03 Jul Magnusson – helping you to start up and grow your business

We recently caught up with our new legal partner – Magnusson, to find a bit more about their team and the work they are involved in. Head of Marketing and Sales, Taina Tervonen, shared some great insights…

“Magnusson’s technology team advises both international and domestic clients, from a wide range of industries, in seven countries in the Nordic-Baltic Region and beyond, in particular on startup and growth business related legal work.

Our lawyers are highly experienced in technology and IP, finance, labour law, and company law in sectors such as IT services, media, sports & entertainment, environment, energy, gaming, and MedTech.

Our clients include solo entrepreneur startups – up to large global corporations and we typically advise on: corporate set-ups, commercial contracts, private equity and venture capital, cross-border expansions, labor law, privacy and data protection, product safety, marketing law, and transactions and due diligence, among others.”


“Supporting the startup community is a key priority for Magnusson. We help our clients to operate across borders, and our seamless international service is the perfect fit for their operations. Magnusson can offer its clients a truly international perspective in the highly demanding startup sector, says Nikolaj Juhl Hansen, the Managing Partner of Magnusson in Denmark.”

The Magnusson Tech Nordic Advocates team is headed by Nikolaj Juhl Hansen and Sam Jalaei. They specialise in M&A, investment, capital markets, general commercial and employment issues, with a specific focus on the technology and advanced industrial sectors.

Here is a bit more background on the team:

Magnusson Denmark: Nikolaj Juhl Hansen, Partner / Advokat, Co-Head of Corporate & M&A and Sam Jalaei, Partner / Advokat, Co-Head of Corporate & M&A

Nikolaj is the Co-Head of Corporate M&A and also heads up the firm’s China Desk. He specializes in M&A, joint venture and investment projects, complex labour law issues as well as a specific focus on the technology sector in its broadest sense.

Sam is the Co-Head of Corporate M&A and Head of Capital Markets of Magnusson Denmark and heads the Magnusson’s Middle East desk. He focuses on M&A, corporate commercial, private equity and venture capital, capital markets, employment law and disputes.


Magnusson Finland: Ville Salonen, Attorney-at-law / Partner, Co-Head Dispute Resolution

Ville has broad experience as a legal counsel, advising international corporate clients on contract law, mergers and acquisitions, employment, real estate as well as in litigation and arbitration matters. He has many board positions in different industries, and he is well known for his business-minded approach and skills to find alternatives and solutions in difficult situations.


Magnusson Sweden: Helena Rönqvist, Advokat / Partner

Helena has several years’ experience as a Swedish lawyer both from private practice and as legal counsel within IP and the tech industry. She advices Swedish and international companies across a diverse range of industries, including consumer products, retail, life science and technology.


Magnusson Estonia: Elvira Tulvik, Attorney-at-law / Partner

Elvira is an experienced Attorney-at-law and her main areas of practice are administrative law and administrative court procedure, specialising in technology, regulatory and tax law. She advises clients on improving their business processes and structure, minimising business and regulatory risks, complying with regulations, tax planning and communicating with partners and the state. Elvira advises on day-to-day operations as well as on major transactions, including business re-organisations, and leads legal and tax Due Diligence and audits.


Magnusson Latvia: Matīss Rostoks, Attorney-at-law / Partner

Matīss’ main practice areas include corporate and dispute resolution. He has over 10 years of experience in legal services and, besides being involved in numerous M&A, corporate and competition law projects, he is also a recognized expert in IP matters.


Magnusson Lithuania: Ligita Ramanauskaitė, Managing Partner

Ligita leads the Corporate Practice Group and is involved in all major projects (in terms of scope and significance) related to commercial law, M&A, taxes, corporate restructuring and governance. Ligita’s clients are some of the largest companies and medium enterprises from Lithuania and abroad, as well as international investors, and state entities. She also sits as an independent director on the boards of several companies.


Magnusson’s awards

Magnusson’s technology expertise is regularly recognized by all major benchmarking publications, including such rankings institutions as Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 EMEA.

Please get in contact with them via their website: https://www.magnussonlaw.com/