Avance further strengthens its capital markets, finance and general transactional practices as Robin Nordblad joins the firm as partner on 16 December.
Robin is recognized as a leading transactional lawyer in the Finnish market. Over the course of his 12-year career in legal practice, he has focused in particular on corporate finance, including banking and capital markets work, public and private M&A transactions as well as financial regulatory work. Before his recent return to Finland, Robin worked in the New York and London offices of the Wall Street law firm Fried Frank and in the London office of the investment bank Goldman Sachs.
“This is an important step in the strengthening of our key service areas and we are excited to welcome Robin to the firm. Robin brings a wealth of experience and another strong profile into our transactional team. Robin will be an important addition to the team especially given his uniquely broad and international experience.” said Managing Partner Carl-Henrik Wallin.
Ulf-Henrik Kull, Senior Partner, added: “Our client-oriented service approach, as well as our focus on industry-specific market drivers, has received a fantastic response from clients. The continued success of a law firm is not possible without engaging a young and dynamic team. It is against this broader approach that we are so enthusiastic that Robin is joining us”.
“I am impressed by the firm’s team, its entrepreneurial spirit, and its unique culture of hard work and unwavering focus on client service combined with a supportive and down-to-earth atmosphere. I will no doubt tap dance to work every day,” added Robin.
Robin is a member of the Finnish and New York bar associations and holds law degrees from the University of Helsinki and Harvard Law School, where he was a Fulbright scholar.
Carl-Henrik Wallin, Managing Partner
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Ulf-Henrik Kull, Senior Partner
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