Employment in Finland

Castrén & Snellman

With a focus on employment litigation, complex restructurings and outsourcings, TUPE matters, mass redundancies and the related co-operation procedures, Castrén & Snellman‘s employment practice offers the full range of employment advice. At the helm of the practice, Tomi Kemppainen focuses on outsourcing arrangements, planning and implementing M&A deals, redundancy procedures and employment disputes, while Outi Tähtinen frequently acts in employment disputes and settlement negotiations. Sanna Honkinen handles the employment aspects of corporate transactions and has experience in labour restructurings and cooperation procedures.

Practice head(s):

Tomi Kemppainen; Outi Tähtinen

Other key lawyers:

Sanna Honkinen; Mikko Hanni


‘Outi Tähtinen’s approach is always practical and solution oriented, understanding the very realities of business life. When turning to C&S I know that I get high quality service and get the support I need and when I need it to deal with any employment case at hand.’

‘Castren’s employment law team are the strongest employment law team in Finland. They solve the client’s problems in the best way. The collaboration with the client and other law firms on multi-jurisdictional projects is excellent.’

‘Tomi Kemppainen provides excellent advice in all employment law issues and is always available for the client. Outi Tähtinen understands the clients’ needs and provides to-the-point advice. Mikko Hanni is a very skilled lawyer and a future employment law star.’

‘Tomi Kemppainen and Outi Tähtinen are outstanding in both service and legal knowledge – most trusted adviser.’

‘One of the biggest, if not the biggest employment team in town. They are good in everything related to employment law, and always give precise, timely and comprehensive advice. The quality of the work is always impeccable.’

‘Sanna Honkinen is my go-to lawyer, when employment law related advice is needed. She delivers every time and answers questions we even don’t realise to ask. The expertise, quality of drafting and professionalism in communicating is always top-notch.’

‘Very professional and knowledgeable counsel, competences in high level. They do their homework very well. They are easy to approach, they respond in a timely manner. Promises are always kept. When asking for advice they give the big picture. They have your back – always, you can fully trust the advice you get from them.’

‘Mikko Hanni is awesome. He has good experience and he knows a lot. He has also great sense of humor but always so professional. He offers many solutions to choose from when possible. He is very easy to work with and he is flexible beyond what could be asked for. He is very clear with his communication. I trust him fully.’

Key clients

Excelerate Energy Limited Partnership and Excelerate Energy, Inc.

Evli Plc

Finnair Plc

Fresenius Medical Care Suomi Oy

F-Secure Corporation

Gasum Ltd

Kesko Corporation

Metsä Fibre Ltd

Forchem Plc

WithSecure Corporation


Work highlights

  • Advised Excelerate Energy on the conclusion of a lease agreement with Gasgrid Finland Oy for the Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) Exemplar.
  • Advised Kesko Corporation on various employment law matters.
  • Advised Google on employment law matters.

Dittmar & Indrenius

Dittmar & Indrenius provides services across all HR legal matters and represents both private and public sector clients in cases in all Finnish courts. The practice is engaged by domestic and international corporations, organisations, law firms, and large Finnish public sector organisations. Suvi Knaapila, who is ‘at the very top in employment law’, leads the team, which also includes Seppo Havia, who ‘is an exceptional individual in the field of Finnish employment law’ and represents employers in litigation; Petteri Uoti, who focuses on M&A, company restructurings and employment disputes; and Mika Kärkkäinen, who is praised for his ‘stellar knowledge in employment law’.

Practice head(s):

Suvi Knaapila

Other key lawyers:

Seppo Havia; Petteri Uoti; Mika Kärkkäinen


‘Dittmar’s team has consistently demonstrated a deep understanding of the intricate and ever-evolving landscape of employment law in Finland. The team of highly skilled attorneys possesses a remarkable combination of expertise, dedication, and a client-centric approach that sets them apart in the legal field.’

‘Seppo Havia is an exceptional individual in the field of Finnish employment law. He’s not afraid to give his opinion on matters where there are no clear answers, which we hold in high regard. Seppo also stands out in how approachable and responsive he is.’

