TMT in Finland


The work of Borenius‘ IP and technology department encompasses tech transactions, health data and digital health solutions, regulatory and compliance and privacy matters. The group works with both public and private sector clients, such as technology growth companies, Finnish healthcare providers and financial sector clients. Erkko Korhonen and Samuli Simojoki jointly lead the team. Korhonen focuses on ICT and other technology transactions, such as outsourcing, technology deliveries and implementation; cloud computing contracting and software and application development projects while Simojoki comfortably handles venture capital transactions and technology deals.

Practice head(s):

Erkko Korhonen; Samuli Simojoki

Other key lawyers:

Floora Kukorelli


‘Borenius provides excellent support for IT procurement and negotiations.’

‘The individuals are excellent at understanding the client, disentangling their needs and communicating at sensible and tangible level.

‘With Erkko Korhonen one can feel like working with a colleague or a mentor.’

‘We have worked with Erkko Korhonen and associate Floora Kukorelli. We were really pleased with their strong expertise in the field and highly appreciated their solution-oriented approach and hard work within a tight schedule.’

‘There is an especially positive emphasis on ethics, embodied by their chairman Samuli Simojoki, who is a balanced character able to navigate to solutions in complex and highly conflicted situations.’

Key clients

Kesko Corporation

Nanoform Finland Plc

Fingrid Plc

M-Files Oy

Kansaneläkelaitos – The Social Insurance Institution of Finland

HUS – The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa

LeadDesk Plc

Valo Therapeutics Ltd

Netflix, Inc.

Bravedo Oy

University of Tampere

HyTest Ltd


Aalto University

Warner Music Finland

Thoughtworks Inc.

Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd

City of Helsinki

Visma Enterprise Oy

News Media Finland

Infinited Fiber Company Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advising Kesko Corporation on complex GDPR enforcement case.
  • Advising Fingrid Plc. on public procurement of end-user support and cloud services.
  • Advising HyTest Ltd on all of their legal matters, including data protection and contractual matters with their customers.

Castrén & Snellman

Castrén & Snellman's data and technology department focuses on complex private and public sector IT outsourcing and IT system procurement projects, often including a cross-border element, and related disputes. The team also handles data protection and regulatory matters in the telecommunications and media sectors. Group head Eija Warma-Lehtinen is recognised for her vast experience in data protection and privacy. 'Excellent' Kim Parviainen is well-versed in IP, technology and dispute resolution.

Practice head(s):

Eija Warma-Lehtinen

Other key lawyers:

Kim Parviainen


‘Excellent lawyers. Great litigators and legal advisors. Extremely good knowledge about the market and our specific business needs. Proactive.’

‘Kim Parviainen is an excellent lawyer, writes the best briefs, so nice to work with and know everything about the law. ’

‘A highly professional team with insight into software contracting such as project contracts, SaaS environments, sanction policies, etc.’

‘Exceptional expertise in the privacy team.’

‘Exceptional expertise of practice leads, solid associates.’

Key clients

Valio Oy

Valtion tieto- ja viestintätekniikkakeskus Valtori

L-Fashion Group Oy


Google LLC

Oy Apotti Ab

Suomen Olympiakomitea ry

Work highlights

  • Advised Google LLC in numerous pioneering regulatory matters.
  • Advised Valio Oy in procurement of a cloud-based ERP system from SAP Finland Oy.
  • Advised Government ICT Centre Valtori in the use of certain cloud services within government entities.

Dittmar & Indrenius

The TMT practice at Dittmar & Indrenius handles a wide range of work, from regulatory to IP, technology and data law - the firm has recently been involved in court proceedings relating to data protection before the Court of Justice of the European Union and the Supreme Administrative Court. Anna Haapanen delivers the full range of advice on technology mandates, both contentious and non-contentious. Jukka Lång is an experienced ICT lawyer and represents clients relating to data protection and cyber security, while Juli Mansnérus is well-verse in strategic regulatory law and all types of technology litigations and transactions. Eila El Asry is a name to note in the technology and data assets field.

Practice head(s):

Anna Haapanen; Jukka Lång; Juli Mansnérus

Other key lawyers:

Eila El Asry


‘Exceptional expertise in the privacy field.’

‘Dittmar & Indrenius stands out for its flexibility, customer-centric approach, and cost efficiency. They are agile, ensuring timely delivery of business-critical contracts. Their commitment to understanding client needs allows them to provide tailored, cost-effective solutions. These strengths make them a reliable and adaptable partner, setting them apart from other firms in the industry.’

