Pekka Harju

pekka-omasivuPekka Harju
LL.M. Trained on the Bench
+358 9 5657 955
+358 500 609 758
pekka.harju@obl.fi

Areas of Focus
Financial-crime cases
Civil-case trials
Distributions of estate and marital assets
Arbitrator duties
Arbitration proceedings

Education
Attorney-at-Law 1973
LL.M. Trained on the Bench 1973
Master of Laws LL.M. 1968

Language Skills
Finnish, English, German

Background
Attorneys-at-Law Obstbaum Legal Ltd, Partner 2014-
Attorneys-at-Law Obstbaum, Harju, Hirvi & Sorjonen Ltd, Partner 2005 – 2013
Attorneys-at-Law Obstbaum & Harju Ltd, Partner 1989–2004
Attorneys-at-Law Obstbaum, Harju & Kurkela, Partner 1983-1988
Attorneys-at-Law Pekka A. Harju 1973-1983
Attorneys-at-Law A. Kaspi, Lawyer 1969-1972

Other Information
Member of the Finnish Bar Association 1973-
The Finnish Bar Association, Deputy Board Member 1978-86 and 1992-95,
Board Member 1995-2001
Several work groups in the Finnish Bar Association and the Ministry of Justice
Helsinki Bar Association, member 1973-
Helsinki Bar Association, Board Member 1981-1986
Selected as the Advocate of the year 1999 by Helsinki Bar Association
Member of the Legal Advisory Board 2000-2005
Member of the Association of Finnish Lawyers 1968-
Member of the Finnish Arbitration Association
Member of the Private Sector Lawyers Association
Member of the Sports Law Association
Approved and registered arbitrator in the Finnish Bar Association Arbitrator Register