‘Mika Kärkkäinen has stellar knowledge in employment law. He’s very analytical, a clear communicator and has a professionally calm, soothing demeanour. Mika is very responsive.’

‘Employment practice has a deep knowledge of both public and private sectors regarding employment issues. Very fast on delivery in urgent matters. I also get thorough analysis on deep matters. They also provide practical solutions on difficult matters.’

‘Head of the practice Suvi Knaapila is at the very top in employment law. Knows public sector employment issues very well. I would recommend her highly.’

Key clients

Etteplan Embedded Finland Oy

The Finnish Parliament

Qualcomm, Inc.

Avida Finans AB

Delivery Hero Finland Ltd (Foodora)

University of Tampere

Work highlights

  • Represented three central hospital districts in applications for injunction orders against labour unions of the nurses to abstain from the strikes on the intensive care units.
  • Representing Delivery Hero/Foodora in multiple matters regarding food riders’ position as employees or contractors.
  • Representing the Finnish parliament in two labour law cases regarding dismissals of two high-ranking civil servants.


With ‘a high level of expertise in all areas of employment law’, Roschier’s employment practice has particular strength in boardroom and strategic advice, executive and corporate employment projects, restructurings, negotiation processes and collective bargaining issues. The team is additionally well regarded for its expertise in dispute resolution and workplace conflicts as well as internal investigations; department leader Anu Waaralinna is particularly experienced in these areas. Other highly experienced key members of the team are Janne Nurminen, who focuses on transactional employment law and business transformations; and Jukka Paloheimo, who acts in employment-related disputes and criminal matters.

Practice head(s):

Anu Waaralinna

Other key lawyers:

Jukka Paloheimo; Elmiira Kutvonen; Janne Nurminen


‘Jukka Paloheimo is a seasoned professional, top-class lawyer with the capability to draw the big picture in a limited timeframe with detailed law information, ripple effect scenarios and conclusions. Jukka has a great sense of humour and his in-depth knowledge is impressive, so working with him brings a very high degree of comfort and trust.’

‘Anu Waaralinna is a true leader with capabilities to review the business world through the lens of law. She has a remarkable presence and isn’t afraid to challenge and coach the client. Incredibly skilled in employment law.’

‘Janne Nurminen has extensive knowledge of labour law and collective agreements and has an attitude that sees challenges from customers perspectives.’

‘Anu Waaralinna knows employment law inside out and has a very good strategic eye in tackling labour issues.’

‘Jukka Paloheimo is a great expert in litigation.’

‘The team is extremely skilled and competent, and at the same time very brave and business minded. They turn every rock to find perfect solution.’

Key clients

Fennia Keskinäinen Vakuutusyhtiö

Suomen kansallisooppera ja -baletti sr

Oura Health Oy

Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy

Work highlights

  • Advised Fennia Keskinäinen Vakuutusyhtiö, a Finnish insurance company, on resolving various complex employment matters.
  • Assisted Suomen kansallisooppera ja -baletti sr (the National Opera and Ballet Institute) with employment litigation.
  • Advised Oura Health Oy on various employment matters.

Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird’s employment practice provides its clients with a comprehensive range of legal advice across the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious employment law. The team, which is part of the firm's Nordic-wide employment practice, also covers business immigration work, employee incentives and benefits matters, and advises on collective negotiations, covenants and confidentiality issues; it also has notable expertise in handling transaction-related employment work. Maisa Nikkola and Teea Kemppinen lead the team.

Practice head(s):

Maisa Nikkola; Teea Kemppinen


‘We have been working closely with Bird & Bird on several assignments. They are very easy to cooperate with, they have excellent understanding of employment law issues and manage projects in an efficient way.’

‘Teea Kemppinen provides excellent employment law advice on cross-border matters and is always available.’

‘Very professional, personal and proactive approach’

‘Capability, know-how, proactiveness and reliability. My main contact has been Teea Kemppinen.’

