Janne Haapakari

Managing Partner, Attorney-at-Law

Janne’s expertise is in corporate law, contract law, construction and real estate as well as dispute resolution. In addition, he has exceptionally broad experience in general business law. He acts as a member of the board of directors or as a secretary in several companies. Janne is also an experienced chairman in general meetings of both private and listed companies. He is especially familiar with companies in construction and real estate as well as ICT industries.

Cases

7.11.2019

Sale of Kone-Yijälä Oy to Metsäkonepalvelu Oy

Applex Attorneys advised sellers in the sale of shares in Kone-Yijälä Oy to Metsäkonepalvelu Oy. Kone-Yijälä Oy is a Finnish harvesting company established in 1993 by two brothers, Antti and Heikki Yijälä. The company is very well known in the logging field and Kone-Yijälä is widely acknowledged as a reliable brand.

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6.2.2019

Applex successfully assisted clients in a broad financial crime case

The Helsinki Court of Appeal issued a judgment on 31 January 2019 in a broad financial crime case concerning aggravated dishonesty by a debtor, in which Applex Attorneys assisted the key complainants. The principal in the first degree, a well-known Finnish businessman living abroad, was sentenced to unconditional imprisonment for two years and six months.

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Career

  • Applex Attorneys Ltd, Managing Partner 2010 –
  • Fondia Oy, Area Manager 2008–2010
  • Ernst & Young Oy, Senior Legal Counsel 2006–2008
  • Turkki Kokko Heliö Oy (Bützow), Attorney-at-Law 2002–2006
  • Helevä & Hollmén Oy (Krogerus), Attorney-at-Law 1999–2002
  • Oulu District Court, court training 1998
  • Anttinen ja Leikas Oy, Lawyer 1997

Education

  • Attorney-at-Law, Member of the Finnish Bar Association 2001
  • Trained on the Bench 1999
  • LL.M., University of Lapland 1997
  • Uppsala Universitet 1997, studies in international law and competition law
    Civil engineering, University of Oulu 1991-1993

     

Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English

Memberships

  • Finnish Bar Association
  • Federation of Finnish Enterprises, Tammerkosken Yrittäjät ry
  • Finnish Business Angels Network