Janne Juusela

Finland

Attorneys at law Borenius
Eteläesplanadi 2
00130 Helsinki
Finland

Tel: +358 9 6153 3431
Fax: +358 9 6153 3499

Email: janne.juusela@borenius.com
Web: www.borenius.com

Janne is the head of Attorneys at law Borenius’ tax group. He advises on matters related to corporate and cross-border taxation as well as mergers and acquisitions. Janne is ranked as a leading tax lawyer in Finland.

Prior to joining Attorneys at law Borenius, Janne worked as a Tax Adviser at the auditing company KPMG and in the Ministry of Finance where his responsibilities regarded the drafting of the tax legislation.

Janne is a Doctor of Laws and he defended his doctoral thesis on international tax law in 1998. He has written books on tax law and published several articles in Finnish and international publications of the field. He is one of the authors of Corporate taxation I-II (Yritysverotus I-II) (SanomaPro).

Janne lectures regularly on tax related issues. He is a member of the board of the Finnish branch of International Fiscal Association, and acts as a docent of tax law at the University of Helsinki.

Janne has been a Partner since 2008.

  • Bar Admissions 2007, Helsinki, Finland
  • Docent of Tax Law 2002, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Doctor of Laws 1998, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Master of Laws 1994, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Suomalainen Lakimiesyhdistys ry (Finnish Lawyers’ Society)
  • The Association of Finnish Lawyers
  • Finnish Bar Association
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Associate member of American Bar Association
  • Urheiluoikeuden yhdistys
  • Suomen Veroasiantuntijat ry
Attorneys at law Borenius is a leading provider of tax services in Finland. Our 11 full-time tax experts cover both domestic and international taxation, from the corporate to the personal and from indirect to direct taxation.

Our client base ranges from corporate entities – private equity funds, institutional investors, banks, multinational and family-owned companies – to associations, authorities and private individuals. In daily administrative taxation matters, we act more like a business partner than an outside service provider. We take a hands-on approach to managing tax risks and optimizing the tax burden.

As the sole Finnish member of the worldwide organization of tax advisory firms Taxand, we can meet clients’ needs globally in cooperation with other members.

We act as an independent and neutral external advisor and are known for our innovativeness in providing an optimal tax structure. In recent years our transfer pricing services have also received international recognition.

In 2014 we were ranked as first tier in taxation by Chambers Europe, Chambers Global and Tax Directors Handbook.

Established in 1911, Attorneys at law Borenius is one of the largest and most experienced law firms in Finland. Our services cover all areas of corporate law.

Our commitment to our clients´ success is firmly grounded in strong expertise, long-term commitment, genuine involvement, experience and innovation.

Attorneys at law Borenius’ main office in the centre of Helsinki is ideally located to serve the entire Finnish business community. Clients who are located outside of the Helsinki metropolitan area are also served from our Tampere office. Our Russian office in St. Petersburg advices both Russian and foreign clients in various matters relating to Russia and cross-border transactions.

Sources are quick to praise Janne Juusela as “a true expert who can also talk about tax in layman’s terms. He is innovative and always looking for solutions.” He recently assisted Fortum with a transfer pricing dispute.”
Chambers Europe, 2016