading and largest team of dedicated environmental lawyers in the Finnish legal market, advising on all matters relating to environmental compliance and nature protection. The firm advises on environmental permit application proceedings and environmental liability issues, in major infrastructure and construction projects as well as in mining and renewable energy projects. HPP is highly regarded as a leading legal adviser on Finnish mining projects. The firm’s clientele comprises of national and multinational energy companies, environmental consulting companies, national and multinational mining companies and waste management companies, oil refining and distribution companies as well as companies in the metal, construction, and chemical industries.

Contacts: Kari Marttinen (Partner), Tarja Pirinen (Partner), Marius Af Schultén (Partner)

Insolvency:

HPP’s widely recognised insolvency team has decades long experience in both large bankruptcy and restructuring cases and small and medium size cases. Team members act frequently as trustees or administrators of companies from various business areas.The firmalso advises both creditors and directors on their rights and liabilities in insolvency and pre-insolvency situations.

Contact: Sami Uoti (Partner), Klaus Majamäki (Partner)

IT and Technology:

HPP’s highly-regarded TMT team advises on a broad range of assignments in the technology, IT and telecoms sectors ranging from advising major international technology companies on their Finnish operations to assisting tech start-ups bringing new technologies to market. The firm is particularly experienced in advising on data protection and data security issues.

Contacts: Kari-Matti Lehti (Partner), Pekka Raatikainen (Partner)

Real Estate and Construction:

HPP’s real estate and construction team is highly experienced in advising on the whole range of real estate transactions and construction and development projects, assisting developers, construction companies and specialist funds and investors on the legal issues involved in Finnish real estate.

Contacts: Jari Tuomala (Partner), Leif Laitinen (Partner)

Tax:

The tax team provides domestic and international clients across a range of industry sectors with extensive assistance on taxation issues arising from transactions, business operations or tax dispute matters. HPP provides tax advisory both as part of HPP’s multidisciplinary teams handling major transactions or complex disputes as well as discrete tax assignments.The firmprovides solution-oriented tax advice and assists clients in identifying the key taxation issues in their business.

Contacts: Marko Koski (Senior Advisor), Jaakko Klemettilä (Senior Counsel)

Transportation and Logistics:

The firm’s practice is ranked as one of the leading Finnish law firms in shipping and transport law. The team has broad and extensive experience in various kinds of maritime, transport, shipbuilding, ship financing, insurance and tort-related cases, as well as related issues of international trade. Its expertise covers all elements of the logistics chain across all the transport modes: sea, road, rail and air.

Contact: Nora Gahmberg-Hisinger (Partner)

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Contributions

Total 2 contributions

Trends and Developments

Alternative Energy & Power 2022 in Finland

Authors: Andrew Cotton, Björn Nykvist, Marius af Schultén, Santeri Järvelä

Law and Practice

Alternative Energy & Power 2022 in Finland

Authors: Andrew Cotton, Björn Nykvist, Marius af Schultén, Santeri Järvelä

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Banking & Finance
Band 4
Competition/European Law
Band 3
Corporate/M&A
Band 3
Dispute Resolution
Band 3
Energy & Natural Resources
Band 1
Real Estate
Band 3

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Antti Rintakoski
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Tuomas Saraste
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Marko Wainio
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Marko Wainio
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Henna Kinnunen
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Björn Nykvist
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Kari MarttinenEnergy & Natural Resources
Band 2
Marko WainioDispute Resolution
Björn NykvistEnergy & Natural Resources
Tarja PirinenEnergy & Natural Resources
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Tuomas SarasteCompetition/European Law
Jari TuomalaReal Estate
Sami UotiRestructuring/Insolvency
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Henna KinnunenEmployment
Juho Lenni-TaattolaRestructuring/Insolvency
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Antti RintakoskiBanking & Finance
Klaus MajamäkiRestructuring/Insolvency
Spotlight Table
Marko WainioDispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators

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