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Krogerus's Overview

Krogerus is a premier business law firm whose practice covers a broad spectrum of transactional, dispute resolution and regulatory matters. We have a particularly strong focus in the energy, finance, food and beverage, healthcare, real estate, technology and telecommunications sectors.

The firm’s clients include leading public and private companies, multinationals, international law firms, banks and other financial institutions as well as private equity investors. We also advise governments, governmental authorities and international organisations.

Our achievements stem from the talent of our professionals, our focus on providing results and the strength of our commitment to clients and each other. We are regularly retained in some of the most challenging and high-profile assignments in the Finnish market.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1992
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 5
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 108

Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English, French, German, Russian and Spanish


Areas of Practice
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Commercial Contracts and Outsourcing
  • Competition and Regulatory
  • Compliance, Investigations and Corporate Offences
  • Corporate Advisory
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment and Benefits
  • Environment and Land Use
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Public Procurement
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Tax
  • Technology and Data Protection



Senior Associate

Pessi Honkasalo

Pessi HonkasaloSenior Associate

Kalle Hynönen

Kalle HynönenSenior Associate

Joakim Jansson

Joakim JanssonSenior Associate

Helena Kalmanlehto

Helena KalmanlehtoSenior Associate

Kirsi Kannaste

Kirsi KannasteSenior Associate

Heli Lavonen

Heli LavonenSenior Associate

Sanna Lindqvist

Sanna LindqvistSenior Associate

Lauri Raade

Lauri RaadeSenior Associate

Sarita Schröder

Sarita SchröderSenior Associate

Annika Smalén

Annika SmalénSenior Associate

Pyry Somervuori

Pyry SomervuoriSenior Associate

Vilja Virta

Vilja VirtaSenior Associate



Applicability of the CMR Convention to Road Legs in Multimodal Transports Open to Question
Krogerus, July 2016

Under the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road ("CMR convention") and the Finnish Road Transport Act, a carrier is, as a general rule, liable for loss of and damage to the goods occurring during the transport as well as for any delay in delivery. It is, however, subject to interpretation whether the CMR convention and the Finnish Road Transport Act are applicable to road legs of international multimodal transports (in other words, transports that are carried out by using more than one means of transportation)...

New Tools in the Fight Against Cybercrime
Krogerus, December 2015

The Finnish Criminal Code has been recently amended to combat cybercrime more effectively. The Criminal Code now takes a tougher stance against cybercrime by amending certain provisions, introducing completely new provisions and more severe penalties. The amendments entered into force 4 September 2015. From now on, cybercrime offences, such as illegal data interference and identity theft, can be found under their own titles in the Criminal Code. During the past years, the number of cyber-attacks against information systems has significantly increased worldwide...

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Krogerus M&A Practice Continues Strong Performance
Krogerus, February 2017

The Finnish M&A market was busy in 2016, and the Krogerus M&A practice has further strengthened its position as a leading practice in Finland. For several years, the practice has been one of the most active in the field, and based on league tables published by Mergermarket, Krogerus ranked once again among the top legal advisors measured in volume of M&A deals announced in Finland in 2016. Furthermore, partner Mika Ståhlberg was the only Finnish adviser listed in the top 10 of the Nordics 2016 individual M&A legal adviser table published by Mergermarket...

Krogerus advises eQ Asset Management on its raising of EUR 80 million for a Special Investment Fund
Krogerus, July 2016

Krogerus advised eQ Asset Management on its raising of some EUR 80 million for its special investment fund investing in Northern European and US private equity funds. The investors of the fund are technology sector foundations and associations. Concurrently with the announcement of the special investment fund, eQ announced the final closing of eQ PE VIII North at EUR 160 million in aggregate commitments. Krogerus also advised eQ Asset Management on the formation of eQ PE VIII North, which held its first closing in February 2016. eQ Asset Management is a Finland-based asset management company that is part of the eQ Group. The company parent, eQ Plc, is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki...

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