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People

We serve our customers with unrivaled professionalism and expertise. A wide range of specialists and industry know-how of our lawyers is at your disposal.

Petri Kokko

Partner

Mirja Latola

Partner

Antti-Pekka Keränen

Partner

Laura Nurmela

Partner

Tarmo Anttinen

Partner elect

Heikki Kukkonen

Senior Associate

Jonna Siikaluoma

Senior associate

Johanna Suutari

Senior Associate

Petri Repo

Senior associate

Noora Jokelainen

Associate

Antti Latola

Senior advisor

Minna Pyyhtiä

Office manager

Mari Juvani

Legal assistant

Petri Kokko

Partner

+358 40 574 7252
petri.kokko@norralaw.fi

I assist our clients in commercial contracts, employment law related issues, transactions, private wealth, dispute resolution and litigation. My clients include major players in energy, infra and healthcare sector in northern Finland, architect firms, consulting firms in various fields, and engineering and metal industry companies. I have vast experience in counseling clients in demanding construction projects.

Previously I have been a responsible partner in Kokkolex Attorneys  and a lawyer at Astrea Attorneys.

MEMBERSHIPS:

Member of Finnish Bar Association

EDUCATION:

Master of Laws, 2002, University of Lapland, Finland

LANGUAGES:

English, Swedish

 

 

Mirja Latola

Partner

+358 40 591 3464
mirja.latola@norralaw.fi

I specialize in real estate and construction, employment law, which I have practiced all my career as an attorney.

I act as a counselor in various construction projects and real estate related contractual matters. I have extensive experience in contract deals, design and consultancy agreements, land use, zoning, real estate arrangements and related contracts and governmental procedures. I have participated in the various stages of the project implementation of several major construction projects. I advise and assist clients in project-related problems. I have handled a considerable amount of construction and real estate-related disputes in general courts and arbitration. I also have experience administrative processes in construction. In also advice clients of the private and public sector in all labor law issues and assist in litigation related to labor law. I have handled numerous employment disputes in courts.

Before I have been a partner at Krogerus Attorneys and Helevä & Hollmen Attorneys. Prior to that I worked as lawyer in the Service Employers Association.

MEMBERSHIPS:

Member of Finnish Bar Association

EDUCATION:

Trained on the bench, 1989, District court of Oulu

Master of Laws, 1987, University of Lapland, Finland

LANGUAGES:
English

Antti-Pekka Keränen

Partner

+358 40 842 6928
antti-pekka.keranen@norralaw.fi

I assist our clients in mergers and acquisitions, company law, in various technology sector contracts, intellectual property and in data protection matters. I have experience working with venture capital and industrial stakeholders in their mergers and acquisitions and assisted them in numerous due diligence projects.

I have strong industry expertise in technology and venture capital. I have worked in various positions in business law since 2001.

Prior to joining Norra Attorneys I worked as a lawyer in KPMG and as in-house lawyer in a software company.

MEMBERSHIPS:

Member of Finnish Bar Association

EDUCATION:

Master of Laws, 2001, University of Lapland, Finland

LANGUAGES:

English, Italian, Swedish

 

Laura Nurmela

Partner

+358 44 345 4336
laura.nurmela@norralaw.fi

I am a business law generalist. I assist our clients in mergers and acquisitions as well as in insolvency, contract and company law matters.

Before joining Norra I have worked in some of the largest law firms in Finland, where I have participated in the management of numerous extensive and demanding bankruptcies and corporate restructurings. In addition to M&A assignments, I have been engaged in managing bankruptcies and corporate restructurings and advising companies facing financial distress situations. I have assisted both domestic and foreign creditors and financiers in insolvency related assignments. I have represented clients in courts, particularly in insolvency-related disputes.

I have long-term experience in carrying out share and business transactions, due diligence inspections and related negotiations. Acting as the corporate legal advisor throughout the life cycle of a company, I have gained valuable insight into the various legal challenges as well as the legal services clients need. My experience also includes acting as a member of the board of directors.

MEMBERSHIPS:

Member of Finnish Bar Association

EDUCATION:

Master of Laws, University of Lapland 2007

Trained on the bench 2014

LANGUAGES:

English

Tarmo Anttinen

Partner elect

+358 50 436 8190
tarmo.anttinen@norralaw.fi 

I have a extensive experience in the field of construction in various positions. I have worked as a lawyer for more than ten years in the largest construction companies of Finland.

I assist our clients in real estate and construction related matters throughout the life cycle of the properties. This covers the period from the development phase through zoning, planning and construction phases to the end of the maintenance period of the property until the property at the end of its life cycle is ready for redevelopment.

