DLA Piper appoints new Head of Employment in Finland

DLA Piper has appointed Ms. Outi Tähtinen, a distinguished employment lawyer, as partner and Head of Employment in Finland.

Outi Tähtinen is a specialist in employment law issues, related dispute situations and negotiating settlements. She advises Finnish and international companies in all aspects of employment law.

Outi joins DLA Piper from another leading law firm. She has also gained experience in working at The Federation of Finnish Enterprises where she participated actively in drafting employment legislation. Outi trained at the bench at the District Court of Oulu and is currently member of the Finnish Bar Association and EELA European Employment Lawyers Association.

Outi Tähtinen said: ”I’m very excited to join DLA Piper in Finland. In a globally connected world, the ways of working have changed and there is a growing demand for multinational employment law services. I’m looking forward to continue working in providing outstanding employment law services to our clients both in Finland and globally.”

"Outi Tähtinen is an experienced lawyer, who will through her competence and people-skills enhance the profile and capabilities of DLA Piper’s employment team in Finland,” said Johan Schmidt, Managing Director of DLA Piper in Finland.