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Janne Juusela

Partner

Helsinki

Partner, Helsinki

Tel. +358 20 713 3431
Fax. +358 20 713 3499
Mob. +358 40 772 3408

Assistant Tarja Tikkanen
Tel. +358 20 713 3421
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Janne Juusela

Janne advises on matters related to corporate and cross-border taxation as well as mergers and acquisitions. Janne is ranked as a leading tax lawyer in Finland (e.g. Chambers Europe & Global).

Prior to joining Borenius, Janne worked as a Tax Adviser at the auditing company KPMG and in the Ministry of Finance where his responsibilities regarded the drafting of the tax legislation.

Janne is a Doctor of Laws and he defended his doctoral thesis on international tax law in 1998. He has written books on tax law and published several articles in Finnish and international publications of the field. He is one of the authors of Corporate taxation I-II (Yritysverotus I-II) (Talentum).

Janne lectures regularly on tax related issues. He is a member of the board of the Finnish branch of International Fiscal Association, and acts as a docent of tax law at the University of Helsinki.

Janne heads the firm’s Tax team.

Rankings

Chambers Europe & Global
  • Tax

Chambers Europe | 2016
“A leading character in Finnish taxation, with deep knowledge and insights.”

Chambers Europe | 2016
“One of the best tax experts in Finland.

Chambers Europe | 2015
“A true expert who can also talk about tax in layman’s terms. He is innovative and always looking for solutions.”

Legal 500
  • Tax

Legal 500 | 2017
“One of leading experts in the field.”

International Tax Review
  • Tax Controversy Leader
Tax Directors Handbook
  • Tax
Who’s Who Legal
  • Corporate Tax
Best Lawyers
  • Tax

Selected references

  • Advised in transfer pricing audit defence for Nokian Renkaat.
  • Advised in transfer pricing audit defence for Fortum PLC.
  • Advised in sale of Paroc Group Ltd.
  • Advised British Petroleum, BP entities on construction contract tax matters.

Career

  • Partner, Borenius, 2008–
  • Attorney, Borenius, 2005–2008
  • Tax Expert, KPMG, 2003–2005
  • Senior Adviser, Ministry of Finance, taxation department, 1998–2002
  • Researcher, University of Helsinki, 1994–1998

Education

  • Bar Admission, 2007, Helsinki, Finland
  • Docent of Tax Law, 2002, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Doctor of Laws, 1998, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Master of Laws, 1994, University of Helsinki, Finland

Languages

  • Finnish, English, Swedish

Memberships

  • Suomalainen Lakimiesyhdistys ry (Finnish Lawyers Society)
  • The Association of Finnish Lawyers
  • Finnish Bar Association
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Associate member of American Bar Association
  • Urheiluoikeuden yhdistys
  • Suomen Veroasiantuntijat ry
  • ICC Finland Expert Group on Taxation