Pauliina Tenhunen
Managing Partner
Member of the Finnish Bar

Phone+358 (0)20 7765 406
Fax+358 (0)20 7761 406
Assistant: Heidi Pirhonen

Pauliina Tenhunen is our Managing Partner and is the head of our Insolvency & Restructuring service. She has many years of experience in corporate law, insolvency law, and dispute resolution. Pauliina has handled a wide range of corporate assignments, and she has a particular focus on corporate governance. She has handled insolvency matters since the early 1990s, and has acted as an administrator in several bankruptcy estates. She has also handled litigation proceedings dealing with, for example, management liability, damages claims, squeeze-outs, contracts and insolvency-related disputes.

From 2008 to 2010, Pauliina was a member of the board of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and was the first Finn elected to the position. She has also been a member of the board of the Redemption Committee of the Finland Chamber of Commerce, the Council of the Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce and the Advisory Board for Bankruptcy Affairs.

The Legal 500, Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, PLC Which Lawyer and Best Lawyers rank Pauliina Tenhunen among Finland’s leading legal experts.

Pauliina works in our Helsinki office.


Finnish, English, Swedish

Professional Organisations

  • Directors’ Institute of Finland
  • Helsinki Bar Association
  • INSOL Europe
  • The Finnish Insolvency Law Association
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Young Lawyers Association
  • The Association of Finnish Lawyers
  • Finnish Arbitration Association
  • Finnish Corporate Law Association


  • Court training 1990/1991
  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki 1990


  • Castrén & Snellman 1991–, Partner 2001–, Managing Partner 2011–