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Hannes Snellman

ETEL√ĄESPLANADI 20, PO BOX 333, 00130/00131 HELSINKI, FINLAND
Tel:
Work +358 9 228 841
Fax:
Fax +358 9 177 393
Email:
Web:
www.hannessnellman.com
Helsinki, Stockholm
Hannes Snellman, Mikko Huimala, Helsinki, FINLAND

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Mikko Huimala

Tel:
Work +358 9 2288 4361
Email:
Web:
www.hannessnellman.com/our-people/mikko-huimala
Hannes Snellman

Work Department

Competition

Position

Partner

Career

Mikko Huimala has extensive experience in competition law matters. He advises Finnish and international companies on all aspects of competition law, including merger control, compliance, proceedings before the competition authorities and courts, and state aid.

Prior to joining private practice in 2006, Mikko gained several years of experience of investigating cartel and other competition law infringement cases in the national competition authority and the networks of competition authorities.

Mikko has a post-graduate diploma in competition law economics from King’s College London. He has co-authored an in-depth textbook on EU and Finnish competition law (2012) and published several articles on competition law. Mikko is the president of the Finnish Competition Law Association and a member of the Finnish Bar Association’s competition law expert group. He is ranked in Chambers Europe and Best Lawyers for his work in the field of EU and competition law.

Languages

English, Finnish

Member

Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the board of the Finnish Competition Law Association for several years, previously chairman (2016–2018) and vice chairman (2014–2016)
Member of the Competition Law Expert Working Group of the Finnish Bar Association (2016–2018)
Member of the Finnish IT Law Association

Education

Partner, Hannes Snellman, 2017
Partner, Head of Competition & Regulatory, Finland, DLA Piper, 2016–2017
Post-graduate Diploma in Economics for Competition Law, King’s College London, 2011
Counsel/Senior Associate/Associate, Castrén & Snellman Attorneys Ltd, 2006–2016
Senior Research Officer/Research Officer, Finnish Competition Authority, 2003–2006
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2002


Finland

EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

At Hannes Snellman, Mikael Wahlbeck recently led advice to Lemminkäinen on the merger control process relating to its combination with YIT including phase II proceedings, while the 'very engaged and analytical' Mikko Huimala (a 2017 arrival from DLA Piper) advised Orion on the auction process for its divestment of Orion Diagnostica. Other clients include Terveystalo, UPM-Kymmene and Scandic Hotels Group. Associates Jenni Heurlin and Annette Laulajainen attract praise for their 'high standard of work'.

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