Ella practises in the Dispute Resolution Group and advises clients on various commercial disputes. She advocates cases in domestic and international arbitration and commercial litigation before state courts.
Ella has acted as counsel in significant international arbitration and litigation proceedings. She has experience of arbitration administered under different institutional rules (including FAI, SCC, and ICC).
Prior to joining the Dispute Resolution Group, Ella worked in Hannes Snellman’s M&A practice, where she advised clients on mergers and acquisitions, as well as on capital markets, corporate, commercial, and contract law.
In addition to her experience at Hannes Snellman, Ella has trained on the bench at the District Court of Helsinki.
Ella is currently on parental leave.
Counsel to a major Finnish listed corporation in an international multi-million ICC arbitration concerning alleged defective supply of machinery as well as related injunction and damages claim proceedings in several instances of national courts.
Counsel to a major Finnish listed corporation in an international multi-party ICC arbitration involving damages claims and counterclaims amounting to billions of euros.
Represented a global listed company in two related multi-million-euro damages disputes relating to agreements and deliveries to another company. Successfully assisted in settling both matters on terms favourable to the client, following an extensive court-assisted mediation hearing.
ABB and Hitachi
Sale of ABB's Power Grids business to Hitachi
Enterprise Value of USD 11 billion for 100% of Power Grids
Finnish Counsel to ABB
Mimir Invest (Buyer), Caverion (Seller), Project piping & tank business and the related Ylivieska workshop (Targets)
Caverion’s sale of project piping & tank business and the related Ylivieska workshop of the Industrial Solutions division.
Value not public
Counsel to Caverion
Qingdao Sifang SRI Intellectual Technology Co. Ltd. (Buyer), Beneq Oy and its shareholders (Sellers), Beneq Oy (Target)
The sale of Beneq Oy to Qingdao Sifang SRI Intellectual Technology Co. Ltd.
Value not public
Counsel to Beneq Oy and its shareholders
ABB (Buyer), General Electric Company (Seller), GE Industrial Solutions (Target)
ABB’s acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions, GE’s global electrification solutions business.
USD 2.6 billion
Finnish counsel to ABB
Suomen Terveystalo Oy
Terveystalo’s IPO and listing on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange
The offering by the company and its shareholders was over EUR 870 million and the Company’s market value was over EUR 1.2 billion
Counsel to Terveystalo
Counsel to a Nordic company against a Central European counterpart in a multimillion-euro SCC arbitration and obtained funding for said client.
Memberships and Positions of Trust
- Member of the Finnish Bar Association
- Member of the Young Arbitration Club Finland
- Member of the Association for Finnish Lawyers
Education and Professional Background
- Senior Associate, Hannes Snellman, 2021
- Trained on the Bench, District Court of Helsinki, 2019
- Associate Lawyer, Hannes Snellman, 2017–2021
- Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2017
- Thesis Trainee, Hannes Snellman, 2017
- Associate Trainee, Hannes Snellman, 2016
- Legal Trainee, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2016