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  • Anu Aaltonen 2018

    Aaltonen Anu

    Senior Associate
    +358 40 747 9544
    Senior Associate, Member Of The Finnish Bar, on parental leave
    +358 40 747 9544 /

    Ms. Aaltonen specialises in competition law. She has wide experience in different competition law assignments for example from the telecommunications, forest, pharmaceutical and construction sectors. Her core expertise includes representing clients before competition authorities and the Market Court.  In addition to assessing their agreements and practices Anu also actively trains companies in competition law related matters, such as cooperation between competitors and permissible practices for firms in dominant position.

    Furthermore, Anu has extensive experience in questions relating to competition damages actions and state aid.

    In addition to competition law, Anu specialises in EU-law and assists clients in questions on free movement of goods and services.

    Worked for HPP since 2008. Also experience from the DG Competition of the Commission.

  • Partner, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 40 775 7171 /

    Mr. Alanen specialises in EU Internal Market and competition law and public procurement. His areas of expertise also include legal issues related to the waste and energy industries and also to the pharmaceutical and aviation industries. He is in charge of the firm’s public procurement group.

    Jouni has particularly extensive experience in litigation concerning abuse of a dominant position in the market, as well as in other types of assignments. He has written literature, articles and other publications on the topic of the European Internal Market and competition law. He has also drafted ample legal opinions and accounts on national application and interpretation of EU law to various authorities, enterprises and organisations in different industries.

    Jouni is a graduate of the University of Helsinki, where he also obtained the degree of Licentiate in Laws. He completed his postgraduate studies at Saarland University, Germany. HPP employed him as a Partner in 2001.

    Jouni’s working languages are Finnish, English and German.

  • HPP-Joutsimo

    Joutsimo Maarika

    Senior Advisor
    +358 50 338 8495LinkedIn
    Senior Advisor, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 50 338 8495 /

    Ms. Joutsimo specialises in competition and EU law. She has extensive experience in different assignments pertaining to competition law and the communications and financial markets sector. Before she was employed by HPP, Maarika worked as a Research Officer, Senior Research Officer and Head of Research at the Finnish Competition Authority, as an EU trainee at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, and as an EU-EEA specialist at Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company.

    Maarika is ranked in international directories, where the clients praise her:

    ”Good commercial awareness, practical approach to legal problems and excellent training skills.” (Chambers Europe 2017)

    Maarika is a graduate of the University of Helsinki. She started work at HPP in 2005.

    Maarika’s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • PerttuKoivulaHPP3-Pieni

    Koivula Perttu

    Senior Advisor
    +358 40 630 4758
    Senior Advisor, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 40 630 4758 /

    Mr. Koivula specialises in public procurement and dispute resolution.

    Perttu has a versatile experience on public procurements and dispute resolution. Before joining HPP, Perttu has worked as a judge at the Market Court, as a legal counsel in an insurance company and as a referendary secretary at the Helsinki Court of Appeal. Perttu is a  graduate of the University of Helsinki. Perttu has worked at HPP since 2014.

    Perttu’s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • HPP-julia-pekkala

    Pekkala Julia

    Senior Associate
    +358 40 837 6008
    Senior Associate, Member Of The Finnish Bar, on parental leave
    +358 40 837 6008 /

    Julia Pekkala specialises in EU and competition law as well as public procurement. She advises our clients in all matters relating to competition law and public procurement at both national and EU level. Julia also advises clients in dispute resolution as a part of the firm’s dispute resolution group. Julia started working at HPP in 2013.

    Before joining HPP, Julia worked at another leading Finnish law firm and as a trainee at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.

    Julia is a graduate of the University of Helsinki. In addition, she has completed her postgraduate studies in the fields of EU competition law and international arbitration at King’s College, London.

    Julia’s working languages are Finnish, English and Swedish.

  • Anna Roubier lähi

    Roubier Anna

    Specialist Counsel
    Specialist Counsel

    Anna Roubier specialises in competition and EU law. Her areas of expertise also include legal issues and administrative processes regarding the regulation of chemicals and products in the EU. Among other positions Anna has previously worked as a legal advisor at the European Chemicals Agency.

    Anna has a law degree from the University of Strathclyde in the United Kingdomnd she specialised in competition and EU law at the College of Europe, Bruges. She is also qualified as a Finnish attorney-at-law.

     

  • HPP-Saraste

    Saraste Tuomas

    Partner
    +358 40 743 5234
    Partner, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 40 743 5234 /

    Mr. Saraste specialises in competition law, public procurement and corporate acquisitions. He is in charge of the firm’s competition law group.

    Tuomas is listed among the leading experts in the field (including Chambers, Legal 500, PLC, Best Lawyers).

    ”Good commercial awareness and client service.” (Chambers Europe 2017)

    He has written articles for several publications in the field of competition law.

    Tuomas is a graduate of the University of Helsinki, where he also later obtained the degree of Licentiate in Laws. He was employed at HPP in 1996 and became a Partner in 2001.

    Tuomas’s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • Liisa-Tarkkila2

    Tarkkila Liisa

    Associate
    +358 50 351 3927
    Associate
    +358 50 351 3927 /

    Liisa Tarkkila specializes in Competition and EU law. She has particular experience of private enforcement issues.

    Liisa graduated from the University of Helsinki in 2015 and joined HPP as an Associate in 2016. Prior to joining HPP, she worked as a lawyer for the European Chemicals Agency.

    Liisa’s working languages are Finnish and English.