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Work +358 1 0309 0300
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Asta Siponen

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Work +358 10 3090 300
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Web:
www.procope.fi
Procopé & Hornborg

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Corporate Legal Counseling, Competition law and public procurement

Position

Partner Asta Siponen is spesialized in contract law, real estate and contruction matters, environmental law, and litigation. Asta is experienced in demanding Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects. She was involved in the first Finnish Public Private Partnership (PPP) project, and has participated in many others thereafter. She has solid litigation experience, especially from assignments concerning contract law, tort and other liabilities, and competition law. Since the economic recession in the 1990s, Asta has been involved in and has a broad experience of matters relating to insolvency law and the development thereof. In addition, Asta regularly works with companies operating in the infrastructure field, among others.

Career

Procopé & Hornborg Attorneys Ltd, Partner 2011–
Procopé & Hornborg Attorneys Ltd, Specialist Counsel 2009–2011

Languages

Finnish, English and Swedish

Member

Member of the Finnish Bar Association 1991–
Member of the Finnish Environmental Management Association 1996–
Member of the Finnish Society for Environmental Law
Member of the Competition Law Association of Finland

Education

University of Helsinki, Finland, Evidence Law 2004–2005
Finnish Bar Association, Finland, Alternative dispute resolution, Mediator 1999
International Bar Association, Telecommunication and Association Competition in Europe 5/1996, 5/1998
Trier Academy of European Law, State Aid under Community Law with particular view to environmental 6/1997 Protection
University of Helsinki, Finland, Environmental management 1994–1995
Finnish Bar Association, Finland, Bar Examination 1991
Leyden – Columbia, Hollanti, Columbia University Program in American Law 1986
University of Helsinki, Finland, Master of Laws (LL.M.) 1986


Finland

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Procopé & Hornborg's practice acts in arbitration and litigation mandates with notable expertise in procurement and construction-related disputes. The practice is jointly led by Asta Siponen and Jusse Rissanen.

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EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Asta Siponen and Lotta Uusitalo are the key names at Procopé & Hornborg, which recently represented Fenniarail in a monopoly pricing dispute before the Finnish Rail Regulatory Body against state-owned railway company VR Group, following the introduction of commercial operators to the Finnish-Russian cross-border railway.

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