The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Krogerus

UNIONINKATU 22, 00130 HELSINKI, FINLAND
Tel:
Work +358 2 9000 6200
Fax:
Fax +358 2 9000 6201
Email:
Web:
www.krogerus.com
Helsinki, Kuopio, Oulu, Turku

Finland

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Krogerus

Krogerus' recent work includes advising¬†HSH Nordbank¬†on the ‚ā¨131m financing of the Haapaj√§rvi and Ratiper√§ wind farms, and acting for Niam on the refinancing of its Helsinki office real estate portfolio.¬†P√§ivi Toivari¬†leads the department, which acts for clients including Landesbank Hessen Th√ľringen Girozentrale, Nordea Bank and Swedbank. Other key practitioners include¬†Kimmo Mett√§l√§¬†and¬†Juha Wessman; Wessman focuses on project and asset financing and leasing work.

Leading individuals

Päivi Toivari - Krogerus

[back to top]

Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Krogerus

Recent highlights for the team at Krogerus include advising HKScan on a new senior unsecured bond issuance and the voluntary tender offer of a previous bond, and acting for Hartwall Capital on the IPO of Terveystalo. Tom Fagernäs heads up the practice, which is known for its 'excellent knowledge and solution-oriented advice'; Mårten Knuts is also recommended for his ECM-focused work.

Leading individuals

Mårten Knuts  - Krogerus

Next Generation Partners

Tom Fagernäs - Krogerus

[back to top]

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Krogerus

Krogerus¬†recently advised Owens Corning on its ‚ā¨900m acquisition of Paroc Group from CVC Capital Partners, acted for Kuka on its acquisition of Visual Components, and assisted Attendo with its acquisition of Mikeva. HKScan, DNA and Flextronics are also clients.¬†Mika St√•hlberg¬†heads the M&A practice, which also fields¬†Marcus M√∂ller¬†and private equity specialist¬†Sami Martola.

Leading individuals

Marcus Möller - Krogerus

Mika Ståhlberg - Krogerus

[back to top]

Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Krogerus

Mikko Elonheimo heads the practice at Krogerus, which acts for a client roster including Danske Bank, DNA and Eniro; it also represented VRJ Etelä-Suomi in a dispute with the City of Vantaa regarding an infrastructure construction agreement, and acted for Apassionata World in a contractual dispute with Live Nation. The practice is highlighted for its 'level of legal knowledge and professionalism' and senior associate Thomas Kolster is noted for his 'reliable and well-thought-through legal advice'.

[back to top]

EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Krogerus

Katri Joenpolvi and Leena Lindberg jointly lead the department at Krogerus, which recently defended Pohjolan Matka Group in proceedings in the Finnish Market Court regarding alleged cartel activity and represented Sanoma in an EU law dispute relating to an alleged violation of its database rights. Attendo and Danske Bank are also clients.

Leading individuals

Katri Joenpolvi - Krogerus

[back to top]

Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Krogerus

Krogerus advises Yliopiston Apteekki on several employment matters, including termination issues. Carola Möller heads up the group, which is particularly recognised for its involvement in insolvency-related employment matters; it has acted for clients including Joptek Composites and Superfresh. JP Alho joined Allex in 2018.

[back to top]

Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Krogerus

Krogerus' IP team has 'cutting-edge experience' and is 'always on top of new developments'. The firm is representing DNA in a multi-jurisdictional dispute with Deutsche Telekom regarding a colour trade mark, and managing a portion of Neste's trade mark portfolio. Newly promoted partner Kalle Hynönen leads the practice following the departure of Sarita Schröder to Hannes Snellman in 2018.

[back to top]

Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Krogerus

Krogerus is highly experienced in real estate transactions; it recently advised Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company and LocalTapiola General Mutual Insurance Company on the sale of a logistics property. Marcus Möller and Juha Wessman lead the practice, which also fields Jan Johanson and energy and infrastructure specialist Ville Hailikari.

Leading individuals

Marcus Möller - Krogerus

[back to top]

TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Krogerus

Recent highlights for Krogerus include advising Rabbit Films on multiple contractual issues relating to its television productions and assisting Valmet with the outsourcing of its IT operations to CGI Group. Mika Puittinen heads up the team, which also includes Juha-Pekka Katainen.

Leading individuals

Juha-Pekka Katainen - Krogerus

[back to top]

Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Krogerus

Krogerus' 'responsive' team has 'good technical skills' and defended Yleisradio in a dispute with the Finnish Tax Administration relating to access to the Panama Papers; other key clients include AXA Investment Managers, Sirius Capital Partners and Bygghemma Group. Antti Lehtimaja leads the department.

Leading individuals

Antti Lehtimaja - Krogerus

[back to top]


Further information on Krogerus

Please choose from this list to view details of what we say about Krogerus in other jurisdictions.

Finland

Offices in Kuopio, Oulu, Turku, and Helsinki

Legal Developments in Finland

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to