PROFESSIONALS

PERTTI

YLIKRAKA

Attorney-at law, M.Sc. (Econ.), Partner


+358 400 405 661

+358 207 569 260 (office)

pertti.ylikraka@ylikraka.fi

Pertti has handled insolvencies along with mergers and acquisitions in both Finnish and Swedish for over 30 years. He is one of the most experienced and skilled insolvency lawyers in Finland, and has become well-known as a receiver in numerous bankruptcies and restructurings.

Pertti has solid experience in demanding and significant assignments, such as group company bankruptcies and restructurings, as well as in carrying out challenging mergers and acquisitions. The assignments have included international connections, challenging corporate structure changes as well as large-scale litigations. From his background in Economic Sciences he also possesses diverse knowledge of business economics issues, which is the cornerstone of a successful business restructuring.

Expertise

Education

  • LL.M 1986, (University of Helsinki, Stockholm University)

  • M.Sc. (Econ.) 1984 (Stockholm University)

  • Finnish Bar Association

Language Skills

  • Finnish

  • Swedish

  • English

KRISTIINA

KAARTE

Attorney-at-law, M.Sc. (Tech), Partner

+358 503 101 594
+358 207 569 260 (office)

kristiina.kaarte@ylikraka.fi

Kristiina has years of experience in both bankruptcy and reorganisation proceedings. She has served as a receiver in many bankruptcy proceedings and restructurings. With years of experience in business operations, she has acted as a partner and as a board member in a wholesale of precious metals with operations in international export and import trades and sales to the leading retail chains. In addition, she has served as a board member and a chairman in numerous housing cooperatives and real estate corporations. Kristiina also works as a member of board of The Finnish Insolvency Law Association.

 

Expertise

Education

  • LL.M 2011 (University of Helsinki)

  • M.Sc. 1997 (Tampere University of Technology)

Language skills

  • Finnish

  • English

AARNI

OKSANEN

Senior attorney-at-law, M.Sc. (Econ.), KHT auditor

+358 40 735 1234

+358 207 569 268

+358 207 569 260 (office)​

aarni.oksanen@ylikraka.fi

Aarni has versatile experience in bankruptcy and reorganisation proceedings and related special audits, as well as in corporate law and tax law. He has been involved in numerous large bankruptcy and restructuring procedures, and served as a liquidator in joint-stock company and housing-company liquidation processes. Aarni is the only attorney-at-law specialised in insolvency law with HT and KHT auditor degrees in Finland.

 

Previously, Aarni has worked for the Big 4 accounting firms as an auditor specialising in the line of financial operation, for services of financing and investment as a controller, and as a broker for a securities broker.

 

Expertise

 

Education

  • LL.M. 2016  (University of Helsinki)

  • M.Sc. 2003 (Hanken School of Economics)

  • HT and KHT auditor 2016 (Finnish Patent and Registration Office)

Language Skills

  • Finnish

  • Swedish

  • English

  • German

  • Russian

RIITTA

RAUHALA

Attorney-at-law

+358 207 569 263
+358 207 569 260 (office)

riitta.rauhala@ylikraka.fi

Riitta has worked as an attorney for nearly 30 years. Her specialisations are insolvency law assignments and dispute resolution. Along with insolvency law Riitta handles, among other things, civil litigations, especially those dealing with issues related to labour law, damages, or family law and inheritance rights. Riitta is registered in the Mediator Register of Finnish Bar Association.

 

Riitta works at our offices in Helsinki and Tampere.

 

Expertise

Education

  • LL.M. 1987 (University of Helsinki)

  • Master of laws with court training 1988

  • Finnish Bar Association

Language Skills

  • Finnish

  • English

  • Estonian

Sauli
Vimpeli

Senior advisor

+358 400 342 086
+358 207 569 260 (office)​

sauli.vimpeli@ylikraka.fi

Sauli has gained extensive experience with large companies of different industries working both nationally and internationally over the years, particularly in their risk management and insurance. Sauli’s areas of specialisation are construction firms, contract work (including PPP projects, alliances, and outsourcings), international machine and equipment trade, contract law, tort law, and trade laws. In addition, Sauli has expertise in consulting corporate management regarding risk control, insurance, and cases of damage.

 

Expertise

Koulutus

  • LL.M. 1985 (University of Helsinki)

  • Legalised real estate broker

  • Diploma in insurance

  • Insurance broker rights

  • First lieutenant

Language skills

  • Finnish

  • Swedish

  • English

Markus

Ingström

Attorney-at-law

+358 407 769 627
+358 207 569 260 (office)​

markus.ingstrom@ylikraka.fi

 

ANNI

PAUNIO

LL.M., lawyer

+358 207 569 266

+358 207 569 260 (office)​

anni.paunio@ylikraka.fi

Anni is specialised in insolvency issues, especially in bankruptcy and reorganisation proceedings. She focused on insolvency law in particular in her studies, doing both her bachelor and her master’s thesis on questions related to foreclosure. Anni has handled inheritance rights assignments such as estate inventories and inheritance distributions in addition to insolvency assignments.

Education

  • LL.M. 2019 (University of Lapland)

Language Skills

  • Finnish

  • English

Veera

Annamaa

LL.M., lawyer

+358 207 569 260 (office)​

veera.annamaa@ylikraka.fi

Education

  • LL.M. 2020 (University of Lapland)

Language Skills

  • Finnish

  • English

  • German

  • Swedish

MARIKA

BOIJER-HYVÖNEN

Assistant


+358 207 569 271

+358 207 569 260 (office)​

marika.boijer-hyvonen@ylikraka.fi

Marika works at our office in Helsinki.

TIINA

TAPOLA

Office manager


+358 207 569 269

+358 207 569 260 (office)​

tiina.tapola@ylikraka.fi

Tiina works at our office in Helsinki.

HENNI

ANTIKAINEN

Junior Trainee

 

+358 207 569 260 (office)​

henni.antikainen@ylikraka.fi

Henni works at our office in Helsinki.

Pihla

Kupela

Junior Trainee

+358 207 569 260 (office)​

pihla.kupela@ylikraka.fi

Pihla works at our office in Helsinki.

Ida

Krook

Junior Trainee

+358 207 569 260 (office)​

ida.krook@ylikraka.fi

Ida works at our office in Helsinki.

Alisa

Pietarila

Junior Trainee

+358 207 569 260 (office)​

alisa.pietarila@ylikraka.fi

Alisa works at our office in Helsinki.