Mr Simo Autio > Krogerus > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Fabianinkatu 9
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Work Department

Public Procurement ; Environment ; Competition & Regulatory




Simo is an experienced competition lawyer with a broad range of expertise covering antitrust and merger control as well as public procurement and state aid.

His areas of specialisation also include sector-specific legislation in various fields, such as pharmaceuticals. Simo has worked on secondment at the Brussels office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.


English ; Finnish ; Swedish ; French


Finnish Bar Association ; Finnish Competition Law Association


Master of Laws, University of Turku (2011) ; Master of Arts (English Philology), University of Tampere (2008)

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > EU and competition

(Rising stars)

Simo AutioKrogerus

Krogerus‘ experience ranges from advising on investigations by the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority, representing clients before the Market Court, merger control issues, abuse of dominance cases, and public procurement work. Its clients often operate in regulated markets including the healthcare and pharmaceuticals, energy and telecoms industries. Department co-heads Katri Joenpolvi and Leena Lindberg are both highly experienced in complex merger cases and handle antitrust compliance programmes, while Simo Autio focuses on antitrust and merger control work. Senior associate Tuulia Tanskanen is noted for her competition and state aid expertise, and antitrust and merger control proceedings expert Alina Böling was promoted to senior associate in 2021.