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 has a great personality.

Chambers Global & Europe 2017, Corporate/M&A

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

IFLR1000 2019, Financial and corporate

Commercial and pragmatic approach.

Chambers Global & Europe 2019, Corporate/M&A

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

IFLR1000 2019, Financial and corporate

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

An excellent speaker and a very good disputes attorney.

Chambers Global & Europe 2018, Dispute Resolution

Experienced and skilful.

The Legal 500 2018, Dispute resolution

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

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

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

Chambers Global & Europe 2016, Dispute Resolution

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

IFLR1000 2017, Financial and corporate

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

Best Lawyers

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

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

Chambers Global & Europe 2017, Dispute Resolution

Outstanding in terms of competence and service-mindedness.

Chambers Global & Europe 2019, Corporate/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 a member 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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