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  • HPP-Mikko-Erkkilä

    Erkkilä Mikko

    Senior Advisor
    +358 40 773 7311
    Senior Advisor, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 40 773 7311 /

    Mr. Erkkilä specialises in environmental and property law. Based on his 20 years of professional experiences in each, he also has practical familiarity with court and other official proceedings. He works as part of the firm’s environment and dispute resolution groups. Among Mikko’s strengths is also his excellent overall knowledge of business jurisprudence. With the exception of in-court training, Mikko has conducted his entire career practicing law.

    A graduate of the University of Lapland, Mikko completed his postgraduate studies at the University of Helsinki, where he majored in EU and environmental law. He started work at HPP in 2001.

    Mikko’s working languages are Finnish and English.

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    Iso-Markku Outi

    Associate
    +358 50 359 1363
    Associate
    +358 50 359 1363 /

    Ms Iso-Markku specialises in environmental law. She is part of the firm’s environmental law team and assists mainly in issues concerning environmental offences and environmental permits.

    Outi has graduated from the University of Helsinki. She joined HPP as a lawyer in 2015, prior to which she worked at HPP as a legal trainee for three years. Before Outi started her career at HPP, she worked as a trainee at another business law firm.

    Outi’s working languages are Finnish, English and French.

  • Minna-Juhola

    Juhola Minna

    Associate
    +358 40 557 1210
    Associate
    +358 40 557 1210 /

    Ms Juhola specializes in environmental law. She is part of the firm’s environmental law team and assists mainly in issues concerning environmental permits and appeals and also nature conservation legislation. In addition, she has experience on energy law, mergers and acquisitions and real estate transactions.

    Minna is a graduate of the University of Turku specializing in European environmental law. She wrote her master’s thesis on international climate change conventions. In addition, she has studied environmental and energy law at University of Reykjavik, Iceland.

    Before joining HPP in 2015, Minna worked at another business law firm specialized in environmental and real estate law.

    Minna’s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • HPP-LeinoLaura-3MID

    Leino Laura

    Senior Associate
    +358 50 412 0869
    Senior Associate
    +358 50 412 0869 /

    Ms. Leino specializes in environmental and water issues. She is part of the environmental law team and assists mainly in issues concerning environmental permits, environmental impact assessments and nature conservation legislation. In addition, she has vast experience on environment, nature and water related surveys and impact assessments.

    Before joining HPP, Laura has worked as a senior consultant in an international consulting company and as an environmental biologist in an energy company. She also worked as a Junior Professional Officer for the secretariat to the Espoo Convention at UN Economic Commission for Europe.

    Laura graduated from the University of Helsinki in 2014 specializing in environmental law. In addition, she holds a degree in biology (M.Sc.) from the University of Helsinki. She started at HPP as an environmental specialist in the beginning of 2014.

    Laura’s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • Partner, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 40 779 7878 /

    Mr. Marttinen specialises in environmental law and dispute resolution related to the field. His areas of expertise include permit procedures, matters pertaining to the application of administrative law, matters pertaining to environmental liability and nature protection, waste management and recycling and infrastructure projects. He is in charge of the firm’s environmental group.

    Kari has particular experience in liability issues related to old industrial areas and complex matters related to permits and complaints in accordance with the Water Act, Environmental Protection Act and Land Use and Building Act, and also in dispute resolution concerning environmental liabilities. He has held the principal responsibility as an attorney in several major projects. In addition, he has taught at the University of Helsinki and the University of Technology in Espoo.

    Kari assists enterprises in the energy sector, and also commercial and industrial enterprises, along with those in the forest, metal and recycling sector, and different institutions and interest groups. He has extensive experience in the recycling industry and in matters pertaining to producer responsibility particularly in the packaging industry. At the core of his expertise are also matters pertaining to nature protection, expropriation and related dispute resolution. His expert status is recognised within the field of environmental law in Finland, as well as internationally.

