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Jukka Laitasalo

Senior Advisor, Attorney-at-Law, Trained at the Bench

+358 40 070 2072
jukka.laitasalo@merilampi.com
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Jukka Laitasalo is one of the founding partners of our 1992 established office. Jukka has diverse experience in high-profile and complex litigations as well as in domestic and international arbitration proceedings. He is also known as a specialist in insolvency law.

Education

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Turku, 1980
  • Trained at the Bench, 1982
  • Attorney-at-Law, 1984

Experience

  • Merilampi Attorneys Ltd., Senior Advisor 2017 –, Partner 1992 – 2016, Chairman of the Board 2009 – 2015, Managing Partner 2006 – 2009
  • Procopé & Hornborg Ltd, Partner 1985 – 1992

Rankings

  • Chambers Europe ja Global, Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators (2018): “Jukka Laitasalo is best known for his activities as an arbitrator. Clients especially benefit from his depth of experience in high-profile cases.”
  • Chambers Europe and Global, Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators (2017): “Jukka Laitasalo is an experienced litigator and arbitrator who also regularly acts as a trustee on high-profile national bankruptcy estates.”
  • Chambers Europe and Global, Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators (2016): “Firm founding partner Jukka Laitasalo is an experienced arbitrator, acting on domestic and international proceedings. Sources admire his “capability to catch the central relevant issues in the middle of all the detail”.
  • Chambers Europe and Global, Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators (2015): “According to sources, firm founder Jukka Laitasalo is “one of the leading Finnish arbitrators.” He is noted for his long-standing experience in both domestic and international arbitrations, as well as his expertise in the field of litigation. Key strengths include complex insolvency-related disputes.”
  • Chambers Europe, Dispute Resolution (2014): “Jukka Laitasalo is a highly experienced dispute resolution lawyer, who brings expertise from decades of practice in the field to bear on major domestic arbitrations and large-scale insolvency-related disputes.”
  • Chambers Europe, Restructuring/Insolvency (2016): “The department knows the business inside out and has a good hunch for how it moves. The service has been very flexible.
  • Chambers Europe, Restructuring/Insolvency (2015): “Founding partner Jukka Laitasalo has vast experience of insolvency matters and is noted by sources for his expertise in representing creditors. He also handles contentious cases.”
  • Best Lawyers listed lawyer in Arbitration and Mediation, Corporate Law, Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation

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