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  • Partner, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 45 657 5758 /

    Mr. Cotton specialises in cross border M&A, corporate and commercial law with a particular focus on energy and infrastructure transactions and projects. He also advises both Finnish and international clients on their cross-border business operations. Andrew is a qualified Finnish lawyer, and also a qualified English solicitor.

    Andrew has long-standing experience of advising specialist funds, overseas investors and strategic buyers on the acquisition Finnish assets as well as investments into Finnish targets. He regularly advises sponsors in their acquisition and financing renewable energy projects in Finland and has advised on renewables projects across Europe, the US and the Middle East. In recent years, Andrew has been particularly active in advising international insurers on the underwriting of Warranty & Indemnity insurance in respect of Finnish transactions, assisting in the underwriting of transactions with a deal value in excess of €5B euros.

    Before moving to Finland and joining HPP, he worked as a partner at law firms in the City of London.

    Andrew qualified as an English Solicitor in 2001 after graduating from the University of Nottingham and passing his professional exams at the College of Law in Guildford, UK. He joined HPP in 2009.

    Andrew’s working language is English.

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    Donoghue Andrei

    Senior Counsel
    +358 50 487 3537
    Senior Counsel
    +358 50 487 3537 /

    Andrei Donoghue specialises in the fields of technology law, intellectual property rights, privacy, and cyber security. He has extensive experience of large scale IT projects and outsourcing transactions, manufacturing, logistics, supply chains, consumer protection, and product safety.

    Andrei assists companies of all sizes in their contractual and other legal needs, as well as provides them consultancy is his fields of expertise. Andrei has considerable experience from an international business environment and joined HPP from Microsoft Corporation where among other duties he was head of the legal team providing support to the company’s global manufacturing and supply chain operations. Prior to joining Microsoft, Andrei held several positions at Nokia Corporation, where, for example, he was head of the legal team supporting Nokia’s global sourcing, manufacturing, logistics, customer care, business continuity and safety, and IT organisations.

    Andrei has a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from the University of Kent, and an International LL.M. from the University of Helsinki.

    Andrei joined HPP in 2018 and his working languages are English and Finnish.

  • Jenni-Halkilahti

    Halkilahti Jenni

    Associate
    +358 50 537 3387
    Associate, on secondment
    +358 50 537 3387 /
  • HPP-Amanda-Helvola

    Helvola Amanda

    Associate
    +358 44 5353 882
    Associate
    +358 44 5353 882 /

    Ms. Helvola specializes in technology and contracts. She is part of the firm’s technology team and assists mainly in issues concerning technology contracts. Amanda also assists clients in issues concerning intellectual property rights.

    Amanda has graduated from the University of Helsinki in 2016 and started as a lawyer at HPP in 2017. Amanda has also studied law in the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Before joining HPP, Amanda worked in an international IT company.

    Amanda’s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • Sara Kunnari lähi

    Kunnari Sara

    Associate
    +358 40 593 6559
    Associate
    +358 40 593 6559 /

    Ms. Kunnari specializes in technology and contracts. She is part of the firm’s technology team and works with assignments related to contract law and intellectual property rights, with technology licensing being her field of expertise (e.g. patent licensing and FRAND licensing).

    Sara has graduated from the University of Helsinki in 2019 and started as a lawyer at HPP in the same year. Before joining HPP, Sara worked as a Legal Trainee in Nokia’s patent licensing business.

    Sara’s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • Kari-Matti Lehti

    Lehti Kari-Matti

    Partner
    +358 50 560 6264
    Partner, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 50 560 6264 /

    Kari-Matti has an excellent reputation as a leading information technology (IT) and outsourcing lawyer. He co-heads the firm’s technology practice with Pekka Raatikainen.

    Kari-Matti specialises in providing legal services in the areas of commercial, non-contentious intellectual property (IP), outsourcing, and privacy as well as data protection law, both on a national and international level, to clients active within the communications and IT sectors, both as vendors and as customers. Kari-Matti has a wealth of experience advising clients and negotiating commercial agreements and arrangements on a wide range of communications, outsourcing and IT-related issues.

    Leading business newspaper for the ICT industry Tietoviikko placed Kari-Matti as the only lawyer in their annual list of the top 100 most influential people in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry in Finland. Kari-Matti is ranked as one of the top lawyers in Finland in the IT and communications sectors in the most notable international directories (EMEA Legal 500, Chambers and Partners and the Best Lawyers).

