Road carrier’s liability in a contractual chain situation

Background The Appeal Court of Turku in its judgment nro 294, dnro S 13/2163 evaluated whether under the Finnish Road Carriage Act (345/1979) (”RCA”) a performing road carrier is liable...


PRECEDENCE | The Finnish Supreme Court

Precedence | Jurisdiction The Finnish Supreme Court has provided a precedence in a transportation matter regarding jurisdiction of Finnish courts. The case has been ongoing for years. Now the European...


LEGAL UPDATE | Working Hours Act

Working Hours Act | Significant changes The new Finnish Working Hours Act (872/2019) (the “New Act”) to become effective as of 1.1.2020. The New Act is generally applicable and therefore...


Employment legislation in Finland

Employment legislation in Finland Employment legislation in Finland can be found from several acts. In general, the Employment Contracts Act (55/2001, as amended) enacts requirements applicable to employment. However, there...


Our team succeeds in a maritime case

Seafarer has specific rights under Finnish Maritime Code | Shipping law and Maritime in FINLAND The Finnish Maritime Code has specific rules regarding e.g. jurisdiction, liability and applicability. Therefore to...


Business law with NewLaw Concept

Transport law | Maritime law and NewLaw concept LKOS Law Office is a boutique business law office established in Helsinki, Finland. We are specialised in transport law and maritime law....