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Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Notable team representing clients in corporate litigation, construction disputes and product liability cases. Recommended for white-collar criminal defence and follow-on damages cases. Offers expertise in a broad range of sectors, including TMT, insurance, manufacturing and real estate. Increasingly active in arbitration matters.

Work highlights

Defended former members of the Sisco Oyj board of directors against claims for damages due to alleged unlawful distribution of funds.

Notable practitioners

Jukka Laitasalo boasts longstanding expertise in international and domestic cases. He regularly acts as an arbitrator in commercial disputes.

Jussi Ikonen regularly handles contractual and shareholder disputes, as well as criminal cases.

Teemu Taxell deals with commercial litigation matters, including product liability claims and breach of contractual agreements. He often acts for banking, logistics and cargo-handling companies.

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Overview

In the field of dispute resolution, Merilampi has top assignments from all relevant areas: commercial litigation, arbitration (both domestic and international), ADR, white-collar defence and insolvency related advice. The firm’s lawyers are constantly active in a number of arbitration and mediation cases, both as counsel and arbitrators/mediators.

Merilampi continues to represent clients in a wide variety of industries and areas of substantive law. Lately, there has been a notable increase especially in the firm’s caseload in complex construction and engineering disputes. The firm’s lawyers have recently been very active also in different types of liability cases (such as product liability, environmental liability, board of directors’ or auditor’s liability).

During the past year, the DR team has advised, among others, Fujitsu Finland Oy in its complex contract dispute with the City of Espoo. The team also regularly represents Lassila & Tikanoja plc in controversial matters with their subcontractors, employees and other stakeholders. They also represent one of the big-four auditing companies in many of its high-profile liability cases.

Members

Ikonen, Jussi (Head of Department)

Järvinen, Tiina

Karanko, Antti

Kokko, Liina

Laitasalo, Jukka

Merikalla-Teir, Heidi

Niemistö, Emma

Pakarinen, Mika

Dispute Resolution

Merilampi Attorneys Ltd

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Location

7 Keskuskatu

Helsinki

Uusimaa

Finland

00100

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Finland

Dispute Resolution


Jussi Ikonen
Band 3
Teemu Taxell
Band 4

Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators


Jukka Laitasalo
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