Sonja advises clients on energy-related transactions and development projects. In addition, she provides advice in the fields of environmental law as well as general corporate, commercial, and contract law.
Prior to joining Hannes Snellman, Sonja worked as an associate lawyer at another law firm.
Myrsky Energia, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)
Counsel to Myrsky Energia in the formation of a joint venture with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) concerning the investment and development of 1.8 GW portfolio of onshore wind power in Finland.
EUR 2.3 billion
Counsel to Myrsky Energia
Counsel to the Finnish state enterprise Metsähallitus in the joint venture entered into with Vattenfall concerning Finland’s first large-scale offshore wind farm. Our assignment, commenced in 2021, entailed all legal aspects of the structured sales process followed by the creation of the joint venture and the contractual framework steering the development.
Value not public
Counsel to Metsähallitus
Exilion Wind, BayWa r.e. Nordic
Exilion Wind's and BayWa r.e. Nordic's wind power joint venture. Through the joint venture, the co-investors will invest and develop the Karhakkamaa wind farm project, which is envisaged to consist of 48 wind turbines with an installed capacity of approximately 350MW.
Value not public
Counsel to Exilion Wind
Education and Professional Background
- Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2022–
- Associate, Krogerus Attorneys Ltd, 2021–2022
- Master of Laws, University of Eastern Finland, 2021
- Associate Trainee, Krogerus Attorneys Ltd, 2020–2021
- Exchange studies, Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana, 2020
- Legal Trainee, Eversheds Attorneys Ltd, 2018–2019