‘Exceptional lead, strong and customer-oriented team.’

‘Dittmar & Indrenius stand out for their approachability, business acumen, and attention to detail. They balance a friendly, kind demeanour with a highly business-oriented focus.’

Key clients

Cargotec Corporation


OP Group

UPM Corporation

Metso Corporation



Uponor Corporation

TietoEVRY Corporation

Finnish Tax Administration

Work highlights

  • Represented OP Group, Finland’s largest financial business group, in proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union in Case C-579/21.
  • Representing the City of Espoo in administrative court proceedings against the data protection regulator’s decision that prohibits schools throughout Finland from using digital education platforms.
  • Represented DNA Plc on appeal in the Supreme Administrative Court against the telecoms regulator’s and administrative court’s decisions.

Hannes Snellman (Finland)

Hannes Snellman (Finland)'s IP and technology department handles a broad spread of work including M&A transactions, IPOs, IT-related public procurement, IT disputes and complex data protection matters. The practice group is headed by Jesper Nevalainen who focuses on commercial, technology, and data protection law, including outsourcing in the TMT sectors, in particular open-source licensing issues, and Panu Siitonen who is an expert on ICT-related litigation, IT projects, licensing, SaaS and other services agreements as well as media and entertainment. Lasse Riski is a key name for contract negotiation and Maria Aholainen is experienced in data protection.

Practice head(s):

Jesper Nevalainen; Panu Siitonen

Other key lawyers:

Lasse Riski; Maria Aholainen


‘Hannes Snellman was able to provide us with excellent legal experts both in public procurement and matters relevant as regards cryptocurrencies.’

‘Expertise, confidentiality, friendliness.’

‘Very good partners – the lawyers are very professional.’

Key clients

Microsoft Corporation (incl. Microsoft Oy and other group companies)

Accenture Oy

Paulig Group

Finnlines Plc

Takeda Oy

Marimekko Plc

Finnish Defence Forces

Finnish Red Cross

KONE Corporation

Efecte Plc

Instru Optiikka Oy

Dell Technologies

Siemens Mobility

QPR Software Plc

Work highlights

  • Supported KONE Corporation with its IT procurement since April 2023, supporting KONE with their strategic IT procurement.
  • Regularly assist Finnlines especially in tech related assignments, including their strategic renewal of their enterprise resource planning system.

HPP Attorneys

HPP Attorneys’s technology department offers the full range of advice on TMT matters, including sector-related contract drafting, such as licensing technologies, technology development and deployment and major outsourcing agreements, as well as on disputes in the field of telecoms and mobile communications. Areas of expertise include data protection, data security and AI. Co-head Kari-Matti Lehti has a wealth of experience in outsourcing, and privacy as well as data protection law, both on a national and international level, working with clients active within the communications and IT sectors, and co-head Pekka Raatikainen is recognised for his IT disputes practice.

Practice head(s):

Kari-Matti Lehti; Pekka Raatikainen


‘Our experience was very positive. We will certainly continue to use HPP for future needs in Finland.’

‘Excellent understanding of the TMT field and market practice.’

‘They have the capability to understand client needs. Excellent understanding of various negotiating situations and capability to adapt various negotiation styles to changing situations without losing control and parties’ trust.’

Key clients


HiQ Finland Oy

Liikennevirta Oy

Sympa Oy

Esri Finland Oy

Foreca Oy

Mortgage Society of Finland

Finnish Medicine Verification Organisation


Work highlights

  • Advised an IT service provider in the outsourcing of Finnish bank’s IT services, including the development and maintenance of 150 mission-critical applications.
  • Advised one of the largest Finnish financial sector entities in their acquisition of new business critical software solution and related services from international software vendor.
  • Advised one of the largest Finnish unemployment funds in their acquisition of new business critical software solution and related services.


The technology, data and IP department at Krogerus has deep experience in TMT, including a special focus on data protection and other data regulations, as well as in ICT procurements. Key clients of the group are banks, insurance companies and other financial services entities and institutions. The team is jointly led by Kalle Hynönen, who is well-known for his work in the media sector, and Mika Puittinen who excels in large-scale IT projects and outsourcing arrangements. Juha Pekka Katainen has vast experience in TMT assignments and related disputes and investigations, while Essi Launonen focuses on ICT outsourcings, as well as ICT system and service procurements.

