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
The debate in Finland surrounding corporate social responsibility is quite vigorous at the moment due to a series of worrying revelations, for example, in the private healthcare sector.
The crypto industry is evolving rapidly, and keeping up with the constantly evolving landscape is especially challenging, as crypto represents a global phenomenon that blurs the lines between different jurisdictions and stakeholders.
I’ve been asked multiple times whether a logo trade mark should be registered in black & white or colour. To date, the answer to this question has been that when filing a Finnish trade mark, a black & white logo mark covers all colours. However, if you decide to file an EU trade mark, then you get what you have filed.
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