Mr Christoffer Waselius > Waselius & Wist > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Waselius & Wist
ETELÄESPLANADI 24A
00130 HELSINKI
Finland

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions, Energy & Natural Resources, Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Waselius & Wist (Partner 2014-,Lawyer 2003-, Trainee 2000-2003); Mannheimer Swartling, Frankfurt (Secondment) 2012-2013; Bongen Renaud & Partner Rechtsanwälte, Frankfurt, 2001 (Trainee).

Languages

Swedish, Finnish, English, German and French.

Memberships

Finnish Bar Association (2009); International Bar Association; AIJA – International Association of Young Lawyers, Finnish Law Society (Treasurer 2006-2009).

Education

University of Helsinki, LL.M. 2005; University of California, Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall), LL.M. 2012. Trained on the Bench, 2007.

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Waselius & Wist focuses on both domestic and international transactions, as well as the sale, purchase and financing of companies. The team is also experienced in handling mergers, takeovers, venture capital issues and management buy-outs for international clients, and is noted for its work on distressed M&A transactions. Co-head Christoffer Waselius focuses on complex cross-border M&A mandates, especially in the infrastructure sector; Fredrik Lassenius  handles complex M&A transactions for technology companies, private equity houses and corporates. Corporate specialist Olli Kiuru and contract expert Åsa Krook also contribute to the practice.

Finland > Dispute resolution

Waselius & Wist focuses on commercial litigation and arbitration matters, ranging from IP claims and tax litigation to post-M&A disputes. Senior partner and founding member Jan Waselius specialises in dispute resolution and arbitration work, while Bernt Juthström is known for IP and IT-related disputes. Christoffer Waselius covers commercial disputes, bankruptcy and restructuring petitions, and ad hoc and institutional arbitrations.