13/03/2020

Castrén & Snellman Top Ranked in Finland in Chambers Europe 2020: ‘Business understanding, high integrity, speed and excellent results’

Chambers Europe once again ranked Castrén & Snellman among Finland’s best law firms in its annual publication that came out on 12 March 2020. Castrén & Snellman’s services made the top two bands in all the surveyed categories. The rankings place their greatest emphasis on client feedback, supplemented by background information provided by law firms. 

Here are a few of the client comments we received:

Banking & Finance: ‘It is a top-tier firm that advises on a variety of transactions.’

‘Another client describes the team as “outstanding in this area”, while another lauds it as “very business-oriented, especially when it comes to financing”.’

Capital Markets: ‘They respond very quickly, are proactive and have a deep knowledge in the field.’

‘They are very service-minded and able to seek pragmatic solutions when needed.’

Competition/European Law: ‘One satisfied client enthuses that the lawyers “performed perfectly”, adding: “The team has a very business-oriented mindset and proposes solutions instead of just raising concerns and problems”.’

Corporate/M&A: ‘The team impresses clients with its “ability to find commercial solutions to complex problems”.’

Dispute resolution: ‘Sources laud the lawyers for their user-friendly approach and availability, with one interviewee remarking: “They are very strong. I am really glad to have worked with them”.’

Employment: ‘One client praises the team's “utmost professionalism together with an easy-going and approachable way of working. It's no hassle - things get done with ease and expertise”.’

Energy & Natural Resources: ‘Sources remark on the firm's capabilities, highlighting its “very good environmental lawyers”.’

Intellectual Property: ‘Clients highlight the firm for its “swift replies, in-depth research and comprehensive advice”.’

Real estate: ‘Clients highlight the team's “excellent understanding of the real estate business”.’

Restructuring/Insolvency: ‘Highly specialised and has a wide range of expertise.’

Shipping: ‘They're quick and the advice they provide is solid. I feel like it's a good product that you receive.’

Tax: ‘Highly regarded tax practice with solid expertise in cross-border tax planning and transactions.’

TMT: ‘One client highly values the firm as “they are easy to co-operate with and one can trust their ability to complete their tasks with quality”.’

Castrén & Snellman’s lawyers have held leading positions in Chambers Europe and Chambers Global for years. This year, Chambers Europe listed 31 of our experts. For a more detailed look at the rankings, please visit the Chambers Europe website.

In addition Castrén & Snellman was shortlisted again for Finland Law Firm of the Year in the Chambers Europe Awards 2020.