Rami Laatsalo

Rami Laatsalo

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Rami Laatsalo


Rami Laatsalo represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and real estate assignments. He advises Finnish and international private equity and real estate funds, publicly and privately held companies, property developers and institutional investors in domestic and cross-border corporate and real estate transactions, including related corporate law, capital market and employment issues, as well as financing arrangements.

Mr Laatsalo has extensive experience in real estate portfolio transactions and sale and leaseback arrangements. In addition, he has advised on a number of complex property development projects, re-negotiation of large lease agreement portfolios, sale and purchase of real estate assets in distress and financing of real estate investments, as well as a wide array of day-to-day commercial real estate law matters.


Aleksandra Attorneys, Partner (2017–)
Castrén & Snellman, Counsel (2014–2017)
Krogerus Attorneys, Senior Associate (2010–2014)
White & Case, Helsinki, Associate (2005–2009)

Awards & Rankings

Legal 500 (EMEA) 2020 (Real Estate and Construction):
“talented and thorough”
”Rami Laatsalo – A very experienced and professional way to work and find solutions to even the toughest issues. Analytical and pragmatic ability to justify arguments.”
“Rami Laatsalo truly knows the legislative and business framework of the Finnish real estate field.”

Chambers Europe 2020 (Real Estate):
“Good with details and hard-working”

Legal 500 (EMEA) 2019 (Real Estate and Construction):
“Talented negotiator”

Chambers Europe 2019 (Real Estate):
“His approach in real estate transactions is business-minded and solution-oriented. His knowledge on financing and general corporate law is definitely an asset”

Euromoney Expert Guide 2019 (Real Estate):
Endorsed as a Leading Practitioner

Euromoney Expert Guide 2018 (Real Estate):
Endorsed as a Rising Star

Endorsed by Chambers and Partners (Real Estate) for 2018, 2019 and 2020

Endorsed by Legal 500 (EMEA) (Real Estate and Construction) for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Listed in the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 editions of Best Lawyers (Real Estate Law)


The Real Estate Law Review
(Business Law Research, Finland chapter, 2nd edition, April 2013) (co-author with Samuli Palin)


Member of the Finnish Bar Association


Law Clerk, Helsinki District Court (2010)
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki (2005)
Certificate of English Law, University of Warwick (2003)


Finnish, English, Swedish