Heikki Wide

Attorney-at-law / Partner, Finland

My service areas

  • Banking and Finance
  • Commercial
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Energy
  • Industrials
  • Transport

Summary

Heikki has extensive experience in international trade, energy sector, industry and financing.

He specializes in contracts, M&A, finance and company law. Prior to joining Magnusson, Heikki was a Co-founder and General Counsel at a Finnish greentech-process industrial company. He has previously worked as the General Counsel at an international oil trading group and as the Managing Partner of a Finnish law firm.

Professional experience

Attorneys-at-Law Magnusson Ltd
Attorney-at-Law / Partner: 2016 – to date

Senior Counsel: 2013 – 2016

EcoStream Oy
Director of Legal Affairs: 2008 – 2012

GT Trading Oy
Director of Legal Affairs: 2006 – 2008

Spartax Attorneys Ltd
Managing Partner: 1999 – 2006

Education

  • University of Lapland, LL.M.: 1999
  • Tampere University of Technology, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics: 1991 – 1993

Bar admissions

  • Member of the Finnish Bar Association
  • Admitted in Finland as Attorney-at-law

Languages

  • Finnish
  • English
  • Swedish

Awards and rankings

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2023
Finland: Commercial, Corporate and M&A

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2022
Finland: Commercial, Corporate and M&A

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2021
Finland: Commercial, Corporate and M&A

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2020
Finland: Commercial, Corporate and M&A

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2019
Finland: Commercial, Corporate and M&A

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017
Finland: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Real Estate and Construction

Testimonials

“Over the years, Heikki Wide has become more than an expert of law on our case. With his experience he has been able to bring a valuable perspective and sparring partner on several business issues.” – Legal 500 (Commercial, Corporate and M&A)

“The team is very responsive and flexible.” – Legal 500 (Commercial, Corporate and M&A)