Mr Jani Syrjänen > Borenius > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Employment law, pension & benefits


Partner Jani Syrjänen advises international and domestic clients in all employment law and pension & benefits related questions including also occupational safety, discrimination and immigration matters. Jani has extensive experience in litigating employment law matters; negotiating and drafting top management agreements, company policies and procedures; as well as advising employers confronting a wide range of employment law issues including, inter alia, outsourcing, reorganizations and redundancies.
Jani heads the firm’s Employment team.


Jani has been a Partner since 2014. Jani heads the firm’s Employment team. He is also an accredited mediator of the Finnish Bar Association and a frequent speaker about employment law issues at domestic and foreign seminars.


Finnish, English, Swedish


EELA – European Employment Lawyers Association; International Bar Association; Suomen välimiesoikeusyhdistys ry; The Association of Finnish Lawyers


Bar Admissions 2005, Helsinki, Finland Trained on the bench 2003, District court of Kemijärvi, Finland Master of Laws 2001, University of Turku, Finland

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Employment

(Leading individuals)

Jani SyrjänenBorenius

The ‘highly professional‘ team at Borenius works for blue-chip companies in the aviation, banking and finance, mining, energy, and healthcare and maritime sectors. It is noted for its involvement in investigations, whistleblowing allegations, and civil and criminal matters, and frequently advises on mass redundancies, restructuring and insolvency issues, collective bargaining work, and discrimination cases. Jani Syrjänen leads the employment team and is experienced in pension and benefits, operational health and safety and discrimination law. Senior associate Annamari Ala-Louko joined from Procopé & Hornborg in January 2021; she is highly experienced in negotiating employment agreements and policies, disputes and supervisory procedures.