Senior Associate Maija Mattila and Associate Lotta Laukkio from Neptun Juridica will join Borenius on 1 January 2016, further reinforcing our growing and top-ranked Shipping and Employment practices.
Maija has extensive experience in maritime-law-related issues specialising in maritime employment law, a new competency area for our Shipping and Employment practices. Maija is also an experienced litigator in general courts and Labour Court, and she has been involved in negotiating and drafting collective bargaining issues on several occasions. In addition, Maija frequently represents captains working on board of vessels in diverse criminal investigations. Currently Maija represents 22 ship owners in legal proceedings where the ship owners claim for damages in a fairway-due-related matter. The ship owners’ case was successful in the District Court. The matter is currently pending in the Court of Appeal.
Lotta assisted Maija in various matters related to maritime and employment law and she will continue working with these topics at Borenius as well.