We are taking care of each case as it would be our own. From small companies to big ones, and from private persons to public sector. Client satisfaction is a primary factor for us.
Our Legal Services
The practice covers all types of domestic and international financing transactions. We represent shareholders, borrowers, senior lenders, junior lenders and management in domestic and international financial arrangements.
Our experts can assist with financing negotiations for various instruments in both equity financing and debt financing. Also risk management know-how is one of our specialty areas of expertise.
Negotiating and drafting commercial contracts for trade, industry and other business purposes forms a core element for us. We are fully conversant with various business sectors. We help companies of all types and sizes, and assist with special questions related to business operations, likewise ensure that your company will achieve optimal results in the agreement negotiations. We always cater to the client’s unique needs.
We advise clients on all aspects of company law, from the establishment of a company, drawing up of the articles of association and administration to the acquisitions and mergers. We also supply all of the legal services related to corporate governance, directors’ liabilities and responsibilities, shareholder rights, and the formation and administration of companies and subsidiaries in Finland.
An extensive knowledge of corporate law plays an important role when the objective is successful solutions in corporate acquisitions and mergers, capital investment, the preparation of incentive schemes and partnership agreements as well as in situations involving changes to corporate structures or changes of generations.
We draft, negotiate and review commercial agreements encompassing all company trading activities, including distribution, licensing, manufacturing, marketing and supply agreements.
Successful debt collection decreases credit losses, generates cash flow and recovers penalty interest. Our office will take care of all kinds of collection assignments, always in a professional manner. Our collection process is quick and effective, including all measures needed in debt collection.
The collection procedures applied are suitable for all kinds of open claims (for invoiced amounts, rent payments, contractual penalties, etc.), and the debtor may equally well be a company or a private individual.
We effectively analyse and resolve the problems of our clients in disputes involving companies, corporations and private individuals. When disputes arise, our litigation specialists map the entire assignment and draw up a clear strategy on how to proceed.
Our services also include advising our clients how to prevent disputes and legal problems from escalating into conflicts that can only be resolved through lengthy court proceedings.
As a private citizen you are most likely to need legal advices in situations concerning inheritance law and other family property.
We assist our clients among other things in divorces and civil partnership related issues. We can also draft, for example, estate inventory deeds, estate distribution instruments, wills and testaments, prenuptial agreements, agreements on the distribution of matrimonial assets, agreements between common law partners, deeds of donation and contracts of sale.
If the assets include a company, it is very important to prepare for these questions in advance. There are several ways how asset management can be handled sensibly through tax planning, prenuptial agreements, gifts and wills. Estate inventory, estate distribution and other measures related to a death estate must be handled prudently.
Housing and Real Estate issues can be diverse and complex, and in most cases, financial risk is remarkable. For example, ownership of owner-occupied housing in Finland is organised using housing corporations, and the rights and duties of these parties are regulated in the Finnish Housing Companies Act, where are 29 chapters and over 300 law sections.
Knowledge of laws and rules are critical to success when guiding our clients through the approval and regulatory maze of the housing and real estate market. We have a depth of experience in our legal team that enables us to carefully, efficiently and cost-effectively serve the needs and interests of our clients. Our ability to effectively negotiate the nuances of any housing and real estate transaction and to "close the deal" is the reason why clients rely on us.
We represent clients in all phases of sales, purchases, financing and leasing.
We provide legal and commercial advice to distressed companies, specializing in all aspects of bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring. Our services include rescheduling of debts, bankruptcy sales and purchases, re-financing, re-organizing business operations, voluntary company restructuring, and acting as liquidators.
We operate in all of the main sectors of international trade and industry, assisting Finnish and international clients in various distribution, sale and supply contracts, and participating in client establishment ventures in all countries. For our clients, we negotiate, prepare and draft all of the contractual instruments that are required when international trade and contract is topical issue. Our legal team is thoroughly conversant with core areas of international mercantile and contract law.
We are reliable and knowledgeable adviser in all labour law issues. Our lawyers advise on all employment-related matters on an individual and collective level. We take care of enterprises, corporations and private individuals. Our services include i.a. employment agreements, redundancies, pension schemes, stock option schemes, redundancy arrangements and the terms of service of senior executives. Clients are represented both in non-litigious and litigious contexts in labour law. We also provide training in the legal aspects of the labour law.
Taxation is a very important issue, especially in the distribution of dividends, organisation of company structures, company acquisitions and leasing of real estate. With tax planning you can save significant amounts of money.
We provide our tax services as an integral part of our full service offering and also on a standalone basis. We can handle a wide range of tax law assignments, including litigation, strategic tax planning, assistance in tax inspections, changes of generation, changes of corporate form, avoidance of inheritance and gift tax and tax appeals.
According to the law, injured party is legitimated to claim full compensation from party causing damage. Compensation covers direct and indirect damages. Breach of contract in a legal relationship or intentional actions or negligence of a third party are the most common reasons for compensation, which usually is monetary compensation.
We handle all kind of tort law matters related to both property and personal injury damage claims, including contractual relationships claims and damages caused by employees during their employment, likewise crime damages.