Partners

Pekka Holopainen

Attorney-at-Law, MBA, partner
Helsinki

Specialty: Mining, Corporate Governance, Contracts

Tel +358 9 6812 9321
Mobile +358 50 5911 089
Fax +358 9 6812 9320
pekka.holopainen@kalliolaw.fi

Pekka Holopainen has been with Kalliolaw since 2010. Before joining the firm he worked for almost 15 years as general counsel and other in-house legal positions in various international companies in Finland as well as abroad. He has worked between 1990 and 1996 for law firms in Finland and in Germany. In addition to his Finnish LL.M. he holds an M.iur.comp. degree from the University of Bonn, Germany as well as an MBA from London Business School.

Practice Areas

Holopainen has considerable experience from international and domestic agreements as well as from corporate governance. Mining law also forms a part of his expertise.

Positions of Trust

He holds positions of trust in several Boards of Directors of companies, associations and foundations. From the year 2011 until 2013, Holopainen was a member of the expert group on company law of the Finnish Bar Association.

Tiina Kekäläinen

Attorney-at-Law, LL.M, partner
Turku

Specialty: Technology, IPR, Contracts

Mobile +358 50 5965 969
Fax +358 9 6812 9320
tiina.kekalainen@kalliolaw.fi

Tiina Kekäläinen has worked at Kalliolaw for nearly ten years. Prior to joining Kalliolaw she worked for several years as Legal Counsel of an international ICT company. Tiina is currently in charge of our Turku office. In addition to her master’s degree from Finland, Tiina has been awarded an LL.M. degree upon her completion of a post-graduate programme in International and Comparative Law in Brussels.

Practice Areas

Tiina Kekäläinen is specialised in technology-related and other contractual matters of companies, as well as in assignments related to Intellectual Property Rights. She has, among other things, represented several technology companies in their contract negotiations.

Pekka Kiviniemi

Attorney-at-Law, partner
Helsinki

Specialty: E-commerce, Contracts, InfoSec, HR, IPR

Tel +358 9 6812 9314
Mobile +358 50 5911 088
Fax +358 9 6812 9320
pekka.kiviniemi@kalliolaw.fi

Pekka Kiviniemi has been a member of Kalliolaw’s team since 2001. Prior to that he worked in the Ministry of Justice where he participated in the preparation of acts concerning the Internet. Kiviniemi advises Finnish and foreign SME’s and public sector entities in questions concerning electronic commerce and HR. Kiviniemi has written books and publications alone and together with others on the field of electronic commerce. Kiviniemi has also worked in a law firm in New York, USA. He is an appreciated coach in Finland and abroad on his fields of expertise.

Practice Areas

Pekka Kiviniemi concentrates on electronic commerce, intellectual property rights and labour law related questions.

Positions of Trust

He has been elected as a Board member of several companies (ICT, medical technology, internationalisation). Furthermore, he has acted as chairman of Aalto University’s information security programme.

Olli Oksman

Attorney-at-Law, partner
London

Specialty: Mergers & Acquisitions

Mobile +44 (0) 74 6219 3640
Fax +358 9 6812 9320
olli.oksman@kalliolaw.fi

Olli Oksman has been working for Kalliolaw since 2011. He is responsible for our London office. Before the opening of the London office he was seconded to a US law firm in London. In addition to his studies at the University of Helsinki, Oksman has studied at the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom.

Practice Areas

Olli Oksman specialises in corporate finance transactions. He has been advising our clients in both domestic and international financing rounds, mergers and acquisitions and other similar transactions.

Panu Skogström

Attorney-at-Law, partner
Helsinki

Specialty: Mergers & Acquisitions

Tel +358 9 6812 9312
Mobile +358 50 5911 093
Fax +358 9 6812 9320
panu.skogstrom@kalliolaw.fi

Panu Skogström joined Kalliolaw in 2012. In addition to his studies at the University of Helsinki, he has also studied at the University of Aberystwyth in the United Kingdom.

Practice Areas

Panu Skogström specialises mainly in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, finance, corporate advisory as well as mining related matters. He has been advising our clients in both domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, financing rounds as well as numerous transactions among mining companies.

Lawyers

Mira Rissanen

Associate, Master of Laws
Helsinki

Specialty: Mergers & Acquisitions, Mining

Tel +358 9 6812 9318
Mobile +358 50 5910 050
Fax +358 9 6812 9320
mira.rissanen@kalliolaw.fi

Mira Rissanen joined our team in August 2017. Prior to that, she worked as a trainee at a corporate law firm. In addition to her studies at the University of Lapland, Rissanen has studied at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.

Practice Areas

Mira Rissanen mainly focuses on M&A and mining related matters.

Jenni Jalonen

Associate, Master of Laws
Helsinki

Specialty: HR, Contracts

Mobile +358 50 5911 091
Fax +358 9 6812 9320
jenni.jalonen@kalliolaw.fi

Jenni Jalonen has been a member of Kalliolaw’s team since September 2017. Prior to that, she has worked as an associate in another Finnish law firm and as a trainee for an insurance company. Jenni has completed her Master of Laws degree at the University of Turku.

Practice Areas

Jenni Jalonen primarily works with employment related matters and commercial contracts.

Johanna Salonen

Associate, Master of Laws,
Master of Social Sciences,
Licensed legal counsel

 

Johanna Salonen is currently on leave until further notice.

Tuomas Tiensuu

Associate, Master of Laws
Helsinki

Tuomas Tiensuu is currently on study leave, studying at the Columbia University School of Law.

Other personnel

Heikki Väätäinen

Sales & Marketing, CMO
Helsinki

Tel +358 9 6812 9319
Mobile +358 50 5911 006
Fax +358 9 6812 9320
heikki.vaatainen@kalliolaw.fi

Heikki Väätäinen joined Kalliolaw in 2007. He has worked in sales and marketing since 1985. His wide work experience covers various business areas, from movie agency companies to publishing companies and ICT companies. Prior to joining Kalliolaw, he worked for an international database company.

Jukka Kallio

Of counsel

Jukka Kallio is the founder of Kalliolaw Asianajotoimisto Oy. Before incorporating the firm in 2000, he was the CEO of a US-based law firm’s subsidiary in Finland.

Jukka has stepped out from the operational matters of the firm but he continues to cooperate with the firm in an of counsel role as an advisor to Kalliolaw’s management.

Soile Strandén

Office Manager
Helsinki

Tel +358 9 6812 9329
Mobile +358 50 5911 100
Fax +358 9 6812 9320
soile.stranden@kalliolaw.fi

Soile Strandén joined Kalliolaw in 2006. She takes care of the day-to-day management of our company as an office manager. She graduated from HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences in 2008. Prior to joining Kalliolaw, she worked at the Finnish Competition Authority.

Engela Gyldén

Assistant
Helsinki

Tel +358 9 6812 930
Mobile +358 50 5979 434
Fax +358 9 6812 9320
engela.gylden@kalliolaw.fi

Engela Gyldén has been a member of Kalliolaw’s team since 2017. Prior to that, she worked at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, and studied at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences.

Tiia Kulonen

Assistant
Helsinki

Tiia Kulonen is currently on maternity leave.

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