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IP & Technology Expert Lasse Riski Joins Hannes Snellman as Specialist Partner

19 April 2022

Hannes Snellman further strengthens its Intellectual Property and Technology Practice by recruiting experienced IP and technology expert Lasse Riski to join the team as a specialist partner.

Lasse Riski has vast experience working both in law firms and as an in-house counsel, and he has in-depth knowledge of technology and IT law. Lasse advises clients with commercial and technology contracts, IT outsourcing, and software and intellectual property rights licensing. In addition, he is experienced in tech-related M&A transactions and has experience as a contract negotiator of complex domestic and international transactions.

Prior to joining Hannes Snellman, Lasse worked for several years in an international law firm active in the Finnish market. He has also gained experience working as an in-house counsel in international companies.

“We are excited to have Lasse Riski join Hannes. He is a very talented lawyer, whose expertise and skills in technology and commercial matters are a welcome addition to our team, ensuring that we are able to continue to provide our clients first-class service in all domestic and cross-border IP & technology-related questions”, says Jesper Nevalainen, who heads Hannes Snellman’s Technology Practice in Helsinki.

“Lasse is a highly respected colleague, and we are very pleased to welcome him to our team. In addition to his strong expertise, he is also a very nice and easy-going person to work with”, adds Panu Siitonen, Head of the IP Practice in Helsinki.

“I’m very excited to join Hannes Snellman and to become a part of one of the leading IP & technology practices in Finland. I look forward to further developing the practice together with the talented team, and I believe that my broad experience both as an attorney and an in-house counsel will provide added value to the clients”, says Lasse Riski.


For further information, please contact:

Lasse Riski
Tel: +358 50 571 0749

Jesper Nevalainen
Tel: +358 40 5827 826


Hannes Snellman is a top-tier Nordic law firm with 350 outstanding lawyers and other professionals based in Finland and Sweden. We advise leading international and local corporations across all business sectors. Our firm has the expertise and capacity to handle any demanding local or cross-border matters in which assets are being developed, protected, financed, acquired or under dispute.

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