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.

Jouni Weckström

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Position:
Partner
Joined Firm:
2018
Education:
University of Helsinki, LLM 2001
Languages:
English, Finnish, Swedish
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Practice Areas

Tax and Structuring

Career and qualifications

Waselius & Wist, Partner 2019-; Waselius & Wist, Specialist Partner 2018-2019; Krogerus, Counsel, Co-Head of Tax Group (2016-2018); Roschier, Tax Counsel (2012–2015); Bützow, Partner (2011–2012); Attorney-at-law (2009–2011); Hannes Snellman, Attorney-at-law (2007–2009); Castrén & Snellman, Attorney-at-law (2005–2007); City of Helsinki, Tax Litigator (2001–2005); Corporate Tax Office, Helsinki, Tax Expert (1999–2001)

Jouni Weckström is focused on tax issues and has broad experience in various areas of tax law with special focus on tax litigation and structuring cross-border real estate transactions. Jouni is recognized as one of the leading tax specialists in Finland by international legal directories such as Chambers Europe and Chambers Global.

* Tax Sovereignty in EU – is there such, what’s its relevance in the first place?
* Can gross negligence really mean something else in taxation?

Tiina Eskola

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Selected experience:

*As a former Tax Litigator of the City of Helsinki, Jouni has been involved in numerous tax disputes. Recently Jouni acted as a counsel in complex transfer pricing disputes and landmark cases pertaining to tax procedural issues confronting with constitutional rights and related VAT praxis.
*In his transactional practice, Jouni advises numerous multinationals and international investors in cross-border structurings. Jouni’s specialties also include cross-border real estate transactions and related structuring work as well as complex cross-border VAT arrangements.

”Man of Justice” by Veikko Myller