Leenamaija Heinonen is a Helsinki-based Senior Associate working with the firm’s Employment practice. Her extensive experience consists of assisting companies in challenging employment law assignments, including business transformations (scaling up as well as scaling down or going global). She is one of the leading experts in transactional employment law in Finland. Leenamaija’s assignments include large employee consultation procedures, restructuring of labor, cross-border transactional employment law, terminations of employment, as well as director and employment agreements. Leenamaija is a highly valued and experienced employment law professional and her exceptional business understanding and solution focused thinking have received constant praise from the clients.
Leenamaija holds an MBA diploma in addition to her law degree from Aalto University Executive Education. Before joining Roschier, Leenamaija worked for a major Finnish bank as an HR Partner/Employment Consultant handling various types of HR assignments, especially concentrating on benefits and employment law. She has also completed training at the Bench. Leenamaija joined Roschier in 2010.
Law clerk, trained at the Bench (2009-2010)
Sampo Bank Plc, Employment Consultant/HR Partner (2007-2009)
Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the Finnish Society for Labour and Social Security Law
Member of the European Employment Lawyers Association EELA
Member of Mothers in Business MiB
Aalto University Executive Education, MBA (2018)
University of Helsinki, LL.M (2007)
English, Finnish, Estonian