Suojanen & Alanen Attorneys-at-law – your trusted expert in legal matters

Dealing with legal matters requires experience and insight. At Suojanen & Alanen Attorneys-at-law  we focus on housing, real estate and construction related issues as well as on family and inheritance law. We offer you advice regardless of the scope or complexity of your case. Every legal issue is important to the client – as it is to us.

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We specialize in solving problems regarding housing companies and real estate companies, construction, land use and planning, family and inheritance issues, limited liability companies and foundations as well as sale and purchase of apartments and real property. We handle litigation and trials with strong expertise.

Court proceedings

We represent our clients in court and assist in dispute resolution, eg. in matters regarding damages and claims, employment and administrative law and criminal proceedings.

Family and inheritance law

Life presents you with different personal situations, even difficult ones that may require legal assistance and expertise. We take care of inheritance, tax planning, property arrangements, generation changes etc. and draft the necessary documents.

Sale and purchase of apartments and real estate, indoor air problems

We assist clients both before selling or buying an apartment or real property and after the transaction if problems occur. Indoor air problems caused by mold or moisture are very common these days. We have lots of experience of these situations and many contacts to technical experts.


We have a good understanding of construction, land use and planning issues as well as of related permits.

Housing and real estate companies

We offer a wide range of services to private shareholders, landlords and tenants, housing companies and real estate managers eg. drafting lease agreements, helping the decision making and management of housing companies, assisting with liability issues regarding maintenance and repair and filing claims for damages.

Limited liability companies and foundations

We assist clients with establishing companies and foundations and possible transactions. Our services include drafting necessary documents such as shareholders’ agreements, articles of association and contracts. We also have a good understanding of public procurement issues.


Attorney-at-law 1990
Trained on the bench 1988
Master of Laws 1986


Attorney-at law 1994
Trained on the bench 1990
Master of Laws 1989

PETRI KANANOJA, attorney-at law

Attorney-at law 2017
Trained on the bench 2014
Master of Laws 2010

PÄIVI RIUTTA, lawyer, public purchase witness

Master of Laws 2019
Bachelor of Science (Economics and Business Administration) 2016

Maria Tammenlaakso