Rankings, News/13 Apr 2023

Borenius Retains Top-Tier Firm Rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 Edition

We are delighted to announce that we have once again been ranked as a top-tier firm in The Legal 500 EMEA’s 2023 edition. Our services have been ranked in the top two bands in altogether nine practice areas in Finland. The reviewers appreciated e.g. our international approach, excellent knowledge, and strong understanding of customer needs.

The following Borenius teams have received rankings:

  • Banking & Finance
    “Borenius’ team is well balanced – enough high quality partner attention, but also enough empowerment for highly skilled associates.”
  • Capital Markets
    “[The] team is known for its solid execution and good know-how. There is a commercial mindset also in the team, which is fairly unique for lawyers.”
  • Dispute Resolution
    “[The] current team is very professional and that the team members are committed to the task. The documentation is well organised and all preparations have been done in time and in a professional way.”
  • Employment
    “[The] employment team is business minded, always fast to respond to confirm receipt of an assignment and always practical minded in their advice. Several times we have been in need of urgent advice on a matter and received immediate attention and timely advice.”
  • EU & Competition
    “The team has in-depth knowledge of competition and state aid matters and is regarded as one of the best Finnish teams in the practice area.”
  • Intellectual Property
    “Expertise, understanding of business, broad knowledge of the field nationally and internationally.”
  • M&A
    “Very professional with high expertise yet easy-going and able to adjust approach to different settings and counterparts, and ability to simplify complex issues to down-to-earth common sense argumentation.”
  • Real Estate & Construction
    “Wide team with knowledge of both transactions and development projects. Also good commercial understanding.”
  • Tax
    “Very experienced team. Hands on approach. Availability and professionalism.”
  • TMT
    “The team has strong and broad expertise in corporate legal matters for technology/software companies. We’ve been able to rely on their services for a number of different international engagements, both sell side and buy side.”

We were also excited to see that 20 of our lawyers and partners were individually ranked in their respective fields of expertise. Eleven were ranked as Leading Individuals, three as Next Generation Partners, one as a Rising Star, and five in the Hall of Fame. These highly ranked individuals are seasoned professionals who are praised in the publication e.g. for their customer and business-oriented approach and innovative, holistic solutions.

Overall, we have maintained our top-tier firm rankings in all major legal directories in 2023, including IFLR1000 and Chambers Europe and Global in addition to The Legal 500.

The Legal 500 Series is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. More than 300,000 corporate counsel are surveyed and interviewed globally each year. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, in which law firms, sets and individuals are recommended purely on merit. The Legal 500 Series’ analysis of law firm capabilities extends over 125 jurisdictions worldwide.

Leagl 500 2023
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