Carl-Henrik Wallin > Avance Attorneys Ltd > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Avance Attorneys Ltd

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions, Governance, Energy and Infrastructure, Media and Communications

During his 25 years of practice, Carl-Henrik has been in charge of a significant number of complex transactions and nuclear industry related assignments. He advises clients on corporate governance issues and regularly chairs shareholder meetings of publicly and privately held companies.


Partner, Chairman


Avance Attorneys Ltd, Partner, Chairman 2022–
Avance Attorneys Ltd, Managing Partner (2011–2021)
Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd, Managing Partner (2009–2011)
Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd, Associate and Partner (1992–2011)
Assisting Lawyer, UPM (1988–1991)


Carl-Henrik is a member of the Finnish Bar.


LL.M., University of Amsterdam, 1993
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 1991

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Avance Attorneys Ltd focuses on advising mid to large size European and Asian corporations and private equity groups on high-end, complex M&A and inbound investments into Finland and the Nordics more broadly, and is particularly experienced in transactions in the healthcare, industrial, technology, energy, and gaming industries. Ilkka Perheentupa is ‘extremely versatile‘ in his in M&A work in the fund and industrial sectors; Ulf-Henrik Kull ‘excels‘ in private equity transactions, usually with a cross-border element; Carl-Henrik Wallin  focuses on complex transactions related to the nuclear power industry, often advising on governance issues; and Mathias Lindqvist is ‘commercially strong‘, especially in real estate transactions. Anders Floman  is also a key name for private equity and venture capital work in the energy, infrastructure and technology sectors, and Erkki-Antti Sadinmaa acts for fund and industrial clients. The transactions team has recently grown; senior associate Valtteri Tapala  joined from Dittmar & Indrenius, senior associate Niklas Suni  joined from Borenius, and senior associate Sonja Heiskala  joined from Roschier.