International Arbitration Guide

Describe the international arbitration governing bodies/structure in your jurisdiction.

Finland is an arbitration friendly jurisdiction. Finland has both a statutory option for arbitration as well as a well established Arbitration Institute under the Finnish Chamber of Commerce.

Describe any unique circumstances in your country that affect international arbitration (i.e., change in government, etc.).


Please provide a brief overview of your firms international arbitration capabilities (team members, experience as litigators in arbitration as well as experience as arbitrators).

Applex Attorneys has handled multiple national and international arbitral proceedings on behalf of its clients. Applex’s litigation team has eight members that have experience as litigators in multiple arbitral proceedings with both local and ICC rules.

In which areas does your firm handle arbitration? (i.e., international investment, infrastructure, public works, energy, construction, etc.)

International trade, Construction, Technology and IT, M&A, Employment law and Corporate law disputes among others.

Which industries does your firm serve in this area (i.e., energy, insurance, public concessions, etc.)?

International trade, Construction, Technology and IT, M&A, Public Health and Health care as well as Infrastructure.

Does your firm provide lawyer representation or certified arbitrator resources, or both? Please describe.




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Janne Haapakari
Managing Partner