Kirsi Swanljung—von Wehrt is a Finnish lawyer based in Turku. She has 30 years of experience as Attorney, Partner and Management Group Member in legal consulting and auditing companies. Kirsi has also in-house experience as Executive Vice President and Management Group member in a major listed Finnish company. She has represented Finnish and foreign major corporations as well as small and medium sized companies. As Entrepreneur and Investor, she has been, and still is, the owner and President of several family owned businesses.
Kirsi has extensive experience in working with M&A, corporate and contractual matters and disputes. Her experience includes also acting as counsel in international arbitration proceedings under the Rules of International, Finnish and Stockholm Chambers of Commerce. She has been nominated as sole arbitrator by the Finnish Chamber of Commerce in several commercial disputes.
Kirsi works with clients across a wide range of industries. Her practice focuses mainly on contracts, dispute resolution and M&A transactions. She also acts as counsel in administrative procedures in Administrative Courts.
Kirsi’s previous experience includes working for major Finnish law firms, including Head of Turku Office of Roschier Attorneys Ltd, Head of Business to Consumer Segment and Management Group Member of Fondia Oy, Partner and Head of Area Legal Services of Ernst & Young Oy as well as Partner of Lukander Ruohola HTO Ltd. She has also held various positions of trust. She has been Board Member of Finnish Bar Association in Turku Area as well as Committee member of the Finnish Bar Association’s Ethical and Procedural Committees. She has also been a Member of the Law and Arbitration Committees of Turku Chamber of Commerce.
Kirsi holds a Master of Laws (L.LM) and Master of Science in Economics (M.Sc.Econ) degrees.