Our bright team

While each of our lawyers is specialised in one or more practice areas, they nevertheless 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


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

"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

* Electricity and oil and gas regulation in Finland
* Lexology – Restructuring & Insolvency in Finland
* Lexology Navigator – Litigation: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
* The Real Estate Market in Finland
* Commercial real estate in Finland
* Private mergers and acquisitions in Finland

Anne Martin


Selected experience:

* 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;
* Acquisition by Chr. Hansen A/S and Chr. Hansen Finland Oy of LGG®, the world’s best documented probiotic strain, from Valio Oy;
* Sale of Algol Pharma;
* Acquisition by Merlin Entertainments of Sea Life Helsinki;
* Acquisition by O-Film Tech (HK) Co., Ltd. of Senseg Oy;
* Acquisition by Alumeco Finland of the aluminium business of Ovako Metals;
* Investment by JZ International;
* Sale of Vantaco Oy;
* Sale of asset portfolio to Anchorage Capital;
* Sale of KJ-Kiinteistöjohto Oy;
* Acquisition by Jabil Circuit Inc of Clothing Plus -group;
* Wind power joint venture between NV Nordisk Vindkraft AB and Tornator Oyj;
* Acquisition by Yaskawa of The Switch Engineering Oy;
* Acquisition by Permira of CABB;
* Acquisition by Aviator Group of the former Servisair ground handling operations at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport;
* Acquisition by Taminco of the formic acid business of Kemira Plc;
* Acquisition of Renesas Mobile Europe Oy;
* Sale of Mondo Minerals by HgCapital;
* Acquisition of Visma Group by Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co (KKR);
* Injunction proceedings between Sachtleben Pigments Oy and Lanxess AG in connection with a contractual dispute

”Man of Justice” by Veikko Myller