Transaction Boutique TRUST expands its service portfolio in dispute resolution: Harri Jussila joins as partner
An experienced dispute resolution practitioner, Harri Jussila, has been appointed as a TRUST partner. By this appointment, TRUST responds to a growing customer demand for dispute resolution services as well as for selected services on restructuring.
TRUST is one of the few boutique law firms in Finland that is ranked among the top firms in M&A, Financial Law and Technology law. The company now strengthens its earlier services portfolio by a full offering of dispute resolution services. The finance practice is strengthened by expert knowledge on restructuring and insolvency.
As an attorney, Harri Jussila is a highly regarded professional with extensive experience within the field of dispute resolution. He will be joining as a TRUST partner from HPP where he worked as an attorney in dispute resolution and insolvency teams. Prior to HPP, he has worked as an attorney bearing varying roles in other business law firms, as an in-house lawyer in a global consumer packaging company and as an entrepreneur in his own firm with a specific focus on the conflict management practices of international companies. Aside his advocacy work, Harri Jussila acts as arbitrator in commercial disputes.
“We at TRUST have the aspiration to continuously develop our operations and expertise to better address our customers’ needs and to thereby ensure that customers can rely on our services and support in relation to a widening scope of legal challenges. Harri is a first-class advisor who represents exactly the type of competence we wanted, and I am extremely happy to welcome him to TRUST,” comments TRUST co-founder, partner Jan Lindberg who currently co-heads M&A and technology business practises. “As our firm grows, we are continuously on the lookout for opportunities to strengthen our team further – we see growth potential especially in the areas of real estate transactions and capital markets”, he continues.
“The core of our strategy is providing insightful and exceptional advice for the most demanding assignments. The dispute resolution practice will support our core competence. As to our finance practice, our services will be complemented by an enhanced capability to respond better to restructuring and insolvency situations. In-depth expertise, maturity of judgement and providing strategic insight to our customers, are our key values, and Harri has many qualities that enhance these values”, says Mika Lehtimäki, a co-founder who heads the finance and capital markets practise.
“I have followed TRUST’s progress in the market with great interest and respect. When facing conflicts, customers value quality, clarity, transparency and predictability of services. TRUST offers an excellent platform for meeting the customer expectation. It is excellent that our occasional earlier cooperation now adopts a more permanent form, and we will have the opportunity to combine the strengths of the different practice areas in a manner that adds genuine value to customers”, comments Harri Jussila his transition.
Additional information: Jan Lindberg +358408236031 or Harri Jussila +358505774088.