Nika Larkimo Husa

Senior Associate, Helsinki

Dispute Resolution


Nika Larkimo Husa is a Helsinki-based Senior Associate specialized in commercial dispute resolution. Her practice covers arbitration, litigation and ADR.

Nika has represented a variety of clients from different jurisdictions and industry sectors, with an emphasis on construction disputes arising out of major energy and infrastructure projects. She has experience of arbitrations conducted under the ICC, LCIA, SCC and FAI Rules, in different places of arbitration and under a variety of substantive laws. She has also advised clients in corporate and financial transactions, including M&A and capital markets transactions.

Prior to joining Roschier, Nika worked at the Helsinki, London and Paris offices of a global law firm. She is trained in both civil and common law legal systems and is admitted to practice in Finland and England and Wales. She regularly publishes on issues related to international dispute resolution.


Roschier (2021-)
Nokia, Visiting Lawyer (2022-2023)
White & Case LLP, Helsinki, London & Paris, Associate (2015-2020)


Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), Regional Representative for Europe
Member of ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
Member of Young Arbitration Club Finland (YACF)


“Article 1: Scope of Application, UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration – A Commentary”, with Michael Polkinghorne and Tuuli Timonen, Cambridge University Press, March 2020

“Governing Law and Dispute Resolution in Case of Default, Joint Operating Agreement: Applicability and Enforceability of Default Provisions”, with Tuuli Timonen, November 2018

“Recent Trends in International Arbitration”, with Andrew McDougall and Tuuli Timonen, Anniversary Book of the Board of Business Practice of the Finnish Chamber of Commerce, October 2017

“Attracting International Arbitrations Through Adoption of Predictable and Transparent National Legislation – Advantages of the UNCITRAL Model Law for an Aspiring Arbitration Seat”, with Tuuli Timonen, Scandinavian Studies in Law, Volume 63, Arbitration, 2017


Finnish Arbitration Academy (2021)
University of Helsinki, LL.M. (2014)


English, Finnish, French, Russian, Swedish