Antti Rajamäki

Finland, EMPLaw

Minna Saarelainen

Finland, EMPLaw

Antti Rajamäki

Antti Rajamäki is one of the Founding Partners of EMPLaw, a boutique law firm specializing in Finnish employment law, pensions and benefits.

Antti advises employers on all matters related to employment law, pensions and benefits in Finland.

Before the establishment of EMPLaw Antti worked as an employment relationship lawyer in two major Finnish publicly listed companies, Neste Corporation and Kesko Corporation, thus gaining valuable experience and knowledge  on daily employment relationship matters organisations face in addition to advising on  internal co-operation procedures by working closely with company executives, HR specialists and employee representatives. During this time Antti also acted as a member of the employer organizations’ labor market committees.

Antti has also worked for several years in two major Finnish law firms as an employment lawyer specializing in employment related dispute resolution, M&A and co-operation procedures.

Specific skills:

  • Employment Law
  • Individual & Collective Dismissals
  • Employment Litigation
  • Reorganisations & Restructurings
  • Transfer of Business
  • Human Resource Policies

Spoken languages:

  • Finnish
  • English

Professional memberships:

  • The Finnish Bar Association
  • EELA – European Employment Lawyers Association

Education:

  • University of Helsinki – Master of Laws 2008

Contact details

EMPLaw

Kalevankatu 9 A 10
00100 Helsinki
Finland

T: +358 10 281 9690

E: info@emplaw.fi
W: www.emplaw.fi


Minna Saarelainen

Minna Saarelainen is one of the Founding Partners of EMPLaw, a boutique law firm specializing in Finnish employment law, pensions and benefits.

Minna advises employers on all matters related to employment law, pension and benefits. She has over 25 years of experience on employment law related dispute resolution, M&A, outsourcing and restructuring work, work safety and discrimination matters as well as employee liability questions. She also acts as a long term partner for employers on all daily employment law matters and as an arbitrator.

Minna, who is the current chairman of the Finnish Bar Association’s Employment Law Committee.has been ranked by the international legal guide Chambers for her employment law practice in Finland.  In their words:

The “knowledgeable” Minna Saarelainen of EMP Law advises employers on all matters related to employment law, pensions and benefits. Her scope of expertise includes litigation, M&A-related employment matters, work safety, restructuring, discrimination issues and employee liability.

–          Chambers Europe 2017

Specific skills:

  • Outsourcing and Restructuring
  • Dispute Resolution
  • M&A

Spoken languages:

  • Finnish
  • English

Professional memberships:

  • Finnish Bar Association
  • EELA – European Employment Law Association
  • Finnish Arbitration Association

Education:

  • Helsinki School of Economics, eMBA, 1998
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator, 1996
  • Pirkkala District Court, Trained on the bench, 1990
  • University of Turku, Master of Laws, 1989

Contact details

EMPLaw

Kalevankatu 9 A 10
00100 Helsinki
Finland

T: +358 10 281 9690

E: info@emplaw.fi
W: www.emplaw.fi