New Partners: Tomi Kemppainen and Jussi Nieminen

Castrén & Snellman has appointed Tomi Kemppainen and Jussi Nieminen as partners as of 1 February 2018. Both have been trusted advisors to our clients for a long time. Tomi supports clients in employment law matters and Jussi in competition, state aid and public procurement matters.

The world around us is changing rapidly, and working life is no exception. Strategic projects, such as outsourcing, mergers and acquisitions and reorganisations are becoming more frequent, increasing the demand for employment law services.

‘As our clients’ needs have increased and diversified, our employment law service has grown into a 14-person team. Tomi’s expertise and appointment to the partnership enables us to invest even more strongly in supporting our clients’ businesses and developing our employment law services. In addition to general employment law advice, Tomi has particular experience in employment litigation, employment issues in transactions and reorganisation arrangements as well as workforce reduction situations. Our clients appreciate Tomi’s ability to provide practical solutions in challenging and urgent situations’, says Castrén & Snellman managing partner Pauliina Tenhunen.

Global changes are also reflected in competition law. ‘Cloud services, online business and big data have raised new kinds of competition challenges. The significance of competition issues has also increased at every stage of the M&A process. Jussi Nieminen is a versatile expert in the areas in which we expect to see growth in the coming years: challenging competition proceedings and audits, merger control proceedings and demanding compliance advice. In Jussi, our 16-lawyer competition team will gain a partner who our clients value for his deep commercial understanding and his way of putting clients’ strategic goals front and centre in every assignment’, says Tenhunen.

Castrén & Snellman employs nearly 160 lawyers and a total of approximately 280 employees in Helsinki, Moscow and St Petersburg. Our mission is to help our clients succeed in a rapidly changing world.

For more information, please contact:
Pauliina Tenhunen

Tomi Kemppainen
Jussi Nieminen