Lexia x Rankings of the Legal 500 – 2024

April 2, 2024

Recognition by the Legal 500 is a testimony to a law firm’s expertise, commitment to excellence, and the trust placed in them by their clients. It’s a celebration of the collective effort of every individual at a law firm who contributes their unique skills and knowledge to the firm’s success. This acknowledgment serves not only as a badge of honor but also as a reminder of the firm’s dedication to maintaining the high standards of legal service.

The commendations received are a reflection of the strong relationships built with clients, who are essential to Lexia’s achievements. Such accolades inspire continued growth and the pursuit of excellence in the legal field. We want to thank our clients who helped us achieve these rankings.

The Legal 500 recommends our following practices:

TMT – Tier 2

Lexia Attorneys Ltd‘s technology and media team advises on a range of contentious and non-contentious matters concerning technology, media, privacy, data protection and marketing. The team was led by Kimmo Oila who has notable expertise with regards to artificial intelligence, crypto currencies and cybersecurity, Kimmo Suominen who assists various media, games, music, and production companies and represents clients in arbitration and litigation related to technology, IPR and data protection, and Erika Leinonen who is an expert on data protection, data security and confidentiality of communications.

“Diverse team with different specialisms and areas of expertise. Quickly able to adapt to new industries and spaces such as web3 and blockchain.

Team: Saara Ryhtä – Head of Practice, Kimmo Oila, Mikko Räsänen, Kimmo Suominen, Erika Leinonen, Marko Moilanen, Mikko Koskinen, Lotta Koskela, Joni Mäkelä, Robin Eklund

Employment – Tier 3

Employment litigation is a core area for Lexia Attorneys Ltd‘s employment team, which also handles a variety of other issues including business restructurings, due diligence issues and everyday employment matters. Clients are spread across the gas, sea passenger transport, aviation, security, media and health sectors.

“My experience is that the service is very fast, flexible and professional. The service is very solution-focused, which is what sets it apart from similar services I have used in the past.

Team: Kari Koskinen, Johanna Havula, Jari Määttä, Juuli Hanhinen

Real Estate and Construction – Tier 3

Lexia Attorneys Ltd advises clients on all areas of contentious and non-contentious construction and real estate law and is regularly involved in high-value real estate transactions and development projects as well as construction disputes. The practice is co-headed by Arto Kaikkonen and Janne Röytiö; Kaikkonen has extensive experience in construction, real estate and housing law, while Röytiö focuses on dispute resolution within the construction space, housing law and the sale and purchase of real estate assets.

“They understand our business, are quick to respond and they have the ability to think about cases from many angles.

Team: Arto Kaikkonen, Janne Röytiö, Reima Raappana, Jaana Koukkari, Sirpa Otsola, Hanna Huttunen, Jari Maaranen, Ville Välimaa, Matias Liespuu

Commercial, Corporate and M&A – Tier 4

Lexia Attorneys Ltd advises on the full range of corporate and M&A mandates, including domestic and cross-border transactions, joint ventures, takeovers, MBOs and compliance matters.

“Excellent customer service, and expertise. Understanding the customer and managing the entire project.

Team: Lauri Oja – Head of Practice, Mikko Räsänen, Olli Kotila, Kimmo Suominen, Elias Laitala

Dispute Resolution – Tier 4

Lexia Attorneys Ltd’s practice has broad experience in dispute resolution and conflict management, as well as handling alternative dispute resolution and conflict management processes. The department has strong experience in the healthcare, finance, insurance and construction sectors as well in all aspects of white-collar crime investigations. The team is led by Kenneth Svartström, who has been working for clients in various industries including the banking and finance, construction and military sectors.

“Lexia’s practice is business oriented. Excellent legal competencies and also business.

Team: Kenneth Svartström, Peter Jaari, Janne Röytiö, Saku Knuuti, Antti Korpela

Each year, the Legal 500 lists law firms in different countries and their areas of expertise. Researchers interview attorneys and their clients as they determine the competence and customer satisfaction of the firms.

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