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Partner Risto Riikonen has successfully represented clients in various disputes and acted as a counsel in several high-profile commercial litigation and arbitration cases. Risto’s areas of specialisation include matters related to corporate disputes, insolvency and competition litigation and he also has a wide range of experience in commercial disputes relating to, e.g. shareholders’ agreements, service agreements, lease agreements, insolvency, recovery claims, tort law, environmental liabilities and construction as well as white-collar crime defence cases.
For example, Risto acted successfully as counsel in an environmental liability claim before the Supreme Court (precedent KKO 2018:11). Risto has also acted as counsel in landmark follow-on damages trials related to breaches of competition law. In addition, Risto has on a number of occasions represented clients in various bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings, and acted as a counsel in district courts, courts of appeal, the Finnish Supreme Court, administrative courts and the Market Court. Risto also regularly represents clients before the Courts in various construction disputes.
Risto assists our clients in all phases of disputes and conflicts starting from the prevention of disputes and negotiation of amicable solutions through to representation in legal proceedings and enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards.