Jon Unnérus
Partner
Office: Helsinki
Primary practices
Private Equity, Private M&A, Corporate Advisory, General Commercial, Outsourcing
Languages
Swedish, Finnish, English
Profile

Jon Unnérus is a Helsinki-based Partner and Head of Roschier’s Private Equity practice in Finland. He is one of the leading profiles in the private equity and Corporate/M&A market in the country. Jon has been a partner since 2006 and has extensive experience in advising in complex cross-border transactions and divestments, within both the private equity and the industrial sphere. He has a deep understanding of the private equity industry and the Corporate/M&A market, and his clientele comprises a wide array of major private equity sponsors active within the Nordic region alongside a number of large Finnish and international corporations. Jon has in-depth knowledge in a wide variety of industry sectors such as healthcare, retail and ICT.

Jon has previous working experience from another major law firm, Nokia Corporation, Allen & Overy and other law firms in the City of London. He holds LL.M. degrees from the University of Helsinki and King´s College, London. Jon has conducted legal studies in Sweden and has extensive experience of the Swedish M&A markets. 

Jon also regularly writes articles and gives lectures for the legal and business community on topics related to corporate law, M&A and private equity.

Awards & rankings
Jon is recognized as one of the leading experts in corporate/M&A in Finland by international legal directories such as Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Who’s Who Legal, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000. Jon is considered as "a standout name in the field of corporate and M&A" (Who's Who Legal, 2018). According to Chambers, clients value Jon as “a solution-oriented professional with a much-appreciated commercial mindset and deep expertise.” (Chambers Europe, 2018). Further, according to clients "he is very pleasant to deal with. He is a commercial guy and very knowledgeable of the market" (Chambers Europe, 2017). Clients further appreciate his service attitude: "What impressed me the most was his attentiveness, how service-minded he was and his ability to always be available." (Chambers Europe, 2017).
Career
Roschier (1999-), Partner since 2006
Nokia Networks /Espoo, Secondment (2001)
Castrén & Snellman, Associate Lawyer (1995-1999)
Allen & Overy /London, Secondment (1997)
Clyde & Co. /London, Secondment (1996)
Memberships & professional appointments
Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the International Bar Association
Education
University of London, King's College, LL.M. (1997)
University of Helsinki, LL.M. (1995)