HPP lawyers and departments ranked in Chambers Global 2024

HPP’s lawyers and departments have once again renewed recognition in their respective specialist areas by the prestigious international legal directory Chambers Global in its annual guide.

HPP’s Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A and Dispute Resolution teams were all ranked, with HPP Partners Antti Rintakoski, Andrew Cotton and Mikko Leppä singled out as leading lawyers in the respective fields. HPP’s Intellectual Property Partner, Henrik af Ursin, who has also been ranked in previous years, received recognition this year as well.

We are honoured by the recognition and see it as a reflection of the excellent teamwork and co-operation both within the respective HPP departments between HPP lawyers, as well as with our clients and peers in other leading firms.

This year’s Chambers Global rankings for HPP are as follows:

Banking & Finance

HPP Attorneys is noted for its presence on real estate and project finance transactions. The law firm is also experienced in acquisition and corporate finance matters, in addition to refinancing mandates. The lawyers frequently act for domestic and international banks on cross-border deals.

“The law firm demonstrates rapid delivery times and good communication.”

“The HPP team has a solution-focused way of working, even in complex situations.”

“HPP is extremely responsive and always available.”

Our Partner Antti Rintakoski is praised by clients:

“Antti Rintakoski is responsive and has the right attitude to transactions.”

“He is easy to cooperate with and always tries to find a solution and move the matter forward.”

“Antti is able to handle and solve complex issues in a practical way.”


HPP Attorneys has a notable practice advising corporates, investment companies, private equity houses and industrial clients. The department acts on a variety of mandates, including tender offers and auction processes. Its lawyers also assist with corporate governance topics, and have a particular focus on transactions in the energy sector.

“HPP Attorneys has a very strong team for corporate matters.

“The team deal with all matters quickly and with great skill. Their problem solving is very strong and their advice is commercially feasible and easy to implement.

The team have strong skills in M&A.”

“The lawyers have strong experience and co-cree ideas with the customer.”

Dispute Resolution

HPP Attorneys is an established outfit assisting with a range of commercial disputes. The law firm advises on both litigation and arbitration proceedings, and boasts notable expertise in construction and shipping-related disputes. The lawyers also handle criminal law mandates.

“The team cooperates well with other departments of the law firm to seek consultancy if needed. The lawyers are easy to reach and always willing to have a dialogue.”

The practice has a good understanding of the underlying business and related contractual principles, as well as extensive experience in litigation in Finland. It has a great team of lawyers from associates to partners, allowing them to handle complex matters with tight schedules and be relatively cost-efficient.”

“The law firm provides in-depth views as well as pragmatic, solution-oriented and protective advice.”

Our Partner Mikko Leppä is praised by clients:

He is excellent at showing initiative in seeking solutions and is able to take care of the matters independently.”

Mikko is always available and can give quick comments and more complete evaluations as needed. He has the ability to understand the underlying business and also takes the more pragmatic commercial view into consideration. He has good experience and an ability to perform in court even in difficult situations.”

“He has the ability to communicate even the most complex legal details.”

Intellectual Property

Our Partner Henrik af Ursin advises clients on anti-counterfeiting litigation, unfair competition and IP portfolio management matters. He is praised by clients:

“Henrik af Ursin has a good understanding of our issues.

“Henrik has excellent knowledge of IP legislation and a good understanding of how the courts work and handle these things in Finland.”

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