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MAGNUSSON FINLAND BOOSTS DISPUTE RESOLUTION

2018-10-30

Magnusson has further reinforced its dispute resolution team in Finland with the arrival of highly experienced partner Niina Palaja. She will start 1 November 2018 and will head Magnusson’s Turku office.

Niina’s experience covers a wide range of dispute resolution matters, including acting as an arbitrator in ad hoc arbitration proceedings, as well as institutional arbitrations. In addition, Niina specializes in corporate law, contract law and labour law.

“Niina is a visionary with a proven track record of leadership and communication abilities to lead our office in Turku. She will bring gender balance to our partnership, which is a key part of the Magnusson company culture,” commented Tomi Merenheimo, Managing Partner of Magnusson in Finland.

Niina commented: “The ability to work at an international law firm fostering an entrepreneurial culture will be an exciting challenge providing an opportunity to develop our services with my new colleagues both in Finland and internationally. I am looking forward to working together with our clients and in particular contributing to the further growth of the dispute resolution practice of the firm.”

Magnusson’s dispute resolution team in Finland is regularly recommended by the independent benchmarking publication The Legal 500 EMEA.

 

Contact information

Niina Palaja
Attorney-at-law / Partner
niina.palaja@magnussonlaw.com
M: +358 40 706 1673

Tomi Merenheimo
Attorney-at-law / Managing Partner Finland
tomi.merenheimo@magnussonlaw.com
M: +358 40 560 6101

 

Magnusson is one of the few truly international law firms present in Finland. The Finnish team (30 lawyers) provides advice to companies from start-up ventures to stock-listed companies and has been involved in numerous cross‑border transactions for foreign clients seeking to enter the Finnish market as well as Finnish companies expanding internationally. Magnusson also has Chinese, Arabic, Russian and French-speaking lawyers based in Helsinki.

The firm is very experienced in cross-border transactions. The core legal areas are corporate and M&A, restructuring and insolvency, dispute resolution, real estate, employment and technology. In addition, the firm advises clients in other legal areas such as energy and infrastructure, intellectual property and banking and finance. The firm is regularly recommended by independent standard-setting publications, such as The Legal 500 EMEA and Chambers Europe.

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