Riikka Kuha

Title: 
Senior Associate
Office: 
Helsinki
Telephone: 
+358 9 2288 4335
Mobile: 
+358 50 433 9026
Language: 
English
Finnish
Assistant: 
Hannah Judd

Assistant's telephone:

+358 9 2288 4340

Assistant's e-mail:

PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE

Riikka advises clients in the field of mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and cross-border transactions, as well as general corporate, commercial, and contract law.

Prior to joining Hannes Snellman, Riikka worked for another law firm in Helsinki for six years.

RECENT REFERENCES

  • Finnish counsel to Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc., an international leader in sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, in its acquisition of Pro Farm Technologies Oy, a Finnish agriculture technology company supplying nutrient and biostimulant technology and products. The cash and stock transaction valued Pro Farm Technologies at USD 31.8 million, 2019
  • Counsel to EVRY in the combination of Tieto and EVRY through a cross-border merger, 2019
  • Counsel to Telia Company in its acquisition of AinaCom Oy, 2018
  • Counsel to Caverion in the sale of project piping & tank business and the related Ylivieska workshop, 2018
  • Counsel to OP Financial Group in its sale of the non-life insurance company Seesam Insurance AS (Seesam), including its Latvian and Lithuanian branches, to Vienna Insurance Group (VIG)

MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS OF TRUST

  • Member of the Finnish Bar Association
  • Member of the Association of Finnish Lawyers
  • Member of AIJA – the International Association of Young Lawyers
  • Member of the Young Arbitration Club Finland (YACF)

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Senior Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2017
  • Trained on the Bench, District Court of Helsinki, 2015
  • Senior Associate, Waselius & Wist, 2014
  • Associate Lawyer, Waselius & Wist, 2010
  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2010
  • Studies in EU law, University of Liège, Belgium, 2008