Castrén & Snellman Appointed Legal Advisor to the Finnish Olympic Committee

Castrén & Snellman will serve as the legal advisor to the Finnish Olympic Committee for the next three years. This partnership aims to provide Finland’s top athletes with even better chances to succeed in the international sports arena.

‘We promise our clients that they don’t have to lose sleep to succeed, and this is the same promiswe are now giving Finland’s Olympic team and its associates. We will make sure the team’s sports agreements are of high international quality, and we will provide the Olympic Committee’s staff and athletes with practical training to help them be better prepared for often complex legal issues. We will also produce sports law content, for example, The Secretary General of the Finnish Olympic Committee, Mika Sulin, is excited about the partnership, ‘The legal challenges in sports are growing every year. Finland’s Olympic team now has Finland’s best legal team on our side. Castrén & Snellman’s expertise in sports law is of very high quality. This partnership will give our Olympic athletes and their associates access to vital support.’ for the Olympic Committee’s website. The goal in all of this is to allow our top athletes to focus on what they do best, training and competing successfully’, said Castrén & Snellman’s Managing Partner Pauliina Tenhunen.

The Finnish Olympic Committee’s goal is to make Finland the number one Nordic country by the end of the next Olympiad. In addition to Castrén & Snellman, the Finnish Olympic Committee has also announced partnerships with the Kuortane and Vierumäki sports parks and Dextra. For more information, read the Olympic Committee’s press release (in Finnish).

Everyone at Castrén & Snellman wishes Finland’s athletes the best of luck at the Sochi Olympics in February 2014!

For more information, please contact:
Pauliina Tenhunen