Miikka Konttinen

Partner, Helsinki

Complex Construction, Digitalization & TMT, Energy & Infrastructure, Industrial Investments, Outsourcing, Real Estate


Miikka Konttinen is a Helsinki-based Partner and Head of Roschier’s Industrial Investments practice. Miikka has approximately fifteen years of experience in the energy sector and specializes in large-scale industrial projects (green and brownfield, joint ventures, over the fence delivery models, process licensing, feedstock and product sales, etc.) and in sourcing contracts. Miikka has hands-on experience of projects throughout their life cycle, as well as contract management and sourcing processes.

In addition to his focus on energy & infrastructure and industrial investments, Miikka has extensive experience from advising on various technology-related matters such as ICT outsourcing, business transformation projects, cloud services, software licensing and all things digital.


Miikka is recognized as one of the leading individuals in Finland within TMT, information technology, project development, energy: oil & gas and energy: power/electricity by international directories, such as Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal.

Miikka is also the exclusive winner of the 2024 and 2022 Client Choice awards for Data – Information Technology in Finland.

This is what clients say about Miikka:

“Miikka is a very knowledgeable lawyer who understands the level of detail needed for the case and is able to also keep comments that are relevant without getting stuck to the not-so-relevant topics. His understanding of the commercial realities within the industry and ability to give practical real life solutions is a great asset.”
– Chambers Europe 2024, Energy & Natural Resources

“Miikka is very commercially minded and able to think outside the box.”
– Chambers Europe 2024, Energy & Natural Resources

“Miikka has a long experience in ICT both from the private companies’ and advisors’ sides. He is analytical and has the eye for detail, but is always able to propose the commercially best outcomes.”
– The Client Choice Data – Information Technology Award for Finland 2024

“Miikka has a down to earth attitude, gives practical advice and has the ability to focus on the key issues in very complex matters.”
– The Client Choice Data – Information Technology Award for Finland 2024

“Miikka has negotiations skills, argument skills and the ability to draft clear text into agreements that are easy to understand.”
– The Client Choice Data – Information Technology Award for Finland 2024

“Miikka is intelligent, pragmatic and gives quick advice.”
– The Client Choice Data – Information Technology Award for Finland 2024

“Miikka is a talent. Good negotiator, drafting skills and problem-solving.”
– IFLR1000 2023/2024 (33rd edition)

“Professional, quick, pertinent, nice to work with.”
– IFLR1000 2023/2024 (33rd edition)

“Miikka is always able to provide an excellent service.”
– Chambers Europe 2023, TMT

“Miikka Konttinen has a very good understanding of our business and good capability to utilise that knowledge.”
– Chambers Europe 2023, TMT

“Easy to approach and contact. Feels they always prioritise our topics. Good resolutions for our issues and needs. No need to spend lot of time to explain the topics/issues. These comments goes especially to Miikka Konttinen.”
– The Legal 500 2023, TMT

Work highlights

Miikka Konttinen’s experience includes advising:

Project development

  • Infinited Fiber Company in the EUR 400 million investment to the first commercial-scale fiber factory;
  • Nokia Corporation in its R&D Campus project development to Oulu, Finland;
  • Finnish Minerals Group in the establishment of a CAM plant in Kotka, Finland together with Beijing Easpring Material Technology Co., Ltd;
  • Finnish Minerals Group in the establishment of a pCAM battery plant in Hamina, Finland together with CNGR Advanced Material;
  • Finnish Minerals Group in relation to their strategic partnership with Johnson Matthey plc’s battery materials plant in Vaasa, Finland; and
  • Baltic Connector Oy in relation to the construction of the Balticconnector pipeline.


  • Fortum in the sale of a majority stake in its Nordic electric vehicle charging point operator Fortum Recharge to Infracapital;
  • Neste in a major corporate-wide business process transformation programme under which Neste implements globally new business processes and procures IT systems and services to support the new processes;
  • Metso Outotec in major IT projects including global IT outsourcing deal as well software licensing & cloud procurements; and
  • Epic Systems Corporation in all legal matters in Finland including for example the Apotti program under which the public healthcare and social care providers in the Metropolitan area of Helsinki and certain surrounding local governments are transforming their way of working and procuring a new client and patient data system from our client.

Roschier (2017-); Principal Associate (2018-2020), Partner since 2020
Castrén & Snellman, Counsel (2016-2017); Senior Associate (2015-2016)
Neste Corporation, Legal Counsel (2008-2015)


Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the Finnish IT Law Association
Member of Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights (STY)
International Nuclear Law Association in Finland (Kansainvälinen ydinlakiyhdistys Suomessa – Kylys ry.)
The Society of Construction Law (UK)

Professional appointments

The Finnish IT Law Association, Secretary of the Board (2016-2017); Chairman of the Board (2017-2018)


University of Helsinki, LL.M. (2008)


English, Finnish

Exceptionally good capabilities at the negotiation strategy creation level as well as performing the negotiations.

The Legal 500