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.
Career and qualifications
Waselius & Wist, Specialist Partner 2018-; 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.
*As a former Tax Litigator of the City of Helsinki Jouni has been involved in numerous tax disputes. In his practice Jouni has advised on complex transfer pricing disputes and recently acted as a counsel in landmark cases pertaining to tax procedural issues confronting with constitutional rights and in such VAT related praxis.
*In his practice Jouni has advised a number of multinationals and international investors in cross-border structuring. One of Jouni’s specialties is cross-border real estate transactions and related structuring. Jouni has also advised on some complex cross-border VAT arrangements.