Mika J Lehtimaki


St John's College

Oxford, OX1 3JP

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+358 40 534 2273


Mika Lehtimäki carries out research in the field of financial law and M&A. His special interests are corporate finance transactions, cross-border banking and bank resolution, hedge funds, restructuring and combining financial law with advanced technologies and computing.  

He completed his masters degree in the University of Helsinki in 1999. He has an M.Jur (2003) degree and an M.St (2006) degree from the University of Oxford. His M.St thesis was titled "Debt Subordination in Corporate Liquidation" and his DPhil topic touches upon intercreditor agreements, banking, pre-pack corporate rescue procedures and their economic valuation.

He has extensive experience from the private practice on M&A and financial transactions. In private practice, he has been listed several times as a leading financial and M&A lawyer.

He can also be found on LinkedIn.


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Corporate finance, banking law and regulation, M&A, hedge funds, private equity funds, corporate restructuring, derivatives as well as use and combination of advanced technologies in financial law and banking 

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