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Castrén & Snellman Attorneys Ltd. 
Size of Organization: 180
Year Established: 1888
Main Office: Helsinki, Finland

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Castrén & Snellman is a leading law firm in Finland. We employ approximately 100 lawyers and provide full-service business law in fifteen areas of expertise. In addition to our head office in Helsinki, we have also offices in St Petersburg and Moscow, Russia, as well as global contacts with renowned law firms throughout the world. Founded in 1888, we are the oldest law firm in Finland.

Lawyers at Castrén & Snellman have extensive experience in working with international clients. Over 50 percent of all our work is cross-border. Typically we advise Finnish and international clients in large acquisitions and finance transactions.

Since 1994, we have provided top-notch legal services to our clients entering the Russian market. Greenfield investments, acquisitions, real estate transactions, and venture capital arrangements have become the core of our services in Russia, constituting over 75 percent of the work performed. In addition, we offer our clients continuous support with their day-to-day business including real estate issues, IT, commercial agreements, and employment matters.

A large part of Castrén & Snellman's clients are international corporations and financial institutions with interests and business activities in Finland and Russia. We have long-term relationships with many of our clients, who continuously trust in our expertise and appreciate our straightforward and precise way of work-ing together with them.

In Finland, Castrén & Snellman has been rated by local clients as the most recognized law firm for seven consecutive years.

Statement of Practice Summary:
Mergers and Acquisitions; Capital Markets; Private Equity; Venture Capital; Banking Law; Finance; General Corporate; Tax Law; Intellectual Property; Technology Law; Life Sciences; EU; Competition; Insolvency; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Employment Law; Environment; Real Estate; Maritime Law; Transport Law; Insurance; International Construction Law; Projects.