Contact
Ari Mertala

Attorney at Law (Finland)
Phone: +358 (0)9 696 222 17
E-Mail

Attorney-at-Law, Managing Partner in Rödl & Partner (FIN)

 
 
Education
2007           Membership of the Finnish Bar Association
1986           Master of Laws, University of Turku
 
Experience
2013 -        Attorney-at-law, Managing Partner, Rödl & Partner Attorneys-at-Law Ltd Finland
2007-2013  Attorney-at-law, Managing Partner, Attorneys-at-Law Heikkilä & Co Helsinki Ltd
1995-2006  Legal Counsel, Partner, Legal Office & Consulting LOC Ltd
1991-1995  Legal Advisor, Taxpayers´ Association of Finland
1985-1991  Kansallis-Osake-Pankki, Merita, Nordea, Helsinki Chamber of Commerce, Authorized Pension Insurance Company Ilmarinen
 
Languages
Working languages: Finnish, English, Swedish
 
Positions of Trust
Specialist Member, Working Group of Taxation in the Finnish Bar Association 2013-
The Board of Adjustment in Taxation, Member 1998-2005
The Association of Finnish Lawyers, the Education Committee 1988
Member of the Board, Chairman, Lex ry 1984
 
Memberships
Finnish Bar Association
Association of Finnish Lawyers
International Fiscal Association (IFA)
Association of Finnish Tax Specialists
 
Expertise
Taxation, Mergers and Acquisitions; in particular company acquisitions and value determination processes, Contract law, Company law and family law
 
Ari is the managing partner of Rödl & Partner Attorneys-at-Law. He has extensive experience of corporate acquisitions, due diligence reports and taxation related to corporate finance.
 
In the course of his career, he has worked in Russia, and he is a board member and a consultant with international companies.
Ari has been a trustee of several bankruptcy estates, an administrator in corporate restructuring cases and an estate administrator and estate executor.
 
Ari is responsible for the administration, corporate relations and marketing of Rödl & Partner Attorneys-at-Law, and he is the editor-in-chief of Rödl & Partner News