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Asset Management Expert Essi Svartling Has Joined Hannes Snellman as Counsel

3 November 2022

Essi Svartling has joined Hannes Snellman’s Real Assets Team as a counsel.

Essi will assume the lead in the firm’s Legal Asset Management Services. Hannes Snellman’s Legal Asset Management Team provides business-driven legal support with designated lawyer contact to the clients’ asset management teams, leasing teams, as well as transactions and project development teams. Essi’s practice focuses on advising leading real estate investors and managers, supporting and advising the asset management teams, leasing teams, as well as transactions, post-transactional workstreams and project development teams. She advises clients on all real estate matters with a business-minded approach in order to help them reach the best possible outcome in large projects and in day-to-day business.

Essi has an extensive background in real estate business. Prior to joining Hannes Snellman, she worked as a legal counsel in a major global real estate investment and asset management company liaising with global investors. She has also gained experience at another large Finnish law firm, where her practice focused on real estate transactions.

We are extremely happy to have Essi joining our cross-border Real Assets Team. Essi’s vast experience in the real estate sector and her experience from working on the client’s side will bring us valuable insight and ability to provide advice with a commercial, business-oriented mindset focusing on each client’s operational needs”, says Tapio Teräkivi, who heads Hannes Snellman’s Real Assets Group.

Asset management consists of everything and anything involving an asset and I am very excited to offer my knowledge to Hannes Snellman's clients. My aim is to provide hands-on advice to the clients and to be available for sparring and assisting in any asset management related questions”, Essi Svartling says.


For further information, please contact:

Essi Svartling, Counsel
+358 401801470

Tapio Teräkivi, Partner
+358 40 769 8273


Hannes Snellman’s cross-border Real Assets Service Concept combines our offerings to the environment & natural resources, infrastructure & energy, projects & construction, and real estate sectors into coordinated, multi-disciplinary advice to our clients.

Hannes Snellman is a top-tier Nordic law firm with 350 outstanding lawyers and other professionals based in Finland and Sweden. We advise leading international and local corporations across all business sectors. Our firm has the expertise and capacity to handle any demanding local or cross-border matters in which assets are being developed, protected, financed, acquired, or under dispute.

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