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As a senior associate at Bird & Bird in Helsinki, Matti Kuokkanen advises our domestic and international clients on matters relating to corporate law and corporate transactions. Matti is a member of Bird & Bird’s Corporate and M&A group.

Matti is a member of our international Corporate and M&A group. He regularly advises our domestic and international clients on corporate transactions and day-to-day corporate matters. Matti is frequently involved in assignments relating to financing, regulatory advisory of financial institutions and capital markets.


Before joining Bird & Bird, Matti worked as legal counsel for a pension insurance company. His responsibilities included the legal and compliance matters of its investment unit. Due to his background, Matti has a good understanding of the needs of in-house legal teams.


Finnish, English


Member of the Finnish Bar Association


LL.M. University of Helsinki 2014

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Rising stars)

Matti KuokkanenBird & Bird

Bird & Bird advises on all forms of mandates from corporate finance and private and public M&A, to private equity mandates, IPOs and joint ventures as well as providing corporate governance advice. The firm is well regarded for transactional mandates, while also offering specialist regulatory knowledge. Maria Carlsson is the head of the Finnish corporate and M&A practice group; she focuses on cross-border private M&A and joint ventures. Mikko Ahonen has strong expertise in private equity issues, where he advises Finnish and international private equity investors and corporates on domestic and cross-border transactions. Matti Kuokkanen is the key name to note at associate level.