Jesper focuses on commercial law, including outsourcing in the IT sector and has particular expertise in open source licensing issues.
Jesper is a partner based in our Helsinki office. He co-heads the Tech & Comms sector group and Commercial practice group in Helsinki and is one of the leaders of our Software & Services industry initiative.
He advises leading Finnish and international companies both users and suppliers operating in information technology & communications, and media sectors. Jesper regularly supports clients on a wide range of commercial matters, most typically in business critical projects. His expertise covers outsourcing and complex technology transactions, data protection and privacy as well as non-contentious IP, software licensing and compliance matters.
Prior to joining us, Jesper worked for another leading Finnish law firm and as an in-house counsel in a multinational listed IT company based in Finland. During his time with us, Jesper has acted as the external General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors of a Finland based growth IT company operating in the Nordic countries.
He is the former Chairman of the Board (2011-2012) of the Finnish IT-law Association and is currently an active member of the Finnish IT-Law Association, ITechLaw, The Finnish Industrial Property Rights Association and LES Scandinavia.
Leading legal directories, including EMEA Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, Who's Who Legal and the Best Lawyers have recommended Jesper for several years as one of the leading legal advisors in the Tech & Comms industries.
Jesper speaks fluent Swedish, Finnish and English.