Practice head(s):

Kalle Hynönen; Mika Puittinen

Other key lawyers:

Juha Pekka Katainen; Essi Launonen


‘Krogerus provides reliable good quality service.’

‘There are business-minded persons who provide high-quality service with a service-minded attitude.’

‘Very comprehensive knowledge of subject matter on which they advise.’

‘Mika Puittinen is a very experienced professional with a good approach to working with clients.’

Key clients

Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company

O-Pitblast S.A.

Otava Group

Aiforia Technologies Plc

Kotikatu / PHM Group


Rabbit Films

Yleisradio Oy

Work highlights

  • Adviser to leading media and publishing group Otava in data protection, ICT and other media-related contractual matters on an on-going basis.
  • Adviser to Varma in an extensive and complex matter involving a review and evaluation in the field of data protection law.


Well-known for its broad capabilities across the TMT spectrum, Roschier advises an array of clients in IT and technology, media and entertainment and telecommunications. Arto Linnervuo is head of digitalisation, TMT and outsourcing and advises clients on various technology-related matters in both private and public sectors; Johanna Lilja is head of data protection and focuses on all aspects of data protection and privacy such as internal compliance audits, GDPR compliance and cross-border data transfers. Managing partner Mikko Manner has extensive experience in both contentious and non-contentious technology, IP and ICT work, while Miikka Konttinen is highly regarded in ICT, automation, IOT, telecommunications and various industrial technology contracts.

Practice head(s):

Arto Linnervuo; Johanna Lilja

Other key lawyers:

Mikko Manner; Miikka Konttinen


‘Very recommendable team in IT-related matters. The team has a thorough understanding of the business models and the drivers of each market player type, so they are able to give sound commercial advice on top of purely legal advice.’

‘Arto Linnervuo and Miikka Konttinen have an outstanding understanding of market practices and they are able to give business-oriented pragmatic advice in very understandable manner.’

‘Arto Linnervuo and the team have the ability to integrate their work into technical and business topics. Contracts prepared by the team are also working as operational manuals in many cases.’

‘Their ability to integrate to our internal tools and systems is unique and something we value extremely high. This truly allows teams to work efficiently in a global setting.’

‘Arto Linnervuo and his team is exceptionally well positioned to support large scale multi-jurisdiction deals. Arto is most valuable in complex contract negotiations.’

‘Emma Swahne was instrumental for us. Not only is she highly knowledgeable in the area of privacy, personal data and IT related legal topics – she is extremely strong negotiating and managing these types of complex transactions.’

‘On top of all the high-quality legal advice, the team is super nice and easy to work with. This makes a big difference.’

Key clients



GE Healthcare


Epic Systems Corporation


Discovery Media



Moomin Characters





Bauer Media Finland Oy


Quest Diagnostics Inc.


Work highlights

  • Advised Nokia in its recently announced global partnership agreement with Red Hat to tightly integrate Nokia’s core network applications with Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat OpenShift.
  • Advised Metso in relation to a major global digital transformation programme as well as large scale outsourcing agreements with its key IT vendors.
  • Advised Sweden-/US-based Autoliv Inc. on complex global technology licensing transactions, technology standardization and other R&D collaboration projects as well as global launch of its ground-breaking Safety Score app/cloud-based driver monitoring and scoring system.

Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird‘s commercial, tech and comms department is fully integrated into the firm’s broad network of international offices, enabling it to handle a range of global mandates, especially regulatory matters regarding in particular data protection and electronic communication law. The team is engaged by numerous multinational software vendors, IT service providers as well as telecom operators and service providers. Head of the team Sakari Halonen predominantly advises clients in complex cross-border IT outsourcing transactions as well as in IT contracting in general. Riku Rauhanen advises on complex privacy and commercial law issues, while Tobias Bräutigam is another notable member of the team. In 2024, the highly regarded Pia Ek joined from Castrén & Snellman, adding notable expertise in cross-border digitisation projects and other commercial and transactional work.

Practice head(s):

Sakari Halonen

Other key lawyers:

Riku Rauhanen; Tobias Bräutigam; Pia Ek


‘Riku Rauhanen’s practical approach and understanding of our industry’s essential aspects are very helpful. His quick responses to our inquiries have made our work much more efficient. ’

‘I appreciate the knowhow and special expertise of the team in the area of data protection. Collaboration with clients is flexible and very customer friendly. High quality output that exceeds expectations.’

