Maria WasastjernaPartner at Hannes Snellman (Finland)
Maria Wasastjerna has extensive experience in competition law and regulatory matters. She advises Finnish and international companies on all aspects of competition law, specialising in regulatory legal and compliance matters, as well as in competition litigation and M&A transactions. Prior to joining Hannes Snellman, Maria gained several years of experience as an in-house lawyer in global corporations, most recently as a lead counsel for global competition law and policy at Nokia Corporation. Maria also has working experience from the EU and US competition regulators in Brussels and Washington, DC.
Maria has a PhD in competition law from the University of Helsinki. She recently published a book on competition, data, and privacy in the digital economy with Kluwer Law International. Maria regularly publishes articles, presents at conferences, and lectures on competition, compliance, and technology-related topics. She is a qualified attorney in Finland and the State of New York (US) and has been ranked in Legal 500 for her work in EU and competition law.