Ms Lotta Uusitalo > Procopé & Hornborg > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Procopé & Hornborg
ETELÄESPLANADI 18
PO BOX 1077
00101 HELSINKI
Finland

Work Department

Competition law and public procurement, Corporate Legal Counseling, IPR, Media & Technology

Position

Partner Lotta Uusitalo specializes in competition law and assists clients in preparing competition compliance programs, merger control, cartel investigations, and in litigating cases where competition law is a key issue, including damages proceedings and administrative proceedings. Lotta regularly assists clients with compliance audits and educates client companies. Lotta has significant experience in setting up distribution channels and dealing with competition issues, as well as advising clients on the cooperation between competitors, including exchange of information. In addition to her specialist practice area, Lotta assists several companies by managing their day-to-day corporate and contract matters, as well as regulatory and compliance matters as responsible attorney and experienced project manager. She has broad and long experience in particular in the automotive, retail, media and mining sectors.

Career

Procopé & Hornborg Attorneys Ltd, Partner 2003–
Procopé & Hornborg Attorneys Ltd, Associate 1999–2003

Languages

Finnish, English, Swedish, French and German

Memberships

Finnish Bar Association
International Bar Association
Amnesty International
Competition Law Association of Finland

Education

Master of European Community Law, College of Europe 1996
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki 1995

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > EU and competition

Procopé & Hornborg handles a wide range of competition law matters, and is particularly known for contentious work and its track record in damages claims. The team is also knowledgeable in complex vertical issues and setting up distribution channels. The practice has core strength in the rail, automotive, energy, retail, media and agriculture sectors. Litigators Lotta Uusitalo and Asta Siponen jointly head up the department.