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Hannes Snellman Ranked at the Top in Chambers Global 2017

17 March 2017

Hannes Snellman has been ranked at the top in its key focus areas in the recently published Chambers Global 2017 Edition. Several of our key experts were also ranked as individuals.

A selection of client quotes:

Banking & Finance

Partner Markus Bremer received strong feedback from a wide range of sources who describe him as a "very talented and effective lawyer and very customer-oriented" and others highlight his "ability to be calm in very difficult situations." Senior Advisor Matti Engelberg is commended by clients for being "commercially-minded and a true professional." Partner Henrik Mattson was described as "very pragmatic and experienced." Partner Maria Neovius is widely respected for her active profile within the real estate financing market. Partner Fredrik Olsson’s clients note that he "understands the economic background and its implications on legal structures."  Partner Paula Röttorp has been highlighted by her "wealth of experience" and dedication.


Senior Partner Johan Aalto is described by clients as "a good negotiator with nerves of steel." Partner Mikko Heinonen "is absolutely splendid; his approach to people and problems is impressive," according to clients, who also describe him as "client and solution-oriented". Partner Jan Jensen’s clients note  that he "is extremely experienced in private equity and M&A and he is extremely hard-working." Partner Sören Lindström is labelled "a very knowledgeable lawyer within public M&A" and he receives particular recommendation for his "very good work on stock exchange issues and takeovers." Specialist Partner Anu Mattila is particularly well known for her work on cross-border transactions involving Finland and Russia. Partner Sten Olsson, according to clients, "has very good negotiation skills and is good with people." Partner Riikka Rannikko is described as "extremely talented, very responsive and always down to earth with her advice." Partner Christoffer Saidac is praised by clients for being "very responsive and getting back to clients quickly." Partner Richard Åkerman’s client says: "He is not only a very experienced M&A lawyer, but he is very business-oriented and understands which matters to focus on," while also appreciating that he is "very pleasant to work with and has great social skills."

Dispute Resolution

Partner Antti Järvinen is described by clients as "very prudent and very good in court." Partner Mika Savola’s clients acknowledge him as one of the foremost litigators in the country: "He's the number one dispute resolution professional in Finland. I know how excellent he is in that respect. He's very responsive, has a brilliant legal mind and is extremely hard working." In the Swedish market, the "absolutely excellent" Partner Martin Wallin is considered by sources to be "extremely good in the main hearing, and his work on strategy and how to structure the case is also a big strong-point."