Firm Profile > Dottir Attorneys Ltd. > Helsinki, Finland

Dottir Attorneys Ltd.
Pohjoisesplanadi 35 Aa

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Dottir Attorneys Ltd. has a notably strong offering in technology transactions and financing mandates; the team also has significant expertise assisting start-up target companies and venture capital investors and handling day-to-day corporate advisory work. Team leader Juha Nurminen has key corporate governance experience and a track record in acting on either side of transactions.

Practice head(s):

Juha Nurminen

Other key lawyers:

Kyösti Siltala


‘Juha Nurminen has a very good understanding of the VC sector in Finland and the market practice in investment rounds. He is also able to respond quickly and work on different types of cases from smaller and shorter to larger and longer processes.’

‘Kyösti Siltala, business-minded legal expert.’

Key clients


Finnish Industry Investment Ltd

Mainframe Industries Ltd

Neuro Event Labs Oy

Digital Fabric Oy (Zadaa)

Happeo Ltd

Black Woodpecker Software Oy (Ticker)

Inderes Oy

Huhtala Logistics Oy

UpCloud Ltd

Micro Aided Design Oy

CapMan Growth Equity Ltd

JB Nordic Ventures Oy(NordicNinja)

Ficolo Ltd

Teosto (Säveltäjäin Tekijänoikeustoimisto Teosto ry)

Maki Ventures Ltd Oy

Sulapac Ltd

Sanoma Corporation

Employment Tier 3

Dottir Attorneys Ltd. has a notably strong offering for growing start-ups and venture capital companies, and regularly deals with issues relating to self-employment and highly independent employee work. Group lead Samuel Kääriäinen specialises in employment litigation and advises on matters including recruitment issues and data privacy mandates. Counsel Antti Rajamäki is recommended for employment litigation.

Practice head(s):

Samuel Kääriäinen

Other key lawyers:

Antti Rajamäki


‘Flexibility and transparency.’

‘The firm is very actively helping us make even our internal investigations of the case as easy as possible. They provide us with exactly what I want: they take care of the worrying and we get exact information on what we need to do next.’

‘Samuel Kääriäinen is an up and coming employment lawyer to keep an eye on. He has good cooperation and negotiation skills and is always nice to work with.’

‘They are still young players but they have gained talent in a fairly short period. They are already bigger players than others in the field. They are young, talented and bold. And agile.’

‘It has been a true pleasure working with Samuel Kääriäinen. His expertise is exceptional, I always receive very thorough answers from him. He is really someone I find easy to work with, because his advice is very concrete and not too academic.’

Key clients

Freska Finland Oy

Wolt Enterprises Oy

Eltel Networks Oy

Aller Media Oy

Lassila & Tikanoja Oyj

Bolt.Works Oy

Kemijoki Oy

Endemol Shine Finland Oy

TMT Tier 3

Dottir Attorneys Ltd. is a 'hot name in the market' and advises clients from a range of industries, with a particular focus on the technology and entertainment sectors. The group also has key expertise in IT outsourcing contractual issues.  Johanna Rantanen and Daniel Stranius jointly head up the team.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Stranius; Johanna Rantanen

Other key lawyers:

Jaakko Lindgren


‘Their team spirit and ability to identify which experts are needed in which situations is remarkable.’

‘Very versatile and modern legal firm with excellent practices, methodologies and TMT experts for all industry needs. Dottir is a hot name in the market, and we will see their fantastic growth journey in the market in a expansive way very soon.’

‘Daniel Stranius is a target-oriented professional, well-prepared and has the ability to solve complex problems by breaking them into smaller pieces.’

Key clients


Sulapac Oy

Ficolo Oy

Sanoma Oyj

Flow Festival Oy

Wolt Enterprises Oy

Haahtela Group

Kemijoki Oy

Säveltäjäin Tekijänoikeustoimisto Teosto Ry

Estee Lauder Companies Europe

Inderes Oy

Central Finland Heath Care District (KSSHP)

Intellectual property Tier 4

Founded in 2016, Dottir Attorneys Ltd. operates in the fields of design, technology and entertainment, and has steadily grown its client roster, which consists of Finnish start-ups and growth companies. The group also handles trade mark and design portfolio issues. Practice head Antti Innanen specialises in trade marks and branding issues, and regularly assists clients with brand management work, design protection issues and acts in IP disputes.

Practice head(s):

Antti Innanen

Key clients

Eero Aarnio, EEAA Oy, Aarnio Design Oy

Flow Festival Oy

Startup Sauna / SLUSH

Goodio (Helsinki Heaven Oy)

Töölö Urban Oy, Nordic Urban Oy

Rabbit Merchandising Oy

Billebeino Clothing and Accessories Oy

Elenia Oyj

M ROOM / M Company Oy

Minna Parikka Shoes Oy

Compensate Operations

Woodly Oy

Dottir is an agile, full-service business law firm, with focus on companies that operate in or around the fields of technology and media. Dottir was founded in 2016 and has since grown rapidly: our Helsinki office has 27 full-time employees and we have offices in Berlin and San Francisco.

We have experience in assisting both fast-moving start-up and growth companies as well as traditional established corporations. Our five focus practice areas are technology and privacy, corporate and M&A, intellectual property and design, litigation and arbitration and employment.

Department Name Email Telephone
Tech & Privacy Johanna Rantanen
Corporate and M&A Juha Nurminen
Intellectual Property Iiro Nurminen
Litigation & Arbitration Jukka Pello
Employment Samuel Kääriäinen
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Antti Innanen photo Mr Antti Innanen Advisor
 Samuel Kääriäinen  photo Samuel Kääriäinen Partner
Mr Jaakko Lindgren  photo Mr Jaakko Lindgren Partner
Mr Juha Nurminen  photo Mr Juha Nurminen Partner
Mr Jukka Pello  photo Mr Jukka Pello Partner
 Antti Rajamäki  photo Antti Rajamäki Counsel
Ms Johanna Rantanen photo Ms Johanna Rantanen Managing Partner
Mr Daniel Stranius  photo Mr Daniel Stranius Partner