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 acts for an extensive roster of domestic and international real estate investors and developers. With expertise in zoning, land use arrangements and construction contracts, the practice is highly recommended for development projects, particularly in the energy sector. Other key areas of work include single asset and portfolio transactions, sale and lease-back transactions and forward purchases concerning a range of office, logistics and retail assets. Transactional experts Saara Paronen, Christian Fogelholm and Ari Kaarakainen head up the team. Casper Herler is noted for his experience in environmental law and sustainability issues.