Mika Alanko
Partner
Office: Helsinki
Primary practices
Real Estate & Environment, Private Equity, Private M&A
Languages
Finnish, Swedish, English
Profile

Mika Alanko is a Helsinki-based Partner and Head of Roschier’s Real Estate & Environment practice. He is specialized in real estate transactions, environmental law, private M&A and private equity, with a broad scope of practice ranging from complex cross-border real estate portfolio transactions to establishment of club deal structures and technology driven private M&A. Mika has acted as a lead partner for several of the premium international real estate investors in relation to their Finnish investments as well as for domestic real estate investors in relation to establishment of complex acquisition structures for the purchase of distressed assets. Finally, Mika is recognized for a leading fund formation practice in Finland, with a special focus in private equity and real estate fund structures.

Mika also regularly advises international clients in relation to environmental liability and regulatory issues. 

During 2000-2002, Mika was Head of the firm’s regional office in Tampere.

Awards & rankings
Mika is recognized as one of the leading experts in Finland in the areas of real estate and construction, M&A, energy as well as environment by international legal directories such as Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal. He has been praised by clients as being “great - not overly aggressive but sticks to his guns when it's needed” (Chambers Europe, 2012).
Career
Roschier (1999-), Partner since 2000
Bützow & Co Ltd. Attorneys-at-Law, Partner (1998-1999)
Bützow & Co Ltd. Attorneys-at-Law, Associate Lawyer (1992-1997)
Berwin Leighton /London, Visiting Lawyer (1995)
Becker & Wesamaa, Attorneys-at-Law, Associate Lawyer (1991-1992)
Memberships & professional appointments
Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the IBA
Member of the Finnish Society for Environmental Law
The Finnish Society for Environmental Law, Board member
Legal Committee of the Finnish Venture Capital Association (FVCA)
Education
University of Turku, LL.M. (1991)