Mikko Eerola

Head of Transaction Powerhouse

Mikko Eerola

Head of Transaction Powerhouse

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He has great expertise, helped negotiations move forward and was very flexible.

Chambers Global and Europe 2023, Corporate/M&A

Very commercial approach and thinking, very transaction focused and smoothly handles the process. Excellent level of service.

IFLR1000 2019, Financial and corporate

Deep understanding of the energy sector.

Chambers Europe 2020, Energy & Natural Resources

He is results-oriented and business-minded. He can see matters from our point of view and understand what we are aiming for.

Chambers Global & Europe 2015, Corporate/M&A

Recognized since 2013 in The Best Lawyers in Finland for work in: Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Private Equity Law.

Best Lawyers

Combination of deep knowledge in his own field and good negotiation skills.

Chambers Europe, Energy & Natural Resources

Very constructive and able to create a good environment to achieve the outcome.

Chambers Global & Europe 2017, Corporate/M&A

Pragmatic, efficient, very approachable and responsive.

Chambers Europe 2019, Energy & Natural Resources

A celebrated lawyer who is singled out for his top-tier M&A practice advising clients on energy and infrastructure-related transactions.

Who's Who Legal 2023, Thought Leaders M&A and Governance

He has an in-depth knowledge on the energy sector. Truly among the best experts in Finland.

IFLR1000 2020, Financial and corporate

Commercially focused and easily approachable.

Chambers Europe 2021, Energy & Natural Resources

The experienced team headed by Mikko Eerola are easy to work with and soon to reply. I would place Dittmar ahead of other leading firms for their constructive solutions and easy-to-work-with attitude.

IFLR1000 2017, Energy and infrastructure

Strong M&A skills set and has access to up-to-date market information. Nice person to deal with.

IFLR1000 2019, Financial and corporate

Excellent lawyer with a good commercial understanding.

Chambers Global & Europe 2019, Corporate/M&A

“Strong practitioner” Mikko Eerola receives accolades in our research thanks to his excellent experience advising pharmaceutical clients on regulatory compliance matters.

Who's Who Legal 2018, Life Sciences: Regulatory

Smart lawyer who is really easy to deal with.

Chambers Global & Europe 2018, Corporate/M&A

Mikko Eerola comes highly recommended by market commentators who highlight his impressive work on renewables and infrastructure-related matters.

Who's Who Legal 2018, Energy

He is great at distilling the complex issues. He gets to the crux of the problem and offers a straightforward assessment.

Chambers Europe 2015, Competition/European Law

Top energy lawyer.

IFLR1000 2019, Financial and corporate

A ‘Highly Regarded’ Leading Lawyer in M&A in Finland by IFLR1000 Financial and corporate 33rd edition published in 2023.

IFLR1000 33rd edition, Financial and corporate

He has very good technical knowledge and understanding of complex matters.

Chambers Global & Europe 2017, Corporate/M&A

Understands very well the requirements of the business and the logic behind it, and he is pragmatic in finding solutions that work in practice.

Chambers Global 2021, Corporate/M&A

A ‘Highly Regarded’ Leading Lawyer in M&A in Finland by IFLR1000 Financial and corporate 30th edition published in 2020.

IFLR1000 30th edition, Financial and corporate

Incredibly involved in the matter. Was comfortable putting Mikko “head to head” with his legal counterparts due to his reputation. Steadfast and honest, love working with this guy.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024, Commercial, corporate and M&A

Nice to negotiate with and very trustworthy.

Chambers Global & Europe 2016, Corporate/M&A

Dittmar & Indrenius > People > Mikko Eerola

Focus on M&A and private equity, especially in the field of energy and infrastructure.

Mikko Eerola is known for being a leading Finnish M&A lawyer and receives wide praise for his expertise and practical and constructive approach in deal-making. He has been particularly active in the areas of energy and infrastructure and during the last ten years he has been engaged in most of the major energy related cross-border transactions on the Finnish market.

He has broad experience in combining regulatory, competition law and M&A-expertise in advising leading industrials and financial sponsors in a wide range of industries including accommodation, automotive, consumer goods, paper, pharmaceuticals and retail.

Before joining Dittmar & Indrenius, Mikko Eerola made a distinguished career as a partner and managing partner in another leading law firm in Finland.


University of Helsinki (LL.M., 1998)

Postgraduate Diploma in EC Competition Law, King’s College, (2002)

Admitted: Finnish Bar Association


Finnish, Swedish and English


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