Petteri Uoti


Petteri Uoti


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Petteri Uoti is a “highly skilled” employment lawyer who is widely respected for his dispute resolution expertise.

Who’s Who Legal, WWL: Labour & Employment 2018

Cutting-edge knowledge of Finnish employment laws and litigation practices, superb appreciation of client needs, and achieves excellent results.

Chambers Europe 2016, Employment

Petteri is the leading expert in employment law in Finland.

Chambers Europe 2023, Employment

A top talent and very likeable legal expert; his presence is reassuring.

Chambers Global & Europe 2016, Dispute Resolution

Most experienced and skilled lawyer in employment law in Finland.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2023, Employment

Petteri Uoti is one of the most widely known and respected figures in the field. Clients frequently turn to him for his in-depth knowledge of benefits and pensions.

Who’s Who Legal, WWL: Pensions & Benefits 2018

Huge experience in employment law matters and excellent co-operation skills.

Chambers Europe 2019, Employment

Petteri Uoti is an experienced practitioner with extensive expertise in M&A and corporate restructuring employment matters.

Who’s Who Legal, WWL: Pensions & Benefits 2022

D&I Partner Petteri Uoti is the only employment law attorney in Finland ranked as a leading Labour and employment practitioner.

Expert Guides, Best of the Best Global 2019

An employment litigation specialist, Petteri Uoti is “highly regarded” in the market within this area.

Chambers Global & Europe 2018, Dispute Resolution

One of the best lawyers in Finland in his area of profession.

Chambers Europe 2017, Employment

You can trust that your case will be handled in the absolutely best possible way.

Chambers Europe 2023, Employment

Strong in negotiation strategy type of work.

Chambers Europe 2019, Employment

He has an extraordinary talent for explaining details in an understandable way and he is very open and convincing.

Chambers Europe 2018, Employment

He has vast experience in solving difficult problems and outstanding knowledge of employment legislation and practice. He is also extremely good at explaining complex issues in understandable ways and defending arguments favourable to his clients.

Chambers Europe 2020, Employment

The top employment lawyer in Finland. He handles the high-profile cases and is a really well-known figure in this area.

Chambers Europe 2015, Employment

He is, in my opinion, the leading expert in employment law in Finland. He is highly knowledgeable, extremely good at litigation and very good at finding innovative solutions and arguments.

Chambers Europe 2021, Employment

Hailed as “one of the best-known Finnish labour law experts,” Petteri Uoti is a market leader for dispute resolution within this area.

Chambers Europe 2018, Employment

Strong knowledge base and talent to open the issues at hand.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021, Employment

Recognised master of Finnish employment law.

The Legal 500 2017, Employment
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Focus on employment law matters relating to mergers and acquisitions and company restructurings and employment dispute resolution.

Petteri Uoti is known for his extensive experience and practical advice on broad range of Finnish national and international employment law matters, including establishing human resource policies in Finland, drafting of employment-related contracts and individual and collective dismissals.

He has advised employers in several high-profile landmark cases in general and specialised courts, including the Labour Court, the European Court of Justice and the Finnish Supreme Court.

He is a board member representing Finland at European Lawyers’ Association EELA.

Keywords: Administrative Proceedings, Dispute Resolution


University of Helsinki (LL.M., 1988)

Trained on the bench (1991)

Admitted: Finnish Bar Association

First chair of the Employment law expert group of the Finnish Bar Association.


Finnish, English and Swedish


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