Jaakko Klemettilä will join the partnership at HPP Attorneys as of 1 January 2022. Jaakko specialises in tax law and tax structuring and is HPP’s first partner specialising in tax matters. Jaakko’s promotion to partner will further broaden HPP’s service offering to include first class tax advice.
“We are delighted that Jaakko will be taking a new role within the firm’s tax department. Jaakko’s wide-ranging experience in tax matters and his client and solution-centric way of working will continue to bring added value to our clients. Jaakko’s pragmatic hands-on attitude has proven to be of benefit in a vast amount of client cases ranging across HPP service areas“, says Managing Partner Markku Mäkinen.
Jaakko has over 20-years’ experience in advising on high-value and complex tax-related issues. His prior work experience covers a 15-year tenure at two Big Four accounting firms and a leading international law firm as the head of their Finnish tax practice. This builds on his prior employment at the Finnish Tax Administration as a Tax Clerk and as in-house tax counsel in a large Finnish listed company.
Jaakko focuses on tax issues related to transactions, transaction structuring, pre- and post-deal reorganizations, corporate restructurings including W&I and tax policy related advisory. His experience also covers a broad spectrum of tax issues including management participation and incentivisation, payroll tax, VAT and day-to-day tax advisory across multiple sectors.
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