‘I highly recommend Sakari Halonen. Extremely knowledgeable, has an profound understanding of the regulatory landscape in Finland, never fails to deliver and is great to work with.’

‘This practice has excellent professionals on sectors we need. Their ability to create networks is fantastic. They have both local and cross boarder know how.’

‘Unique experience with the technology industry as well as with the academia which gives the team a cutting edge expertise in the practical and theoretical aspects of technology, privacy, and data economy law.’

‘Tobias Bräutigam is an example of a cutting-edge legal professional with a knack for futuristic thinking, navigating effortlessly the crossroads of legal advice, academic sense-making, and translating opportunities from renewing regulatory environment into opportunities in entrepreneurship. He leads with genuine enthusiasm towards everything to do with privacy, technological innovations, and the data economy, and yet his contribution is practical and geared towards finding the most added value from different options available.’

‘PSakari Halonen is an excellent lawyer, really gets into the thick of things. Has helped us tremendously with his knowledge and sharp eye to avoid potential pitfalls.’

‘Tobias Bräutigam has superb knowledge on data protection; calm and articulate – a great asset to the firm.’

Key clients

Sanoma Oy



8-bit sheep

Capgemini Group

S-Group (SOK)

Edita Group Plc



Normet Group Oy

Work highlights

  • Advised Barry-Wehmiller on setting up a strategic privacy program involving a multitude of jurisdictions.
  • Assisted Sanoma Cooperation in drafting an appeal in a litigation with Traficom.
  • Advised Posti Oy in an appeal to the highest administrative court in Finland. The case involved questions of EU and Finnish law interpretation.

Dottir Attorneys Ltd.

Handling a wide range of matters, from IT outsourcing, procurement and deliveries, to tech disputes, data privacy and data governance assignments, the team at Dottir Attorneys Ltd. is has a strong track record of work on tech and entertainment assignments across several industries. ‘Excellent’ co-head Daniel Stranius leads on outsourcing, procurements, data privacy and data security matters, while ‘talented, pragmatic and versatile’ co-head Otto Lindholm covers data protection and other regulatory enforcement proceedings. Jaakko Lindgren and Johanna Rantanen are other key members of the team.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Stranius; Otto Lindholm

Other key lawyers:

Jaakko Lindgren; Johanna Rantanen


‘Dottir Attorneys is a modern and agile business law firm. They have a deep understanding of the technology industry and are very business-oriented. We have been very pleased with their services, especially on ICT agreements, data privacy and IPR matters.’

‘Daniel Stranius is an easily approachable person, very pragmatic and ready to rock when needed. Daniel has excellent knowledge of IT and technology law matters. We can easily trust complex ICT agreements, data privacy and protection matters to him. Daniel is an easy guy to get along with and we believe that trustful atmosphere leads generally to great results.’

‘Otto Lindholm is a very talented, pragmatic and versatile lawyer with excellent knowledge of technology, data protection and IT related matters. He is result-oriented and above all, a joy to work with.

‘One of the best TMT teams in Finland.’

‘Daniel Stranius is excellent.’

‘Jaakko Lingren is versatile and very knowledgeable.’

‘The industry knowledge combined with a certain relaxed attitude in communication creates a sense of “I got this” that I can trust. Daniel Stranius has been a great help.’

‘Daniel Stranius has a comprehensive understanding of the legal landscape, combined with an intuitive grasp of client needs, which sets him distinctly apart from competitors. Daniel’s meticulous attention to detail, paired with his unwavering commitment to excellence, ensures that clients receive nothing short of the best.’

Key clients


Kojamo Oyj

Lindström Oy

Kemijoki Oy

Digital and Population Data Services Agency (DVV)


The Social Insurance Institution of Finland (KELA)

Witted Megacorp Oyj

Equilibrium Group Oy

Länsimetro Oy

Work highlights

  • Advised YIT in their IT outsourcing, resulting in a strategic partnership with Tech Mahindra in which a significant part of YIT’s IT services will be harmonized and consolidated to one dedicated supplier.
  • Acted as the sole legal counsel for Lindström in the IT outsourcing where Lindström outsourced its End-User Services, IT Infra Services and Application and Maintenance Services.
  • Advised DVV in several assignments and projects, including the Finnish Digital Identity Reform project. The Digital Identity Reform project seeks to develop a new and secure mobile application which allows individuals to prove their identity in various in-person and online services provided by public and private actors. The work included advice focused on data protection matters as well as data protection impact assessments.

