The firm provides a full range of services in all fields of corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on capital markets, banking and finance law, mergers and acquisitions, EU and competition law, dispute resolution, tax law as well as IPR.

Banking and Finance

Waselius & Wist has a very strong practice in banking and finance and is one of the market leaders in Finland representing lenders and borrowers alike. The practice covers all aspects of banking and financing transactions including bank and syndicated loan facilities, asset based lending, acquisition financing, bond issuances, securitisation and project finance as well as asset financing for aircraft, ships, real estate and other capital assets.

The firm has a high profile in advising banks, investment firms, fund managers and other financial institutions and market participants on the full spectrum of regulatory issues.

Representative cases in Banking and Finance

"Quality of advice was high, they were always available and they are easy-going and user-friendly.", Chambers Europe

"Always very responsive, helpful and keen to assist. They are always happy to get on the phone and talk about new ways of doing things.", Chambers Europe

"They know the outside market and you don't have to spend a lot of time explaining anything to them. They seem to be acting for international players.", Chambers Europe

"It’s a quality firm. The lawyers know what they are doing and are able to handle international deals.", Chambers Europe

"These lawyers are easy to deal with, provide quick and focused responses, and are to the point in their advice.", Chambers Europe

"The level of expertise consistently exceeds expectations", Legal500

"They are always our first choice for anything with a Finnish element - very responsive', says one client", IFLR1000

"knowledgeable and experienced", Chambers Global

"The preferred choice for a string of domestic and international banks", Legal 500

"Their banking team is very good, they are accurate and client focused", IFLR1000

"The team as a whole is 'dynamic ' and 'very professional'", Legal 500

"'This is an excellent firm, experienced in dealing with complex transactions for international clients.", Chambers Europe

"Their banking team is very responsive and thorough, they are very focused on practical solutions and have a good understanding of difficult cross-border issues", IFLR1000

"Clients are ‘very impressed by the quality of their advice and responsiveness’", Legal 500

"high standard of work in big international deals", Chambers Europe

"The firm is a popular choice among leading international law firms seeking Finnish counsel", Legal 500

For more information, please contact Timo Lehtimäki or Maria Lehtimäki.