Tapio Väätäinen

Tapio advises clients regarding corporate and commercial disputes. He has nearly 25 years of experience as counsel for listed and other major corporations in demanding arbitration proceedings, and in large and extensive civil and criminal litigations including representing clients in the Supreme Court of Finland and in the European Court of Justice. He has also expertise in corporate insolvency matters and acting as bankruptcy administrator. Tapio has been ranked by Chambers Global and Europe and Legal500 for over a decade. In 2018, he was the exclusive winner in the Litigation category for Finland in the ILO Client Choice Awards. Before joining Itäinen & Ojantakanen Attorneys Ltd, Tapio was a partner at Mentula & Väätäinen Attorneys Ltd. Prior to that, Tapio was a partner and co-head of the dispute resolution practice group in a major Helsinki based law firm.