Matleena Pälve

Title: 
Senior Associate
Office: 
Helsinki
Telephone: 
+358 9 2288 4599
Mobile: 
+358 44 516 6757
Language: 
English
Finnish
Swedish
Assistant: 
Maria Qutishat

Assistant's telephone:

+358 9 2288 4475

Assistant's e-mail:

PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE

Matleena advises our clients in the field of taxation, especially in corporate and international taxation. She has been a member of transaction teams preparing structuring analyses and assessing tax considerations in various private and public M&A matters. Matleena also advises our clients in tax litigation processes.

Prior to joining Hannes Snellman, Matleena worked as a Senior Tax Advisor at EY.

RECENT REFERENCES

  • Counsel to a tax payer receiving a positive advance ruling from the Central Tax Board on the right to deduct VAT on transaction expenses relating to a sale of shares of a mutual real estate company
  • Counsel to several landlords defeating Finnish Tax Authorities’ attempt to deny VAT deductions on the basis of tenant’s bankruptcy
  • Counsel to Skandia Fastigheter in its acquisition of 14,400 sqm of office property in Helsinki from TRIUVA, 2017
  • Counsel to several tax payers successfully claiming a refund for unlawfully imposed transfer tax on issue of employee stock options, 2017

MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS OF TRUST

  • Member of the Finnish Bar Association
  • Member of International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Member of the Association for Finnish Tax Professionals
  • Member of the Association of Finnish Lawyers

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Associate Lawyer, Hannes Snellman, 2016

  • Senior Tax Advisor, Ernst & Young Oy, 2013-2016

  • Master of Laws, University of Turku, 2013

  • Uppsala University, Sweden, 2012

PUBLICATIONS