Jukka Paloheimo

Employment Counsel, Helsinki

Jukka Paloheimo is a Helsinki-based Employment Counsel. He has extensive experience from assignments relating to employment and labour law with special emphasis on employment related disputes, including matters related to labour offences as well as occupational health and safety matters. His previous experience also includes assisting client companies in matters relating to reorganization and redundancy. Jukka is an accrediated 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. Jukka 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). Jukka is further described as “precise and hard-working” adding that “he produces business-oriented advice and he respects other colleagues” (Chambers Europe, 2019). He is recognized as one of the experts in the country within labor, employment and benefits also by other international legal directories such as The Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.

Roschier (2017-)
Castrén & Snellman, Counsel (2010-2017), Senior Associate (2007-2010), Associate (2005-2007)
Training 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 European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
Member of the Finnish Lawyers’ Society
Member of the Labour Law Association
Member of the Association of Finnish Lawyers
Member of the Young Lawyers Association
Member of the IBA

“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