The Code of Conduct

“An advocate shall honestly and conscientiously fulfil the tasks entrusted to him and he shall, at all times, observe the rules of proper professional conduct for advocates.” (Advocates Act section 5, subsection 1).

Castrén & Snellman’s attorneys are members of the Finnish Bar Association. The activities of the members of the Finnish Bar Association are regulated by the Advocates Act (496/1958, as amended) and the By-laws and the Code of Conduct of the Finnish Bar Association, which are available at

In Finland, only lawyers accepted as members of the Finnish Bar Association can use the title Asianajaja. The Finnish Bar Association monitors the activities of attorneys and people working in firms of attorneys.