Title: Partner, Head of Finance & Capital Markets
Juha-Pekka Mutanen heads the firm's Finance & Capital Markets practice. His work focuses on finance and capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. Juha-Pekka advises market participants in securities law matters, lenders and borrowers in financing transactions, including project finance, and public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions.
Juha-Pekka is distinguished as a leading lawyer by publications such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, the Legal 500 and IFRL1000. He has published widely and is a regular speaker on financial and securities law topics.
Since joining Dittmar & Indrenius in 1996, Juha-Pekka has also worked with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton (1999-2000, 2002-2003).
Juha-Pekka is a member of the Finnish Bar Association and the International Bar Association.
Joined Dittmar & Indrenius: 1996
Education: University of Turku (LL.M., 1996); Åbo Akademi University (M.Sc., 1998) and University of Cambridge (LL.M., 1999)
Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English and German
“I would particularly highlight the work of Juha-Pekka Mutanen, who has a strong commercial awareness and delivers solution-driven responses.” -IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2018
Juha-Pekka Mutanen is shortlisted as a leading individual for Banking and Finance by The Legal 500 EMEA 2015.
"Department head Juha-Pekka Mutanen 'understands the way we work and the advice we need. He has strong technical skills and is able to work on matters with a short timeframe'" – Chambers Global and Europe 2015
"Practice head Juha-Pekka Mutanen is ‘an excellent financial lawyer'". – Legal 500, 2013.
"He is 'very strong in terms of commerciality and always sees solutions rather than problems,' say clients. Interviewees also praise his responsiveness." – Chambers Europe 2013
"Department head Juha-Pekka Mutanen is known amongst sources for his strong presence on deals, and is the driving force behind the firm's industrial financing work." – Chambers Global 2012