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Jussi Ikonen

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Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

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Dispute Resolution.


Jussi Ikonen is the Managing Partner of Merilampi, and he has vast experience in the legal field. Jussi specialises in commercial litigation and arbitration. He has acted as a counsel in several major domestic and international arbitrations. He also regularly acts as an arbitrator and a mediator. Jussi has extensive knowledge of and experience in a wide variety of cases arising out of e.g. contract law, tort law and liability issues. His practice also includes employment disputes and white-collar crime related matters. Jussi is accredited as a mediator by the Finnish Bar Association, and he lectures regularly on topics related to dispute resolution and liability issues.


Merilampi Attorneys Ltd., Managing Partner 2015 -, Partner 2010 -, Specialist Counsel 2009 - 2010, Roschier Attorneys Ltd., Senior Associate 2001 - 2009, A & L Goodbody Solicitors, Dublin, Visiting Lawyer 2007, Hannu Gehör Attorneys-at-Law, Associate 1998 - 2001.


Finnish, English, Swedish.


Finnish Bar Association, Finnish Arbitration Association, IBA, Supervisory Board of the Finnish Bar Association, deputy member 2013 – 2015


University of Lapland, LL.M. 1998, Trained at the Bench 2001, Attorney-at-Law 2003.


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd defended Fujitsu Finland against claims brought by the city of Espoo for an alleged breach of contract. The firm was also instructed by MetsĂ€ Board in a dispute concerning enforcement of a 100-year-old agreement. Jussi Ikonen heads the practice. Tapio VÀÀtĂ€inen left to establish Mentula & VÀÀtĂ€inen Attorneys Ltd. As of January 2018, the firm’s former Tampere office, which included Lassi Kettula, now operates independently under the name Merkurius Attorneys Ltd.

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Within: Employment

The ‘absolutely superb’ employment team at Merilampi Attorneys Ltd advised Microsoft on the re-organisation of company operations and related employment issues. It also has experience in employment disputes. The ‘fantastic’ Heidi Hiltunen heads the team, which also includes Jussi Ikonen. As of January 2018, the firm’s Tampere office now operates independently under the name Merkurius Attorneys Ltd.

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