Attorney-at-law / Partner
Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Employment, Media, sports and entertainment, Real estate
T: +358 207 419 500
M: +358 46 814 1441
Ville Salonen has a wide experience of legal counselling in advising international corporate clients on contract law, mergers and acquisitions, employment issues and real estate matters. Ville focuses also for sports law and he is a Member of the Board of Directors at Finnish Football Association, Finland's largest amateur sports federation.
Prior to joining Magnusson, Ville was a Partner and lawyer at Prunus Attorneys Ltd, at his own firm. He has also worked as a Partner at Ulla-Riitta Harju & Co Ltd, Attorneys-at-law and Senior Consultant at Talentor Finland Oy, an international Executive Search company operating in in Europe, Asia, North and South America.
Ville operates both in Magnusson’s Helsinki and Tampere offices.
Magnusson Attorneys Ltd (Attorney-at-law / Partner), 2018 – to date
Prunus Attorneys Ltd (Attorney, Partner), 2010 – 2017
Prunus Consulting Ltd (Owner, Legal Counsel), 2008 – 2010
Talentor Group Oy (Senior Consultant), 2008 – 2010
Talentor Group Oy (Legal Counsel), 2008 – 2010
Ulla-Riitta Harju & Co Ltd, Attorneys-at-law (Partner), 2003 – 2008
Ulla-Riitta Harju & Co Ltd, Attorneys-at-law (Associate), 1999 – 2003
Riihimäki District Court, (Trainee Judge), 2001 – 2002
Ulla-Riitta Harju & Co Ltd, Attorneys-at-law (Legal Assistant), 1997 – 1999
Helsinki University, LL.M. - 1999
Finnish Bar Association, admitted as attorney-at-law.
Finnish Football Association, Member of the Board of Directors, 2016 – to date
Joblink Oy, Chairman of the Board, 2015 – to date
Rakennus-Grahn Oy, Board Member, 2014 – to date
Tampereen Pallo-Veikot Ry., Chairman, 2014 – 2017
Football Association of Finland, District of Tampere, Vice President, 2014 – 2016
Kotkan Kiinteistöpalvelu Oy, Chairman of the Board, 2013 – 2015