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Riikka Autio

Head of Employment

Riikka Autio focuses on employment law, with particular emphasis on dispute resolution. She advises private and public sector employers as well as employees in connection with various employment law matters, among others, on collective bargaining agreements, legislation development, director agreements, co-operational proceedings and expatriation.

Riika often advises in connection with mergers and acquisitions and restructuring processes and represents clients in employment related disputes in both civil and administrative courts.

Areas of FocusEmployment
  • English
  • Finnish
  • Swedish
  • Trained at the Bench, 2009
  • University of Turku, Master of Laws, 2007

Prior Experience

  • 2018-19, Legal Counsel, VR Group
  • 2010-18, Counsel, Senior Associate, Associate, Finnish law firm
  • 2008-09, Clerk, District Court of Lahti
  • 2007-08, Referendary, Administrative Court of Helsinki

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Finnish Bar Association
  • Association of Finnish Lawyers
  • Association for lawyers in the private sector
  • Finnish Labour Law Society
  • EELA, European Employment Lawyers Association
  • AIJA, International Association of Young Lawyers