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.

Timo Lehtimäki

Joined Firm:
University of Turku, LL.M. 2005
English, Finnish, Swedish
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Practice Areas

Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Financial Restructuring

Career and qualifications

Waselius & Wist, Partner 2013-; Waselius & Wist, Associate 2007-2012; Associate in other law firms 2005-2007


Finnish Bar Association (2010-);
International Bar Association


* Recommended in Banking & Finance and Capital markets by The Legal 500
* Recommended as leading lawyer in the field of Banking & Finance by both Chambers Europe and Chambers Global
* Highly regarded in Capital Markets : Debt and M&A by IFLR1000
* Recommended as leading lawyer in the field of Banking by Who’s Who Legal
* Recommended as “Rising star” by the Euromoney Legal Experts.

“pragmatic” and "business-oriented" (Banking and Finance)
– Chambers Global 2020

“Stands above the pack” (Banking and Finance)
"responsive and diligent" (Banking and Finance)
– The Legal 500

"Responsive, clear and concise" (Banking and Finance)
– Chambers Global 2019

"Energetic and fast" (Banking and Finance)
– Chambers Global 2019

"He is commercial, pragmatic and very user-friendly" (Banking and Finance)
– Chambers Global 2018

"He is responsive and gets things done quickly" (Banking and Finance)
– Chambers Global 2017

"Very commercial, user-friendly and responsive, with an international focus" (Banking and Finance)
– Chambers Global 2016

"Coming up through the ranks" (Restructuring/Insolvency)
– Chambers Europe 2016

"He is engaged and gives us practical and commercial advice." (Banking and Finance)
– Chambers Global 2015

“He is proactive, and very good in terms of the speed of his response.” (Restructuring)
– Chambers Global 2014

Recent Publications

* The Legal 500: Lending & Secured Finance Country Comparative Guide 2020
* The Legal 500: Banking & Finance Country Comparative Guide
* The Legal 500: Lending & Secured Finance Country Comparative Guide
* Lexology Navigator – Secured Lending: Finland
* Finance and Secured Lending in Finland

Katja Karnola

”Man of Justice” by Veikko Myller