Inventio Attorneys

Boutique firm Inventio Attorneys assists both international and domestic clients within the field of technology across a range of both contentious and non-contentious matters, such as ICT agreements, especially in the financial sector and within the field of fintech. They are engaged by large cooperations, SMEs and start-ups. Head of the department Topi Lusenius, who is praised as ‘the best technology lawyer in the country’, advises clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters within the fields of ICT, R&D, IP, outsourcing, and data protection. Onni Ogbeide is experienced in commercial agreements, ICT, outsourcing, corporate law and M&A, as well as related dispute resolution.

Practice head(s):

Topi Lusenius

Other key lawyers:

Onni Ogbeide


‘Topi Lusenius is, without doubt, the best technology lawyer in the country. He is brilliant. He has an astonishing work ethic and the capability to handle (and lead) complex multi-party technology transactions and contract negotiations with almost amazing efficiency.’

‘The team is skilled in IT procurement and other tech-related matters. Reliable, fast and efficient legal services.’

‘Topi Lusenius is recommended. His way of working is practical, topical and no-nonsense. We appreciate his response times and his knowledge of the tech-sector in general. Easy to work with.’

Key clients

Savings Banks Group

Lowell Group

Xerox Corporation



Tammer Brands




Spectral Engines



Houston Inc. Consulting






Reslink Solutions

Power Applications


Work highlights

  • Advised Savings Banks Group in the negotiation of a strategic multi-year programme to transform and modernize its existing mainframe-based lending solution, as well as its CRM solution.
  • Assisted a leading publicly listed industrial corporation in renewal of its ERP solution as well as consolidating the servicing of its ICT environment globally.
  • Assisted Lowell in a strategic services deal that included the renewal of its group-wide core ICT system together with associated continuous services.

Lexia Attorneys Ltd

Lexia Attorneys Ltd’s technology and media team advises on a range of contentious and non-contentious matters concerning technology, media, privacy, data protection and marketing. The team is led by Kimmo Oila  who has notable expertise with regards to artificial intelligence, crypto currencies and cybersecurity, Kimmo Suominen who assists various media, games, music, and production companies and represents clients in arbitration and litigation related to technology, IPR and data protection, and Erika Leinonen who is an expert on data protection, data security and confidentiality of communications. Markus Myhrberg is a key contact for start-ups and growth companies.

Practice head(s):

Kimmo Oila; Kimmo Suominen; Erika Leinonen

Other key lawyers:

Markus Myhrberg; Oili Palsila; Reeta Timonen


‘Responsive, available. Great fundamental knowledge about European privacy laws. Able to quickly assist with document templates and other practical advice. Trademark registration.’

‘Diverse team with different specialisms and areas of expertise. Quickly able to adapt to new industries and spaces such as web3 and blockchain.’

‘Markus Myhrberg always been a standout contact. Well-connected and networked within games and tech, contributes to the games industry in Finland. Always willing to assist at a moment’s notice. Easy to talk to, clear with advice, patient.’

‘Reeta Timonen is a great help with trademarks.’

‘Oili Palsila is a great help.’

‘A diverse team with a solid understanding of games startups and their individual remits.’

Key clients

Finnair Plc

Elmery Ltd

HMD Global Ltd

Axopar Boats Ltd

Enreach Ltd

GameRefinery Ltd

PlusID Ltd

Premix Ltd

StageZero Ltd

Varjo Technologies Ltd

Aekos Trading Ltd

Younite AI Ltd

Auntie Solutions Ltd

Fepod Ltd

Black Block Ltd

Solar Republic Ltd

Aito Media Ltd / Mediawan Finland

Kotipizza Group Plc

Topbox Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised Axopar Boats Ltd on purchase agreement negotiations relating to next-generation electric propulsion systems.
  • Advised Elmery Ltd in all legal matters from establishment of the company into two investments rounds including patent transferring and project agreements.
  • Advised Finnair Plc in a frame digital services agreement with a major aircraft manufacturer.

