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Hannes Snellman's IP & Tech Team Highly Ranked in the EMEA 2021 Edition of Legal 500

22 April 2021

Hannes Snellman's cross-border IP & Tech Team has been highly ranked in all three key areas — IP, Data, and IT — in the EMEA 2021 edition of Legal 500. Our clients have said our team has ‘deep knowledge and resources’ and is ‘more than capable of providing excellent legal advice on large-scale IT outsourcing and vendor management matters’. According to a client, ‘[t]he team members are 1000% committed to driving the desired outcome’. The team members are also described as ‘very professional and knowledgeable and customer-oriented’, ‘absolute pleasure to work with’, and ‘[p]articularly strong in patent and trade secret issues’. Clients have noted that ‘[t]he number of women that are part of this team makes it truly special’ and that ‘[t]he work that they produce is flawless’.

Partner Panu Siitonen is praised for his ‘very good presentation and communication skills’ and for being ‘a great support in all IP matters ranging from patent strategies to business integrity matters’. Partner Jesper Nevalainen has been described as ‘a very pleasant person to work with’. He ‘has a broad knowledge of the legal framework, industry practices and suppliers’ most common legal terms and arguments’. Partner Elisabeth Vestin has been described as ‘fantastic’, ‘a driven lawyer’, ‘outstanding’, and ‘energetic, focused, always ahead of the curve’. According to a client, ‘[s]he is ambitious, works incredibly hard and has her clients’ interests at heart’.

Partner Panu Siitonen was ranked as Leading Individual, Elisabeth Vestin as Future Partner, and Counsel Caroline Sundberg, Counsel Anna Ribenfors, and Managing Associate Sarita Schröder as Rising Stars.