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Tapio  Väätäinen, Partner

Tapio  Väätäinen



Finnish, English and Swedish

Practice areas

  • Litigation and dispute management

Practice notes

Tapio Väätäinen has nearly 25 years of experience as a counsel for listed companies and other major corporations in demanding arbitration proceedings and in several of the largest and most complex civil and criminal litigation cases in Finland. Tapio has also assisted clients numerous times in administrative courts, in the Supreme Court, in the Market Court and in the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.

Tapio has been ranked by Chambers Global and Europe and Legal500 for over a decade, and in 2018 Tapio was the exclusive winner in the Litigation category for Finland in the International Law Office Client Choice Awards.

Tapio is currently a member of the Finnish Bar Association’s Expert Group on criminal law. In addition, Tapio has been the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Finnish Bar Association’s Expert Group on contract and consumer law.

Tapio is the Co-Head of our firm’s Dispute Resolution practice group and works at our office in Helsinki.