Hanna Lehtinen

Partner (elect) / Helsinki

About Hanna

Hanna is an environmental lawyer with wide-ranging experience from various sectors of environmental law covering the development of large-scale infrastructure and industrial projects, utilisation of natural resources, environmental liabilities, land use planning and nature conservation. In addition, Hanna advises clients on ESG topics such as building due diligence processes, compliance programmes and reporting.

Hanna has also worked as an in-house environmental compliance counsel for a listed global forest industry company and as a referendary in the Finnish Supreme Administrative Court, thus gaining valuable experience benefitting our clients.

Selected References

  • Advised Freeport-McMoRan on the sale of a portion of its cobalt business to Umicore*
  • Represented a major Finnish industrial company and its management in environmental crime proceedings*

*prior to joining to Borenius


  • Partner (elect), Borenius, 2024–
  • Environmental Compliance Counsel, UPM-Kymmene Corporation, 2021–2024
  • Senior Associate, Borenius, 2018–2021
  • Referendary, the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland, 2017–2018
  • Senior Associate/Associate, Borenius, 2011–2017
  • Senior inspector, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, 2010–2011


  • Master of Laws, 2010, University of Helsinki, Finland


  • Finnish, English