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Heikki Wahlroos



Partner, Helsinki

Tel. +358 20 713 3589
Fax. +358 20 713 3499
Mob. +358 40 757 3351

Assistant Silja Rautamaa
Tel. +358 20 713 3281
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Heikki Wahlroos

Heikki advises on domestic and international tax matters in corporate and personal income taxation.

Heikki has extensive experience in M&A tax and structuring, as well as in taxation in the private equity and venture capital sector. He also advises clients regularly in tax disputes ranging from domestic tax audits to international transfer pricing litigations.

In addition to transactions and tax controversy work, Heikki has wide experience in the taxation of management incentive structures, the cross-border taxation of executives and personal income taxation in general.


Chambers Europe
  • Tax

Chambers Europe | 2018
“Vast technical knowledge and great customer service.”

Chambers Europe | 2017
“Proactive, flexible and easy to work with

Legal 500 | 2016
“In-depth knowledge of taxation”

Who’s Who Legal
  • Corporate Tax

Selected references

  • Advised Vitruvian Partners in the acquisition of a majority stake in Accountor Holding Oy, the leading provider of financial, accounting and HR solutions in Northern Europe.
  • Advised funds managed by CapMan in their acquisition of a majority holding in the Finnish Harvia Oy, one of the world’s leading companies in the sauna industry.
  • Advised Svenska Handelsbanken AB Finnish Branch, regarding an equity based employee incentive scheme and advance ruling procedure.
  • Advised the world’s largest publicly traded copper company Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. in the acquisition of OMG Kokkola Chemicals Oy and its cobalt refinery assets from OM Group, Inc.


  • Partner, Borenius, 2018–
  • Specialist Partner, Borenius, 2014–2017
  • Senior Associate, Borenius, 2012–2014
  • Associate, Borenius, 2009–2011
  • Tax Advisor, Fidal Société d’Avocats, Paris, France 2008–2009
  • Tax Advisor, Deloitte & Touche, 2006–2008
  • Assistant tax officer, Finnish tax administration, 2006


  • Bar Admission, 2010, Helsinki, Finland
  • Master of laws, 2006, University of Helsinki, Finland


  • Finnish, English, French, Swedish