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Practice Areas

Seppo Havia focuses on complex precedent-setting employment law matters and employment law related dispute resolution. He has an extensive experience and insight of Finnish and international employment and pensions law and employee benefits related matters, including reorganizations, M&A, outsourcing arrangements and dispute resolution.

Mr Havia represents clients in complex employment litigations. He has been the Lead Partner in representing the largest Finnish listed forest industry companies as well as technology industry companies in precedent-setting and high-profile court cases regarding criminal and damage claims against labour unions based on illegal strikes. He is also the lead advisor for several well established Finnish and multinational companies in their employment related matters.


Partner, Head of Employment, Benefits & Pensions; Joined Dittmar & Indrenius 2004, Partner 2010; Head of Department and Lawyer of the Association of Support Service Industries 1999-2004; another law firm 1992-1999.

Professional Memberships

Finnish Bar Association, International Bar Association, Industrial Lawyers Association, European Employment Lawyers Association


Author of articles and lecturer on employment law.


LL.M. 1991 (University of Helsinki); Trained at the bench 1992