Juha Taipale 1

Juha Taipale

Partner

  • +358 45 635 2585
  • Juha.Taipale (at) TheTrust.fi

Juha is a recognized leading expert in his field of commercial contracting and transactions in the technology sector with a unique set of practical international experience from service contracting, outsourcing, M&A even in a role of a start-up entrepreneur and an in-house counsel.

Most recent client assignments, where Juha has played a key role have been:

  • Preparing and negotiating the Master Service Agreement for the new banking software that Cognizant Inc. will implement for POP Bank (among two other major Finnish Banks)
  • Acquisition of several ICT service provider entities for Tietokeskus Finland Oy
  • Sale of shares in Sappa AB by Viria Oy
  • Setting up of and the completion of an investment for Arctic Security Oy

Juha has been listed as one of Finland’s leading advisers in his field in several rankings and publications, including Legal500, Best Lawyers, Chambers Europe and Chambers Global and he is the current Vice President of the Start-up Committee of ITechLaw.

Education

LLM 1985 (University of Turku)

Memberships

The Finnish Bar Association
Finnish Computer Law Association
ITechLaw (vice-chair of the Start-up committee)

Expertise

Contracting
Outsourcing
Mergers and Acquisition
ICT

Past work

Partner, Eversheds
Partner, Magnusson
Partner, Mäkitalo
Partner, Krogerus
CEO, Bitboys
Partner, Gilbert, Segall and Young
Assistant General Counsel, KONE Corporation
Assistant Vice President, Kansallis-Osake-Pankki

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