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Kirsi Kannaste

Kirsi Kannaste



  • Competition and Regulatory
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Public Procurement

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Kirsi Kannaste focuses on dispute resolution and competition law assignments. Kirsi represents domestic and international clients in both general court litigation and disputes heard before arbitration tribunals. Her arbitration experience includes cases heard under the arbitration rules of the Finland Chamber of Commerce, the ICC International Court of Arbitration and ad hoc arbitration disputes litigated under the rules of the Finnish Arbitration Act. Kirsi also advises clients in connection with the competition law analysis of their business activities and in assignments heard before competition authorities and the Finnish Market Court. She has worked on secondment for a leading law firm in New York City.

Kirsi is currently on maternity leave of absence.


Master of Arts (EC Competition Law), King’s College London, United Kingdom (2011)
Law Clerk, Helsinki District Court (2010)
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki (2006)
Studies at Université Robert Schuman, France (2004–2005)
Areas of Practice

Competition and Regulatory | Dispute Resolution | Public Procurement

Professional Career

Professional Associations

Finnish Bar Association
Finnish Arbitration Association
Finnish Competition Law Association
International Chamber of Commerce, Young Arbitrators Forum
Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Young Arbitrators Stockholm
Young International Arbitration Group
Young Arbitration Club Finland


Arbitration in Finland (International Arbitration Review, 2011) (co-author)

Leniency in Finland (Practical Law Company, 2007, 2008) (co-author)

Recent Developments in Finnish Competition Law (Euromoney, Competition and Antitrust Review, 2007) (co-author)

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