Attorneys-at-law Trust. Ltd

Attorneys-at-law Trust. Ltd's TMT practice provides a range of advice connected to contract law, data protection and public procurement and has a focus on transactions especially in the field of technology, as well as advising in ICT and IP related disputes. The practice group is led by Jan Lindberg who assists on IT projects, ERP, CRM and other system procurements, as well as digital transformation projects, privacy and data protection matters and ICT disputes. Topi Ruotsalainen joined the firm from Laine Nikkanen Luukko Attorneys Ltd in October 2023.

Practice head(s):

Jan Lindberg

Other key lawyers:

Topi Ruotsalainen

Key clients

Gasum Oy

Fellowmind Oy

Amer Sports Corporation

Wihuri Oy

Suunto Oy

Vexlum Oy


Encore Ympäristöpalvelut Oy

Movesense Oy

Work highlights

  • Advised a Finnish ICT vendor in its multimillion euro business digitalization project delivery to a Finnish Nasdaq listed company.
  • Advised a Finnish technology company on various technology licensing agreements regarding self-parking, autonomous production chains & robotics.
  • Advised Suunto in its ICT outsourcing case to a Finnish operator.

Avance Attorneys Ltd

Avance Attorneys Ltd’s IP and technology team works on a wide spectrum of assignments, ranging from venture capital investments for technology companies to creation of new media platform joint ventures for established media companies. Ilkka Perheentupa and Anders Floman assist clients in technology-focused transactions, Minna Katajoki handles disputes and cybersecurity matters, while Sonja Heiskala has a focus on data protection and general IP matters.

Practice head(s):

Ilkka Perheentupa; Anders Floman; Minna Katajoki; Sonja Heiskala

Other key lawyers:

Henrik Aro


‘The Avance team has exemplary performance and competence for equity rounds and especially for start-up and growth companies. They do not only provide legal services, but are able to consult and advice on business perspectives as well.’

‘Commitment, professionalism, flexibility in availability, level of service out pars all other service providers. Fun people to work with!’

‘Pragmatic approach to client work. What we’ve liked about working with Avance is not only their professionalism around legal advice, but also their ability to apply legal advice in a business context.’

‘Ilkka Perheentupa and Henrik Aro have proven to be all-around experts in legal assignments relating to transactions. They have advised us on a number of venture capital investments and show continuously strong understanding for the early-stage technology ecosystem around startups and venture capital investments.’

Key clients

DoorDash, Inc.

Paptic Oy

Alma Media Oyj

Keskisuomalainen Oyj

Hostaway Oy

Alltvex Oy

Canatu Oy

Verdane Capital

IQM Finland Oy

Realstocks Oy

Freska Group Oy

Snowprint Studios AB

Verso Fund II Ky

Adelis Equity Partners

Procuritas Capital

Orla DTx Oy


Aurora Studios Oy

Futureplay Oy

Amer Sports Oy

Clearfield, Inc.

MB Funds

Liidio Oy (Leadfeeder)

Standout Capital

Nordic Capital

Voyantic Oy


Mandatum Asset Management


Allianz Capital Partners


Altor Equity Partners

Work highlights

  • Advised Hostaway, a leading all-in-one vacation rental software and management system, in the $175 million strategic growth investment led by PSG, a leading growth equity firm partnering with software and technology-enabled services companies to help accelerate their growth.
  • Advised Investcorp, a leading global alternative investment firm, in a significant investment in Eficode, a leading global provider of DevOps consulting and managed services.
  • Advised Alma Media Corporation in relation to the mandatory public tender offer for all its issued and outstanding shares made by Otava Ltd.

DLA Piper Finland Attorneys Ltd

The intellectual property and technology department at DLA Piper Finland Attorneys Ltd assists clients with a varied caseload covering technology, ICT, outsourcing, commercial contracts, digital services, privacy as well as dispute resolution. The team is jointly led by Markus Oksanen and Sami Rintala. Oksanen advises clients on IT procurement and outsourcing transactions, public procurement processes, technology licensing, and privacy and data protection, while Rintala focuses on ICT, technology, cloud services, privacy, cybersecurity, sourcing and outsourcing.

Practice head(s):

Markus Oksanen; Sami Rintala


‘Sami Rintala has an excellent attitude and expertise.’

‘Sami Rintala is a top IT legal partner in Finland and is business oriented, a good negotiator and very experienced.’

