Jukka Paloheimo

Counsel, Employment , Helsinki

Jukka Paloheimo is a Helsinki-based Counsel. He has extensive experience from assignments relating to employment and labor law with special emphasis on employment related disputes and criminal matters, including matters related to labor offences as well as occupational health and safety matters. He is a trusted advisor to major companies in these type of complex matters, with previous experience in assisting client companies in matters relating to reorganization and redundancy.

Jukka is an accredited mediator of the Finnish Bar Association. He frequently lectures on topics relating to employment law, employment disputes and occupational health and safety. He has also held webinars for international companies regarding Finnish employment law.

Prior to joining Roschier, Jukka worked as a Counsel for another major Finnish law firm.

Jukka is recognized as one of the leading experts in Finland in the field of employment law by Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.

According to clients, Jukka is “an experienced litigator” (The Legal 500, 2023) who is particularly praised for “his responsiveness and ability to concentrate on the essential points of the case” and clients “consider the quality of his advice to be indispensable” (Chambers Europe 2018), one client adding that “his understanding of our case is great” (Chambers Europe, 2023).

Jukka is further described as “precise and hard-working” adding that “he produces business-oriented advice and he respects other colleagues” (Chambers Europe, 2019).

Roschier (2017-)
Castrén & Snellman, Counsel (2010-2017), Senior Associate (2007-2010), Associate (2005-2007)
Law Clerk, trained at the Bench, District Court of Helsinki (2004-2005)
Peltonen, Ruokonen & Itäinen (Currently: DLA Piper Finland Oy), Associate Lawyer (2001-2005)
European Public Policy Advisors (Currently: FIPRA Finland Oy), Account Manager (1999-2000)

Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the IBA
Member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
Member of the Finnish Lawyers’ Society
Member of the Association of Finnish Lawyers
Member of the Young Lawyers Association
Member of the Labour Law Association

“Articles about the law of evidence”, Helsinki Court of Appeals, Lappalainen (ed.), 2006

University of Helsinki, LL.M. (1999)

English, Finnish, Swedish, German

Praised for his responsiveness and ability to concentrate on the essential points of the case.

Chambers Europe