Oscari Seppälä

Oscari Seppälä

Specialist Partner
  • +358 40 672 4285
  • oscari.seppala(at)lkoslaw.fi

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Key experience

Oscari Seppälä Specialist Partner

  • Maritime insurance claims. Advised a Finnish insurance company on recourse claims related to a ship grounding incident in the Helsinki region.
  • International arbitration and sanctions. Advised a foreign corporation through an arbitration process concerning the applicability of sanctions and the contractual right to termination based on those grounds.
  • M&As in Finland. Provided guidance to foreign corporations on navigating M&A activities within Finland, emphasizing strategic and legal considerations.
  • Litigation and contract interpretation. Successfully represented various corporate clients in court, focusing on tort law claims and the detailed interpretation of contractual language.

Oscari Seppälä Specialist Partner – Professional Experience

Mr. Seppälä regularly advises clients on all aspects of international transport, insurance and international trade law issues. Further to this, Oscari Seppälä Specialist Partner’s areas of specialisation are maritime, shipping, commercial, anti-bribery, tort law and sanctions. Oscari is a practising maritime lawyer specialized in transport law. His assignments include international and domestic dispute resolution regarding civil and criminal matters. Moreover, Oscari regularly litigates before court.

Further to this, he advises on Trade Compliance issues frequently and carries on training to clients on sanctions, export and import licenses, EU Customs code, dual use goods as well as economic quotas affecting international trade. Oscari has decade of experience of all these areas. He has worked in Public Legal Aid Office as a Public Legal Aid Attorney, in an other Finnish law firm and in an international freight forwarding undertaking established in Finland.

Oscari has gained valuable first hand knowledge on transport industry and dispute resolution. He provides practical and business orientated legal advice. Oscari also writes articles and lectures on subjects related to his areas of specialisation.

Languages

Finnish, English

Career

Public Legal Aid Office
Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd
DSV

Education

European Lawyers Programme, Edinburgh 2011
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki 2008

Membership

The Federation of Finnish Enterprises – Helsingin Yrittäjät – Itä-Helsinki (the Chairman)
The Federation of Finnish Enterprises – Helsingin Yrittäjät – Member of the Board
Authorised Attorneys at Law
Industrial Lawyers Association
The Association of Finnish Lawyers
The Association of Finnish Insurance Lawyers
The Finnish Maritime Law Association (CMI)

Practice Areas

  • Maritime law
  • Company law
  • Commercial law
  • Transport law
  • International trade law
  • Labour law