Essi Lavikkala | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Essi Lavikkala
 Essi Lavikkala

Essi Lavikkala

Associate, Helsinki

T +358 9 2286 4353

T +358 40 7676 353 (mobile)



Essi Lavikkala is a senior associate who advises industrial clients and private equity firms on domestic and cross-border corporate transactions and real estate deals.

She supports clients so that they can successfully complete mergers and acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, and equity investments, often involving multiple jurisdictions.

Essi joined White & Case in 2010.

Bars and Courts

  • Finnish Bar Association


  • LLM, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law


  • English
  • Finnish
  • Swedish


Huhtamäki Oyj sale of films business, 2014

Representing Huhtamäki Oyj, a leading manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging, on the €141 million divestment of its Films business to DBAG Fund VI, a fund advised by Deutsche Beteiligungs AG.

Airbus Group sale of minority stake in Patria Oyj, 2014

Representing Airbus Group, a European multinational aerospace and defense company, on the sale of its 26.8 percent minority stake in Patria Oyj, a Finnish defense company, to the company.

Republic of Finland sale of Destia Ltd, 2014

Representing the Republic of Finland on the €148 million sale of the entire share capital of Destia Ltd, a Finnish infrastructure and construction service company, to Ahlström Capital.