Ari Savela is a leading lawyer in corporate law, advising clients also on mergers and acquisitions and security law matters. His experience includes the full range of corporate law matters, including mergers, diffusions, capital structuring, board liability issues, as well as corporate governance issues.

In addition to his LL.D. dissertation regarding hostile takeovers, Ari has published numerous books and articles on corporate law on topics such as liability for damage in limited liability companies. Since 2006, he has served as the editor-in-chief of Defensor Legis, the law review of the Finnish Bar Association. He has also participated in the preparatory work of the Finnish Companies Act.

Prior to joining private practice, Ari worked as researcher at the University of Helsinki and the University of Turku.