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Client Choice Awards 2021: Anders Bygglin, Mikko Huimala, Fredrik Olsson, and Riikka Rannikko Awarded as Exclusive Winners

14 October 2021

We are very pleased to announce that four experienced lawyers from Hannes Snellman have been awarded as exclusive winners in the Client Choice Awards 2021.

Partner Anders Bygglin is the exclusive winner of the litigation category in Finland. Anders’s clients have said that “Anders provides professionalism and expertise on the matter and the process in the court, and provides good client service” and that “Anders listens very carefully, paid close attention to detail and didn’t rush into conclusions”.

Co-head of Hannes Snellman’s competition practice in Finland, Partner Mikko Huimala, is the exclusive winner of the competition category in Finland. “Mr. Huimala is one of the best lawyers I have ever worked with: quality of service (including his team), value for money, communication skills, commercial awareness and very pleasant to work with”, his clients say, and continue “Mikko's advice is always on point. He has an amazing grip on various industries enabling him to provide practical industry specific advice with an excellent value for money”.

Stockholm office’s Managing Partner Fredrik Olsson is the exclusive winner of the capital markets category in Sweden. His clients say that “Fredrik has a very strong understanding of the financial markets with good insights about market trends as well as the potential pitfalls being identified from such trends” and that “Fredrik is in all aspects a very pleasant individual to work with, as he has a genuine interest and knowledge of understanding commercial issues and how those should be reflected and considered in a legal context”.

Managing Partner in Helsinki, Riikka Rannikko, is the exclusive winner of the M&A category in Finland. Riikka’s clients state that “Riikka is a solution oriented, pragmatic, and no-nonsense collaborator who listens carefully and quickly understands the commercial context of any issue to be solved” and that “Riikka does not only have a bright mind and a well-rounded character, but she is a true team player who not only praises her team members but makes miracles happen with the help of her team”.


Client Choice recognises those individuals around the world who stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for this recognition focus on an ability to add real value to clients’ business above and beyond the other players in the market. Uniquely, lawyers can only be nominated by corporate counsel with winners chosen from a pool of more than 2,000 individual client assessments.

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