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Mikko Alakare

Specialist Partner


Specialist Partner, Helsinki

Tel. +358 20 713 3467
Fax. +358 20 713 3499
Mob. +358 50 592 3112

Assistant Tarja Tikkanen
Tel. +358 20 713 3421
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Mikko Alakare

Mikko advises on wide range of domestic and international tax issues including direct and indirect taxation. He also has wide experience in advising non-profit organisations. In addition he is specialised in general corporate law, M&A and real estate transactions. He has also participated in private equity fund formation.

Prior to graduating, Mikko worked as a Trainee at Borenius and at another Finnish law firm.

He has served as a chair of the HYY Group board of directors and as a member of the board of directors in several other companies.


International Tax Review
  • Tax Controversy Leader
  • Indirect Tax Leader

Selected references

  • Advised RE/MAX Finland / REF Real Estate Franchises Oy. We advised REF Finland Oy, the Finnish representative of the world’s biggest real estate agency chain RE/MAX, in various tax matters after the Finnish tax administration challenged their operational model in Finland.
  • Advised CapMan Real Estate in tax & legal aspects, relating to its sale of the Yrjönkatu 17 property, to EM Group Oy and Sewatek Oy.
  • Advised Stanley Black & Decker, in relation to their international tax asset review project.
  • Advised Startup-säätiö in its tax assessment procedure, when the tax authorities challenged the non-profit status of the foundation.


  • Specialist Partner, Borenius, 2013–
  • Lawyer, Borenius, 2004–2013


  • Bar Admission, 2008, Helsinki, Finland
  • Master of Laws, 2004, University of Helsinki, Finland


  • Finnish, English, Swedish


  • The Association of Finnish Lawyers
  • The Finnish Bar Association
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Suomen Veroasiantuntijat ry
  • Urheiluoikeuden yhdistys