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Finland

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

Tommi Elo¬†heads up the practice at Merilampi Attorneys Ltd, which advised Suominen on its entry into a syndicated credit facility arrangement consisting of a ‚ā¨100m revolving credit facility and a ‚ā¨85m unsecured fixed-interest bond. Other clients include Citibank, Nordea Bank, and Aberdeen Property Funds.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd's group has experience across debt and equity work; it recently acted for Mercada in its issuance of a ‚ā¨175m senior secured bond and also counts Suominen as a client.¬†Ari Kein√§nen¬†leads the department, and¬†Tommi Elo¬†is also recommended.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

Jani Ylä-Autio leads the department at Merilampi Attorneys Ltd, which recently advised Kesko on its separate acquisitions of Reinin Liha and Kalatukku E. Eriksson, and also counts Posti Group and telecoms company Elisa as clients. Ari Keinänen is recommended for his transactional work and Antti Kahri handles M&A matters and private equity transactions.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd is defending Fujitsu Finland in a contractual dispute with the City of Espoo. Jussi Ikonen heads the practice, which recently gained Teemu Taxell from Lindfors & Co Attorneys at Law. Emma Niemistö is recommended for construction-related disputes.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

At Merilampi Attorneys Ltd, practice head Erkko Ruohoniemi recently defended Finnish Post in a damages claim relating to whether the imposition of VAT on postal services violated EU law. The group also counts Kesko and Elisa as key clients and defended Länsilinja in a high-profile cartel case brought against several bus companies. Satu-Anneli Kauranen is recommended for her expertise in merger control proceedings and abuse of dominance claims.

Leading individuals

Erkko Ruohoniemi  - Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

At Merilampi Attorneys Ltd, practice head Heidi Hiltunen counts Canon and the University of Helsinki as clients and managing partner Jussi Ikonen is recommended for employment-related litigation, particularly pertaining to director liability.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

At¬†Merilampi Attorneys Ltd, construction expert¬†Emma Niemist√∂¬†advised Venator on the ‚ā¨400m rebuilding of its pigment plant following a fire; other transactional work for the department includes¬†assisting Niam with the¬†‚ā¨150m sale of an office property portfolio. Aberdeen Real Estate Fund Finland, YIT and Skanska are also clients.¬†Jani Yl√§-Autio¬†heads the practice and specialises in transactional work.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

At Merilampi Attorneys Ltd, Erkko Ruohoniemi leads the telecoms practice, while newly promoted partner Sakari Aalto is the key contact for technology and media clients.

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