Arto Linnervuo
Partner
Member of the Finnish Bar

Phone+358 (0)20 7765 347
Fax+358 (0)20 7761 347
arto.linnervuo@castren.fi
Assistant: Tarja Lindfors

Arto Linnervuo is the head of the firm’s IP, Technology & Life Science expertise area. He focuses on providing legal advice to clients in technology-based industries acting for both technology users and suppliers in the private and public sector. He regularly advises domestic and international companies on a broad range of technology and IP-related legal matters such as IT outsourcing, procurement and delivery of business-critical IT systems and services, software and IP licensing, e-commerce, data protection and telecommunications regulatory matters. He has also been involved in various technology-driven M&A transactions and in private equity and venture capital investments in technology companies. He is a former President of the International Federation of Computer Law Associations (IFCLA), which is an international federation of national IT law associations, and a former Chairman of the Finnish IT Law Association. Mr Linnervuo is a frequently requested chairman and speaker at various commercial and other technology law seminars and has authored various technology law publications.

The Legal 500, Chambers Europe, Best Lawyers and PLC Which Lawyer rank Arto Linnervuo among Finland’s leading legal experts.

Mr Linnervuo works in our Helsinki office.

Languages

Finnish, English, Swedish

Professional Organisations

  • International Federation of Computer Law Associations, President 2008–2010
  • International Technology Law Association
  • Finnish IT Law Association, Chairman 2005–2008

Education

  • Court training 2001/2002
  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki 2001

Career

  • Castrén & Snellman 2002–, Partner 2009–
  • Bird & Bird, London (visiting lawyer) 2007/2008
  • Opplex Ltd Attorneys at Law 2000–2001