Legal 500 EMEA 2024 rankingit julkaistu – Merilampi jälleen johtavien toimistojen joukossa

Legal 500 EMEA 2024 rankingit julkaistu – Merilampi jälleen johtavien toimistojen joukossa


Merilampi on tänäkin vuonna listattu Suomen johtavien asianajotoimistojen joukkoon Legal 500 EMEA 2024 -julkaisussa. Tuoreimmassa painoksessaan arvostettu julkaisu antaa tunnustusta usealle praktiikallemme sekä asiantuntijallemme. Katso koko Legal 500 EMEA 2024 -julkaisu täältä.

Alansa johtavina asiantuntijoina julkaisu listaa seuraavat Merilammen juristit:  

Lisäksi julkaisu suosittelee seuraavia Merilammen asiantuntijoita:

Alla kommentteja asiakkailtamme sekä julkaisun tekijöiltä koskien listattuja praktiikoitamme ja asiantuntijoitamme.

Banking and finance

“Merilampi Attorneys Ltd‘s banking and finance team is particularly strong in real estate transactions and has a strong emphasis on regulatory advice. Team head Tommi Elo focuses on banking and finance as well as securities transactions and has been involved in domestic and cross-border financings; additionally, he has provided advice on insider issues and various licensing and other regulatory processes related to financial markets. Ari Keinänen specialises in corporate and real estate transactions.”

"Tommi Elo and his team at Merilampi delivers pragmatic and to the point advice, taking into account both local law and the knowledge of the industry and local market practice as well as the knowledge of our organisation and products that they have acquired over the years."

"Tommi Elo is a trusted adviser on banking, financialand commercial matters."

Commercial, corporate and M&A

“Merilampi Attorneys Ltd is experienced in corporate and M&A transactions encompassing a variety of sectors and involving domestic and international clients. Practice head Antti Kahri specialises in domestic and international M&A and private equity transactions, while Olli Nikitin is an expert in corporate law. In November 2022, William Sjöberg joined the partnership.”

“Olli Nikitin is experienced and knows our company history and business very well.”

“All team members are very service minded, persistent and definitely very professional. The team is working seamlessly together, and the responsible partner is always on top of the things. One of the biggest strengths of the team is their ability to take control of things quickly.”

“Ari Keinänen, Veli Siitonen, Olli Nikitin and the whole team is easily approachable and easy to work with. They all act in the best interests of the client. They have excellent knowledge of commercial, corporate and M&A matters.”

“Olli Nikitin’s knowledge of the company and business makes the cooperation smooth and efficient.”

Dispute resolution

”Merilampi Attorneys Ltd handles a range of matters from commercial litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution to white-collar defense work and insolvency litigation. The practice group is jointly led by Jussi Ikonen, who has extensive experience in shareholder agreements, liability issues, employment disputes and white-collar crime related matters; and managing partner Heidi Merikalla-Teir, who acts as an arbitrator and mediator. Annika Luhtanen arrived from Lexia Attorneys Ltd in August 2023.”

EU and competition

“Merilampi Attorneys Ltd frequently assists international and domestic companies with a broad range of competition matters, including merger control, cartel and abuse of dominant position mandates, and public procurement work.Team head Erkko Ruohoniemi specialises in merger control notifications to the Finnish and EU Competition Authorities, cases of abuse of dominant position and cartels, as well as public procurement work; he also regularly represents major telecoms and energy companies in regulatory issues.”

“Merilampi Attorneys, namely Erkko Ruohoniemi and his team, has a very strong understanding on the quite complex operational environment of the Finnish distribution system operators and the regulatory model set by the National Regulatory Authority.”

“Service attitude is great. Seeing the big picture is a strength they have.”

“All the team members in the EU and competition practice are very service minded, persistent and definitely very professional. The team works seamlessly together, and the responsible partner is always on top of the things. One of the biggest strengths of the team is the fast response times and ability to take control of things quickly.”

“The whole team is easily approachable and easy to work with. The team is able to think about the best interests of the client from different perspectives. The team also genuinely listens to the customer and they have excellent knowledge of competition law."


“Experienced in assisting company management with company reorganisations and transfers of business, Merilampi Attorneys Ltd‘s employment team also acts in a wide range of employment disputes. Department head Heidi Savolainen acts for domestic and multinational corporations on internal negotiations and represents clients in contentious work; while Jussi Koivu is experienced in cross-border transactions and the related employment issues.”

“Collaboration with Merilampi Attorneys has always been smooth and very professional. They are easily reachable, very customer centric and the team has deep expertise in their respective legal fields. It is true pleasure to work with the professionals who are always effective, fast and willing to find the best solution no matter if the issue is big or small.”

“Jussi Koivu is an experienced professional with an extremely effective and fast way of working. He is pragmatic with good communication skills. Jussi always provides a clear option and takes time to discuss different scenarios and options to find the best solution. He has a problem solving attitude and he is easy to work with. It is a pleasure to collaborate with Jussi and the skilled Merilampi team.”

Intellectual property

Merilampi team assists a diverse range of companies infinding solutions that support their operations. Depending on the client'ssituation, our support may involve identifying rights, commercialization, orlicensing. We also frequently assist in resolving disputes arising fromintellectual property issues, unfortunately common in business contexts.

Mika Pakarinen is an expert in entertainment, media and marketing law and specialises in domestic and international M&A and contentious work.”

“High level of expertise in IP.”

“Proactive team, customer focus.”

“Helpful, skillful, experienced, quick, easy to work with.”

Real estate and construction

“Recognised for its expertise in transactions involving office, retail, logistics, hotel, residential and various public sector properties, Merilampi Attorneys Ltd is also active in development projects including the construction and finance elements. The group frequently receives mandates from insurance companies, real estate funds, real estate investors, construction businesses and development companies. Tommi Elo focuses on real estate transactions, while William Sjöberg advises on property acquisitions and sales, developments, and sale and lease back arrangements, and construction team head Annika Luhtanen handles housing issues.”

“Merilampi is always able to provide an efficient and functioning team to any type of assignment. The quality of the work is excellent despite time limitations.”

“Tommi Elo and William Sjöberg are pragmatic and very hands-on, and they are skilled in prioritising tasks in order to achieve the best overall result. Strong commitment throughout the process from preparations to post-closing actions.”

“William Sjöberg provides excellent client management and result driven legal services. Tommi Elo is a result driven professional, aiming to just get the best results for clients.”

“Merilampi provides good legal services for most real estate and construction related matters. Especially in real estate transactions they have good track record, and they are capable for handling the full package of legal services needed for real estate transactions.”


“Merilampi Attorneys Ltd‘s tax practice was established in late 2022 with the arrival of the ‘excellent and very experienced’ Sami Tuominen from Bird & Bird. The department provides the full range of tax services to domestic and international companies, private equity funds, individuals and non-profit organisations.”

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