Markus Bremer

+358 9 2288 4267
+358 40 716 9676
Liisa Veckman

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+358 9 2288 4218

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Markus advises clients on all types of financing transactions, including bank lending, security structuring, acquisition finance, hybrid and derivative instruments, real estate financing and securitisation as well as the establishment of private equity fund structures. He has also been involved in a number of complex voluntary debt restructuring exercises as well as the setting up of debt acceleration and security enforcement procedures for lenders and preparing defensive restructuring action plans for borrowers. Markus heads the Finance practice in Helsinki.


  • "Excellent in all aspects. He has been extremely impressive in terms of how prepared he is every single time, including industry knowledge, and his firm grasp of the numerous documents at any given time. He has an extremely impressive capability of having a great overall grasp of the entire project, as well as attention to detail. His arguments are strong and he is able to hold ground where others would have to concede, and pushes our asks very skillfully.  He's incredibly prepared, capable and manages projects well. Overall, incredibly impressive.", IFLR1000, 2020
  • Leading individual, Banking and Finance, Legal 500, 2019
  • Sources describe him as "phenomenal" and "very responsive." Chambers Global 2019

  • Clients describe Markus as “one of the best in Helsinki, very friendly and constructive” and they also highlight his strenghts: "Excellent work, wide experience, clever solutions, attitude.”, IFLR1000, 2019

  • Markus is ranked as a Market leader in Banking, Capital Markets, Investment funds, Restructuring and insolvency, and Real estate finance in the 2019 & 2020 editions of IFLR1000
  • Markus has "good in-depth knowledge", Banking and Finance, Legal 500, 2018
  • "Sources say he is 'highly intelligent, extremely service-minded and business-oriented,' adding that 'he always takes good care of the customer and finds solutions in difficult situations.'", Banking and Finance, Chambers Global 2018 and Chambers Europe 2018
  • "Markus ‘goes the extra mile’", Banking and Finance, Legal 500, 2017 
  • Markus "receives strong feedback from a wide range of sources, who describe him as a 'very talented and effective lawyer and very customer-oriented.' Others highlight his 'ability to be calm in very difficult situations.'", Banking and Finance, Chambers Global 2017
  • In the words of one client, "he's a really good guy - one of my favourite people to work with.", Banking and Finance, Chambers Europe 2016
  • Ranked in Banking & Finance, Finland, in the 2012-2019 editions of Chambers Global
  • Markus is ranked as a Highly regarded lawyer in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Restructuring and insolvency in the 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 editions of IFLR1000
  • "Markus Bremer handles acquisition finance, real estate finance, securitisation and restructuring. 'He is calm and analytical. He pinpoints the critical issues and looks immediately to find solutions', report clients", Banking & Finance, Chambers Global 2015 and Chambers Europe 2015
  • "Markus Bremer is acknowledged by sources as an active and knowledgeable figure in the field. Interviewees state: 'He is pragmatic and aware of many areas of law so it is good to negotiate and discuss matters with him – he tries to find a solution.'", Banking & Finance, Chambers Global 2014
  • ‘The team is described as "very diligent, very detailed"… and special praise is reserved for finance partner Markus Bremer... Bremer is praised for "finding the best solutions and presenting them in an understandable fashion"…"no need to question his recommendations how to proceed with the case"., Banking and finance, IFLR 1000, 2014
  • 'Markus Bremer is well known for his work with major financial institutions.', Banking & Finance, Chambers Global 2013 and Chambers Europe 2013
  • '"Multi-talented" Markus Bremer is viewed as particularly strong in restructuring finance. Sources appreciate his "proactive and constructive" advice and technical and negotiation skills. "He thinks of everything, not just financing but competition as well, and has a broad view of the issues," say respondents.', Banking & Finance, Chambers Global 2012
  • '“A very bright individual and good to work with”', Banking, IFLR1000, 2012
  • ’Markus Bremer is “easy to work with” and “deals with matters in a timely manner.”’, Chambers Europe 2011
  • "Bremer is very energetic, young and creative," says a client about Bremer. "I think you should keep an eye on him. He is definitely up and coming.", Banking, IFLR 1000, 2010
  • "'Sources single out younger partner Markus Bremer for his increasing visibility in deals.', Banking & Finance, Chambers Europe 2010
  • Markus is ranked among the best lawyers in the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 editions in Banking & Finance of Best Lawyers®


  • Partner, Hannes Snellman, 2009
  • Senior Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2004
  • Associate, Hannes Snellman, 1999
  • Master of Business Administration (Finance), Helsinki School of Economics, 1999
  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 1998
  • Bachelor of Law, University of Kent, United Kingdom, 1997
  • Authorised translator from Finnish to English