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Eversheds Attorneys Ltd. has invited new Partners

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    Attorneys at Law Merja Blankenstein, Kai Salonen and Sirkka Terho have been invited to become Partners of Eversheds Attorneys Ltd. Ms Blankenstein and Mr Salonen came to Eversheds Sutherland from Merilampi Attorneys Ltd. and Ms Terho from Magnusson.

    Attorney at Law, M.Sc. (Econ.) Merja Blankenstein has been invited to become a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland as of 25 May. Ms Blankenstein is the head of our finance law team within the group Transactions and financing. She is also a member of the Company law, Capital markets, Insurance law group, and Real estate, construction and environment group. Earlier, she worked for Merilampi as an Associate, then as an Attorney at Law since 2001 and as a Partner since 2008. Before her career as an attorney, she worked on auditing at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms Blankenstein is a specialist in financing and banking, national and international M&A, capital markets, real estate transactions and company law.

    Attorney at Law, LL.M. Kai Salonen has been invited to become a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland as of 1 June. Mr Salonen has previously worked for Merilampi and Palotie. Before embarking on his career as an attorney, he worked for, inter alia, the construction firm Serak Oy. Mr Salonen is a specialist in construction contract disputes and construction contracts, real estate and construction law matters, and he works in our Real estate, construction and environment group as one of the heads of the construction contract disputes and contracts team.

    Attorney at Law, LL.M. Sirkka Terho has been invited to become a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland, and she is one of the heads of the Real estate group. Ms Terho came to Eversheds Sutherland from Magnusson, where she was a Partner and head of the real estate practice. Ms Terho is specialised on real estate law in general, and especially in real estate transactions and planning matters. She was noted in 2015 and 2017 in, inter alia, the Legal 500 as a “Recommended Lawyer in Real Estate & Construction And Dispute Resolution” and in the 2016 Expert Guides as a “Rising star in Finland”. Previously, she worked for Aberdeen real estate funds and the Finnish Real Estate Federation, among others.


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