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Juridia Bützow to Join Eversheds Broadening International Reach

One of Finland’s leading law firms, Juridia Bützow, is to join Eversheds, further broadening the international reach of both firms.

LONDON - Monday, November 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Juridia Bützow is one of Finland’s leading full service law firms with a nationwide coverage across five offices, Helsinki, Hämeenlinna, Jyväskylä, Tampere and Turku. Juridia Bützow group company Heinonen & Co. specialises in global intellectual property rights. In total Juridia Bützow employs more than 165 professionals.

Juridia Bützow will join Eversheds from 3rd of November 2014 and will be called JB Eversheds.

Eversheds now consists of 57 offices in 31 countries across EMEA and Asia. These include strategic locations across Central, Eastern and Western Europe; seven offices in the Middle East and seven offices in Africa working closely with a network of 37 firms in the Eversheds Africa Law Institute – the largest presence of any law firm on the continent. Eversheds also has operations in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai and Beijing.

The firm and its worldwide offices have over 4,000 people who provide services to the private and public sector and business and finance communities. It is renowned for providing leading multinationals including Tyco, IATA, and Pentair with a full multi-jurisdictional legal service offering. This unique and groundbreaking delivery model encompasses global project management, a tailored pricing model and a single central point of contact for the clients.

Harri Tolppanen, Managing Partner Juridia Bützow said:

“We share a common strategy with Eversheds to continuously strengthen our position in our domestic market whilst expanding our reach internationally, both across the Nordic region and globally. By deepening cooperation with Eversheds we can improve and extend our services for both our Finnish and our international clients. Following a long-standing relationship with the firm, we are now delighted to join Eversheds operations and look forward to further successes together.”

Bryan Hughes, CEO Eversheds LLP said:

“The Nordic countries, including Finland, are home to a number of the world’s leading businesses. We believe they are a key part of any international legal services offering and welcome Juridia Bützow, as part of our international expansion."

Alan Murphy, Managing Partner Eversheds Ireland and Chairman of the Eversheds International Board said:

“We are delighted that the team at Juridia Bützow has decided to join Eversheds operations. Seven years of successfully working together has built an immensely strong platform upon which to develop our relationship. The firm's full-service approach, focused on both transactional and dispute resolution work alongside specialist areas including M&A, TMT, intellectual property, human resources and insolvency, perfectly complements Eversheds global offering.

”We very much look forward to working together."


Eversheds LLP and its worldwide offices have over 4,000 people who provide services to the private and public sector business and finance community. Access to all these services is provided through 57 international offices in 31 jurisdictions. Eversheds combines local market knowledge and access with the specialisms, resources and international capability of one of the world's largest law firms


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