    Chambers Europe, Legal 500, the Best Lawyers and Who´s Who Legal rank Kari among Finland’s leading legal experts:

    ”Leading environmental law specialist. Vast knowledge. Easy-going, understands client needs and is always available.” (Chambers Europe 2017)

    Kari was one of the first lawyers specialising in EU law to graduate from the University of Helsinki in 1991. He received the qualification of Licentiate in Laws in 1995.

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

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    Marttinen Suvi

    Senior Advisor
    +358 40 580 7686LinkedIn
    Senior Advisor, Member Of The Finnsh Bar
    +358 40 580 7686 /

    Ms. Marttinen specialises in environmental and property law. Her areas of expertise include zoning and construction law and legal issues concerning nature protection and mining rights. She also has expertise in earth as well as hydraulic construction projects, expropriation matters and land rights litigation.

    Suvi assists companies in the industrial, excavation, energy, waste and logistics sectors. She is also a notary public. Prior to her employment at HPP, she worked as an environmental and property lawyer at the Valuation Centre and the National Survey Board.

    Suvi is a graduate of the University of Helsinki. She started work at HPP in 2006.

    Suvi´s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • HPP-Pirinen

    Pirinen Tarja

    Partner
    +358 40 350 7797
    Partner, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 40 350 7797 /

    Tarja Pirinen specialises in advising on exploration and mining projects. She has extensive experience of mining law and the legal questions arising from client involvement in the mining industry. She also has significant experience of assisting companies with commercial agreements in the IT and technology sectors. Tarja is in charge of the firm’s mining group and is also part of the environment group and IP and technology group. Tarja assists mining companies with regard to legal questions arising in different phases of exploration and mining projects. She has assisted several domestic and international mining companies in permit processes and the obtaining of rights, in acquisitions, transactions including financing transactions relating to mining projects as well as in contracts relating to procurement and delivery.

    Tarja is ranked in international directories (Chambers Europe, Chambers Global), where the clients praise her:

    ”Good knowledge, especially in environmental and mining law.” (Chambers Europe 2017)

    Tarja is a graduate of the University of Turku. Prior to joining HPP she worked at another Finnish law firm and before that in a New York-based law firm in Helsinki. She has also worked at a law firm in New York. Tarja started work at HPP in November 2012. Tarja’s working languages are Finnish and English.

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    Roine Johanna

    Associate
    Associate
  • Partner, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 40 553 1010 /

    Mr. Tuomala specialises in property and environmental law. His areas of expertise include, in particular, property reorganisations and development projects, construction, environmental liabilities and permit procedures. He is in charge of the firm’s property group and is also part of the environmental group.

    Jari assists property investors, developers and property users from different sectors. He also assists companies and industrial operators with regard to administrative and civil proceedings related to environmental liability and permit issues. Before his employment with HPP, Jari worked as a lawyer in an international audit organisation, focusing on corporate reorganisations.

    Jari is ranked in international directories (Chambers Europe, Chambers Global), where the clients praise him:

    ”Very good at making complicated matters simple.” (Chambers Europe 2017)

    Jari is a graduate of the University of Helsinki. In addition, he completed a Master of Laws postgraduate degree in European and environmental law at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. He became an employee of HPP in 2003 and Partner in 2010.

    Jari’s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • Jesse Viljanen

    Viljanen Jesse

    Senior Associate
    +358 40 776 1620
    Senior Associate, Member of the Finnish Bar
    +358 40 776 1620 /

    Mr. Viljanen specialises in environmental law. He is part of the firm’s environmental law team and assists mainly in issues concerning environmental permits, environmental offences and environmental liability. In addition, Jesse has experience in labour law and dispute resolution.

    Jesse has graduated from the University of Helsinki. In addition to legal studies he has completed environmental multidisciplinary study module as his minor subject. He started at HPP as a lawyer in 2015. Before joining HPP, Jesse has worked as a trainee and lawyer at another law firm specialised in labour law and criminal law.

    Jesse’s working languages are Finnish and English.