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Leif Itäinen
Leif Itäinen
Partner

Leif advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, general corporate matters, restructuring and insolvency matters, litigation and dispute resolution, as well as on real estate, construction and maritime law. He has served as trustee in numerous bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings, and his expertise in the field is recognized by legal directories such as Chambers Europe. Leif also advises private individuals and families on the preservation and transfer of wealth.

Highlights:

Leif recently acted as administrator in the restructuring proceedings of SuperPark Oy. The restructuring programme was approved in advance by more than 90 % of the creditors and the District Court of Oulu approved the restructuring programme expeditedly as stipulated in Section 92 of the Finnish Restructuring of Enterprises Act (fi: nopea saneerausohjelman vahvistaminen).

Education:

University of Helsinki, LL.M. (1980)

Career:

I&O Partners Attorneys Ltd (2021-)
Itäinen & Ojantakanen Attorneys Ltd (2016-2021)
DLA Piper, formerly Peltonen, Ruokonen & Itäinen Attorneys Ltd (1990-2016)
Itäinen & Komulainen Attorneys-at-Law (1984-1990)

Languages:

Swedish, Finnish, English

Memberships:

Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the International Bar Association
Member of Finnish Lawyers’ Association
Member of the Finnish Insolvency Law Association
Member of INSOL International
Member of INSOL Europe
Member of Helsinki Bourse Club

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