About Us

I&O Partners is a boutique law firm providing top quality advisory services related to our clients’ businesses, together with the all-important personal contact.

About Us
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500+
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trust us
60+
international law firms through Legalink network

Our values

I&O Partners is a value-driven company. We believe that our values are core not only to contribute a great atmosphere and work environment but also to effectively serve our clients. Our passion for law leads to outstanding service and professionalism in everything we do.

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Our history

I&O Partners can look back on a proud heritage, characterised by fascinating and talented individuals. Our history goes back to the former law firm founded by Mr. Risto Ojantakanen in 2015. Before that, Mr Ojantakanen was a partner in two different large and international law firms in Helsinki for over 25 years. Mr Leif Itäinen, also with a background as a partner in a Helsinki-based large international law firm for more than 25 years, joined the law firm next year and together they started to develop the business in a way, which lead to the establishment of I&O Partners in 2021.


During the past years, several new lawyers have joined our team. Our lawyers have extensive experience within their respective areas of expertise and provide high quality, tailormade advice through small teams with partners taking a very active and hands-on part in every assignment. We are always looking for new team players to join us. Read more about our career possibilities here.

Our international network: Legalink

We have been a member of Legalink-network since 2019.

Legalink is a non-exclusive, international legal network of 68 independent business oriented law firms with members from the majority of the world’s main commercial centres. The Network is now composed of more than 3500 legal professionals. Legalink operates internationally but personally delivering top quality multi-jurisdictional legal services. The world economy is becoming increasingly globalised, to succeed, businesses require access to the best legal services worldwide

Being part of this network, we have the possibilities to exposure in other markets and Legalink has allowed us to establish and strengthen long term professional relationships with many colleagues around the world. Through our Legalink-network, we can assist our clients on legal cross-border matters through cooperation with the worldwide member firms of Legalink.

A word from our Managing Partner

What is the thought behind our commitment that leads to your success?

Our aim has always been to be a boutique law firm that provides high-quality service to our clients – without any unnecessary fuss and in a manner that our clients understand and appreciate. Our dedication to the clients, their business and the law in combination with our straightforward way of working will assure you that your interest is taken care of in the best possible manner. We aim towards a mutual strategic partnership with our clients, and thus we try to offer something more than just a solution to your daily queries.

We believe that all this can, and must be, achieved in a way that takes not only our clients’ best interest into account but also the well-being of our employees. This way we make sure that our commitment will match your success.

Andrei Aganimov

Managing Partner

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