Kristiina Liljedahl

Partner / Helsinki

About Kristiina

Kristiina represents clients in relation to a variety of claims in domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration, including ad hoc arbitration proceedings and institutional arbitration proceedings. Her practice ranges in several business sectors and covers e.g. IT and telecommunications, international trade, mining, services and consultancy services.

She has over 15 years of experience in advising clients in complex corporate crime matters and managing internal, regulatory and police investigations. Her wide-ranging expertise also includes compliance, conflict management and strategic planning, employment litigation and work safety matters as well as enforcement and cross-border actions.

Kristiina has been accredited as a mediator by the Finnish Bar Association.


Chambers Europe & Global

  • Dispute Resolution

Chambers Europe & Global
“Kristiina is very good at seeing the big picture beyond the legal details.”
“Pragmatic and efficient way to reach the appropriate outcome.”
“Very nice to work with, listens carefully and asks relevant questions.”
“Very well organised, a true expert in the field of dispute resolution.”
“An excellent attorney with very good court presence.”
lways makes herself available to discuss matters and will listen to the client’s input.” 

  • Dispute Resolution

Legal 500
“Kristiina Liljedahl is highly respected in customer’s organisation, not only due to top notch subject matter expertise but also due to exceptional collaboration skills.”
“Shows great legal understanding in all areas of litigation and arbitration proceedings. Practical way of working and extremely effective.”

Best Lawyers

  • Employment

Selected references

  • Successfully represented a Finnish search and lead generation company in commercial and M&A related arbitration against a listed Finnish telecommunications company
  • Successfully represented an executive employee of Talvivaara Sotkamo Oy against charges for aggravated environmental impairment
  • Successfully represented the defendant Oy Arwidson Ab against a multimillion claim in cartel damages litigation
  • Successfully represented the complainant in a criminal litigation concerning corporate fraud


  • Partner, Borenius, 2017–
  • Specialist Partner, Borenius, 2011–2016
  • Senior Associate, Borenius, 2006–2011
  • Associate, Borenius, 2002–2006


  • Bar Admission, 2006, Helsinki, Finland
  • Master of Laws, 2002, University of Helsinki, Finland


  • Finnish, Swedish, English