Jani Rantanen > Mäkitalo Attorneys Ltd > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Mäkitalo Attorneys Ltd

Work Department

Corporate Advisory, Banking & Finance, Mergers & Acquisition, Startups, Technology & IP


Jani Rantanen acts as a legal counsel to a number of corporate clients both in Finland and abroad. His focus is on drafting of contracts, business negotiations, corporate restructuring, venture capital and mergers & acquisitions.


2006-         Partner, Attorney-at-Law, Mäkitalo Attorneys Ltd
2005-2006 Senior Associate, Attorney-at-Law,  Mäkitalo Attorneys Ltd
1999-2005 Lawyer, Mäkitalo Attorneys Ltd
1998          Counsel, Bell Pope Solicitors (UK)
1996-1997 Counsel, Mäkitalo Attorneys Ltd
1995-1996 Legal Information Assistant, Edita Ltd, legal and business literature


Finnish, English


2005 Member of the Finnish Bar Association
2000 Master of Laws, University of Helsinki

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Mäkitalo Attorneys Ltd is a key name for clients in the energy and infrastructure industries, and has niche expertise in the safety and security sector. The team primarily provides corporate advice, and has notably advised the Finnish Ministry of Finance. Ville Vyyryläinen and Jani Rantanen lead the team.

Finland > TMT

Mäkitalo Attorneys Ltd provides advice on a wide range of TMT matters and acts for client roster spanning established companies and technology start-ups. Recent work has included drafting contracts and handling business negotiations, IT service agreements and outsourcing transactions. Jani Rantanen and Ville Vyyryläinen jointly lead the team.