Merilampi is one of the most distinguished and diversified law firms in the field of dispute resolution. We advise our clients in both ordinary courts and special courts, such as administrative, market and labour courts. Our attorneys act as legal counsels and as arbitrators in both domestic and international arbitration proceedings. We also assist our clients in other alternative dispute resolution procedures, including mediation.
Transactions and Finance
Our mergers and acquisitions team has gained experience in many high-level and complex transactions, involving both domestic and international clients. We have a long history of successfully representing domestic and Nordic banks, as well as other financial institutions, in legal issues surrounding banking and finance. Our real estate transaction lawyers are among the most experienced in Finland and in recent years have been involved in some of the largest real estate transactions in Finland.
Corporate Advisory and General Meetings
Merilampi is one of the best-known Finnish law offices specialised in corporate advisory. We are known for our extensive experience in the corporate law sector and capital markets advisory and our thorough expertise in the life cycles of companies.
Competition and EU Law
Our Competition and EU Law team is one of the most experienced in the field. We have represented our clients in Finland’s highest-profile and most significant competition law cases, and our team has been recognised in many international rankings. In addition, our lawyers took part in the drafting of Finnish competition and procurement legislation.
Real Estate and Construction
Construction and real estate development projects are regulated by various laws and statutes. Investments and risks are often substantial, and, therefore, wide-ranging yet practical legal expertise is required.
Employment and Labour Law
In Employment and Labour Law, knowledge of case law and applicable legal norms is particularly important. Case law and legal norms supplement the legislation and affect an employer’s ability to act in a variety of practical situations.
Technology, IT and Data Privacy
Our technology and IT law specialised practice team is experienced in handling technology and IT law related assignments with high quality. We routinely assist our clients in a variety of contractual arrangement related to the exploitation and distribution of technology, such as licensing and distribution agreements. In addition, our team routinely advises our clients in matters of software and IT service development, sales, licensing, distribution and maintenance. Our expertise also covers open-source and data privacy questions.
Intellectual Property and Media
We provide advice with all aspects of intellectual law and especially with the identification, acquisition, protection and commercialization of IP.
We are known for a very practical and commercial approach to our work and our aim is to always create immediate added value to our clients.
Restructuring and Insolvency
The insolvency team at Merilampi is among the most experienced in the legal market. In bankruptcy and reorganisation proceedings, we assist both creditors and corporate debtors and their directors. Our attorneys also act as bankruptcy trustees and administrators. Over the years, we have taken part in many of Finland’s biggest bankruptcy and reorganisation proceedings.