Hannes Snellman Elected as Legal Advisor to the Finnish Transport Agency in the E18 Hamina-Vaalimaa Motorway PPP Project

3 January 2014

Hannes Snellman has been elected as the legal advisor to the Finnish Transport Agency in connection with the new PPP project for the construction and maintenance of the new E18 motorway section between Hamina and Vaalimaa.

The project will include the construction of a total of 32 km new motorway with five new intersections. A total of EUR 660 million has been reserved for the project in the state budget, and it is one of the most extensive infrastructure projects in Finland.

This mandate further strengthens Hannes Snellman's portion within public sector advice in Finnish transport PPP projects. Before this project, Hannes Snellman has acted for the public sector in all previous road or railway PPPs in Finland (E18 Muurla - Lohja, Railway Kokkola - Ylivieska and E18 Koskenkylä - Kotka).

Hannes Snellman's core team for the project includes Rabbe Sittnikow, Maria Lassenius, Mika Pohjonen and Olli-Pekka Veranen.

Other advisors acting for the Finnish Transport Agency in this project include Inspira, Rebel Group, Berwin Leighton Paisner, AON and Strafica.