Mr Erkko Ruohoniemi > Merilampi Attorneys Ltd > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

Work Department

Competition and EU Law.


Erkko Ruohoniemi specialises in competition law related cases, such as merger control notifications to the Finnish and EU Competition Authorities as well as cases of abuse of dominant position and cartels.

Erkko has also a wide experience in matters related to telecom and energy regulation. In addition, he advises both procurement entities and private companies in public procurement issues and is co-author of a popular handbook on public procurement. Erkko is also an expert in advertising and marketing law.


Merilampi Attorneys Ltd., Partner 2008 -, Lawyer 2004 – 2008, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Governmental Secretary 1996 – 2003.


Finnish, Swedish, English.


Finnish Bar Association, Finnish Competition Law Association, Finnish Marketing Association.


University of Turku, LL.M. 1996, Attorney-at-Law 2006.

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > EU and competition

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd is best known for its work on merger control, public procurement, cartel enforcement and abuse of dominant position cases. It has acted in high-profile competition cases, often involving private healthcare providers and energy and telecoms operators. Practice head Erkko Ruohoniemi covers both public and private enforcement work and is also highly experienced in public procurement issues, while Satu-Anneli Kauranen specialises in merger control proceedings and often represents clients before the European Commission and Finnish competition authorities.