    ”One of the best in that market. Long experience in the market.” (Chambers Europe 2017)

    Before joining HPP, Kari-Matti worked at another leading law firm as partner.

    His working languages are Finnish, English and Swedish.

  • HPP-Daniil-Levanov-3[2]

    Levanov Daniil

    Associate
    +358 44 360 4150
    Associate
    +358 44 360 4150 /

    Daniil Levanov specializes in contracts. He is part of the firm’s technology team. He assists clients also in issues concerning dispute resolution.

    Daniil has graduated from the University of Helsinki in 2017. Daniil started at HPP in autumn 2018. Prior to joining HPP, Daniil worked in dispute resolution team of another Finnish law firm. During his studies Daniil worked as a trainee at various other business law firms.

    Daniil’s working languages are Finnish, English and Russian.

  • Partner, Member Of The Finnsh Bar
    +358 40 558 7581 /

    Mr. Nevasalo specialises in legal issues in the field of technology, as well as intellectual property rights, data security and privacy protection. He works as part of the firm’s technology group with responsibility for ICT assignments. He has 15 years of experience in this area.

    Terho counsels clients in data system procurement and other assignments related to the development of electronic business operations. He has extensive experience in different data system procurement and maintenance agreements, licensing agreements and other ICT-sector agreements from the point of view of the buyer, as well as that of the supplier. In addition, he has experience in extensive data security and privacy protection legislation-related projects and litigation concerning the ICT sector. Previously, he worked as a lawyer at the consulting company KPMG performing similar duties.

    Terho completed his postgraduate studies at Stockholm University. He started work at HPP in 2006.

    Terho’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.

  • Pyykko-Lari

    Pyykkö Lari

    Associate
    +358 40 7489 294
    Associate
    +358 40 7489 294 /

    Mr. Pyykkö specializes in legal issues in the field of technology, as well as intellectual property rights, privacy and data security. He is part of the firm’s technology team.

    Lari has graduated from the University of Helsinki in 2014 and started as a lawyer at HPP in 2017. Before joining HPP Lari worked in the public sector as a legal counsel responsible for negotiating contracts related to research operations and public procurement, and advising in matters related to intellectual property rights and privacy. During his studies he worked e.g. as a trainee in an international law firm.

    Lari’s working languages are Finnish and English.

  • RaatikainenPekka-1MID

    Raatikainen Pekka

    Partner
    +358 40 751 9457
    Partner, Member Of The Finnish Bar
    +358 40 751 9457 /

    Pekka has an excellent reputation as a leading real estate and construction, commercial, and dispute resolution lawyer. He co-heads the firm’s technology practice with Kari-Matti Lehti.

    He has over 20 years’ experience in business law and an outstanding background advising clients on commercial, intellectual property (IP) and dispute resolution matters, both on a national and international level. Pekka has extensive experience in advising information and communication technology (ICT) clients on a wide range of communications and IT-related issues including procurement, outsourcing, exploitation, regulatory and licensing issues.

    For many years he has been acknowledged as one of the experts in the field of IT in Finland in international legal directories such as EMEA Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

    ”Very good negotiation abilities.” (Chambers Europe 2017)

    In addition, he has been listed in the editions of the Best Lawyers since 2009 for Finland in the field of Information Technology Law.

    He is a mediator accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR). He is also an active member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the Finnish Industrial Property Rights Association and the Finnish IT-law Association.

    Pekka received his master of law degree from the University of Helsinki in 1992. Before joining HPP, Pekka worked at another leading law firm as partner.

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

  • Emma-Saulny

    Saulny Emmi

    Associate
    +358 40 838 0499
    Associate
    +358 40 838 0499 /

    Emmi Saulny is part of the firm’s technology team and assists our clients in issues concerning commercial agreements. In addition, Emmi advises our clients in the fields of data protection and intellectual property rights.

    Emmi has graduated from the University of Helsinki in 2016. She has also studied law in the University of Leuven in Belgium.

    Emmi joined HPP as an Associate in 2017. Prior to joining HPP, Emmi worked as a trainee at another business law firm. She has also done internships with international technology companies.

    Emmi’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.