Article 18 January 2022

Krogerus promotes Simo Autio and Heikki Vesa to partner

We are happy to announce the promotion of Simo Autio and Heikki Vesa to partner as of 1 April 2022.

Simo's appointment strengthens Krogerus' competition and regulatory practice. His broad range of expertise covers antitrust and merger control as well as public procurement and state aid. He is well-acquainted with various aspects of administrative and public law both on a national and European Union level.

"The ability and enthusiasm with which our competition and regulatory team adds value to clients – in an analytical, yet straightforward way – never ceases to inspire me. I am delighted to be promoted to partner at Krogerus, a firm that combines quality with pragmatism", says Simo Autio.

Heikki's appointment reinforces Krogerus' insolvency practice. He has vast experience in large and complex bankruptcy and corporate restructuring matters.

"I am excited to join the partnership of Krogerus and to further increase my role in the development of our market-leading insolvency practice. I look forward to working with our highly skilled team, committed to providing outstanding service in challenging circumstances, in my new role as partner. Moreover, it's a fun team to work with", says Heikki Vesa.

"I am delighted to welcome Heikki and Simo to our partnership. Our partners are in a key position when it comes to maintaining the firm's culture, a cornerstone of the firm's success. Both Simo and Heikki are promoted from within and they are strong names at the forefront of their respective fields", says managing partner Mårten Knuts.

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