COST Targeted Network TN1302

The voice of research administrators - building a network of administrative excellence (BESTPRAC)


Position Title:
Member of WG3
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Expertise relevant to the Targeted Network

As the legal counsel of Research Services in University of Eastern Finland my main duty is to help researchers to reach agreements needed and wanted relating to projects with external funding by negotiating, advising and commenting the agreements in preparation phase and consulting researchers in possible problem situations and conflicts regarding agreements. I’m advising the researchers and other staff of university also in the internal processes of university regarding agreements. 



With approximately 15,000 students and 2,800 members of staff, the University of Eastern Finland is one of the largest universities in Finland. The university’s campuses are located in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna.

The University of Eastern Finland is a multidisciplinary university, which offers teaching in more than 100 major subjects. The university comprises four faculties: the Philosophical Faculty, the Faculty of Science and Forestry, the Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies.

Research Services offers the members of the University of Eastern Finland staff expert services in the fields of R&D activities, external funding, contracts and intellectual property rights. Research Services is an active link between the university and its most important funders. We work in close cooperation with other Finnish universities and polytechnics, and our sphere of interaction also involves business partners.

Curriculum Vitae

Education/Professional Career


Law studies in University of Lapland, Master of Laws
2008:Associate Lawyer at attorney’s office Krogerus Oy (5 months)
2008-2010:Reporting member at Administrative Court of Kuopio
2010:Trained on the bench at Kuopio District Court
since 2011:Legal Counsel at the University of Eastern Finland