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Lexology Client Choice 2024: Outi Jousi, Jan Lilius, Fredrik Olsson, Riikka Rannikko, and Heikki Vesikansa Selected as Exclusive Winners

29 November 2023

We are very pleased to announce that five experienced Hannes Snellman lawyers were selected as exclusive winners in the Lexology 2024 Client Choice Awards.

Outi Jousi, Counsel and Head of Public Procurement in Finland, was selected as the exclusive winner in the data privacy & protection category in Finland. Outi “gets the biggest thank you for her speed, clarity, and initiative. She is a gem”, state her clients.

Jan Lilius, Specialist Partner, was selected as the exclusive winner in the restructuring & insolvency category in Finland. Jan’s clients have said that “Jan Lilius moves things forward in a process-like manner and knows how to use his team effectively.

Fredrik Olsson, Managing Partner in Stockholm, was selected as the exclusive winner in the capital markets category in Sweden. His clients say that “Fredrik is very clever in negotiations and makes sure the drafting of a certain point negotiated comes out to the client’s benefit” and that he “is always very responsive and eager to help”.

Riikka Rannikko, Managing Partner in Helsinki, was selected as the exclusive winner in the M&A category in Finland. Riikka’s clients state that “Riikka is always persistent and committed in pursuing her client's interests” and that “Riikka has in-depth knowledge of M&A and is very professional”.

Heikki Vesikansa, Partner and Head of the Tax Practice in Finland, was selected as the exclusive winner in the corporate tax category in Finland. According to Heikki’s clients, “Heikki has strong capabilities, a good attitude, and a very good discipline this is combined with huge experience” and “Heikki has a great ability to find convincing and successful arguments”.

Client Choice recognises those individuals around the world that 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 be nominated only by corporate counsel, with this year’s winners chosen from a pool of more than 2,000 individual client assessments.

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