‘My full recommendation for Maisa Nikkola – she has an excellent ability to find a solution to complex disputes and thorough understanding of the complexities of employment law.’

Key clients


Juuri Partners

Konecranes Plc


Work highlights

  • Advised S-Bank Plc on the acquisition of the Finnish private customer, asset management and investment services operations of Svenska Handelsbanken AB.
  • Advised Juuri Partners on its investment into DAF Group, a Nordic company in charge of managing and developing the business of Subway restaurants in Finland and Sweden.
  • Advised Eficode on securing a significant investment from Investcorp, a leading global alternative investment firm.


Specialising in business immigration and mobility advice, Borenius' employment practice also covers the complete employment workload, from mass redundancies, restructurings and voluntary work-out issues to insolvency procedures, M&A and disputes. Exemplifying this in particular is practice head Jani Syrjänen, who is a leading expert in the employment space. The practice, which is praised for its ‘excellent legal expertise’, is additionally well regarded for its knowledge of investigations, whistleblowing cases, civil liability issues and criminal trials, as well as employment issues in the maritime sector. ‘Highly professional’ senior associate Tomi Tanskanen, who specialises in maritime employment law, is also a key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Jani Syrjänen

Other key lawyers:

Sanna Kiviranta-Kontio; Tomi Tanskanen; Nora Hietanen


‘Borenius’ service is excellent, they take great time and effort, and the associates are always very capable.’

‘Compliments to Tomi Tanskanen, who due to his legal expertise and character, stands out from his peers.’

‘Sanna Kiviranta-Kontio is excellent help, always prompt in her responses and very knowledgeable and considered.’

‘Excellent legal expertise in Employment Law. The team’s specialism in Employment law and their personalised service gives us significant confidence in the advice we receive. The team’s responsiveness, strength in communicating and providing clear communication in English sets them apart.’

‘Borenius stands out due to their expertise and personalised approach. What sets them apart from others is their desire to understand our unique needs and providing tailored, specific responses rather than generic advice. We especially value Sanna Kiviranta-Kontio, Tomi Tanskanen, Jani Syrjänen and Nora Hietanen.’

‘I have had the privilege of collaborating closely with Tomi Tanskanen, a senior associate at Borenius. Tomi has consistently been my reliable source of legal guidance for an extended period. His professionalism is unwavering, and his responsiveness is truly remarkable.’

‘Tomi Tanskanen is highly professional. He quickly understands the essence of the client’s problem or issue and gives practical advice without legalising. He is super prompt in responding. He explains even complex and difficult things in such a way that they are easy to understand (even for non-lawyers).’

‘We have worked very closely to Tomi Tanskanen who has very broad experience and can take on all types of HR-related matters with a high standard. We appreciate that it is easy to contact and discuss issues with Tomi. We always get very quick feedback with solution-oriented options in response. He always looks out for the best interests of the company.’

Key clients

Netflix, Inc.

Kesko Corporation

Kiantama Ltd

Agnico Eagle Finland Ltd

Viking Line Plc

Capman Plc

Scandic Hotels Group AB

Tallink Silja Ltd

John Deere Forestry Ltd

Economic and youth TAT ry

Intergraph Ltd

Sulake Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised Kesko on civil litigation regarding claimed unfair terminations and breach of consultation obligation.
  • Advised Netflix on all of its employment law issues in Finland.
  • Advised Kiantama on an aggravated human trafficking investigation.

Dottir Attorneys Ltd.

Demonstrating experience in employment matters involving technology and platform economy corporates, as well as growth companies, Dottir Attorneys Ltd.’s employment department assists with daily HR operations as well as employment disputes. Team head Samuel Kääriäinen specialises in employment litigation and negotiations; while Antti Rajamäki, who is ‘highly recommended’, advises on a broad range of employment matters, including restructurings, terminations, and terms of employment.

Practice head(s):

Samuel Kääriäinen

Other key lawyers:

Antti Rajamäki; Juha Rönkä


‘Dottir stands out for its unwavering commitment to client satisfaction and exceptional legal expertise. Attorney Antti Rajamäki is particularly noteworthy for his ability to simplify complex legal issues, making them accessible for informed decision-making.’

