Pia Tanskanen

Managing Partner, Attorney at Law, Trained on the Bench

About Pia

Pia Tanskanen is the Managing Partner of Procopé & Hornborg. She is also an attorney and co-head of firm’s M&A practice. Pia specializes in mergers & acquisitions, private equity as well as corporate and contract law. She has extensive experience in multi-jurisdictional transactions and divestments involving industrial clients. Due to her extensive general counsel background Pia has in-depth knowledge in steel, energy and consumer goods business, just to name a few.

Pia is business-minded and solution-oriented, and she drives M&A and other projects efficiently, comprehensively and successfully.


Procopé & Hornborg, CEO 2021-
Procopé & Hornborg, Counsel 2019-2021
SSAB Finland (Rautaruukki), General Counsel 2016-2019
Ruukki Construction, General Counsel 2014-2016
Rautaruukki, Vice President, Legal 2008-2014
Valio, General Counsel 2004-2008


Trained on the Bench 1997
Diploma in English Commercial Law, College of Law, London 1996
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki 1994


Finnish Bar Association
International Bar Association

Working languages

  • English
  • Finnish
  • Swedish

Pia Tanskanen on LAW Podcast Series

Our Managing Partner Pia Tanskanen recently featured as a quest on Episode 37 of the Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) Podcast Series, hosted by talented Peter Gowers. 

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REFERENCE – 05.09.2023

Procopé & Hornborg advised Osuuskauppa Varuboden Osla-Handelslag in its acquisition of One & Old Town Oy’s restaurant business ONE

Procopé & Hornborg acted as legal advisor to Osuuskauppa Varuboden-Osla Handelslag in its acquisition of One & Old Town Oy’s restaurant business ONE. ONE is a unique restaurant situated in Porvoo’s historic old town. The acquisition of the restaurant enhances Varuboden-Osla’s existing res…

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REFERENCE – 01.09.2023

Procopé & Hornborg advised Kamupak on its funding round

We advised Kamupak on its funding round to finance the company’s expansion of its service offerings and operations into Sweden by merging with a tech & sustainability startup &Repeat, forming a Nordic market leader in its field of reusable packages. Kamupak is a Finnish start-up company …

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REFERENCE – 15.06.2023

Procopé & Hornborg advised Indutrade in its acquisition of Labema Oy

Procopé & Hornborg acted as the Legal Advisor to Indutrade in its acquisition of the shares of Labema Oy. Labema is a life science and biotechnology expert organization, that offers diagnostic equipment and supplies primarily to healthcare, food industry, and research laboratories operating in…

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