Our rankings in leading international publications.
GCR100 (Global Competition Review) again recommends the competition practise of Waselius & Wist headed by partner Lotta Pohjanpalo. GCR 100 is a comprehensive listing of top competition practices, providing a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the law firms and economic consultancies doing the most important antitrust work around the world.
For more information, please visit: https://globalcompetitionreview.com/edition/1001287/gcr-100-19th-edition
Waselius & Wist ranked as one of Finland’s leading IP law firms by the World Trademark Review 1000/ 2019
Waselius & Wist is again this year ranked as one of the leading Finnish IP law firms by the World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.
Our IP partner Bernt Juthström, is recommended and quotes from clients include: “Bernt Juthström always has his facts straight. Incredibly smart and highly experienced, he hones in on the most relevant issues. Bernt is a pleasure to work with or even against.”
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Our partners Jan Waselius and Bernt Juthström have been ranked as Dispute Resolution Stars by the Benchmark Litigation Europe 2019. Benchmark Litigation Europe is the definitive guide to the leading dispute resolution law firms and lawyers in the region. Benchmark Litigation has been in the market since 2008. It covers the litigation and disputes markets and aim to provide law firm and lawyer rankings on the market’s most important cases and firm developments.
Client feedback quotes from the guide include:
“Highly competent and motivated. Good to work with.”
“Very competent. Smart.”
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Waselius & Wist is once again ranked as one of the top law firms in Finland by the recently published IFLR1000 annual guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. The firm is highly ranked in all practice areas included in the research (Banking & Finance, Capital markets, Corporate and M&A, Project development).
The guide recognize our partners Jan Waselius and Tarja Wist as “Expert consultants”. Only six lawyers in Finland are ranked as Expert consultants. Partners Christoffer Waselius, Fredrik Lassenius, Lauri Peltola and Timo Lehtimäki are ranked as “Highly regarded”.
We are delighted to receive continuous praise and acknowledgement by our clients and peers.
For more information, please visit: www.iflr1000.com
Waselius & Wist has been recognized as one of less than 45 international law firms to appear as the only Finnish law firm in the first edition of IFLR1000 Firms to Watch. The guide is a spin-off supplement produced by the IFLR1000 designed to highlight firms which have recently been developing in interesting ways.
From a pool of thousands of firms researched by the IFLR1000 team in 2017, less than 45 were selected to appear in Firms to Watch. Those firms which feature in the supplement were chosen for successfully breaking into new markets or generally expanding astutely in footprint or headcount (or a combination of both), for gaining in market share of interesting transactional work, and for adopting new and innovative client services and internal programmes.
Waselius & Wist was selected because of its increasing activity on significant deals and its remarkable international clientele. “Despite challenges in the Finnish market, Waselius & Wist has not only maintained its level of activity but increased it. The firm has been able to strengthen both its banking and finance and M&A practices in recent years and in 2017 it saw a growth rate of 15%, far outstripping the performance of the national market”.
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Senior associate Maria Lehtimäki is recognised as rising star in Banking by the recently published Expert Guide 2018; the world’s finest lawyers chosen by their peers.
Maria focuses on advising banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers on complex, bespoke cross-border financings and re-financings. She also has experience in transactions combining bank lending with debt issuances and banking litigation. Industry Sector expertise includes debt portfolio financing and commodities financing. Maria joined Waselius & Wist in 2012.
Expert Guides has been researching the world’s legal market for over 20 years and has become one of the most trusted resources for international buyers of legal services.
For further information, please visit https://www.expertguides.com/experts/waselius-and-wist/lehtimaki-maria/latpsvpq
Our partner Bernt Juthström has been ranked as Patent and Trademark star in Finland by IP Stars 2018/19. Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS is a leading specialist guide to IP firms and practitioners worldwide. Managing IP has been researching and ranking firms since 1996, covering more than 80 jurisdictions today.
For further information, please visit https://www.ipstars.com/countries/finland/fi#/ip-stars
Tarja Wist is recognised as one of the Women Leaders by IFLR1000. Tarja Wist is a founding partner of Waselius & Wist, a leading Finnish law firm, and an internationally highly recognised professional who boasts more than 20 years’ in practice, making her one of the most experienced finance and capital markets lawyers in Helsinki. Her work has ranged the first and to-date most significant auto-loan securitisations in the country’s history to landmark IPOs and public takeovers.
The guide recognises 300 female lawyers they consider to be among the best transactional specialists in their markets and practice areas. All the lawyers in Women Leaders are IFLR1000 Leading Lawyers and all the individuals who appear in the guide have impressive track records and are consistently recommended by clients and peers.
The proportion of women in the legal profession is increasing at entry level and the hope is women will soon be better represented in senior positions too. With this guide IFLR1000 aims to promote women who, in spite of working in what has traditionally been a male dominated profession, have progressed to the top of the financial and corporate law market.
Women Leaders, a new supplement by the IFLR1000, is now available to view online, Read more.
Our partner Bernt Juthström has been ranked as recommended expert in The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2018. The guide is a resource for those seeking legal patent expertise as it identifies the leading lights in 70 jurisdictions globally.
Quotes from the guide include: “Bernt Juthström now cements rock-solid pacts between major corporate outfits. He takes a thoroughly business-oriented approach to IP instructions he receives at Waselius & Wist”
Further information on the rankings can be found on the IAM website.
Mergermarket ranks Waselius & Wist third in the Finnish advisory league table for the first quarter of 2018. The ranking is based on the total deal value of M&A transactions, where the target company was located in Finland. Mergermarket is a leading M&A data and intelligence provider.
For more information, please visit https://www.mergermarket.com/pdf/MergermarketLegalLeagueTableReport.Q12018.pdf or contact any of our partners.