‘I have had the pleasure of working with Antti Rajamäki, and I can wholeheartedly recommend him. Antti is a top-notch expert and an incredibly pleasant collaborator. He fearlessly proposes various approaches and explains their advantages, risks and drawbacks with clarity. Antti’s communication skills are excellent, and he is a reliable and efficient professional.’

‘Team is excellent at providing business-oriented and actionable advice. As a client, you always get senior attention and your questions are not delegated to more junior practitioners.’

‘Juha Rönkä (counsel) is excellent at adjusting his advice based on what he knows you expect as a client. For questions where the client has more appetite for risk, he’ll give the appropriate advice off the bat without resorting to “safe” answers.’

‘The team is strong with many strong individuals and has a wide clientele especially in Finnish growth companies. By far the best bang for the buck in town!’

‘Samuel Kääriäinen manages to impress his clients again and again with his deep understanding of the local employment laws and practices and with his strategic approach and soft skills. He’s regarded as one of the leading individuals in his field.’

‘Antti Rajamäki fights hard for his clients, is a tough negotiator and has the kind of no-nonsense approach that you need in a growth company. Highly recommended practitioner.’

‘Juha Rönkä and his team provide a sense of empowerment and education for clients to enable them to execute strategies on the ground.’

Key clients

Vincit Plc

Freska Finland Ltd

Eltel Networks Ltd

Finnair Plc

Aller Media Ltd

Lassila & Tikanoja Group

Bolt.Works Ltd


Work highlights

  • Advised listed software company Vincit Oyj on its merger with another listed software company Bilot Oyj.
  • Successfully represented Lassila & Tikanoja Oyj in several litigation procedures relating to termination of employment and cooperation consultations.
  • Advised Freska on its daily employment matters.

Hannes Snellman (Finland)

The employment practice at Hannes Snellman (Finland) assists clients from various business sectors on all aspects of employment law ranging from drafting employment agreements and advising on internal employment policies to pay equity disputes, the employment aspects of transactions, restructurings, employment-related investigations, and employment disputes. The practice group is co-led by Johanna Haltia-Tapio, who focuses on executive contracts and the related terminations, and transactional work; and Anders Bygglin, who specialises in employment litigation with sensitive criminal aspects.

Practice head(s):

Johanna Haltia-Tapio; Anders Bygglin


‘The team’s cooperation is flexible and dealings proceed smoothly with all team members. Everyone has very good skills and we have received high-quality statements from everyone.’

‘Anders Bygglin and Johanna Haltia-Tapio are both very knowledgeable and focus on the clients’ challenges precisely.’

‘Problem solving advice, compact and precise.’

‘Johanna Haltia-Tapio offers very precise and practical advice. Easy to reach, always available.’

Key clients

Anora Group Plc

Applied Materials Inc.

Blueprint Genetics Oy/Quest Diagnostics Incorporated

Caverion Corporation

Gasgrid Finland Oy

Konecranes Plc

Marimekko Corporation

Methode Electronics, Inc.

Pankaboard Plc

Sanoma Corporation

Work highlights

  • Acted as counsel to a client in the media sector before the Insurance Court and the Pension Appeal Board in precedent-setting matters concerning the application of Finnish pension legislation.
  • Advised a publicly traded design, clothing, and home décor company in multiple employment law matters involving change negotiations, working hours arrangements, general co-operation with shop stewards, collective bargaining agreements, changes in terms of employment, benefit related matters as well as terminations of employment.
  • Acted as counsel to a charitable organisation in a precedent-setting case relating to the termination of an employment relationship due to non-obedience of the employer’s Covid policies.

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

Experienced in assisting company management with company reorganisations and transfers of business, Merilampi Attorneys Ltd‘s employment team also acts in a wide range of employment disputes. Department head Heidi Savolainen acts for domestic and multinational corporations on internal negotiations and represents clients in contentious work; while Jussi Koivu is experienced in cross-border transactions and the related employment issues.

