Risto Riikonen

Risto specializes in corporate and commercial disputes. He has for over ten years acted as counsel for corporations in litigation and arbitration proceedings. Risto regularly acts as counsel in various construction and environmental liability disputes as well as in competition litigation cases. He represents clients also in various insolvency, restructuring and criminal proceedings as well as in disputes relating to international trade and transport, ICT matters and tax and customs issues. Risto has considerable experience in arbitral proceedings conducted under the ICC and the FAI Rules as well as in ad hoc proceedings in different venues of arbitration and under a variety of substantive laws. In addition, his practice covers dispute avoidance and strategic advisory work in different conflict situations. Prior to joining Itäinen & Ojantakanen Attorneys Ltd, Risto was a partner at Mentula & Väätäinen Attorneys Ltd and before that worked at a major Helsinki based law firm.