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Kristiina Lehvilä

Work +358 9 622 6670
Bird & Bird LLP

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Banking & Finance


Practise areas: Banking & Finance, company law, securities markets, litigation. Kristiina advises leading domestic and international companies on a wide range of non-contentious and contentious matters. Her clients include local and international banks, investment banks, Finnish private equity firms, foreign corporations and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki listed companies active in various sectors.


Bird & Bird 2012-. Senior Counsel and Co-head of the Banking and Finance group in Finland. Before joining us for the first time in 2005, Kristiina had gained experience working as an associate in another leading law firm and as in-house counsel for a leading Finnish bank with her main focus on financing, general corporate matters and securities market issues. She rejoined us in 2012 after acquiring a banking license and working as a management board member setting up the legal and compliance functions of a newly founded bank.


Finnish, English, Swedish


Admitted to the Finnish Bar Association in 2006 -.


LL.M. University of Helsinki 1991. Trained on the bench at District Court of Mikkeli 1992.


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

The team at Bird & Bird assisted NREP with the financing of the acquisition, development and refinancing of various real estate funds. It also advised Elisa Corporation on the renewal of its ‚ā¨1bn medium-term notes programme. Senior counsel Kristiina Lehvil√§ leads the team, which includes Jori Taipale.

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