Our job is to help our clients’ business succeed in a rapidly changing world. We are a reliable partner in transactions, dispute resolution and a wide range of other specialised facets of business law.
Decades of supporting our clients’ success have enabled us to grow into a firm of over 250 people. We are known for our straightforward business culture, the Castrén spirit, which ensures that our clients always get the best possible service. Founded in 1888, we are Finland’s oldest law firm. Mergermarket chose Castrén & Snellman as the M&A Legal Adviser of the Year 2017 in Finland. Castrén & Snellman was named Finland Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Europe Awards 2017.
Over half of our work is cross border and we have global contacts with renowned law firms throughout the world. Lawyers at Castrén & Snellman have extensive experience in working with international clients. A large number of our clients are international corporations and financial institutions with interests and business activities in Finland and Russia. Our Finnish client base mainly consists of large and medium-sized companies from a diverse range of industries, who we regularly assist when they do business locally or abroad.
For more information, including a complete listing of our services, visit www.castren.fi.
Recent Firm News & Legal Updates
Castrén & Snellman advised Gasum in its acquisition of AGA’s Clean Energy business and Nauticor’s Marine Bunkering business from Linde AG
Castrén & Snellman advised Avesco AG from Switzerland in a business purchase in which Avesco purchases Wihuri Oy’s Finnish importing and retailing businesses of the Caterpillar and Sitech brands.
Foreign buyers have purchased a great deal of real estate in Finland over the past few years. The high level of activity on the market caused legislators to consider whether properties near vital national installations could fall into the wrong hands.
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