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Work +358 9 6689 520
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Jan Waselius

Tel:
Work +358 9 668 9520
Email:
Waselius & Wist

Position

Partner 1997- (Founding Partner). Practice Areas: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Corporate and Commercial Law; Dispute Resolution; Mergers and Acquisitions; Energy Law; Intellectual Property and Information Technology; Labour Law; Real Property; Tax Law; Trade Law.

Career

Waselius & Wist, Founding Partner 1997-; Roschier-Holmberg & Waselius, 1968-1997
(Partner 1970-1995, Senior Partner 1986-1995, of Counsel 1996-1997)

Languages

Finnish, Swedish and English.

Member

Partner (1997-); OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) (UK), Knight of Dannebrogen (Denmark), Officer of the Order of Oranje-Nassau (The Netherlands), Officer First Class of The Royal Order of the Polar Star (Sweden); Honorary Legal Adviser in Finland to a number of foreign sovereigns; Member of the Board of Directors of several Anglo-American, European and Nordic corporations in Finland and abroad.

Education

University of Helsinki, LL.M. 1968. Trained at the Bench, 1972.


Finland

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The team at Waselius & Wist is jointly led by Jan Waselius, who is noted for his work as an arbitrator; and Bernt Juthström. The department recently represented a Finnish gaming company in an IP-related dispute. Tanja Jussila moved to an in-house position in 2017.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Waselius & Wist recently assisted Haugen-Gruppen with its reorganisation following the divestment of its wine business, a matter which included the termination and transfer of various employees. Jan Waselius and Jouni Kautto jointly head the team.

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