Helsinki Office

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Chairman: Jyrki Tähtinen
Managing Partner: Casper Herler
Number of partners: 25
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, we provide significant value to its corporate clients through the firm's 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.

As a leading independent Finnish law firm, with a presence in St. Petersburg, London and New York, the firm works together with other highly regarded law firms across the globe that share our 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

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
Contact: Kristiina Liljedahl
Tel: +358 20 713 3464

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
Contact: 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
Contact: 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 book-entry system matters as well as other financial products and fintech related questions.
Contact: Juha Koponen
Tel: +358 20 713 3285
Contact: 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
Contact: Lasse Laaksonen
Tel: +358 20 713 3521
Contact: Åsa Krook
Tel: +358 20 713 3522

One of the largest and most experienced M&A teams in Finland advising on all aspects of public and private mergers and acquisitions.
Contact: Jari Vikiö
Tel: +358 20 713 3503
Contact: Jyrki Tähtinen
Tel: +358 20 713 3411
Contact: Johannes Piha
Tel: +358 20 713 3225
Contact: Johan Roman
Tel: +358 20 713 3489

Private Equity:
Advises private equity firms, funds and management companies on all aspects and stages of investment and exit from those investments.
Contact: Jari Vikiö
Tel: +358 20 713 3503
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
Contact: Saara Paronen
Tel: +358 20 713 3213
Contact: Ari Kaarakainen
Tel: +358 20 713 3524

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

Services cover all areas of tax law, with a main focus on M&A tax, international tax and tax litigation.
Contact: Janne Juusela
Tel: +358 20 713 3431
Contact: Einari Karhu
Tel: +358 20 713 3488
Contact: Heikki Wahlroos
Tel: +358 20 713 3589

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