Our bright team

While each of our lawyers is specialised in one or more practice areas, they also develop and maintain professional knowledge in general business law. We train our lawyers to be exceptionally well-rounded practitioners in order to ensure that specialisation is achieved without sacrificing the important perspective of the generalist. Strict adherence to quality is reflected in the selection and training of our professionals.

Christoffer Waselius

Joined Firm:
University of Helsinki, LL.M. 2005; Trained on the Bench, 2007; University of California, Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall), LL.M. 2012
English, Finnish, Swedish, German, French
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Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions; Energy and Natural Resources; Dispute Resolution

Career and qualifications

Waselius & Wist, Partner 2014-; Waselius & Wist, Associate 2005-2013; Secondment Mannheimer Swartling, Frankfurt 2012-2013; Waselius & Wist, Trainee, 2000-2003; Bongen Renaud & Partner Rechtsanwälte, Frankfurt, Trainee 2001

Positions of Honor
Honorary Consul of Luxembourg


Finnish Bar Association (2009); International Bar Association; AIJA – International Association of Young Lawyers, Finnish Law Society (Treasurer 2006-2009)


* Recommended as leading lawyer by IFLR1000
* Recommended in Commercial, Corporate and M&A by The Legal 500
* Recommended in Dispute resolution by The Legal 500

"exceptional M&A lawyer" (Commercial, Corporate and M&A)
– The Legal 500, 2019

“Christoffer Waselius provided excellent services,” “It was fast, correct and in a friendly way. It was a pleasure and great comfort to have him as legal counsel.” (Financial and corporate)
– IFLR1000, 2016

“The legal service provided by Waselius and Wist (Lauri Peltola, Christoffer Waselius and their team) was very solicitous and client-oriented.” (Energy and Infrastructure)
– IFLR1000, 2015

Recent Publications

* Updated contributions to the Energy Global Guide: Electricity and oil and gas regulation in Finland
* Private Equity 2020 – Finland
* Lexology – Restructuring & Insolvency in Finland
* Commercial Real Estate in Finland: overview
* Private mergers and acquisitions in Finland: overview

Anne Martin


Selected experience:

* Acquisition by Storytel of the Finnish publishing house Aula & Co.;
* Waselius & Wist advised Otso Gold and its subsidiary in the securing of USD 11 million financing from Brunswick Gold;
* Acquisition by NCS of the thermo road business of DSV;
* Investment into Sanquin Plasma Products;
* Acquisition by Camp Scandinavia of the business of Suomen Elevaattoritekniikka;
* Advised EstateGuru in its authorisation as a crowdfunding intermediary;
* Agreement between Essity Finland and Nokian Vesi regarding the construction of a waste water treatment plant;
*Acted as counsel to HF Industriemontagen Franz Hofmaniger GmbH in a contractual dispute against Havator Oy;
* Acted as co-counsel to a German entity in the entertainment industry in a contractual dispute concerning a marketing agreement;
* Acquisition by Euronext of Ticker Software;
* Acquisition of Ibertrans Oy’s business by NCS Finland Oy;
* Acquisition of HRM Partners Oy by Hanken & SSE;
* Waselius & Wist represented Jeld Wen in land lease agreement;
* Acquisition of Gasmet Technologies Oy by Nederman Holding AB (publ.);
* Waselius & Wist represented Jeld Wen in relation to a land lease with the City of Kuopio;
* Acted as a counsel to a Finnish food substance manufacturer in a contractual dispute concerning delivery of a food substance production line;
* Acted for Otso Gold Oy (former Nordic Gold Oy) in bankruptcy proceedings before the District Court of Oulu;
* Construction of a residential building in Turku;
* Acquisition of Pro Lift Oy by Joab group;
* Acquisition by Inlook of Montegruppen;
* Acquisition of Bella Boats by Nimbus Boats;
* Acted for Brunswick Marine in Finland and the Baltic States Oy in a contractual dispute before the District court and the Court of Appeal;
* Acted for Zauner Anlagentechnik GmbH in a contractual dispute before the District Court;
* Acquisition by OpenText of Liaison Technologies.;
* Acquisition of Mehiläinen by CVC Capital Partners, LocalTapiola, Varma, Ilmarinen and management;
* Acquisition of Runtech Systems Oy by Gardner Denver Holdings Inc.;
* Joint venture between Firesteel Resources Inc. and Nordic Mines AB;
* Acquisition of the assets of Jahti-Rakennus Oy by Inlook Oy;
* Acquisition of Skaala by IFN Group;
* Acquisition of CCM Hockey from Adidas AG;
* Acquisition of Tamrotor Kompressorit Oy by Gardner Denver;
* Acted for XL Health AG in insolvency proceedings of the Meedoc Group;
* Acquisition by Chr. Hansen A/S and Chr. Hansen Finland Oy of LGG®, the world’s best documented probiotic strain, from Valio Oy

”Man of Justice” by Veikko Myller