Henriikka Piekkala

Counsel / Helsinki

About Henriikka

Henriikka advises on legal issues related to regulated markets and competition law. She has wide knowledge and experience in telecom, postal, media and energy regulation related antitrust issues and policy matters, and in pricing issues in particular.

Henriikka transferred from the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (Ficora) where she acted as a Legal Counsel. She started her career at the Finnish Competition Authority before joining Ficora in 2001. While working at Ficora, she represented Ficora before the European Commission, the Independent Regulators’ group, Nordic countries’ cooperation group and Finnish courts, including the Finnish Supreme Administrative Court.

In addition, Henriikka was the project leader for Ficora’s radio spectrum auction where the licenses for the digital broadband mobile network were granted in 2009.

Rankings

Chambers Europe

  • EU & Competition

Chambers Europe | 2022

Chambers Europe | 2021 

“She has a good understanding of our business and of the commercial aspects tied to our legal matter.”

Chambers Europe | 2020

“She has extensive experience of competition law and regulatory issues, she is a good team player and a pragmatic adviser.”

Chambers Europe | 2019

“Very analytical and experienced.”

“Very good sector-specific knowledge.”

Chambers Europe | 2018
“Pragmatic, analytical and easy-going.”

  • TMT – Key Lawyer
  • EU & Competition – Key Lawyer

The Legal 500 | 2022
“Henriikka Piekkala is no doubt the best telecoms lawyer in any Finnish law firm.”

The Legal 500 | 2021
“Probably the most competent telecoms lawyer in any Nordic law firm.”

  • Data – Telecoms & Media

Career

  • Counsel, Borenius, 2017–
  • Senior Associate, Borenius, 2011–2017
  • Legal Counsel, Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority, 2001–2011
  • Research Officer, Finnish Competition Authority, 1999–2001

Education

  • Bar Admission, 2013, Helsinki, Finland
  • Master of Laws, 1999 University of Turku, Finland

Languages

  • Finnish, English