• Expertise.

    Assistance in an

    evolving environment.

    Procopé & Hornborg Ltd, Attorneys at Law, is specialised in business law, with decades of experience of delivering legal services. We provide our clients with quality services in Finland and abroad. We pursue to resolve legal challenges related to business operations by offering individualised and proactive services. Our advanced working methods help us to gain thorough insight into the challenges faced by our clients. We successfully advocate for each case that we handle.

  • Expertise.

    Assistance in an 

    evolving environment.

    Procopé & Hornborg Ltd, Attorneys at Law, is specialised in business law, with decades of experience of delivering legal services. We provide our clients with quality services in Finland and abroad. We pursue to resolve legal challenges related to business operations by offering individualised and proactive services. Our advanced working methods help us to gain thorough insight into the challenges faced by our clients. We successfully advocate for each case that we handle.

  • Expertise.

    Assistance in an

    evolving environment.

    Procopé & Hornborg Ltd, Attorneys at Law, is specialised in business law, with decades of experience of delivering legal services. We provide our clients with quality services in Finland and abroad. We pursue to resolve legal challenges related to business operations by offering individualised and proactive services. Our advanced working methods help us to gain thorough insight into the challenges faced by our clients. We successfully advocate for each case that we handle.

Traditions.

Procopé & Hornborg was established in 1918 when senior lawyers Lars Hornborg and Hjalmar Procopé joined forces. The founding partners were actively involved in politics and various fields of business life. They played an essential role in the early stages of the Finnish Bar Association while also contributing to legislation for the legal profession in Finland.

The firm expanded and had by the 1970s achieved an established status as the legal counsel for a number of major Finnish and international companies. Building on our history and traditions, we continue to provide high-quality services that meet the expectations of our clients amidst a constantly evolving business environment.

We invest in expertise.

Our operations are guided by integrity, commitment and advanced processes. These principles outline both our daily work and the long-term development of our firm.  We provide individualised services in the strictest of confidence.

Procopé & Hornborg provides a work community where people have opportunities to learn, thrive and achieve their full potential. We invest in the development of expertise and customer service. We educate our lawyers to become top experts who are highly versed not only in our own field but also the various branches represented by our clients. Our lawyers are equipped with the competence to successfully and independently recognise and resolve legal issues.

Trust.

Competence in good

hands.

We understand our clients’ business activities. Two other pillars of our operations are our competence in business law and excellent customer service. Our experienced professionals will solve the most exacting challenges, regardless of whether they call for expertise in business law or concern personal legal advice or legal counselling for associations and public organisations. We have the answers to clarify any legal questions.

Our services:

IPR, Media & Technology

Competition law and public procurement

Procopé Private

Financing

Dispute resolution

Employment Law

Transactions

Corporate legal counselling

We understand our clients’ business activities. Two other pillars of our operations are our competence in business law and excellent customer service. Our experienced professionals will solve the most exacting challenges, regardless of whether they call for expertise in business law or concern personal legal advice or legal counselling for associations and public organisations. We have the answers to clarify any legal questions.

IPR, Media & Technology

We provide legal expertise in all matters relating to intellectual property rights ranging, from planning our clients' IPR strategies to licensing and enforcing of rights. Our internationally experienced lawyers are specialised in copyright, design rights and trademarks. Through our network of patent professionals, we also assist clients in matters relating to patents.

We are experts in the rapidly developing media and entertainment law. We work together with technology and media companies, and assist leading film, music and game companies.

Contact persons

Jusse Rissanen
Partner, Attorney at Law
P: +358 10 3090 335
M: +358 40 0416 338
E: firstname.lastname(at)procope.fi

Hanna Nylund
Associate
P: +358 10 3090 346
M: +358 50 3782 388
E: firstname.lastname(at)procope.fi

Lawyers

Anna Liinamaa

Hanna Nylund

Jusse Rissanen

Lotta Uusitalo

Competition law

We offer professional expertise in matters related to competition law across all sectors of industry, commerce and services. Our lawyers are experienced in, for example, competition-law litigating cases and administrative legal proceedings. We advise our clients in issues concerning merger control, cartel investigations, assessments of dominant position and its abuse, information exchange between competitors and joint ventures, and assist in any affairs with the competition authority. Our lawyers are also knowledgeable in drafting distribution agreements and setting up distribution channels.

We prepare competition compliance policies for our clients and educate their personnel accordingly. We also assist our clients in internal audits related to competition law.

Public procurement

Our experts assist clients in matters concerning all areas and process phases related to state aid and public procurements. Legal counselling pertaining to, for example, public competitions and procurement agreements is an important part of our services.

