Boutique law firm specialized in energy, projects, contracting, corporate law and transactions. The firm has an extensive co-operation network in Finland and abroad..

Selen has moved into new premises at 1st of February!

Itälahdenkatu 22 A
00210 Helsinki

Contact information:

Tel. +358 40 5464 901

Kristiina Leppänen

Prior to founding Selen Law Kristiina Leppänen worked 16 years as general counsel in three different energy companies. She also worked as an attorney in private practise for nearly 10 years. She has considerable amount of expertise in complex contracting, company law and M&A. She has negotiated over 300 power plant and industry contracts and participated in appr. 150 different kinds of energy, infrastructure, construction and mining projects. Chambers and Partners has ranked Kristiina Leppänen in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Chambers and Partners 2019

Kristiina Leppänen of Selen Law has long-standing experience advising on power plant projects as well as disputes in the energy sector. Clients highlight her deep industry knowledge,” experience and “hands-on” approach.

Chambers and Partners 2018

Kristiina Leppänen has considerable experience advising on power plant projects. Clients benefit from her previous experience working in-house for major Finnish energy companies. “She is very knowledgeable on the business side of energy,” a source reports, adding that “she is very pragmatic” and “knows how the business operates.”

Chambers and Partners 2017

Kristiina Leppänen is “super practical, knowledgeable and clear and forthcoming in her advice,” clients say.”



Selen Law advises on the regulatory matters, renewables and conventional energy sources. Kristiina Leppänen is very experienced also on nuclear power related matters. Energy projects, project development, change and claims management, procurement and other support to project management is our core expertise. We advise on power purchase agreements, joint ventures and energy transactions. In addition, we advise on all energy related contracts and for example in company law and governance matters.


Kristiina Leppänen has over 20 years of expertise on all kinds of industrial, energy, mining and infrastructure projects. We advise our clients from the project development phase until the end of the warranty periods. We advise on procurement, supply chain management, contracting, project management, change and claims management.

Infrastructure and mining

We advise especially on all kinds of mining and infrastructure projects, contracting, procurement, support the project management, provide advise on claims and change and claims management.


Selen Law advises industrial clients, engineering companies and manufacturers on contracts, leasing contracts procurement, corporate law and governance. We advise on all kinds of industrial projects and project development.


We advise on all kinds of construction projects, contracting, procurement, provide support to project management, advise on claims and change management.



The core service of Selen Law is commercial contracts. Kristiina Leppänen has in-depth experience in advising clients on strategic contracts. She has more than 20 years of experience in contracting and contractual risk management. Our services include, for example, supply contracts, distribution contracts, operation and maintenance contracts, service contracts, engineering and design contracts, consulting contracts,license contracts, joint venture and Mankala related contracts. We also draft contract templates and train the employees of our clients to use them.

Company law

We advise on establishment of companies, governance of companies, e.g. shareholders’ meetings and secretary of the board of directors, corporate governance, conflict of interests and mergers.


Selen Law advises clients on the sale and acquisition of companies and businesses, on joint ventures, mergers. Kristiina Leppänen has over two decades of experience in different kinds of transactions.

Employment law

Selen Law advises clients on day-to-day HR related matters. Kristiina Leppänen has been the HR director in two separate companies for years, in addition to her general counsel position.


Selen Law advises on all kinds of procurement related matters. Kristiina Leppänen has worked decades with procurement and has in-depth understanding on the challenges related to procurement and supply chain management. Based on her background Kristiina Leppänen provides also commercial advise on procurement related matters. We also advise on public procurement and have solid understanding on public procurement legislation and its implementation

Project development

Kristiina Leppänen has participated in development of several energy and industrial projects. Selen Law advises on project development related matters, such as co-operation agreement negotiations, risk mapping, evaluation of different implementation alternatives and financial agreement negotiations.

Change and claims management

Selen Law advises on project management, including change and claims management and supports project management in all project phase matters. Kristiina Leppänen has participated in over 100 different projects and knows the projects.

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Contact information:

Itälahdenkatu 22 A
00210 Helsinki

Tel. +358 40 5464 901