Avance welcomes competition professional Asko Lindqvist

We are delighted to announce that Asko Lindqvist joins Avance as a Partner (elect).

Asko has over 25 years of experience in competition law and regulatory advisory, including complex transactions work and merger control, cartel and dominance cases, related litigations and investigations. He is also experienced in public procurement/government contracts, foreign investment control (FDI), and state aid matters.

Asko is regarded as one of the top competition law and public procurement experts in Finland. Prior to joining Avance, he worked as a partner at another leading Finnish law firm. Earlier in his career, he has also served as part of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition in Brussels and worked for an international contract manufacturer in Singapore and Hong Kong.

We are excited to welcome Asko to Avance”, says Katja Jaakkola, who heads the Competition and State Aid team. “He is an experienced competition law expert who will further strengthen our established reputation and presence in the market. Asko is a great person to work with and brings outstanding people skills and a can-do attitude to the table. He’ll be a valuable asset to our team strengthening and expanding Avance’s capabilities in competition law and public procurement matters.”