Contact person

Lotta Uusitalo
Partner, Attorney at Law
P: +358 10 3090 311
M: +358 40 8338 008
E: firstname.lastname(at)procope.fi

Lawyers

Annamari Ala-Louko

Laura Mäkeläinen

Jusse Rissanen

Leea Salminen

Asta Siponen

Lotta Uusitalo

Procopé Private

We provide individual services to private persons, families and their companies. Our lawyers are experienced in family and estate law, private wealth management, strategic planning, tax law, real estate and housing transactions law, as well as in associations and foundations law.

Our aim is to ensure that you and your family's affairs are managed reliably at all stages of your life and that you have constant access to a legal expert privy to your objectives and interests. We also act as estate administrators and estate distributors, and assist in legal proceedings.

Contact person

Harriet Rydberg
Partner, Attorney at Law
P: +358 10 3090 327
M: +358 50 5544 565
E: firstname.lastname(at)procope.fi

Lawyers

Katariina Aarnio

Kira Johansson

Harriet Rydberg

Leea Salminen

Financing

Due to changes and increased regulation within the financial market, new and innovative financial products have emerged alongside the traditional bank financing. Procope & Hornborg’s specialists combine the latest methods and solutions with decades of experience from the financial market. We assist our clients in all finance sectors, including international syndicated loans, bond issues, ECP and MTN Programs, convertible bonds, other hybrid loans and structured finance products, private placements, and group financing.

We also advise our clients with financial restructurings and work-outs.

Contact person

Kirsti Myllyä
Specialist Counsel, Attorney at Law
P: +358 10 3090 314
M: +358 50 5619 557
E: firstname.lastname(at)procope.fi

Lawyers

Nadine Hellberg-Lindqvist

Kirsti Myllylä

Dispute Resolution

We handle both domestic and international legal disputes in different courts and in arbitration, and act as mediators to settle disputes out of court. We have been involved in some of the largest legal proceedings in Finland regarding damages and other liability matters.

Our lawyers have extensive experience of handling large and complex matters across a range of practice areas. These include matters relating to indemnification; commercial, supply, service and cooperation agreements; competition law; administrative law; financing; information technology; construction; real estate; environment, corporate law; and IPR.

Contact person

Asta Siponen
Partner, Attorney at Law
P: +358 10 3090 334
M: +358 50 0407 446
E: firstname.lastname(at)procope.fi

Lawyers

Annamari Ala-Louko

Nadine Hellberg-Lindqvist

Jusse Rissanen

Asta Siponen

Employment Law

Businesses and organisations are constantly faced with various aspects of employment law. Finding the right solutions is critical, as misguided decisions often result in liability for damages and thus increased costs. Achieving the best results requires a thorough knowledge and continuous monitoring of national and international employment law.

We advise our clients in all matters across the employment law spectrum. Our team regularly supports employers in HRM issues by, for example, drafting agreements, navigating through cooperation negotiations, managing national and cross-border restructuring, and handling disputes. Our goal is to deliver sustainable solutions that serve our clients in the best way possible.

Our employment law team is part of the European Employment Group, a network of European experts.

Contact person

Jusse Rissanen
Partner, Attorney at Law
P: +358 10 3090 335
M: +358 40 0416 338
E: firstname.lastname(at)procope.fi

Lawyers

Annamari Ala-Louko

Antti Kauppi

Jusse Rissanen

Transactions

We provide legal expertise across the whole spectrum of M&A transactions. We help our clients find the best solution in each individual corporate transaction. Our lawyers are experienced in handling demanding M&A projects. Our lawyers are also involved in providing the due diligence work and expertise in supporting the transaction, and do so even in instances where other international law firms are handling the legal documentation.

We also assist clients in international and cross border M&A transactions.

Contact person

Petri Kyllönen
Partner, Attorney at Law
P: +358 10 3090 322
M: +358 40 0757 732
E: firstname.lastname(at)procope.fi

Lawyers

Annamari Ala-Louko

Nadine Hellberg-Lindqvist

Ismo Hentula

Antti Kauppi

Petri Kyllönen

Anna Liinamaa

Kirsti Myllylä

Laura Mäkeläinen

Hanna Nylund

Jusse Rissanen

Asta Siponen

Corporate Legal Counseling

We provide high-quality legal expertise in matters of contract and commercial law. Our aim is to provide strategically consistent legal solutions supporting our clients' businesses and growth, and to efficiently determine and avoid legal risks and problems.

