General Commercial

Commercial contracts are at the core of our practice, representing the nerve tissue of business and, hence, enormous value to our clients. Our key strength in advising on commercial contracts, offering considerable benefits to our clients, is our ability to draw on the expertise and knowledge of the full range of our practice areas and industry sectors.

Many of our lawyers have gained valuable experience from working as in-house counsel at major corporations or on secondments with our clients. We also work closely with a number of law firms across Europe to give our clients seamless cross-border service.

Diligence, high quality and generally very good service.

IFLR1000, M&A

The regulatory environment and legal practice relating to general commercial matters are subject to constant change, reflecting the globalization of and developments in the underlying business models. We follow the dynamic development in the field of international contract law closely, for example through our Dispute Resolution attorneys acting as arbitrators in both national and international commercial disputes, and through various exchanges with representatives from the academic world.

  • Supply
  • Distribution
  • Maintenance
  • Outsourcing
  • Franchising
  • Joint ventures

Roschier’s General Commercial practice is top-ranked by leading international independent legal directories, including Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. The firm has also won several prestigious awards, including the following most recent awards:

  • Chambers Europe Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2021;
  • Regi: Law Firm of the Year for Sweden in 2020; and
  • Who’s Who Legal Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2020.

This is what clients say about us:

“Very good capabilities in terms of legal and IT-related issues and contract templates.”
– The Legal 500 2020, TMT

“Their client attention is one thing that stands out.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, TMT

“They put in the extra mile to understand the business.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, TMT

“The team understands commercial aspects and the realities of how one deals with technology; they combine first-class legal advice with strategic understanding.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, TMT

“Knowledgeable, service-oriented and flexible.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Corporate/M&A

“Very high standard of service. The advice is technically accurate.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Corporate/M&A

“Excellent support, high quality advice and judgement.”
– IFLR1000 2020, M&A

“The team has been extremely committed to deliver high quality advisory services on a practical level.”
– IFLR1000 2020, M&A

“Very professional, diligent, strong execution, with broad knowledge.”
– IFLR1000 2020, M&A

“Clients praise Roschier for its knowledgeable team and excellent negotiation skills.” 
– The Legal 500 2019, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Roschier’s department is noted by clients for its ability to steward matters to a quick and satisfactory outcome.” 
– The Legal 500 2019, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Roschier has significant market knowledge and in-depth experience across TMT, outsourcing, data protection and digitalisation matters.” 
– The Legal 500 2019, IT and Telecoms

“Clients appreciate the team’s international capabilities as well as its good quality and flexible approach.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, TMT

“A well-rounded and experienced team.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, TMT

“They are proactive, thorough and detail-oriented in their work.”
– Chambers Europe 2019, TMT

“The team is very impressive, with a great understanding of commercial aspects.” 
– Chambers Europe 2018, TMT

“Roschier is a good quality, full-service practice.” 
– The Legal 500 2017, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Roschier’s lawyers are speedy, experienced and extremely committed.” 
– The Legal 500 2017, Commercial, Corporate and M&A