Practice head(s):

Heidi Savolainen

Other key lawyers:

Jussi Koivu


‘Collaboration with Merilampi Attorneys has always been smooth and very professional. They are easily reachable, very customer centric and the team has deep expertise in their respective legal fields. It is true pleasure to work with the professionals who are always effective, fast and willing to find the best solution no matter if the issue is big or small.’

‘Jussi Koivu is an experienced professional with an extremely effective and fast way of working. He is pragmatic with good communication skills. Jussi always provides a clear option and takes time to discuss different scenarios and options to find the best solution. He has a problem solving attitude and he is easy to work with. It is a pleasure to collaborate with Jussi and the skilled Merilampi team.’

Key clients


Canon Oy

Citibank International plc subsidiary in Finland

Aviator Airport Services Finland Oy

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB)

Saether Oy

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented a client in the Supreme Court in a case related to employer’s rights and obligations when choosing the employment contracts that shall be terminated in reorganisation situations.
  • Assisting Microsoft HR management on a regular basis with all possible employment related issues.

Eversheds Asianajotoimisto Oy / Eversheds Attorneys Ltd (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)

Eversheds Asianajotoimisto Oy / Eversheds Attorneys Ltd (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)‘s employment team advises various enterprises and corporations  on litigation and arbitration proceedings, reorganisations and change negotiations. Group head Timo Jarmas is regularly involved in the restructuring of business operations and also acts in employment disputes, while Kaija Pulkkinen‘s practice covers the full breadth of contentious and non-contentious employment work.

Practice head(s):

Timo Jarmas

Other key lawyers:

Kaija Pulkkinen

Key clients

Enfuce Oy

Wellbeing services county of Vantaa and Kerava

Alltime Group Oy

Pirkanmaan Voimia Oy

Ilkka-Yhtymä Oyj

Flowplus Oy

Tapola Oy Lihanjalostustehdas

Vantaan Tilapalvelut Vantti Oy

Pihla Group Oy

StaffPoint Oy

City of Akaa

Oy Aku’s Factory Ltd

Parker Hannifin

Pirkanmaa Hospital District

City of Vantaa

Honkarakenne Oyj

Kingspan Insulation Oy

Pukkila Oy Ab

PlusTerveys Group


Kontiotuote Oy

Suomen Terveystalo Oyj

Betset Oy

Work highlights

  • Acted for Honkarakenne Oyj in a dispute concerning wage claims.
  • Represented the Wellbeing services county of Vantaa and Kerava in disputes concerning recruitment.
  • Acting for Kingspan Insulation Oy in a dispute regarding a non-competition clause.

HPP Attorneys

HPP Attorneys‘ employment department handles issues arising from the full life cycle of employment relationships, receiving mandates from Finnish and international corporations across various industry sectors. Henna Kinnunen leads the team and provides advice on employment contracts, terminations, employment litigation and employer operation reorganisations; she also has particular interest in occupational health and safety matters.

Practice head(s):

Henna Kinnunen

Other key lawyers:

Visaperttu Vasala


‘Henna Kinnunen is very responsive and easy to approach. She has wide knowledge.’

‘Excellent service, attentive. Knows our business thoroughly.’

‘We have been mainly dealing with Visaperttu Vasala, whose expertise in the field of employment law has been of great value to our organisation. He is easy to reach and provides high-quality legal services in a timely manner.’

‘Henna Kinnunen provides fast and to-the-point advice without extra hassle.’

Key clients

Terrafame Group Limited

Finnish Minerals Group

Caverion Industria (a subsidiary of Caverion Corporation)


Asfalttikallio Oy

Master Builders Solutions Finland Oy

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented a leading technology solution provider in a high-profile dismissal case.
  • Successfully represented a leading IT company in a dispute relating to allegations according to which the employer had been unlawfully paying too low salary to the employee for years and discriminating against the employee.
  • Acting for a company operating in the environmental management industry in criminal proceedings in which several employees belonging to the company management are being suspected of industrial accident offences relating to an industrial accident where an employee died.

