Rankings, News/11 Nov 2016

Borenius’ Tax Practice Highly Ranked by World Tax 2017

This year’s comprehensive guide to the world’s leading tax advisory practices World Tax 2017, International Tax Review has been published. Our Tax practice was highly ranked for its overall competence and individual experts, reflecting the expertise and strengths of the team.

Continuing the strong performance delivered during the previous years, the guide acknowledges our Partner and head of tax Janne Juusela, Specialist Partners Einari Karhu and Mikko Alakare, and Senior Associate Jonna Yli-Äyhö for their reputable expertise in the field. We are also very delighted that our newest practitioners Senior Associate and head of transfer pricing Markku Renko and Associate Turo Lehtonen were recommended in the guide.

Specialising in M&A, tax disputes, international tax and transfer pricing, the team is able to handle a full range of tax services with the utmost professionalism and efficiency in close cooperation with Borenius’ other respected practices. “Our success in assisting on several landmark tax disputes during recent years has shown that we bring added value to the client in their vital tax cases. In addition, our close co-operation with, for example, our Capital Markets, Real Estate, M&A and Financing teams in some of the largest transactions in Finland is a clear evidence that Borenius can bring on board the best possible full service legal team from structuring to execution,“ says Janne.

“The firm has the best tax team apart from the Big 4 in Finland; the best compared to any other law firm. They are respected among the authorities and have good working relationship with the administrative courts. If you want to have the best available tax advice from a law firm in Finland, Borenius is the best service provider,” says Vesa Karvonen, Director of Legal Affairs, Paroc Group.

Borenius is the leading law-firm-based tax practice in Finland and the sole Finnish member of Taxand, the worldwide organization of independent tax advisory firms.

The annual World Tax directory is a key resource in assisting tax executives locate specialist advice. Each edition rates the tax expertise offered in more than 50 jurisdictions globally, giving tax executives the most comprehensive information about the market for tax advice.

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