Energy is in our focus to enable offering our clients the best expertise in the field. We know the regulation, procedures, and practices of the energy industry.
We have experience in the largest projects in the industry, from nuclear power to wind energy, from biofuels to waste-to-energy, and from LNG to energy storage. Our expertise also covers issues related to project permits and financing.
Our preventive project management model supports all phases of even the most complex energy projects. This reduces cost risks and prevents potential disputes.
Our services include the creation of corporate structures and related arrangements, operational business support, and mergers & acquisitions.
We have exceptionally vast experience in real estate and construction related contract law, project management and dispute resolution. Typically, we act as an advisor for the project owner and refrain from representing major contractors to avoid conflicts of interest.
In addition to resolving legal issues, our seasoned expert works under our client’s project organization throughout the project. Our experts operate as part of the project team, mapping contingencies and coming up with individual solutions. With this approach we minimize risks, avoid disputes and improve our clients competitiveness.
Our team of experts contributed to the annual Chambers & Partners Global Practice Guide by authoring a chapter on Construction Law Finland 2022.
Public sector takes care of Finland in the midst of challenges. In addition to requirements for efficiency and equity, all public sector operations are strongly driven by regulation.
Mäkitalo focuses on providing public sector operators support and solutions in a challenging operating environment, when needed, in cooperation with the private sector. We act as a strategic partner for ministries, municipalities, hospital districts and publicly owned companies.
We understand the legal requirements for operating in the public sector, from state aid regulations to public procurement rules, and from openness requirement to competition law issues. We help to safeguard the public interests and predict risks in publicly funded projects.