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Hannes Snellman Strengthens Its Growing Employment Team – Heidi Kärki Joins Hannes Snellman as Senior Associate

5 December 2018

Heidi Kärki has joined Hannes Snellman’s Employment team as a senior associate. Heidi advises clients on various matters related to employment law, such as employment and director agreements, co-operation proceedings and disputes, as well as employment issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions. In addition to legal studies, she has also studied work psychology and leadership. Previously, Heidi worked for another law firm in Helsinki for several years, before which she practised as a lawyer at the Finnish Business School Graduates. Heidi has also worked at the Federation of Finnish Commerce.

We are extremely happy to have Heidi in our employment team. Being a senior lawyer, she completes our employment team’s expertise very well. Her previous experience brings even deeper understanding to our skill-set, especially on redundancies, manager agreements, and collective agreements from both employer and employee perspectives”, says Specialist Partner Johanna Haltia-Tapio, who heads Hannes Snellman’s Employment practice in Helsinki.

I am very excited to join Hannes Snellman’s experienced employment team. I look forward to bringing additional value to the firm’s clients by advising them on finding clear and conciliatory solutions in their employment law related questions. For most of our clients, the staff is the most valuable asset of the firm. I always help our clients to take care of this asset when advising them on employment law related questions”, says Heidi Kärki.

Hannes Snellman’s employment practice advises on all aspects of employment law, including general and transactional employment law advice, contractual matters, and contentious employment law matters. The team provides continuous practical support to clients both in domestic markets and across borders.

For further information, please contact:

Johanna Haltia-Tapio, tel: +358 9 2288 4243

Heidi Kärki, tel: +358 9 2288 4419

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