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.

Practice-related services
  • Supply
  • Distribution
  • Maintenance
  • Outsourcing
  • Franchising
  • Joint ventures
Recognitions

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 2022;
  • Regi: Law Firm of the Year for Sweden in 2021; and
  • Who’s Who Legal Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2020.

This is what clients say about us:

“Roschier always deliver quality advice.”
– Chambers Europe 2022, TMT

“The team is well aware of the market practice that develops at a fast pace in TMT sector. As Roschier has a good dispute resolution practice, too, they get insights into what can possibly go wrong in big IT outsourcing or project contracts, and leverage that knowledge when advising their clients in contract work.”
– The Legal 500 2022, TMT

“The lawyers work incredibly hard. They are available, approachable, experts in their fields and also very practical and commercial when required.”
– Chambers Europe 2022, Corporate/M&A

“Expert advice combined with quick turnaround times.”
– IFLR1000 2020/2021 (31st edition), M&A

“High-quality advice and execution.”
– IFLR1000 2020/2021 (31st edition), M&A

“Knowledgeable, proactive and dedicated.”
– IFLR1000 2020/2021 (31st edition), M&A

“The Roschier team was able to produce high quality legal documentation for a very complex agreement structure which to our understanding no one had done before. The Roschier team was also very constructive and thinking ahead during the negotiations with the counterparty.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Deep and highly proactive dedication to our issues.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Availability, top-quality legal advice and understanding client’s position.”
– IFLR1000 2020/2021 (31st edition), M&A

“Quality outputs, ability to stretch in difficult situations.”
– IFLR1000 2020/2021 (31st edition), M&A

“They are solution-oriented and pragmatic advisers. Their high-level professionalism is given.”
– IFLR1000 2020/2021 (31st edition), M&A

“The services provided are of an impeccable quality, provided without error on short notice and with extreme flexibility.”
– Chambers Europe 2021, Corporate/M&A

“Responsive, reliable and pragmatic.”
– Chambers Europe 2021, TMT

“Very responsive, knowledgeable and great to deal with.”
– Chambers Europe 2021, Information Technology

“Very good commercial understanding, always there to answer any questions with crisp and fast advice.”
– The Legal 500 2021, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Very knowledgeable practice, great team with broad competence and deep expertise.”
– The Legal 500 2021, IT & Telecoms

“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

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