Mika Laapotti

Mika Laapotti

Attorney-at-law / Senior Counsel , Finland

My service areas

  • EU and Competition
  • Industrials
  • Insurance and financial services
  • Public procurement
  • Real estate
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Transport

Summary

Mika has acquired broad experience of insurance law and the insurance business in general. He has a solid knowledge of domestic and foreign insurance terms and conditions.

Among his other roles prior to joining Magnusson, Mika worked as Claims Manager and Underwriter at Finland’s leading non-life insurer.

For more than 10 years, he has been a member of the Finnish Insurance Complaints Board, which examines disputes relating to insurance relationships as well as to the interpretation of legislation and insurance terms and conditions.

Mika has also worked as lawyer at a Finnish law firm, at a District Court and as a company lawyer at an international Group.

Professional experience

Attorneys-at-Law Magnusson Ltd
Senior Counsel: 2014 – to date

Pohjola Non-life Insurance Company Ltd.
Head of Unit: 2009 – 2014

Pohjola Non-Life Insurance Ltd.
Claims Manager: 2002 – 2009

Pohjola Non-Life Insurance Ltd.
Lawyer: 2000 – 2002

Pohjola Non-Life Insurance Ltd.
Underwriter: 1999 – 2000

Education

  • Trained on the Bench: 1997
  • Aalto University, eMBA: 2012

Bar admissions

  • Member of the Finnish Bar Association
  • Admitted in Finland as attorney-at-law

Languages

  • Finnish
  • English

Awards and rankings

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017
Recommended for Real Estate and Construction in Finland

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2016
Finland: Commercial, Corporate and M&A

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2015
Finland: Real Estate and Construction