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Jussi Savonen

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DLA Piper LLP (US)

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Dispute Resolution; Insolvency; Employment; IPR and ICT.


Partner, Head of Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations - Jussi Savonen is an experienced and prominent litigation lawyer. He has acted for clients in complicated civil and criminal proceedings, notably in bankruptcy and foreclosure proceedings. Savonen also has extensive experience in labour law, IPR and ICT law, as well as in litigating contract and company law matters.


2016 - , Partner, Asianajotoimisto DLA Piper Finland Oy; 1985 to 2016, Partner, Associate, Finnish law firm.


Finnish, English.


Finnish Bar Association; Finnish Arbitration Association; EELA, European Employment Lawyers Association; International Bar Association.


Master of Laws, University of Helsinki (1987); Trained at the Bench (1989).


Dispute resolution

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DLA Piper represents Helsinki City Transport Authority in a ‚ā¨450m dispute concerning the termination of agreements relating to a construction project. Practice head Jussi Savonen is providing advice to a former director of Nokian Renkaat in a misuse of business secrets dispute. Danske Bank and Haminan Energia are clients.

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  • Sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter

    In February 2010 the Sentencing Guidelines Council (the SGC) issued definitive guidelines to courts on imposing appropriate sentences for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death. The SGC states that fines imposed on companies found guilty of corporate manslaughter should not fall below £500,000, while fines in respect of health and safety offences that are a significant cause of death should be at least £100,000. Crucially, the SGC declined to provide for a fixed link between the imposed fine and the turnover or profitability of the offending company.‚Ä©
    - DLA Piper UK LLP

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