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Simo Autio

Simo Autio



  • Competition and Regulatory
  • Environment and Land Use
  • Public Procurement

WSG Practice Industries




Simo is an experienced competition lawyer with a broad range of expertise covering antitrust and merger control as well as public procurement and state aid.

His areas of specialisation also include sector-specific legislation in various fields, such as pharmaceuticals. Simo has worked on secondment at the Brussels office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.


  • Master of Laws, University of Turku (2011)
  • Master of Arts (English Philology), University of Tampere (2008)
Areas of Practice

Competition & Regulatory | Competition and Regulatory | Environment | Environment and Land Use | Public Procurement

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Krogerus advises Ahlström Capital on investment in Avain Yhtiöt
  • Krogerus advises the Cities of Helsinki and Lahti in public private partnerships

Professional Associations

  • Finnish Bar Association
  • Finnish Competition Law Association

KHO 2012:32: Hankinnan tekeminen väitetyltä valtion tuen saajalta (KHO 2012:32: Making a Public Procurement from an Alleged State Aid Recipient) (Lakimies, 6/2012) (available only in Finnish)

EU:n valtiontukisääntöjen huomioiminen yrityssaneerausmenettelyssä (The Effect of EU State Aid Rules on Finnish Corporate Restructuring Proceedings) (Edilex, 2012/19) (co-author) (available only in Finnish)

Kilpailuoikeuden sanktiot ja Euroopan ihmisoikeustuomioistuimen rangaistusmääritelmä – seuraamusjärjestelmien rajankäynti EU:n muuttuvassa oikeustilassa (The Nature of Competition Law Sanctions in the Light of the European Court of Human Rights' Definitions of Criminal Sanctions) (Acta Legis Turkuensia, 1/2012) (available only in Finnish)

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