Ville Salonen

Attorney-at-law / Partner, Co-Head of Dispute Resolution / Chairman of Magnusson International, Finland

My service areas

  • Commercial
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Data Protection
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Energy
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Arbitration
  • Life sciences
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment
  • Public procurement
  • Real estate
  • Technology

Summary

Ville is a Co-Head of Dispute Resolution at Magnusson in Finland and Chairman of Magnusson International.

He has extensive experience in international arbitration proceedings under the rules of the major arbitration institutes, such as FAI and ICC, as well as complex litigation proceedings in general and specialized courts.

The disputes Ville has dealt with concern industries such as energy, insurance, construction, and real estate.

In addition, Ville is advising international corporate and start-up clients on contract law, mergers and acquisitions, employment, and sports law matters.

Professional experience

Magnusson International
Chairman of the Committee: effective from 3 January 2022 –

Attorneys-at-Law Magnusson Ltd
Attorney-at-law / Partner: 2018 – to date

Prunus Attorneys Ltd
Attorney-at-law / Partner: 2010 – 2017

Prunus Consulting Ltd
Owner, Legal Counsel: 2008 – 2010

Talentor Finland Oy
Senior Consultant: 2008 – 2010

Talentor Group Oy
Legal Counsel: 2008 – 2010

Ulla-Riitta Harju & Co Ltd, Attorneys-at-law
Partner: 2003 – 2008

Ulla-Riitta Harju & Co Ltd, Attorneys-at-law
Associate: 1999 – 2003

Riihimäki District Court
Trainee Judge: 2001 – 2002

Ulla-Riitta Harju & Co Ltd, Attorneys-at-law
Legal Assistant: 1997 – 1999

Education

Helsinki University, LL.M.: 1999

Bar admissions

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

Languages

  • Finnish
  • English

Positions of trust

  • One4all Finland Oy, Board Member: 2021 – present
  • Vahinkosaneeraus Grahn Oy, Board Member: 2020 – present
  • Joblink Oy, Chairman of the Board: 2015 – present
  • Rakennus-Grahn Oy, Board Member: 2014 – present
  • Ilves ry, Member of the Board of Directors: 2020 – 2021
  • Magnus Minerals Ltd., Board Member: 2018 – 2021
  • SH Palveluverkko Oy, Chairman of Board: 2018 – 2021
  • Football Association of Finland, Member of the Board of Directors: 2016 – 2020
  • Tampereen Pallo-Veikot ry, Chairman: 2014 – 2017
  • Football Association of Finland, District of Tampere, Vice President: 2014 – 2016
  • Kotkan Kiinteistöpalvelu Oy, Chairman of the Board: 2013 – 2015

Awards and rankings

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2020
Finland: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Employment and Dispute Resolution

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2019
Finland: Commercial, Corporate and M&A and Employment