Hammarström Puhakka Partners, Attorneys Ltd has invited dual-qualified English solicitor and Finnish attorney, Andrew Cotton, to join the partnership effective from 1 November 2011. Cotton is a corporate and commercial lawyer, specializing in both inbound and outbound cross-border transactions in a range of sectors including mobile and telecoms, technology, pharmaceutical and retail.
Commenting on his move into the partnership Cotton said: ”HPP is an excellent firm with a very strong client base and the firm counts some of Finland’s leading lawyers in amongst its partnership and senior lawyers. I am pleased to be given the chance to be part of the process of continuing to spread the word internationally about HPP’s skills and expertise and to continue working with leading international companies and law firms on their Finnish legal issues. This is a very exciting time to be joining such a well-performing firm”
Markus Einiö, HPP’s Managing Director commented: “In a time of increasing change in the Finnish legal market, HPP has grown through hard work and a focus on continuing to serve our Finnish clients to the highest standard and increasing our brand recognition internationally. Andrew’s partnership reflects not only the high quality of his work for HPP’s clients but also our increased focus on developing our international client and law firm relationships.”