Avance announces leadership changes

As part of the step into its second decade, Avance and its partners have decided on changes in the firm’s leadership.

Ilkka Perheentupa has been elected Managing Partner, succeeding Carl-Henrik Wallin, effective 1 January 2022. Carl-Henrik Wallin will continue as Chairman of the Board and Ulf-Henrik Kull as Senior Partner.

As Avance is experiencing its best year ever, we are taking the opportunity to concurrently develop our leadership. Having held the position of Managing Partner for the first ten years of Avance, it will be very inspiring to continue the work as its Chairman. Ilkka is an excellent choice for Managing Partner”, says Carl-Henrik Wallin.

Ilkka Perheentupa continues: “After ten years of working to build our transactions practice together with an exceptional team, it’s an honor for me to be elected Managing Partner of the firm. I look forward to continuing to serve our clients and focusing on our people while taking on this new role of leading the firm into the next decade.”

About Avance

Avance is a business law firm managed by a team of experienced attorneys that share an enthusiasm for providing legal services of the highest quality. The firm handles some of the most demanding transactions, large projects and disputes involving its market, with a focus on matters that call for the skills and sophistication of the Avance team. The firm’s high partner-associate ratio reflects the core strategy of providing a senior-oriented service that ensures concrete value-add to clients and distinguishes the firm from its key competition. Avance combines high-end advisory work with a unique breadth of international experience. www.avance.com