Helena Viita is a Helsinki-based Partner in the firm’s Banking & Debt Capital Markets practice. She has extensive experience of a wide variety of finance and debt capital markets work, including leveraged finance, securitization and debt restructuring transactions, bond financing, real estate and acquisition finance, project finance, asset finance as well as refinancing. Helena also advises on financial regulatory, netting and derivatives. She has also gained experience through secondments to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and Sampo Bank plc in Helsinki.
Helena is recognized as one of the leading experts in Finland within Banking & Finance by international directories such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and IFLR1000. According to clients Helena is “always responsive, quick, and practical in her advice ” (Chambers Global, 2014).
Roschier is one of the leading law firms in the Nordic region. The firm is located in Finland and Sweden, with its main offices in Helsinki and Stockholm, and with a regional office in Vaasa. Roschier currently employs some 215 lawyers, 39 of whom are Partners.
Roschier offers a comprehensive range of legal services with a main focus on high-end corporate advisory, dispute resolution, M& A, banking and finance and EU & competition. The firm also has a particularly strong intellectual property and ICT practice handling, for example, large-scale patent and other IP disputes. In addition to the above-mentioned areas of focus, Roschier advises on matters ranging from employment and real estate to restructuring.
Roschier is consistently recognized as a top-tier Nordic law firm in all its core practice areas by leading independent legal directories (such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000) and various M& A league tables (such as Mergermarket, Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg). Roschier has also repeatedly been recognized as one of the top law firms in both Finland and Sweden in the annual Law Firm Review market survey