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JP Alho

Partner

 

JP Alho

Firm: Krogerus
Address:Unioninkatu 22
Helsinki 00130
Finland
Phone:+358 (0)29 000 6264
Fax:+358 (0)29 000 6201
Email:Send an Email
Local Time:Fri. 00:20
Web site: Direct Page

Profile

JP Alho has in-depth experience in advising clients in dispute resolution, arbitration, labour law (including employment disputes), insolvency law and commercial law assignments. He also represents clients in matters related to the protection of privacy and information security. JP acts as an adviser for the boards of directors of several companies. He also lectures on contract law and labour law issues.

 

Languages: Finnish, English, Spanish
Joined the Law Firm in: 2002

 

Areas of Practice

 

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment and Benefits
  • Restructuring and Insolvency

 

Professional Career

 

Significant Accomplishments

Chambers Global 2014 (Dispute Resolution): "Jari-Pekka Alho heads the firm's arbitration team but also has a wide-ranging litigation practice, with recent case highlights including employment, projects and energy, and pharmaceutical law aspects"

Chambers Global 2013 (Dispute Resolution): “well regarded for his prominence in litigation and arbitration, notably in employment matters”

Chambers Global 2012 (Dispute Resolution): “fast, creative and solution-centred approach”

Chambers Europe 2013 (Employment): “the most established figure, best known for his work in employment litigation.”

Chambers Europe 2012 (Dispute Resolution): “He is a highly skilled litigator, and regularly represents employers in labour law disputes”

Chambers Europe 2011 (Dispute Resolution): “very down-to-earth and solution-centred approach to disputes”

Chambers Europe 2011 (Employment): “He is praised by clients for his straightforward manner: ‘We like his dynamic approach. It is never unclear what his point of view is’”

Legal 500 EMEA 2014 (Dispute Resolution): “recommended lawyer for dispute resolution”

Legal 500 EMEA 2012 (Maritime and Transport): “without doubt unrivalled for aircraft leasing disputes” (Dispute Resolution): “extremely efficient with a very pragmatic approach”

Legal 500 EMEA 2010 (Dispute Resolution): “focused, clear and keen to turn stones to find evidence”

Listed in the 2013 and 2014 editions of Best Lawyers (Labor and Employment; Litigation)

Endorsed by PLC Which Lawyer? 2011 (Labour and Employee Benefits, Dispute Resolution)


Professional Associations

Finnish Bar Association
International Chambers of Commerce, Arbitration Commission
International Bar Association



Publications

Osakassopimukset, Käsikirja osakassopimusten laadintaan (A Guide to Drafting Shareholders’ Agreements) (Edita Publishing Oy, 2009) (co-author) (available only in Finnish)

Toimitusjohtajasopimukset (Contracts for Managing Directors) (Edita Publishing, 2003) (co-author) (available only in Finnish)


 

Education


Master of Laws, University of Helsinki (1996)