Strong rankings for Bird & Bird's Finnish office in the Legal 500 EMEA 2020


Bird & Bird's Finnish office has maintained strong rankings in the newly published Legal 500 EMEA 2020 edition, one of the most prominent global lawyer ranking publications.

Bird & Bird Finland receives recommendations in Employment, TMT, Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution, EU & Competition, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Construction Tax as well as Banking & Finance.

Three of our experts are also recognized as Leading individuals by the directory. Our Head of Employment, Partner Maisa Nikkola, is praised by our clients for her "[…] professional and a high level of knowledge and experience."

Co-Head of Corporate and M&A, Partner Maria Carlsson also receives a ranking as a Leading individual, as well as our head of Commercial, Partner Sakari Halonen, who is thanked by clients for his ‘great knowledge of IT legal matters.‘

In addition, our Tax practice is praised as follows:

In this field of complicated matters, short to the point advice is sometimes the fastest way to solve matters – and the B&B team is frank with their expertise, and case by case chooses the most efficient way to advance their customers' needs.‘ The head of our Tax group in Finland, Partner Sami Tuominen is acknowledged for his 'humble, customer oriented attitude with strong substance knowledge of tax matters.'

Unique international reach

Bird & Bird has 30 offices in 20 countries around the world. Bird & Bird has received Tier 1 rankings in several areas internationally, including e.g. 

Information Technology
Commercial Contracts
Data Protection, Privacy and Cyber Security
Intellectual Property
IT and Telecomms
Venture Capital
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
Brand Management
EU Regulatory: Pharma, Medical Devices and Biotech
EU Regulatory: Privacy and Data Protection
Industry Focus: Food
Industry Focus: Healthcare & Life Sciences 
Intellectual Property: Foreign Firms

We are extremely proud of our team of over 1300 lawyers around the world and feel encouraged by these latest recognitions. Acknowledging these rankings, we will continue serving our clients around the globe in these times of increasing change.