Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd
Antti heads Hannes Snellman’s Dispute Resolution practice in Helsinki and is a member of the firm’s Partner Committee. Antti has over 15 years’ experience of litigating and arbitrating high-stakes commercial disputes. Having spent hundreds of days in the courtroom during the last few years alone, Antti is praised for his presentation and cross-examination skills.
Antti is particularly focused on two areas. He heads the firm’s construction and engineering disputes practice. Antti has counselled owners, contractors and consultants in many of the largest cases in this field. In addition, he is constantly retained in the most critical competition litigation and follow-on private enforcement cases, having tried several landmark cases through the entire Finnish court system as well as in arbitration.
Additionally, Antti sits as arbitrator in domestic and international proceedings and lectures on arbitration and litigation related topics.
Antti’s recent construction dispute experience includes acting for a Nordic construction consultant in a dispute concerning a large infrastructure project (valued over 500 MEUR) as well as representing a number of developers, contractors and other parties in arbitrations and litigations relating to power plants, shopping centres, office buildings and housing projects (valued at several hundred MEUR). In competition related matters, Antti has recently represented UPM and Lemminkäinen against hundreds of claimants in the two largest private enforcement cases tried in Finland (the so-called raw wood and asphalt cartel cases), with claims exceeding 500 MEUR.
According to interviewees, Antti Järvinen is ‘one of the best litigators in the country’” (Chambers Global 2016). Antti is listed in Who’s Who Legal (Arbitration and Litigation), Chambers Band 1, and as Leading Individual in Legal 500.