People

Kristina Leibssle

Associate | Helsinki

Kristina advises clients in relation to complex industrial construction, energy and infrastructure projects, as well as matters related to real estate transactions.

Kristina graduated from Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg in Germany in 2016. During her studies, she did an exchange at the University of Helsinki in 2012-2013.

Prior to joining Hannes Snellman, Kristina worked at Bergmann Attorneys and at Roschier's Energy & Infrastructure team. In addition, Kristina has also worked in the private and public sectors in Germany and Australia.

Kristina is a native speaker of German and Finnish.


References

Parties 

Keliber Oy, Metso Outotec

Transaction 

Counsel to Keliber in respect of the construction and supply contracts pertaining to the company’s lithium project in Central Ostrobothnia, Finland. The project is one of the most significant battery chemical projects in Europe. Keliber has now signed a contract with Metso Outotec to supply a concentrator plant in Kaustinen and a lithium hydroxide plant in Kokkola, which is one of the key deliveries in respect of the project.

Value

Value not public

Role 

Counsel to Keliber Oy

Katja Perätalo

Katja Perätalo

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
katja.peratalo@hannessnellman.com
Maria Landtman

Maria Landtman

Partner | Helsinki
maria.landtman@hannessnellman.com
Carolina Lefort Ahokanto

Carolina Lefort Ahokanto

Senior Associate | Helsinki
carolina.lefortahokanto@hannessnellman.com
Emmi Nuutila

Emmi Nuutila

Senior Associate | Helsinki
emmi.nuutila@hannessnellman.com
Kristina Leibssle

Kristina Leibssle

Associate | Helsinki
kristina.leibssle@hannessnellman.com
Sara Soini

Sara Soini

Associate | Helsinki
sara.soini@hannessnellman.com
Janne Veneranta

Janne Veneranta

Managing Associate | Helsinki
janne.veneranta@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

Veolia Services Suomi Oy, Metsä Fibre

Transaction:

Veolia Services Suomi Oy’s project to build a crude methanol processing plant in connection with Metsä Fibre's Äänekoski bioproduct mill plant in Äänekoski

Deal Value:

Value not public

Role:

Counsel to Veolia Services Suomi Oy

Katja Perätalo

Katja Perätalo

Specialist Partner | Helsinki
katja.peratalo@hannessnellman.com
Maria Landtman

Maria Landtman

Partner | Helsinki
maria.landtman@hannessnellman.com
Emmi Nuutila

Emmi Nuutila

Senior Associate | Helsinki
emmi.nuutila@hannessnellman.com
Kristina Leibssle

Kristina Leibssle

Associate | Helsinki
kristina.leibssle@hannessnellman.com
Sara Soini

Sara Soini

Associate | Helsinki
sara.soini@hannessnellman.com
Anna-Maria Tamminen

Anna-Maria Tamminen

Partner | Helsinki
anna-maria.tamminen@hannessnellman.com
Klaus Metsä-Simola

Klaus Metsä-Simola

Partner | Helsinki
klaus.metsa-simola@hannessnellman.com
Päivi Tammilehto

Päivi Tammilehto

Counsel | Helsinki
paivi.tammilehto@hannessnellman.com

Memberships and Positions of Trust

  • Member of the Finnish Bar Association (as an EU attorney)
  • Member of the German Bar Association (Tübingen)

Education and Professional Background

  • Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2021-
  • Associate, Roschier, Attorneys Ltd., 2020-2021
  • Associate, Bergmann Attorneys at Law, 2019-2020
  • State Exam (Zweites Staatsexamen), Civil Court of Offenburg, Germany, 2018
  • Associate Trainee, Schweizer Kobras, Sydney, Australia, 2018
  • Associate Trainee, Bergmann Attorneys at Law, 2017
  • State Exam (Erstes Staatsexamen), Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, 2016
  • University of Helsinki, 2012-2013