Jan Ollila

Senior Partner
Head of M&A & Private Equity

Jan Ollila

Senior Partner
Head of M&A & Private Equity

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He always has his client’s best interests in mind; he offers excellent solutions to problems.
Client Choice Awards 2020, a Client Choice winner in Arbitration & ADR category in Finland

Outstanding in terms of competence and service-mindedness.

Chambers Global & Europe 2019, Corporate/M&A

Jan offers excellent client service; he is a responsive and dedicated lawyer.

Client Choice Awards 2020, a Client Choice winner in Arbitration & ADR category in Finland

An excellent speaker and a very good disputes attorney.

Chambers Global & Europe 2018, Dispute Resolution

Extremely professional and a very polite person, whom it was very pleasant to work with.

IFLR1000 2019, Financial and corporate

Jan is very talented; he is very good at legal advice but even better at legal tactics.

Client Choice Awards 2020, a Client Choice winner in Arbitration & ADR category in Finland

Recognized since 2009 in The Best Lawyers in Finland for work in: Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Private Equity Law.

Best Lawyers

Excellent judgment. Great at managing the project, the client, and the other side.

IFLR1000 2017, Financial and corporate

Jan Ollila and Jussi Lehtinen are partners with out-of-the-box thinking! Capability to simplify complex issues/problems and find solutions as well as communicate them in an understandable way.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2020, Dispute resolution

Jan’ s tactical view is one of the best seen.

Client Choice Awards 2020, a Client Choice winner in Arbitration & ADR category in Finland

Commercial and pragmatic approach.

Chambers Global & Europe 2019, Corporate/M&A

Very good commercial understanding. Pragmatic and solution oriented. Strong legal skills. Good adviser.

IFLR1000 2019, Financial and corporate

He is a hugely experienced M&A lawyer, who is calm, cool and collected. A senior advisor of genuine note.

IFLR1000 2020, Financial and corporate

He has a great personality.

Chambers Global & Europe 2017, Corporate/M&A

The ‘very experienced’ practice head Jan Ollila ‘provides hands-on and high-quality advice’.

The Legal 500 2018, Commercial, corporate and M&A

Euromoney’s Expert Guides ranks D&I Senior Partner Jan Ollila as one of the 30 best M&A lawyers in the world. He is the only lawyer in Finland and one of only two lawyers in the Nordics on this exclusive list.

Expert Guides, Best of the Best 2017

An excellent senior team leader who is very experienced and has a high level of business understanding as well as excellent conceptual thinking.

Chambers Global & Europe 2018, Corporate/M&A

Very straightforward and has a no-nonsense attitude.

Chambers Global & Europe 2020, Corporate/M&A

Very experienced, very aware of what needs to be achieved and always trying to get an amicable solution.

Chambers Global & Europe 2017, Dispute Resolution

He is very knowledgeable and takes a business-minded view of our disputes.

Chambers Global & Europe 2016, Dispute Resolution

Experienced and skilful.

The Legal 500 2018, Dispute resolution

Jan Ollila is a seasoned and stable advisor, smooth and strong in equal measure. An excellent advisor when the going gets tough.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2020, Commercial, corporate and M&A
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Focus on high-level transactions and disputes in relation thereto.

Jan Ollila is known for advising corporate clients, private equity houses and financial institutions on public and private M&A and capital markets transactions and on disputes in relation thereto. He renders strategic advice to Finnish private and listed companies as well as to a number of international companies with operations in Finland. He also acts as arbitrator and mediator in domestic and cross-border commercial disputes.

Jan is an experienced chairman of boards and general meetings. He is a board member and chairman of a number of companies and organisations, including Amcham Finland, as well as the Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of WWF Finland. He is the former President of the Association Européenne d’Etudes Juridiques et Fiscales.

Jan was the Managing Partner of the firm in 2007 – 2014 and is the Senior Partner since 2015.

Euromoney’s Expert Guides ranks Jan as one of the 30 best M&A lawyers in the world. He is the only lawyer in Finland and one of only two lawyers in the Nordics on this exclusive list.

 

Education

University of Helsinki (LL.M., 1992).

Admitted: Finnish Bar Association

Languages

Swedish, Finnish, English, German and Norwegian

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