Johanna Nurkkala

Title: 
Senior Associate
Office: 
Helsinki
Telephone: 
+358 9 2288 4486
Mobile: 
+358 40 584 5466
Language: 
English
Finnish
Assistant: 
Mari Kooli

Assistant's telephone:

+358 9 2288 4456

Assistant's e-mail:

PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE

Johanna advises clients in the field of mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions as well as general corporate and contract law. Johanna has also considerable experience on various financing transactions, including bank lending and acquisition financing.

Prior to joining Hannes Snellman, Johanna worked for another law firm and was also seconded at the headquarters of an international consulting and engineering company.

RECENT REFERENCES

  • Counsel to Biovian Oy and its founders in Keensight Capital’s investment in Biovian, 2018.

  • Counsel to JELD-WEN in its acquisition of Mattiovi from Taaleri and minority shareholders, 2017.

  • Counsel to Terveystalo in its acquisition of Diacor Terveyspalvelut Oy from Helsinki Deaconess Institute Foundation sr, LocalTapiola General Mutual Insurance Company and LocalTapiola Mutual Life Insurance Company, 2017.
  • Counsel to Terveystalo in its acquisition of Porin Lääkäritalo from a number of private individuals, 2017.
  • Counsel to DevCo Partners Oy in its acquisition of Vexve Oy from Partnos Oy, 2016.
  • Counsel to Humana AB in the acquisition of Arjessa Oy from Sentica Partners and a number of private individuals, 2016.
  • Counsel to EQT Mid Market Fund on the acquisition of the leading Finnish private daycare provider Touhula Varhaiskasvatus Oy, 2016.

MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS OF TRUST

  • Member of the Finnish Bar Association

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Senior Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2016
  • Senior Associate, Peltonen LMR Attorneys Ltd., 2015 - 2016
  • Secondee, Pöyry Plc, 2013 - 2014

  • Associate, Peltonen LMR Attorneys Ltd., 2011 - 2015

  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2011
  • Legal trainee, LMR Attorneys Ltd, 2008 - 2011

RANKINGS

  • "Johanna Nurkkala is recognised as an associate to watch within the team.", Banking and Finance, Chambers Europe 2017
  • Sources say: "She is very good, gives timely responses and is very useful; she has a big-picture perspective.", Banking and Finance, Chambers Europe 2016

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author of the Finland Chapter of Finance 2013, published in Practical Law – Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2013
  • “Vuokrasopimukset kiinteistön ja rakennuksen sale and lease back -järjestelyissä: lainsäädännölliset ongelmakohdat ja niiden sivuuttaminen lainvalinnalla”, published in Business Law Forum 2011