Next Generation Partners

Maritime and transport in Finland

Castrén & Snellman

Castrén & Snellman fields an experienced team which excels in ship financing work, transport law and logistics issues. Niklas Langenskiöld is specialised in commercial litigation and domestic and international arbitration proceedings, and he regularly assists ship owners, insurers and other Finnish international clients in the shipping and logistics sectors. Rickard Langenskiöld advises ship owners as well as Finnish and foreign clients active in the logistics sector on matters ranging from commercial issues to shipbuilding mandates and shipping and logistics transactions.

Practice head(s):

Niklas Langenskiöld

Other key lawyers:

Rickard Langenskiöld

Key clients

Finnlines Plc

Prima Shipping Ltd

HPP Attorneys

HPP Attorneys handles the full range of issues in the maritime and transport space covering contentious and non-contentious work in the logistics sector. The group is actively involved in numerous large-scale projects, including ship outsourcings, financing matters and shipbuilding projects, and also has expertise in disputes relating to cargo and hull damage, casualty issues and charterparty work. Group head Nora Gahmberg-Hisinger has assisted various shipowners with complex newbuild projects, ship sales and purchases and issues relating to the financing and management of ships, while Matti Komonen leverages his insurance expertise to handle claims in the maritime and transport sectors.

Practice head(s):


Other key lawyers:

Matti Komonen


‘A suitable variety of professionals for all kinds of purposes.’

‘Strong, calm and confident professionals that take the time to familiarise themselves with the cases every time.’

‘HPP is genuinely interested in its customers. Always available and has a huge experience and knowledge of issues. The lawyers’ replies are precise and reliable.’

‘HPP is a treasure for our company. No need to even try any others. The specific reports and teams with the lawyer have been our huge support.’

‘The team at HPP provides a professional and personable service, all while maintaining a collaborative approach. HPP goes the extra mile, highlighting a unique level of dedication and passion for what they do.’

‘Nora Gahmberg-Hisinger exhibits professionalism through her unrivaled attention to detail. She is always available and responsive, making her very reliable. She has been a true pleasure to work with.’

Procopé & Hornborg

Procopé & Hornborg‘s international trade and transport team includes lawyers with deep industry knowledge and extensive experience in maritime, transport and insurance matters, particularly contentious mandates. Ulla von Weissenberg leads the practice and has extensive experience in advising on insurance issues and international trade work including trade compliance matters and sanctions, with notable knowledge of the logistics industry; she also frequently acts in complex cross-border disputes. Counsel Turo Sumu, who leads the firm's insurance practice, advises domestic and international clients on regulatory and complex contentious matters, with particular expertise in carriage loss claims, logistics work and sales contracts as well as advising on insurance regulations and disputes.

Practice head(s):

Ulla von Weissenberg

Other key lawyers:

Turo Sumu


‘The team is highly knowledgeable and always up-to-date with the latest developments of the law. Still the way of handling of matters is down to earth – hands on approach.’

‘I would like to mention a partner, Ulla von Weissenberg, with whom it is always a pleasure to work with due to her ability to quickly see what is relevant in the case. Ulla is an easy-going person and honest in a way that if she does not see good prospects of success, she tells that to the client.’

‘Very reactive and efficient team. Probably the best one in the maritime sector in Finland.’

‘Ulla von Weissenberg : Ulla is a very experienced maritime lawyer with deep knowledge of maritime law. She is easy to work with and understands well the objectives of the legal advice requested, both from a legal and pragmatic point of view.’

‘Turo Sumu : Turo knows maritime law perfectly and handles cases with incredible attention to all details that can make a difference to the outcome!’

‘Ulla von Weissenberg is the firm’s biggest asset in the maritime and transport practice.’

‘Ulla von Weissenberg is an exceptionally talented and down to earth lawyer. She has solid legal knowledge but even more extremely wide reaching experience on the business and politics side of the maritime sector. She is widely connected and just a super person to work with.’

‘Solid knowledge and long term co-operation.’