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    Haapasalo Toni

    Senior Associate
    +358 44 033 0331
    Senior Associate, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 44 033 0331 /

    Mr. Haapasalo specialises in labour law. He has extensive experience in handling different types of assignments related to labour law. Prior to his employment at HPP, he worked as an occupational health and safety authority and as a lawyer in a federation of employees and in an international law firm.

    He has graduated from the University of Turku. In addition, he has studied a year at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom. He joined HPP as a lawyer in autumn 2016.

    Mr. Haapasalo’s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • Partner, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 40 725 9252 /

    Klaus Nyblin specializes in pharmaceutical and health care law as well as dispute resolution. He is also an acknowledged expert in protection of trade secrets, electronic communications and privacy law. Klaus heads the Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences and the Corporate Criminal Liability -groups of the office.

    Klaus’ expertise has regularly been noted in international publications within the field. Legal 500 has for several consecutive years named him as one of the leading experts within the field of Technology, Media & Telecommunications in Finland, and has cited the experience of Klaus’ pharmaceutical clients in the following terms: “Klaus Nyblin is a leader in the field of pharmaceutical-related law. Showered with praise, Nyblin ’has the best expertise in Finland’, ‘a deep understanding of this very complex pharmaceutical environment’ and ‘is an excellent analytical lawyer’.”

    Klaus’ work “Riidanratkaisu – Käsikirja yritykselle” (Dispute Resolution – Handbook for a Company, 2012) is an in depth and wide-ranging information package for a company which is a party to a dispute. The book “Työelämän sähköposti” (E-mail in Working life, 3rd edition 2009) is, in turn, recognized as a fundamental work on the protection of privacy in electronic communications. Klaus’ articles on the protection of trade secrets are regularly referred to in case law and his articles on pharmaceutical law have a recognized position in the pharmaceutical industry.

    Klaus graduated from the University of Helsinki. He started working at HPP in 1999 and became a partner in 2007.

    Klaus’ working languages are Finnish and English.

  • Miikka-Rantanen

    Rantanen Miikka

    Senior Associate
    +358 44 334 36 38
    Senior Associate, Member of the Finnish Bar
    +358 44 334 36 38 /

    Mr. Rantanen specialises in dispute resolution, particularly tort law and labour law disputes. Miikka also advices our clients in the field of  ICT law, with the focus on contractual issues as well as data protection and privacy.

    Miikka has graduated from the University of Helsinki. Miikka has joined HPP as a lawyer in 2013, having worked as a trainee at the firm since 2010.

    Miikka’s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • HPP-Siivola

    Siivola Jyrki

    Senior Advisor
    +358 40 747 2962LinkedIn
    Senior Advisor, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 40 747 2962 /

    Mr. Siivola specialises in intellectual property rights and dispute resolution. His areas of expertise include, in particular, issues pertaining to patents, utility models, trademarks and copyrights.

    Jyrki assists clients in different types of civil trials, drafting contracts and addressing issues pertaining to intellectual property rights. He has handled extensive trials in different sectors of civil and commercial law. He assists companies in the fields of commerce and industry, telecommunications, service and construction, among others. Prior to taking up advocacy work and employment at HPP, Jyrki handled legislative matters at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, taught at the University of Lapland and worked as a patent attorney for an electronics industry company.

    Jyrki is a graduate of the University of Lapland, where he also obtained the degree of Licentiate in Laws. He started work at HPP in 1999.

    Jyrki’s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • HPP-MikkoSundstrom

    Sundström Mikko

    Specialist Counsel
    +358 45 179 4114
    Specialist Counsel, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 45 179 4114 /

    Specialist Counsel Mikko Sundström (LL.M) is specialised in corporate transactions (M&A and finance) together with aviation law,transport law and labour law.

    During his two-decade legal career Mikko has worked in various managerial and legal assignments within several separate fields. In addition to that he has worked with assignments related to the financial sector. He has successfully accomplished challenging corporate transactions, funding projects, organisational changes, outsourcings and been involved in building successful business in Finland and in Germany.

    Mikko has worked over 5 years in Germany and he has got an LL.M-postgraduate Diploma from J.W. Goethe Universität (Franktfurt am Main) which gives a strong professional point of view to the German speaking areas in Central Europe.

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    Vasala Visaperttu

    Senior Associate
    +358 40 73 33 623LinkedIn
    Senior Associate, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 40 73 33 623 /

    Mr. Vasala specialises in dispute resolution, particularly disputes related to construction or labour law.  In addition Visaperttu advices our customers in all matters related to labour law.
    His additional areas of expertise are maritime and transport law and public procurement.

    Visaperttu has graduated from the University of Lapland. In addition, he has studied in the Charles University in Prague. Visaperttu has joined HPP as a lawyer in 2012.

    Visaperttu’s working languages are Finnish and English.