Annika Pynnä is a Senior Associate specializing in commercial dispute resolution. Annika’s practice includes international and domestic arbitration and litigation as well as corporate investigations, with a primary focus on complex international matters. Annika has experience of international and domestic arbitrations under various arbitration rules, including the SCC, ICC, FAI, LCIA as well as ad hoc and investment arbitrations. She has been involved in disputes relating to e.g. energy and infrastructure, M&A transactions, joint ventures and shareholders’ agreements as well as agency and distribution.
Annika also advises clients on corporate compliance and investigations related matters. She is experienced in running both large-scale and complex global investigations as well as smaller internal investigation matters. She further provides clients with strategic advice in relation to risk management and compliance.
Annika’s work experience includes working as a Visiting Lawyer in the dispute resolution department of Slaughter and May in London. During her time in the UK, she worked on high-profile global investigation matters for FTSE 100 clients concerning multi-jurisdictional white-collar crime and compliance issues.
Annika has worked at the firm’s Helsinki and Stockholm offices and she regularly divides her time between the two offices.
Slaughter and May, London, Visiting Lawyer (2018-2019)
Secretary to the Executive Committee of the Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA), 2017-2019
Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the Swedish Bar Association (EU-register)
Member of Young Arbitrators Sweden (YAS)
Member of Swedish Women in Arbitration Network (SWAN)
Member of the Young Arbitration Club Finland (YACF)
Member of the Finnish Arbitration Association (FAA)
“The Courts and Bar Association as Drivers for Mediation in Finland”, with P. Taivalkoski, in C. Esplugues & L. Marquis (eds), New Developments in Civil and Commercial Mediation – Global Comparative Perspectives, Springer, 2015
University of Helsinki, LL.M. (2014)
English, Finnish, Swedish