HPP Attorneys is pleased to announce the arrival of Teija Lius as Senior Counsel in HPP’s Banking & Finance team, effective as of 1 November 2020.
Teija is a highly qualified finance lawyer with significant and wide-ranging experience of advising on loan financing, equity investments and fund arrangements in relation to projects, enterprises and funds, within Finland, the wider Nordic region and internationally. Teija’s experience includes drafting, negotiating and completing transaction documents for various financing arrangements, private equity investments and M&A transactions advising the full range of parties involved in complex financing arrangements, with a particular emphasis on advising lenders.
Prior to joining HPP, Teija spent 5 years in Luxembourg with the European Investment Bank managing financing transactions in the Nordic countries. She has also worked in-house at Finnfund (the Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation) and as an attorney in leading Finnish law firms.
Commenting on her move, Teija said: “HPP is a firm which has grown its financing and transactional capability significantly in recent years and I am looking forward to joining their rapidly-growing Banking & Finance team to strengthen their ability to advise lenders, funds and other parties involved in complex financing arrangements. I fully intend to continue to work internationally, something which I have always found interesting and challenging, building on my own, as well as HPP’s, connections to financial institutions, funds and leading law firms around the world and continuing HPP’s growth in advising clients in the banking sector. ”
HPP’s Head of Banking & Finance, Antti Rintakoski, commenting on Teija’s arrival, said: “We are delighted that Teija has chosen HPP as the place to continue her career. She has excellent experience which can only strengthen the Banking & Finance team’s capability and make us even better choice for large, complex financing arrangements in a wide range of sectors and industries. Teija’s international experience is particularly impressive and complements the international work HPP is increasingly engaged for. We are very much looking forward to welcoming Teija to the team and HPP”
Teija’s working languages are Finnish and English.
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