Strong performance for Avance in Chambers rankings

Avance and its individual lawyers continue their strong performance in the Chambers Europe rankings. The newly released 2019 edition ranks, as in previous years, the firm’s market-leading Corporate/M&A and Real Estate practices in the top tier (Band 1). Also the firm’s Banking & FinanceCapital MarketsCompetition LawEnergy & Natural Resources, Dispute Resolution and Restructuring/Insolvency competences receive praise from clients and market participants, e.g. as follows:

  • Impressive practice offering expertise in large, international M&A transactions. “Excellent quality of work and level of customer service. One thing that stands out is that they are very interested in the client’s business and can adapt the service.” (Corporate/M&A)
  • Market-leading department universally revered for its unrivalled expertise. “If I had an issue, I would go to Avance Attorneys because the lawyers are pragmatic and solution-oriented in their approach. They focus on getting the deal through.” (Real Estate)
  • One interviewee hails the department as “top-notch,” while another source states: “Avance Attorneys is a first-class law firm.” (Real Estate)
  • Other sources highlight the team’s cross-border capabilities: “We have done international transactions with Avance Attorneys and the experience has been outstanding.” (Real Estate)
  • Solid banking and finance practice with an established presence in the Finnish market. Clients praise “the high attention from senior lawyers and their high availability outside office hours.” (Banking & Finance)
  • Respected firm with a developing presence in capital markets. Clients describe the lawyers as “highly skilled,” reporting that they are “really happy with them.” (Capital Markets)
  • Mikko Alkio is described as an “experienced and skilled competition lawyer” by market sources. (Competition/European Law)
  • Salla Suominen of Avance Attorneys is an active restructuring lawyer. “Salla has very good experience in finance and restructuring.”  (Restructuring/Insolvency)
  • Sources describe Avance as a “strong transaction firm” in the energy sector. (Energy & Natural Resources)