Maria Pajuniemi is a senior associate in the firm’s banking and finance practice group. She specialises in cross-border financing, advising lenders and borrowers alike. Her expertise focuses on the Finnish aspects of English and US law-governed syndicated leveraged and acquisition financing transactions, including high-yield debt products and related bridge financing. Ms Pajuniemi has also gained experience by working at the securities/corporate department of a leading US law firm. She joined Waselius & Wist in 2012.