Key clients

Accountor Oy

LocalTapiola General Mutual Insurance Company

Finavia Oyj

Solita Oy

Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company

Verifone Finland Oy


Spinnova Oy

Taxi Helsinki Oy

Work highlights

  • Adviced LocalTapiola throughout a number of strategic and high-value ICT procurement processes, including the procurement process for a new core policy administration system for LocalTapiola Mutual Life Insurance Company.
  • Advised Spinnova on negotiating a manufacturing and sales joint venture with Suzano SA (world’s biggest pulp manufacturer) for commercializing wood-based textile fibre.
  • Advised Accountor in contract negotiations for the implementation of IT infrastructure and end-user services with Enfo Oyj. Accountor specialises in software solutions and outsourcing services for financial and HR services. The group employs about 2.300 experts in six countries.

Eversheds Asianajotoimisto Oy / Eversheds Attorneys Ltd (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)

The practice at Eversheds Asianajotoimisto Oy / Eversheds Attorneys Ltd (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) includes an array of skilled practitioners, including; Tiina Ashorn and Lassi Lepistö, who 'offer timely and very practical and strategic-oriented advice'; Anu Mattila, who has particular expertise with regards to cross-border transactions involving Finland and Russia; and Markus Rämö who heads the ICT practice group. Jukka-Pekka Joensuu is known as 'an experienced lawyer with extensive international networks and business understanding', while Petteri Häkkänen heads the IP team and is managing partner of Heinonen & Co, the firm's IP protection arm. Corporate specialist Kirsi Karvonen is head of the firm's office in Oulu.

Practice head(s):

Tiina Ashorn; Markus Rämö; Jukka-Pekka Joensuu; Anu Mattila; Petteri Häkkänen; Kirsi Karvonen

Other key lawyers:

Ismo Kallioniemi; Jari Salminen; Lassi Lepistö


‘Jari Salminen is a very experienced and respected corporate lawyer and especially an expert in insolvency law. Jukka-Pekka Joensuu is an experienced lawyer with extensive international networks and business understanding.’

‘An effective team offering practical legal advice with a focus also on business aspects.’

‘Tiina Ashorn and Lassi Lepistö offer timely and very practical and strategic-oriented advice. We have always been satisfied with their service and they are always available and eager to help.’

‘Ismo Kallioniemi is very skilled what comes to AI-related legal matters. He stands out with his practical substance knowledge.’

Key clients

D9 / Triple Point Management LLP

HUS Group, the joint authority for Helsinki and Uusimaa (Helsinki University Hospital)

Ficolo (Verne Global Finland Oy)

The Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland


Oy Omnitele Ab


Plus Terveys Oy

Digitalist Group Plc

Qvantel Oy

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented a world-famous Finnish athlete Kimi-Matias Räikkönen before the Market Court against Alma Media Suomi Oy and Sanoma Media Finland Oy in cases concerning photograph rights.
  • Assist and represent HUS Group on a continuous basis in various contract negotiations with domestic and foreign parties, including large EU projects, with global technology suppliers.
  • Advise international clients on strategic assessment of alternatives for their Russia related M&A transactions and divestments in the constantly changing geopolitical and regulatory environment affected by various restrictions imposed by among others EU, US, UK, and Russia.

Lieke Attorneys Ltd.

Lieke Attorneys Ltd.‘s TMT team is headed by Rosa Lång and assists internet and mobile service providers, software and web services providers, computer and video games developers, consumer device manufacturers and technology providers. Lång advises clients on IT related commercial agreements as well as data privacy and GDPR matters. Paul Durac is praised for his ‘deep understanding of data privacy matters’.

Practice head(s):

Rosa Lång

Other key lawyers:

Paul Durac


‘Their depth of knowledge is remarkable. They have a knack for applying that knowledge in a practical context that benefits clients immensely.

‘The team is highly experienced and dedicated to providing the right advice at the right time. They focus on excellent client experience and always ensure that assistance is available even in urgent needs..’

‘Rosa Lång is excellent at providing clear advice, even to the most challenging questions, and she has a strong understanding of ICT and data privacy-related issues. Rosa ensures that you will be supported with focused advice on time.’

‘Paul Durac has a deep understanding of data privacy matters with the capability of providing working solutions to complex data privacy matters. Paul is dedicated, cooperative and reliable.’

