Lauri Toivio

Attorney-at-law / Partner / Head of Real Estate and Construction, Finland

My service areas

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment
  • Public procurement
  • Real estate
  • Retail and consumers


Lauri is a business-oriented problem solver with extensive experience in various fields of business and law. As Head of Real Estate and Construction at Magnusson Finland Lauri regularly advises clients on construction, real estate, housing and industry related matters, as well as commercial agreements and retail ecosystems, specializing in dispute resolution.

Lauri is an Attorney-at-Law and advises clients daily with execution of construction projects and real-estate development. In addition, Lauri has advised clients with great success in both domestic and international disputes and court and arbitration proceedings.

In addition to his vast legal experience, Lauri I is well known for his hands-on technological knowledge and practical understanding of complex processes and various fields of business, also holding a Master of Science degree in Economy. In addition to construction and tech law related matters Lauri has gained legal expertise especially on the fields of employment, business contracts and corporate law.

Professional experience

Attorneys-at-Law Magnusson Ltd
Attorney-at-law / Partner / Head of Real Estate and Construction: 2022 – to date

Attorney-at-law / Senior Associate: 2019 – 2021

Sanoma Corporation, Plc.
Legal Counsel: 2018 – 2019

Sivenius, Suvanto & Co Advocates Ltd
Attorney-at-law: 2013 – 2018


  • University of Helsinki, LL.M: 2012
  • Aalto University, School of Business, M.Sc. (Econ.): 2017

Bar admissions

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


  • Finnish
  • English
  • Swedish

Positions of trust

  • Green Building Council Finland, Member of the Construction Committee: 2023 – to date

Awards and rankings

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2023
Finland: Dispute Resolution and Real Estate and Construction

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2022
Finland: Real Estate and Construction


“Lauri Toivio in particular stands out with his concrete understanding of how the grassroot level in real estate and construction business work and what implications it has to contract-level discussions and arguments.” – Legal 500 (Real Estate and Construction)

“I can trust all team members and they always work superbly as a team with us.” – Legal 500 (Real Estate and Construction)