Lasse Lagus
Senior Partner

Work history:

2004-     Senior Partner, Forum Partners  Ltd.
2000-04 Partner, KLegal Ltd. (Co-founder with KPMG Finland)
1987-00 Attorney at Law and Partner, law firm
1986-87 General Secretary of the State Copyright Committee, The Government of Finland,  Ministry of Education

Qualifications:

  • Master of Laws and Licentiate in Laws, University of Helsinki
  • Master of Laws, EU-Business Law, University of Amsterdam
  • eMBA ENCP School of Intl Management Paris and the Management School of the University of Edinburgh
  • Accredited Mediator, CEDR, London
  • Authorized Real Estate Broker, LKV, the Finnish Chamber of Commerce.

Memberships and Positions of Trust:

  • Member of the International Bar Association
  • In addition to various board memberships, the position of trust as board member of the Finnish National Theatre is worthy of mention.

 

Experience:

Lasse has served many multinational companies like Conoco, ATT, Credit Suisse First Boston and Pepsi Cola Scandinavia and foreign-controlled subsidiaries in Finland as well as Finnish medium-size to large companies by assisting them in mergers and acquisitions, commercial and contract issues. Lasse has participated and co-ordinated various major zoning and construction projects especially in Helsinki metropolitan area.

Lasse is Finnish national expert in ICC Commission on Marketing and Intellectual Property and ICC Commission on Competition and Member of Advisory Board of Institute for Transnational Arbitration. Lasse has been the General Secretary of State Copyright Committee 1986-87 and drafted copyright legislation in Finland.  Lasse was the first Finnish Mediator Accredited by CEDR.

Lasse has also written numerous articles in professional magazines and kept lectures on topics such as contract law, company law, establishment of business, mediation and arbitration.