I have particularly strong expertise in different procurement and contract models as well as dispute resolution during the execution phases of construction projects. Additionally, my typical work tasks have included, for example, corporate, entity structure and contractual planning, assisting with competitive tendering and commenting of contracts regarding real estate and construction projects. I also assist our clients in dispute resolution.

I am a carpenter by my first profession. My experience of everyday life at the construction site helps me to  focus on the essential factors as a lawyer. I have trained on the bench at the District Court of Oulu in 2012 and I have also experience from the Administrative Court. Prior to joining Norra Attorneys, I worked in Skanska, where I had the opportunity to work in various positions.

EDUCATION:

Master of Laws, University of Lapland 2010

Trained on the bench 2012

LANGUAGES:

English

Heikki Kukkonen

Senior Associate

Jonna Siikaluoma

Senior associate

+358 40 7798383

jonna.siikaluoma@norralaw.fi

I assist our clients in taxation, corporate and contract law as well as matters related to the changes of business ownership.

Prior to joining Norra Attorneys, I worked as a tax advisor in multinational professional services firms where I assisted clients primarily in domestic and international income taxation related matters. I have experience in the income taxation of small and medium enterprises as well as large-scale enterprises, international taxation, and transfer pricing.

I have assisted clients in taxation related appeal procedures as well as tax dispute procedures. Hence, I am familiar with the judicial procedure in general administrative courts. Further, I have trained entrepreneurs and professionals working in financial administration in different occasions. I have also worked, among other things, in a big law firm and National Supervisory Authority of Welfare and Health.

EDUCATION:

Master of Laws, University of Lapland 2011

LANGUAGES:

English

Johanna Suutari

Senior Associate

+358 45 631 6364

johanna.kanniainen@norralaw.fi

I have wide experience in various areas of business law both in the positions of an attorney and as an in-house counsel in Finland and Ireland.

I assist clients in commercial contracts in the manufacturing, consultancy and IT sector, and in real estate and construction matters. I have assisted with various local and cross border contracts, different service agreements, license agreements and procurement in the field of digital industries and technology. I have advised in data privacy matters and acted as a local data privacy officer in a large corporation. I have wide experience in real estate matters, and I have assisted with extensive bankruptcy estates and corporate restructuring proceedings.

I have trained on the bench at the District Court of Oulu and assisted in litigation and administrative proceedings.

Petri Repo

Senior associate

+358 40 821 3880

petri.repo@norralaw.fi 

I assist our clients in insolvency, contract and company law assignments. Mainly, I take care of bankrupt estates and do assignments related to company restructuring. In addition, I handle matters related to family and inheritance law.

Before Norra, I worked for five years in the banking sector and handled extensive family and inheritance law assignments and prepared wealth plans for clients. I have gained my experience in insolvency, company and contract law at Krogerus Attorneys and Norra.

EDUCATION:

Master of Laws, University of Lapland 2017

PROFICIENCY:

Official notary public

LANGUAGES:

English

 

Noora Jokelainen

Associate

+358 50 911 9556

noora.jokelainen@norralaw.fi

I assist our clients in a variety of business law assignments, with emphasis on matters related to contract, corporate, insolvency and tax law. Prior to my graduation, I worked as an Associate Trainee at Norra.

Prior to joining Norra, I have worked during my studies at the Finnish Tax Administration in the field of adjustment taxation gaining experience in matters related to adjustment claims and authority-initiated adjustments regarding income tax and business income tax. In addition, I have gained experience in matters related to damage compensation working as a compensation advisor in the area of air traffic.

EDUCATION:

Master of Laws, 2022, University of Lapland, Finland

LANGUAGES:

English

Antti Latola

Senior advisor

+358 40 558 1495
antti.latola@norralaw.fi

I advise our clients in commercial agreements and challenging business operations and corporate and financial transactions. I have a wide range of experience in different fields of business as a board member and board secretary.

I am also specialized in insolvency law. During my career as an attorney I have worked in numerous bankruptcies and corporate restructuring procedures as estate manager. I also have experience in various voluntary rehabilitation arrangements. In addition, I assist companies in dispute resolution and international arbitration.

Prior to joining Norra Attorneys I was partner in Krogerus Attorneys and before that, at Helevä & Hollmén Attorneys. Prior to my career as attorney I worked as a banker.

MEMBERSHIPS:

Member of Finnish Bar Association

EDUCATION:

Trained on the bench, 1985, District court of Oulu

Master of Laws, 1983, University of Helsinki, Finland

LANGUAGES:

English, Swedish

 

Minna Pyyhtiä

Office manager

Mari Juvani

Legal assistant