Mr Casper Herler > Borenius > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Transactions; Environment and Infrastructure, Mining.


Managing Partner Casper Herler is a strategic adviser to large natural resources, industrial and infrastructure projects. His expertise covers a wide range of issues related to environmental law, natural resources and infrastructure projects. Casper is a specialist on environmental liabilities and constantly advises on the environmental aspects in M&A, financing and capital markets transactions. Clients also recognise him as the leading Finnish mining lawyer. Governmental relations, CSR and social licensing are also part of his field of practice.


Before joining Borenius Attorneys Ltd, Casper was a partner with another law firm. He has also worked at the Ministry of the Environment and has taught environmental law at the University of Helsinki. Casper also has previous experience in legislative work in the field of environmental and mining law and has been a specialist counsel at Pöyry Oyj. Casper has been a partner at Borenius since 2010 and Managing Partner since 2016.


Swedish, Finnish, English, German.


Finnish Bar Association; International Bar Association; Senior Vice-Chair International Bar Association Mining Law Committee; Finnish Society for Environmental Law; Finnish Association of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers.


LL.M. 2000, University of Helsinki, Finland; Trained on the bench 2001, District court of Vaasa, Finland; LL.D. 2008, University of Helsinki, Finland; Admitted to the Bar 2009, Helsinki Finland.

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Real estate and construction

(Hall of Fame)

Casper HerlerBorenius

Borenius advises on major real estate transactions, particularly dealing with residential, social and healthcare real estate properties. The team is also especially strong regarding construction and development projects involving zoning laws, land use arrangements, and major industrial projects in the energy and pharmaceuticals sectors. The practice is jointly led by Saara Paronen, Ari Kaarakainen and Christian Fogelholm, who cover niche areas including land use issues, complex joint venture structures and real estate financings. Managing partner Casper Herler focuses on infrastructure projects, financing arrangements and environmental liability assessments.