Legal 500 Finland Real Estate
Castrén & Snellman`s “highly efficient” real estate and construction team is known for advising on all aspects of large Finnish commercial and residential development projects, real estate transactions and environmental law. As Head of Real Estate Investments and Transactions, Antti Kaakkola focuses on real estate joint venture agreements and complex development projects, while Matias Wallgren leads the Environment and Infrastructure team. The international project team is led by Uwe Uusitalo, who works with Tuomas Lehtinen and Samuli Tarkiainen. In addition, Tanja Tuominen, real estate transaction expert and consultant with Bird & Bird, joined the team in February 2021. In 2021, work on employment, the EU and competitiveness was also particularly active as multinational and Finnish companies continued to respond to the pandemic and its impact on the Finnish economy. However, as the Finnish market has stabilised, inward investment in major energy, real estate and construction projects has rapidly recovered. Merilampi Attorneys Ltd is involved in public and private M&A transactions, often involving IP, IT or environmental considerations. Jani Ylä-Autio, co-head of the practice, is known for advising on corporate and real estate transactions, while co-head Antti Kahri focuses on domestic and international M&A and private equity transactions. “For complex transactions, you can count on W&C to provide high-quality legal services.” “Ilona Karppinen aspires and is a pure pleasure to work with Ilona Karppinen – accessible, accurate and very thorough in factual and legal analysis.” “The company has a laid-back atmosphere and it`s easy to turn to them for tough questions.
The general level of the legal service is exceptional. The company`s approach is really business-oriented. “Strong leadership from Eija Warma-Lehtinen, who gives very practical advice in complex situations. Good mix (legal/technical) in the team. “Truly business-oriented, offers good diversity and expertise. It`s not just legal advice, it`s business sense. » Areas of practice: Castrén & Snellman is a full-service business law firm. Services include: banking and financial services; capital markets and financial regulation; Corporate governance; data and technology; taxation and structuring; Disputes; Employment; Energy; environment, infrastructure and natural resources; competition and supply; compliance and investigations; insolvency and restructuring; Insurance; Intellectual property; Construction and international projects; Life Sciences; mergers and acquisitions; Outsourcing; risk capital and venture capital; public sector projects; real estate investments and transactions; Shipping and logistics. “Understanding of business combined with in-depth legal knowledge.
Solutions to solve real-world business and business problems. The real estate shop Properta Attorneys Ltd is particularly strong in real estate transactions; It also includes real estate and construction litigation, as well as daily advice on property insurance issues and contracts. Ilkka Koivisto focuses on litigation related to real estate transactions and construction contracts, while Ilmo Korpelainen mainly handles real estate transactions and commercial leases. Ville Laine is an important resource for construction disputes. Run by Samuli Palin, Aleksandra Attorneys Ltd specialises in large real estate transactions, particularly acquisitions by German and Nordic investors and real estate funds. Rami Laatsalo focuses on real estate portfolio transactions, real estate developments and general commercial real estate law, while Michelle Merlich, “diligent performer”, covers real estate transactions and real estate development projects. “Ville Laine is a very active practitioner in the construction industry. He has a very practical and convenient way of working and because of his exceptional knowledge of the industry, we can make very good rough edges with him and go straight to the point, which saves time and distinguishes the service. Institutional owners in Otaniemi in Espoo (Helsinki metropolitan area) “We do a lot of real estate transactions and tax issues are often raised.
Castrén & Snellman has always been very proactive in this area. “Johanna Flythström has an extraordinary talent for translating business objectives and technical details into contracts. Your negotiating skills have been invaluable. Their approach is collaborative and empathetic, which has proven to be very effective in complex negotiations. Johanna is a star of the law and we are delighted to have found her to support us. Finnish law firms generally fall into four categories: international law firms such as DLA Piper Finland Attorneys Ltd, Eversheds Asianajotoimisto Oy / Eversheds Attorneys Ltd (member of Eversheds Sutherland) and Bird & Bird, which have established themselves for management consulting of international clients; regional powers such as Roschier, Hannes Snellman and Castrén & Snellman; strong Finnish practices such as Borenius and Krogerus, covering a wide range of activities; and specialist firms, including intellectual property and real estate boutique Properta Attorneys Ltd. Borenius` ability to build teams and/or introduce us to relevant people in their organization makes them special. There is a high level of partner involvement to ensure that we feel heard as a customer and that the person performing the service is always very receptive and offers excellent quality. Borenius advised us on real estate transactions, human resources issues and compliance. “Ilkka Perheentupa is an extremely versatile and knowledgeable M&A lawyer. He understands the customer`s needs and offers excellent availability and responsiveness.
His knowledge of our business and the associated legal framework is highly appreciated. “HPP is incredibly commercial, pragmatic and reasonable. They give clear and easy-to-understand advice, direct and direct. His written and spoken English is exceptional. As a client based outside Finland (in the UK), I couldn`t be more impressed, both with their level of service and the quality of the advice they give and the way it is given. I have taught at many law firms over the years where English is not their first language, and none have managed to get HPP`s legal advice. “Samuli Palin is a strong professional in all areas of the real estate industry. Michelle Merlich is a diligent executor who has helped us with many projects. “Henrik af Ursin, who heads the firm`s IP practice, is an excellent intellectual property lawyer.
Excellent client communicator and IP legal strategist. Extensive knowledge of substantive law and has always delivered solid results in our cases. I had no reason to try other alternatives in Finland since I started with him. “I applaud Avance`s real estate practice for the exceptional dedication of its partners and employees. “Johan Wesander is very knowledgeable, responsive and solution-oriented. “Ben Rapinoja is a true expert, with many years of experience, practice and practice. It is truly a pleasure to work with them. “They understand the Finnish market and the legal framework for real estate.” “Jon Unnerus excels in his legal skills combined with a commercial mind.” “I recently started working with the DLA dispute resolution practice in Finland. Pia Bräysy is a fantastic litigator with a fantastic commercial touch and an understanding that goes beyond legal issues and problems. Above expectations experience with his team and especially Pia. “The team has excellent skills in understanding and interpreting complex issues that represent a combination of practical issues in the context of international law. They probably have the best up-to-date understanding of current legal developments as well as extensive practical experience.