We advise clients on banking and finance transactions, including syndicated and bilateral loans, acquisition, real estate, structured and project financing arrangements, as well as securitisations and restructurings.
Banking and Finance »
Competition and State aid »
Our competition advice consists of horizontal and vertical contracts, abuse of dominant positions, control of concentrations, cartel investigations and trials on damages. We also make statements for our clients on demanding competition and State aid related matters.
Contract and commercial »
We offer legal and business advice on corporate, contractual and commercial issues. Our services include the drafting commercial contracts, such as co-operation and industrial alliance contracts, purchase and delivery contracts as well as manufacture, procurement and supply agreements.
Corporate advisory »
We assist our clients in all company law and securities law related issues. We advise on matters regarding establishment of a company, share structurings, redemption processes, share issues, convertible debenture, incentive schemes, shareholders’ rights and liability of administration. Additionally, we assists our clients in legal questions relating to administration and its legality.
Dispute resolution »
We advise and act on behalf of our clients in demanding courts proceedings and arbitration. We also give advise on reconciliation procedures.
Especially, we assist our clients in court in matters related to public procurement, competition, contract and competition as well as business activity.
Our service includes all matters relating to employment issues within a company. We assist our public and private sector clients to prevent employment related matters from becoming an issue as well as solving employment and employment contract related disputes. We draft employment contracts and directors agreements as well as confidentiality and prohibition of competition agreements. In addition, our service includes solving co-operating procedures and withdrawal procedures of laid off and noticed persons.
Intellectual property »
We serve our clients in all matters regarding intellectual propery rights. We act as advisors to clients i.a. in trade mark, copyright, patent and business secret related matters and disputes.
We assist buyers and sellers in all M&A related matters. Our typical assignments are share sales and trades, asset sales, mergers and demergers. We advise our corporate clients from the beginning of a planned M&A process to the closing. Our office is also active in legal due diligence processes.
Public procurement and PPP »
Our public procurement practice is one of the leading practices in Finland. We assist contracting authorities throughout the procurement processes. On behalf of a contracting authority, we draft all the necessary public procurement documents. We also make statements for contracting authorities on legal questions and draft model documents as well as give guidelines on successful public procurements and procurement strategies.
Our office is also renowned for the knowledge of PPP-projects.
We present tenderers in drafting offers in regard to public bid competitions.
We assists our clients in appeal processes in the Market Court and the Supreme Administrative Court as well as in matters, such as damages, that are handled in the general courts.
In regard to public procurement, our training is extensive. We organise public seminars and tailored seminars for organisations on a weekly basis.
Our lawyers have also participated in the preparation of legislative proposals, such as the Act on Defense and Security Procurement.