Kaija Pulkkinen

Kaija Pulkkinen

Attorney-at-law/ Partner, Finland

My service areas

  • Public procurement
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment


Kaija has extensive experience in all aspects of employment law, including day-to-day advice, executive and employment contract issues, various company restructurings and co-operation procedures relating both to the termination of employment and in connection with business transformations, mergers and acquisitions.

She is a well-known lecturer on topics in employment law. In addition, she has solid experience of dispute resolution, especially in court litigations.

Kaija also focuses on matters relating to public procurement, with broad experience gained from demanding public sector assignments including restructurings and incorporations. In addition, Kaija deals with corporate law, and mergers and acquisitions.

Professional experience

Attorneys-at-Law Magnusson Ltd
Partner: 2019 – to date

Ernst & Young Ltd
Senior legal Counsel: 2013 – 2019
Local Partner 2016-2019

Confederation of Finnish Industries
Lawyer: 2009 – 2012

Parish Union of Oulu
Legal Counsel: 2005, 2007 – 2008

City of Oulu
Legal Counsel: 2006

Law office, Oulu
Legal Counsel: 2004

Kuopio Administrative Court
Assistant Judge: 2000 – 2002

Raahe District Court
Court Trainee: 1999 – 2000


  • University of Lapland, LL.M.: 1999
  • Trained on the bench: 2000


  • Finnish
  • English

Positions of trust

  • Member of the Committee of Law and Tax of the Oulu Chamber of Commerce: 2013 – present
  • Member / Expert Member of The Regional OSH (Occupational Safety and health) Committee of the Administrative Agency for Northern Finland: 2009 – present