University of Helsinki (Master of Laws, 1986). University of Trier (M. Iur., 1988). Spoken languages: Finnish, Swedish, English and German.
Worked at Heikki Haapaniemi (Helsinki) specializing in Corporate and Business Law, Investments and Securities, Banking Law and Corporate and Project Financing, International Contracts, Distributorship, Agency and Franchise Law, Licensing, International Business Transactions, Antitrust and Competition Law, Commercial Law, Industrial Property and Copyright Law, Media Law, Advertising and Marketing Law, Product Liability, Construction Law and Real Estates, Environmental Law, International Private Law, Taxation, Employment Law, Arbitration and Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1991, Finland. Member: Finnish Bar Association.
The Union of Finnish Lawyers.
Young Lawyers" International Association (International Association of Young Lawyers). Heikki Haapaniemi is one of the largest law firms in Finland specializing in Domestic and International Business Law.
The Firm was established in 1958 and its main office is located in the financial and commercial center of Helsinki. The international aspects of the Firm"s practice are of great importance.
In order to meet the demands of the Firm"s clientele engaged in international operations and to satisfy needs associated with the European integration process, Heikki Haapaniemi established a branch office in Paris on May 1, 1989, being at the present the only Finnish law firm registered as a member of the Paris Bar.
The Firm presently consists of 26 lawyers, 13 of whom are partners and a support staff of approximately 20 employees.
Member: Finnish Bar Association. The Union of Finnish Lawyers. Young Lawyers" International Association (International Association of Young Lawyers).
Married Sinikka Inkeri Mutikainen, June 13, 1987. Children: Laura, Annaliisa.