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Provided by Katja Jaakkola

Europe

Practice Areas

Competition and State Aid, Intellectual Property, Mergers and Acquisitions

Katja Jaakkola is a partner in Avance’s Competition and State Aid practice. She advises clients on all aspects of Finnish and EU competition law and has extensive experience in merger control proceedings as well as cartel and abuse of dominance investigations before the national and EU authorities. She has been involved in many leading competition cases in Finland including in major transactions involving complex merger filings. In addition, she regularly advises companies in securing foreign direct investment approvals.

Career

Avance Attorneys Ltd, Partner 2022–

Avance Attorneys Ltd, Senior Associate (2016–2021)

Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd, Senior Associate, Competition & Procurement (2013–2016)

Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd, Associate, Competition & Procurement (2010–2013)

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, stagiaire, Brussels (2008–2010)

Professional Memberships

Finnish Bar Association, Finnish Competition Law Association

Education

College of Europe, Bruges

LL.M.

2008

University of London

Bachelor of Laws

2007

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