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Curriculum vitae

Professional & Academic Experience

August 2020 - present

Freelancer & Independent Contractor

Jurist | Legal Contractor & Interim Counsel | Pro bono Legal Advisor | Freelance Writer & Editor

Independent legal contractor for various types of legal work. Interim legal counsel. Pro bono legal advisor to social enterprises and young start-ups. Freelance services in copywriting, copyediting, proofreading, fact-checking, (legal) translating, photography, and illustrating.

August 2017 - May 2020

Legal Associate

Junior training contract at a large law firm in Amsterdam

Rotations in the departments for competition law (for 6 months), international arbitration (for 1.5 years), and intellectual property law (for 1 year).

September 2016 - August 2017

LL.M. with Merit

Master's degree in Global Environment and Climate Change Law, Edinburgh Law School (UK)

International Environmental Law, International Law of the Sea, European Environmental Law, EU & National Climate Change Law, Corporate Social Responsibility & the Law

August 2014 - June 2016

B.A. with Honours

Liberal Arts & Sciences: Global Challenges, Leiden University College The Hague (Netherlands)

Major in International Law

Minor in Journalism and Environmental Science


 

Nationalities: Finnish & German

Residency: Finland, Germany, Netherlands, UK, USA

Legal Specializations: Alternative Dispute Settlement, Climate Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Social Responsibility, Public International Law, Environmental Law, EU & Comparative European Law, EU Regulatory Law, Human Rights Law, International Arbitration, Intellectual Property Law

 

Languages

 

English

Native

German

Native

Finnish

Native

Dutch

Good

Swedish

Fair

French

Fair

Spanish

Beginner

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