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Hannes Snellman Ranked at the Top in Chambers Europe 2021

18 March 2021

Hannes Snellman has been ranked at the top in its key focus areas in the recently published 2021 edition of Chambers Europe.

Several of our key experts were also ranked as individuals. Please find below a selection of the client quotes:

Banking & Finance 

"[A]n excellent finance lawyer and one of the go-to in finance,"
Markus Bremer, Banking & Finance

Senior statesperson Henrik Mattson has extensive experience advising on cross-border secured and unsecured bonds and GMTN programmes.”
Henrik Mattson, Banking & Finance

"Very skilled and experienced"
Fredrik Olsson, Banking & Finance

“She is quite creative, tries to find solutions and thinks outside of the box"
Paula Röttorp, Banking & Finance

The up-and-coming Antti Alanko enters the rankings due to increased market visibility. He is particularly active advising lenders on acquisition finance in the real estate sector.
Antti Alanko, Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

"[T]echnically very able lawyer with experience in many different types of transactions." 
Klaus Ilmonen, Capital Markets

"[I]s very proactive, hands-on and always makes me feel like I receive very practical advice which allows me to move forward"
Sonja Siggberg, Capital Markets

"Thoughtful lawyer who provides comfort to his client."
Mattias Friberg, Capital Markets

Advises on high-value acquisitions, divestments and financing rounds. He joined the firm in the summer of 2020.”
Ola Åhman, Corporate M&A and Capital Markets

Competition / European Law

"He applies a business perspective to the legal environment."
Mikko Huimala, Competition / European Law

"Peter Forsberg receives widespread recognition for his handling of merger control mandates. He often represents clients with pan-Nordic interests and has additional expertise in dawn raids and investigations."
Peter Forsberg, Competition / European Law

Corporate / M&A

"One of the best-known M&A attorneys in Finland,"
Johan Aalto, Corporate M&A

"Mikko Heinonen advises technology and construction companies on a range of domestic and cross-border corporate transactions."
Mikko Heinonen, Corporate M&A

"Very experienced in private equity issues and good with people on both sides." 
Sten Olsson, Corporate M&A

"Very structured and in control, with a pleasant way of presenting controversial matters where emotions are involved."
Riikka Rannikko, Coprorate M&A

"Pleasant to work with."
Olli-Pekka Veranen, Corporate M&A

"Knowledgeable, pragmatic and results-oriented" 
Richard Åkerman, Corporate M&A

"Highly committed and energetic lawyer," and particularly appreciates that he is "pragmatic in his approach”
Claes Kjellberg, Corporate M&A

Dispute Resolution

"Easy to work with, responsive and knowledgeable." 
Anders Bygglin, Dispute Resolution

She is reputed for her expertise in arbitration, frequently acting on international cases.”
Anna-Maria Tamminen, Dispute Resolution


"Anders Bygglin is noted for his considerable experience in relation to employment disputes."
Anders Bygglin, Employment

"She is easy to get hold of and quick in her responses," and "She is calm and ready to explain until I understand the situation."
Johanna Haltia-Tapio, Employment

Energy & Natural Resources

"He is one of the leading experts in infrastructure and energy projects in Finland and the Nordics."
Rabbe Sittnikow, Energy & Natural Resources

Information Technology

"Caroline Sundberg enters the rankings this year owing to impressive market recognition."
Caroline Sundberg, Information Technology

Intellectual Property

"[V]ery talented, nice to work with and understands well the needs of our company." 
Sarita Schröder, Intellectual Property

"Handles cases skilfully." 
Panu Siitonen, Intellectual Property

Private Equity

"[E]xtremely proactive."
Mikael Klang, Private Equity

Public Procurement

"He is extremely talented. Joakim has the ability to explain complex matters in a way that non-lawyers can understand, and can provide high-quality advice at short notice."
Joakim Lavér, Public Procurement

Real Estate

"[V]ery focused and precise."
Tapio Teräkivi, Real Estate

Restructuring / Insolvency

"He can explain complicated legal issues to us well and give clear advice."
Jan Lilius, Restructuring / Insolvency


"Quickly understands the most complex tax issues in our projects and offers pragmatic solutions to them."
Heikki Vesikansa, Tax


"[H]as the exceptional ability to provide clear and precise legal advice, even in the most difficult negotiations. He can create and implement effective negotiation strategies and adapt and modify the selected tactics if the situation so demands." 
Jesper Nevalainen, TMT