Highlight 16 April 2020

Krogerus receives top recognition in the 2020 edition of Legal 500

Law firm directory Legal 500 EMEA has ranked ten of Krogerus' practice areas in top tiers in its 2020 edition. In addition, we are delighted that a number of our partners were ranked as leading individuals in their respective fields and several of our young lawyers were recognised for their expertise. The Legal 500 is one of the most renowned publications in our field ranking law firms and lawyers worldwide.

Selected quotes about our practice areas include:

Banking and finance

'They offer high-quality service with a competitive pricing. They are capable of taking care of all kinds of assignments and they have decent resources.

Päivi Toivari is among the best Finnish finance lawyers, very experienced and skilful. She always gives an impression that the matter is under control. Heidi Kivenjuuri is very hard-working and has good legal knowledge; she is up and coming.'

Commercial corporate & M&A

'Hands-on team that gives great attention to client service', ‘Great flexibility in service delivery' and 'Very experienced team with great knowledge of substance matters.'

'I really enjoy working with Sami Martola, who is a skilled transactional lawyer. Joakim Jansson seems to be up and coming and has been very good on a recent transaction‘, 'Lennart Simonsen is a brilliant counsel, having a unique capability to lead large teams and act as lead counsel in the most complex transactions.

Real estate and construction

‘An excellent, dedicated, and very much client-oriented team.’

‘Exceptionally efficient and productive to work with both Pyry Somervuori and Marcus Möller. You always get the feeling that they listen and represent the customer. Also the advice they give is clear and timely.‘

Capital markets

'Technically skilled, dedicated and good to work with.‘

'The team really masters the substance and is able to give reasoned advice. The communication and cooperation with the team has always been easy and straightforward.‘

Dispute resolution

‘We have been working with Krogerus for a substantial amount of time. I would like to highlight the outstanding performance of the team of Krogerus during the years of collaboration. We appreciate having worked with a team of true professionals in the Finnish legal market. We have also worked with other law firms in the Finnish market, and we would say that those are in different league in terms of the work delivered.’


‘I just love to work with the Krogerus labour legislation team because they are always well aware of my case, it seems like the communication between the team members works perfectly. I always get very quick responses to my questions and problems and if the right person is not available at that moment, I get some idea when they will get back to me. They are always very customer oriented and I get that feeling that they are doing their very best for me.’

EU and competition

Talented, innovative and high quality team.’

‘Leena Lindberg (Partner) and Tuulia Tanskanen (Senior Associate) are both committed and highly talented experts. Both of them are innovative and have great knowledge of the industry.’

Intellectual property

High quality legal skills and understanding combined with hardworking practical approach. They do their best to make complex issues clear in a simple language.‘

‘Mr Kalle Hynönen and Mr Henri Kaikkonen are very engaged and truly care about our business and our company’s needs. They are talented and smart but also very easy to work with and I appreciate their help a lot.‘


‘The team gives very practical advice and works efficiently. They also cooperate/communicate easily with both in-house counsel, as well as with the business and technical people.‘

‘Mika Puittinen provided valuable, well focused support in highly difficult IT-agreement negotiations.‘


‘Solution-oriented, providing clear recommendations instead of the series of disclaimers that one usually receives from tax advisers.‘

To view the rankings in full, please visit the Legal 500 website

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