Mika Kärkkäinen


Mika Kärkkäinen


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Outstanding skills especially regarding his knowledge of the current legislation.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2023, Employment

Mika holds stellar and substantive knowledge of law.

Chambers Europe 2023, Employment

Stellar knowledge in employment law. He’s very analytical, a clear communicator and has a professionally calm, soothing demeanour. Mika is very responsive.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024, Employment

Mika Kärkkäinen is a rising star with extremely good knowledge of Employment issues

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021, Employment
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Focus on complex employment law, company restructurings and related dispute resolution.

Mika Kärkkäinen is a seasoned employment law professional. He is known for his trusted advice and hands-on approach to client matters. In addition to his advisory work, Mika has substantial experience representing employers in dispute resolution. He has acted as counsel to employers in a number of cases before the Supreme Court of Finland, and has argued three cases before the European Court of Justice.

Prior joining D&I Mika Kärkkäinen worked for years with the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK where he advised member companies and organizations on a wide range of employment related issues. Having served on various legislative drafting committees, he has gained a deep insight into Finnish employment law. He has also co-authored three books on employment law, including a leading treatise on the Act on Co-operation within Undertakings.

Mika is also frequently invited to lecture and share his knowledge at various professional events.


University of Turku (LL.M., 2007)

Trained on the bench (2010)


Finnish, English and Swedish


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