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A business law firm that understands business


Next Legal provides high-end business law services, with emphasis on Mergers & Acquisitions, Company Law, Financing, IT Law, Contracts, Labor Law and Dispute Resolution.


Solid 20 years of experience in international and domestic business law for clientele including companies from startups to large international corporations, individual entrepreneurs, investors and governmental bodies including the Finnish Government and several municipalities.


Advising the sellers in the sale of a minority share in a telecommunications operator to an international venture capital firm, Deal value 140 Meur.

Advising the purchaser in the acquisition of international leasing operations of a multinational bank in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

Advising several companies, venture capital firms and individual investors in investments made to both start-ups and established companies.

Advising the management in the buy-back of a minority stake held by a venture capital firm in a company in the financial sector.

Advising a publicly traded company in the acquisition of several companies in the information technology field.

Advising a telecommunication operator in the acquisition of the business of another telecommunication operator.

Advising several clients in the gaming industry in negotiations with some of the largest game publishers including Sony, Activision, 3D Realms, Ubisoft and Atari.

Advising clients in their daily operations, including drafting and negotiating hundreds of operational agreements.

Advising several companies in merger and demerger processes.

Advising a company owned by local municipalities in the acquisition of an airport.

Representing clients in the district court and in arbitration proceedings in several actions including contractual disputes, company law disputes and labor disputes.

Advising the seller in the sale of a refurbishment facility.


Ville Hyppönen, partner

+358 400 647037