Key clients

Silta Education Oy

Bittiriihi Oy

IVALO Creative Agency Oy

Cactos Oy

MAXA Holding Limited

Tramigo Ltd

Temet Group Oy

Ministry of Finance

Ouman Oy

Keravan Energia Oy/ Kerava Energy Ltd

Luxid Group Oy

Digi Finland Oy

Vitec ALMA Oy

Parma Consolis Oy

Trevian Asset Management

Work highlights

  • Legal counsel for Project Cirrus, a national public cloud privacy and contract terms development project owned by the Ministry of Finance.
  • Assists an ICT vendor in a procurement process of system development with a total value of +/- 100 M€. The assignment consists of contract review, negotiations and legal consultation throughout the procurement process.
  • Providing on-going consultation as an outsourced legal department for one of the leading ICT service providers in Finland.


The TMT team at Waselius provides advice on a full spectrum of matters related to data privacy and use of personal data including regulatory compliance, development of operation models as well as internal investigations, and contractual matters. Bernt Juthström handles a spread of contentious and non-contentious matters including issues concerning copyrights and trade secrets. Jouni Kautto advises on data privacy and electronic communications, while Charlotta Sittnikow's work covers data protection & privacy, e-commerce IT and consumer matters.

Practice head(s):

Bernt Juthström; Jouni Kautto; Charlotta Sittnikow


‘It was very reassuring to work with W&W due to their personal commitment and approach. Any and all questions from our side were dealt with promptly and thoroughly.’

Key clients

Pernod Ricard


Loomis AB


Adesso se

Work highlights

  • Advised Loomis AB in the negotiation with Automatia’s key customers regarding long-term service contracts that included matters regarding use of data, and rights and obligations of the parties in respect of the data produced and processed.
  • Advised a multinational insurance company in a big ticket dispute regarding the delivery of a SAAS system. The dispute was resolved in arbitration proceedings under the rules of the Finland Arbitration Institute and involved complex technical and legal issues.
  • Advised a US telecommunication company in launching of several telecommunication related services in Finland. We also assisted in post launching requirements including submitting required notification with relevant Finnish authority.

Asianajotoimisto White & Case Oy

Integrated into the international firm’s global technology industry group, Asianajotoimisto White & Case Oy's Helsinki office provides full-service advice on TMT matters, covering outsourcing, technology, telecoms, regulatory and commercial work, with vast experience in international and domestic TMT transactions. Exemplifying this in particular is team head Timo Airisto, who is notably adept in transactional matters, and the ‘extremely impressive’ Victor ÅbergOona Lilja was promoted to partner in January 2023.

Practice head(s):

Timo Airisto

Other key lawyers:

Oona Lilja; Victor Åberg


‘Fast, committed, determined, decisive, available.’

‘Victor Aberg is a fantastic partner. His ability to be present at all times when we needed him makes him stand out from other peers and legal players. Victor seems to never sleep and always remember every detail of the deals we worked together on.’

‘Seamless integration across international and local teams. They have made a huge effort to understand and adapt to our needs as an institution and therefore have become indispensable partners. Highly collaborative approach and an excellent balance between risk management and commercial effectiveness.’

‘Victor Aberg is an extremely impressive lawyer, with deep subject matter expertise and a highly collaborative and client centric approach. He is highly proactive and has made the effort to build a deep reservoir of knowledge around our portfolio company and us as an institution, meaning he feels like part of our extended team and is extremely efficient and a pleasure to work with.’

Key clients

ABG Sundal Collier


Accent Equity Partners

Bertin Technologies (backed by FCDE)

Carnegie Investment Bank




Evolver Equity

F-Secure Corporation

Goldman Sachs

Hexatronic Group

Nordea Bank

Nordic BIM Group

Nordic Capital

Rillion (backed by Altor)

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken


Valmet Corporation

Work highlights

  • Representation of DNV on its voluntary recommended cash tender offer for all the issued and outstanding shares and stock options in Nixu.
  • Representation of F-Secure Corporation, a Finland-headquartered consumer cyber security company operating in more than 100 countries, on its US$223 million acquisition of the mobile consumer security business from Lookout, Inc.
  • Representation of Hexatronic Group AB (publ), a Sweden-based group that develops, markets and delivers products, components and system solutions with the main focus on the fiber optic market, on its acquisition of Impact Data Solutions Limited (IDS) from Sterlite Global Ventures (Mauritius) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sterlite Technologies Limited, which offers consultation, design, and installation of fiber, copper, and containment solutions to support data center and colocation projects.