Mr Jan Ollila > Dittmar & Indrenius > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Dittmar & Indrenius
POHJOISESPLANADI 25 A
00100 HELSINKI
Finland

Work Department

M&A & Private Equity

Position

Senior Partner Jan Ollila heads the firm’s Transaction Powerhouse and M&A & Private Equity practice. He focuses on high-level M&A, finance and capital markets transactions and on disputes in relation thereto.

Jan Ollila is known for advising corporate clients, private equity houses and financial institutions on public and private M&A, finance and capital markets transactions and on disputes in relation thereto. He acts as arbitrator and mediator in domestic and cross-border commercial disputes.

Jan was the Managing Partner of the firm in 2007 – 2014 and is the Senior Partner since 2015.

Euromoney’s Expert Guides ranks Jan as one of the 30 best M&A lawyers in the world. He is the only lawyer in Finland and one of only two lawyers in the Nordics on this exclusive list.

Career

Joined Dittmar & Indrenius 1992, Partner 2000, Managing Partner 2007-2014, Senior Partner 2015-

Languages

Finnish, Swedish, English, German and Norwegian

Memberships

Finnish Bar Association, International Bar Association, International Fiscal Association. Mr Ollila is an experienced chairman of boards and general meetings. Currently he is a board member in Aller Media Oy, Brenntag Nordic Oy, Dittmar & Indrenius, IKEA Real Estate Oy, Suomi24 Oy, NEC Finland Oy and Amcham Finland as well as a member of the Supervisory Board of WWF Finland. He is the former President of the Association Européenne d’Etudes Juridiques et Fiscales (2012 – 2015).

Education

University of Helsinki, LLM, 1992

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Dittmar & Indrenius specialises in complex, high-value transactions for international corporates and private equity houses, mainly handling matters with a cross-border element. It is also highly experienced in capital markets and public M&A energy and infrastructure deals in the Nordics and Baltics. Practice co-leader Jan Ollila focuses on high-profile transactions; he also is an M&A-related arbitration specialist. Additionally, co-leader Wilhelm Eklund advises on complex and high-value transactions, while managing partner Anders Carlberg is known for his work on capital markets-related transactions.