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We are the only global law firm with experience in complex, cross-border transactions and a local presence in Finland. Our offices in Helsinki and Stockholm make White & Case the only global law firm with a strong and established Nordic presence.

The Helsinki office advises Finland-based and international clients on their Nordic and worldwide activities. We act as both Finnish and US law counsel in Helsinki and, in cooperation with the Firm's London office, we also advise clients on transactions governed by English law. We work in close cooperation with the Firm's other offices and focused practice groups throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas and Asia. Within the Finnish market, we are ranked in the first tier by the leading ranking publications and our lawyers are commended for their experience and knowledge within their respective areas.

Our approach to transactions is hands-on and practical and we are fully committed to their successful completion.



Tier 1 in Capital Markets
Tier 1 in Mergers & Acquisitions
Tier 2 in Banking and Finance
IFLR1000 2016

Band 1 for Corporate/M&A
Band 1 for Banking & Finance
Chambers Global 2015

Band 1 for Capital Markets
Band 1 for Corporate/M&A
Chambers Europe 2015

Tier 1 in Capital Markets
Tier 1 in Corporate/M&A
Tier 2 in Banking & Finance
The Legal 500 EMEA 2015

Finnish Law Firm of the Year
International Financial Law Review Europe 2013, 2011, 2006 and 2004


SSAB combination with Rautaruukki
SSAB AB, a Swedish steel producer, in the combination of SSAB with Rautaruukki Oyj, a Finnish manufacturer of metals and metal products, through a recommended share exchange offer to Rautaruukki's shareholders valued at €1.1 billion.

Continental purchase of automotive business of Elektrobit
Continental AG, one of the leading automotive suppliers worldwide, on its €600 million purchase of the Automotive business of Elektrobit Corporation.

ABB Group divestment of Full Service business to Nordic Capital
ABB Group, the leading power and automation technology group, on the divestment of its ABB Full Service business to Nordic Capital Fund VIII. ABB Full Service is the leader in industrial maintenance outsourcing services in Europe.

Asiakastieto IPO
Danske Bank A/S, Helsinki Branch, and Pohjola Bank PLC, as the managers, in connection with the €169.6 million initial public offering and listing on Nasdaq Helsinki of shares in Asiakastieto Group Oyj, a leading provider of business and consumer information services in Finland.

European Investment Bank, Nordic Investment Bank and Pohjola Bank PLC
European Investment Bank, Nordic Investment Bank and Pohjola Bank PLC, as senior lenders, in connection with the €379 million project financing of the E18 Hamina-Vaalimaa motorway PPP project.

Outokumpu convertible bond offering
Outokumpu Oyj, a leading stainless steel producer based in Finland, in connection with its €250 million convertible bond offering.