Mr Jani Ylä-Autio > Merilampi Attorneys Ltd > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

Work Department

Transactions and Finance.


Jani Ylä-Autio has extensive experience in various corporate and real estate assignments. Jani, who is widely respected in the industry and among clients, has participated in over a hundred significant domestic and international corporate and real estate transactions.


Merilampi Attorneys Ltd., Partner 2005 -, Chairman of the Board 2015 – 2019, Managing Partner 2009 – 2015, Roschier Holmberg Attorneys Ltd, Senior Associate 2000 – 2005, Nokia Oyj, Visiting Lawyer 2002, District Court of Raasepori, Judge Trainee 1999 – 2000, Merilampi Marttila Laitasalo Attorneys at Law Ltd, Lawyer 1997 – 1999.


Finnish, English, Swedish, German.


Finnish Bar Association, IBA.


University of Helsinki, LL.M. 1997, Trained at the Bench 2000, Attorney-at-Law 2001.

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd is active in public and private M&A transactions, often involving IP, IT or environmental aspects. Practice co-head Jani Ylä-Autio is noted for his advice regarding corporate and real state transactions, while co-head Antti Kahri focuses on both domestic and international M&A, as well as private equity transactions.

Finland > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Jani Ylä-AutioMerilampi Attorneys Ltd

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd is noted for its work in Finnish real estate transactions regarding a wide range of retail, logistics and public sector properties. The team is particularly strong in construction law, advising on complex industrial projects, and is experienced in construction litigation and arbitration. Department head Emma Niemistö is a key resource for construction litigation and arbitration, especially concerning construction liability matters, while Jani Ylä-Autio advises on complex domestic and international real estate deals. Tommi Elo focuses on real estate transactions and finance mandates.