KPMG Law in Finland

KPMG Law in Finland‘s full-service employment practice handles a variety of employment-related matters for private and public sector clients including company reorganisations, disputes, transactions and discrimination issues. Mika Honkanen leads the team and has vast experience in employment contracts, co-operation negotiations, lay-offs as well and collective and individual terminations of employment. Other key members of the team are Mira Isosomppi and Anu Vormisto.

Practice head(s):

Mika Honkanen

Other key lawyers:

Mira Isosomppi; Anu Vormisto

Key clients

Power Finland Oy

Oy Vaasan Ammattikorkeakoulu – Vasa yrkeshögskola Ab

Telinekataja Oy

Work highlights

  • Advised Power Finland Oy on various employment law matters.
  • Assisted Oy Vaasan Ammattikorkeakoulu-Vasa Yrkeshögskola Ab with complex employment-related arrangements.
  • Assisted Telinekataja Oy with complex employment-related arrangements.


Krogerus is equipped to handle all key areas of employment law, assisting with employment contracts and director agreements, dismissals and redundancies, as well as employment and pensions advice and employment-related disputes. The team is led by Carola Möller, who assists clients with all aspects of contentious and non-contentious matters, including day-to-day advice, executive agreements, terminations and reorganisations.

Practice head(s):

Carola Möller


‘Carola Möller’s knowledge and her team quality, resourcing, efficiency & communication is outstanding.’

‘Fast responses, passion about the law, great collaboration, trustworthy and easy to contact. Those are the words that best describe the labour law team at Krogerus.’

‘Carola Möller is a highly motivated lawyer whose knowledge and passion about labour law is noteworthy. She is easy to approach, she makes the matters of the law understandable – collaboration is always pleasant and she is trustworthy. There is no one else I’d rather contact about the labour law issues. No matter how hard the situation is she always finds a way out.’

Key clients


Collector Bank





Norwegian Air Shuttle



Santander Consumer Finance

Work highlights

  • Acted for HKScan in employment disputes and various employment matters.
  • Advised Collector Bank in connection with an outsourcing project and other employment matters.
  • Advised Grano, a Finnish multi-sector company, on various employment matters.

Lexia Attorneys Ltd

Employment litigation is a core area for Lexia Attorneys Ltd‘s employment team, which also handles a variety of other issues including business restructurings, due diligence issues and everyday employment matters. Clients are spread across the gas, sea passenger transport, aviation, security, media and health sectors. ‘Exceptional’ practice head Tomi Korpiola regularly represents clients in trials and disputes and counsels businesses on various HR matters.

Practice head(s):

Tomi Korpiola


‘Expert advice on labour law matters. Understandable and practical help.’

‘Helpful attitude and genuine desire to help the client. Professional and clear communication.’

‘Tomi Korpiola is a strong professional and one of our go-to partners when it comes to employment law issues. Nice to work with, gets things done.’

‘My experience is that the service is very fast, flexible and professional. The service is very solution-focused, which is what sets it apart from similar services I have used in the past. They also have a large pool of experts, so you can get all the legal services you need for very complex challenges from a single provider.’

‘Tomi Korpiola is an exceptional professional. He quickly realises what the case is about and is able to think strategically. Korpiola has a customer service spirit, he listens to the customer carefully and sees the business perspective. He can create “out of the box” solutions to problems.’

‘Lexia’s Employment practice understands the business needs very well and can give strategic advice. They communicate very clearly and in advance when managing the case.’

Key clients

Attendo Oy

AVARN Security Oy


Validia Oy

Woikoski Oy

STARK Suomi Oy

Digita Oy

Jobilla Oy

Jimm’s PC Store Oy

Martela Oyj

Teollisuuden Voima Oyj

Delete Finland Oy

M-Brain Oy

Rakennusteho Group Oy

Wetteri Oyj

Tagomo Digital Oy Ltd

Pohjanmaan Arvo Sijoitusosuuskunta

Ideal Keittiöt Oy

Enreach Oy

Work highlights

  • Assisted Pohjanmaan Arvo Sijoitusosuuskunta with the listing of the cooperative.
  • Advised Wetteri Oyj on several company acquisitions.
  • Advised AVARN Security Oy on various employment law related matters, for example company change situations, disputes and litigation.