We assist our clients in various matters relating to corporate law, commercial agreements, financing, capital markets, and environmental liability.

We have extensive experience of corporate liability issues and corporate governance. We also create compliance programs to help clients develop and implement plans and procedures that comply with laws and regulations, as well as with ethical and liability requirements.

Contact person

Ismo Hentula
Partner, Attorney at Law
P: +358 10 3090 310
M: +358 40 8338 002
E: firstname.lastname(at)procope.fi

Lawyers

Matti Aho

Annamari Ala-Louko

Nadine Hellberg-Lindqvist

Ismo Hentula

Antti Kauppi

Petri Kyllönen

Anna Liinamaa

Laura Mäkeläinen

Jusse Rissanen

Leea Salminen

Asta Siponen

Lotta Uusitalo

People.

Service-oriented

and dedicated.

Our experienced professionals are ready to provide you with all our business has to offer. All of our about twenty lawyers are specialised in their own fields of expertise. When you contact us, you will be guided to discuss your matter with the person who is best suited for the assignment. Our passion is to recognise and resolve our clients’ challenges in the field of business law with an individualised approach, and in a highly professional and efficient manner.

Thirsty for challenges?

Apply to work

with us.

Procopé & Hornborg Ltd, Attorneys at Law, is specialised in the challenges of business law. We offer experienced lawyers an excellent and challenging environment for development. We educate young ambitious lawyers and turn them into first-class legal professionals. If you possess the required qualifications and are passionate about legal challenges, committed to integrity, client-oriented and an independent thinker, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Please submit your application and contact details by e-mail to law.firm(at)procope.fi, and we will get in touch.

In addition to hiring lawyers, we also regularly recruit law students for trainee positions of varying durations, thus offering them an excellent opportunity to learn about the daily work and routines of a law firm alongside their studies. Applications for traineeships can be submitted to the abovementioned e-mail address.

For more information about careers and traineeships, please contact Assistant Mirva Veijalainen.

News and events

26.4.2016
Procopé & Hornborg strongly involved in the Helsinki International Arbitration Day 2016

Procopé & Hornborg is also this year strongly involved in the Helsinki International Arbitration Day.

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22.4.2016
Procopé & Hornborg supporting ELSA Finland’s National Moot Court Competition

Procopé & Hornborg is supporting ELSA Finland’s (the European Law Students' Association) National Moot Court Competition.

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7.4.2016
The Supreme Court ruled on the bank’s right to unilaterally amend the interest margin of a loan

The Supreme Court has issued a precedent ruling (KKO 2016:10) regarding a bank’s right to unilaterally increase the agreed interest margin of a long-term loan.

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7.4.2016
New Supreme Court and Labour Court Rulings on Employer’s Right to Choose Employees for Financial and Production-Related Dismissal

The question of how to choose employees for dismissal on financial and production-related grounds has been reiterated by the Supreme Court (case KKO 2016:15) and the Labour Court (case TT 2016:17).

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7.4.2016
Amendments to Annual Holidays Act on 1 April 2016

The amendments to Annual Holidays Act entering into force in the beginning of April limit the accumulation of annual holidays during parental leaves and restrict employees’ right to postpone their holiday due to illness or incapacity to work.

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7.4.2016
Planning Restructuring of Company’s Operations – Have Employment Law Aspects Been Taken into Account?

When a company is planning to restructure its operations, attention should also be paid to Finnish employment law aspects. Arrangements like restructuring, sale or purchase of a business or a part thereof, closing an office or moving operations to retail dealers or subcontractors, may have personnel effects that must be considered from an employment law perspective.

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8.3.2016
EU-U.S. Privacy Shield taking form

On 29 February 2016, the European Commission issued the legal texts that will put in place the so called EU-U.S. Privacy Shield replacing the previously repealed Safe Harbor framework and enabling transatlantic data flows.

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3.3.2016
Land use agreements in real estate development

Attorney at Law Leea Salminen spoke about land use agreements in real estate development in a morning seminar arranged on 2 March 2016 by the Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce and the Finnish Bar Association's expert group on environmental law.

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9.2.2016
Morning seminar on real estate developments and contract arrangements

The Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce and the Finnish Bar Association’s group of experts on environmental law are organising a morning seminar on 2 March 2016 about the current real estate developments.

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Uutisen otsikko

11.11.2015

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Welcome.

Procopé & Hornborg Ltd, Attorneys at Law

Keskuskatu 8B, P.O.Box 1077, 00101 Helsinki, Finland

P: +358 10 3090 300

F: +358 10 3090 333

law.firm(at)procope.fi

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