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We welcome new talents to our Cross-Border Competition & Procurement Team!

16 January 2020

Our Competition & Procurement Team is growing in 2020 with several new competition and public procurement law  professionals joining the practice; Helena Lamminen, Lauri Putkonen, Eeva Tiainen, Johanna Pokela, Sarah Ek, Anna Hovstadius, and Essi Ellman. Here is a brief introduction to the new members of the team:

Helena Lamminen is an internationally experienced competition lawyer, who advises clients on all aspects of competition law, specialising in the identification and assessment of competition concerns, market analysis and assessment of significant market power as well as competition litigation. Helena holds competition law experience from several authorities, and has extensive knowledge in regulatory related competition matters. In addition, Helena has worked for European Commission, and she holds a postgraduate diploma from King’s College London.

Lauri Putkonen advises clients in matters related to competition law, public procurement, and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Hannes Snellman, he has gained experience as senior associate in Finnish private practice, and as seconded in-house counsel in large listed companies, as well as in the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority.

Eeva Tiainen has extensive and versatile experience in public procurement and before joining Hannes Snellman, she worked as a lawyer in Finnish private practice. Sarah Ek, Anna Hovstadius, and Johanna Pokela are newly graduated lawyers, who have previous experience from working in private practice. Essi Ellman will join the Competition and Procurement Team at the end of 2020 after writing her thesis at Hannes Snellman. Frida Svensson joined the team in September 2019 coming from the Swedish Competition Authority, and works within the field of competition law and public procurement.

Welcome to the Hannes team!

Please read more about our Competition & Procurement practice here.