Attorney Mikko-Pekka Partanen has nearly 15 years of experience in providing high quality legal services. During the prior years he has been a member of top ranked technology law practises of large law firms as well worked as an in-house counsel at a global information technology products and services company. He has hands-on experience on working with some of the most prominent Finnish information technology related procurement cases of the recent years.  

Partanen has experience in assisting both information technology and services companies as well as private and public sector customers procuring ICT technology and services. He has successfully advised all types of organizations including top global technology companies, major listed companies, banks and financial sector entities, national and EU public organizations as well as technology start-ups.

Way of Working and Approach
  • Practical and efficient
  • Business minded
  • Friendly but tough when needed
  • Reliable


  • Founder, August Attorneys, 2021-
  • Counsel/senior associate, Castrén & Snellman Attorneys, 2017-2020
  • Legal Counsel, Fujitsu, 2014-2017
  • Senior associate/associate, Bird & Bird Attorneys, 2012-2014
  • Associate Lawyer/trainee, HH Partners, Attorneys-at-law, 2006-2012


  • M.Sc (Econ. and Business Adm.), Intellectual Property Law, Hanken School of Economics, 2014
  • Member of the Finnish Bar, 2013
  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2008