Lieke Attorneys Ltd.

Lieke Attorneys Ltd. advises clients on all aspects of daily HR matters, including handling contractual questions, data protection issues, workplace discrimination matters and pension arrangements, as well as the employment elements of M&A, collective negotiations and occupational safety matters. Marja Norrena leads the practice.

Practice head(s):

Marja Norrena


Magnusson‘s full-service employment department assists clients with day-to-day employment issues encompassing contractual work, employee data mandates, restructurings and employment disputes. Anu Vuori heads up the employment team and has extensive experience in executive and employment contract issues and co-operation procedures, corporate immigration matters and litigation; she is also experienced in European Union employment law. Ville Salonen handles executive and employment contracts, business transformations and the employment elements of M&A.

Practice head(s):

Anu Vuori

Other key lawyers:

Ville Salonen


‘Magnusson’s Employment practice truly stands out for the team’s deep expertise in employment law – it is unmatched. Their comprehensive understanding of local and international labour regulations allows them to offer invaluable guidance to clients.’

Key clients

Adecco Finland Oy

Joblink Oy

Meira Oy

Sofigate Group

Autosalpa Oy

Aimo Park Oy

Rantalainen Group

Mediateko Oy

NeoEco Oy

Work highlights

  • Advising Adecco Finland Oy in connection with the company’s employment-related matters in Finland.
  • Assisting Joblink Oy in connection with the company’s day-to-day employment-related matters as well as company growth strategy.

Procopé & Hornborg

Procopé & Hornborg's employment and benefits team has experience in advising clients across the spectrum of employment issues. The group regularly supports employers on HR matters by drafting agreements, advising on cooperation negotiations, managing restructurings, and handling employment-related disputes, including occupational health and safety matters. The team is headed up by counsel Tomi Haapman, who has a focus on collective agreements and privacy and data protection matters.

Practice head(s):

Tomi Haapman

Other key lawyers:

Petri Kyllönen


‘Tomi Haapman is an analytical and strategic thinker. He is a reliable and experienced lawyer.’

‘Tomi Haapman and Petri Kyllönen are very good at what they do. They know what they are doing and can articulate so that we understand.’

‘The Procope team consists of highly qualified lawyers. The most impressive thing is that they have extensive experience from the client perspective, something that gives them the ability to provide an excellent service.’

‘I find that Tomi Haapman understands the client’s perspective, and helps to find the most practical solution to legal employment issues. He has the capacity and competence to meet the clients needs in a good way.’

‘The team is easily approachable and quick to revert back to their clients every time we reach out to them. An exemplary customer experience where you can trust that the team always gets things done and on time.’


Waselius is trusted by international brands as local adviser on all employment-related matters including reorganisation processes and employment disputes. Jan Waselius focuses on dispute resolution, while Jouni Kautto assists with redundancies, as well as advising clients on day-to-day HR matters. Antonina Paasikivi is well versed in dispute resolution and employment law.

Practice head(s):

Jan Waselius; Jouni Kautto

Other key lawyers:

Antonina Paasikivi


‘They deliver on time and they understand the needs of the clients.’

‘Jouni Kautto is serious about providing great service and clear, comprehensive advice.’

‘A modern, specialist and responsive firm.’

Key clients


Royal Canin

Pernod Ricard



Synsam Group




Surfactor Finland


Saldo Bank UAB





Savonlinnan Oopperajuhlien Kannatusyhdistys ry (Savonlinna Opera Festival)

Work highlights

  • Assisting Mars with all employment law matters in Finland.
  • Assisting Royal Canin with all employment law matters in Finland.
  • Advising Savonlinnan Oopperajuhlien Kannatusyhdistys ry, the organiser of the Savonlinna Opera Festival, on all employment law related matters in Finland.