Maria Penttilä

Labour and public-service employment law,

Dispute resolution, Contract law

Maria Penttilä

Partner, Attorney-at-Law

+358 50 324 2846

fax: +358 10 752 0125

Maria Penttilä has extensive, diverse, and long-term experience in the legal field. During more than a decade of working in the legal field, Maria has gained a wealth of experience in several areas of commercial law. Maria has particularly strong expertise and experience in labour law.

 Maria has strong experience in a wide range of labour law challenges, including various dispute and criminal proceedings, employee cooperation negotiations, harassment processes, termination of employment, retirement, and incentive schemes. Maria is chairman of the Finnish Bar Association’s Labour Law Expert Team.

In addition to labour law, Maria has been involved in a wide range of indemnity, contract and corporate disputes before the general court and the arbitral tribunal, as well as assisted companies in drafting various business contracts. Maria has attended the Arbitration Academy of the Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce.

Maria is also active in training in the field of labour law.

Practice areas

Labour and public-service employment law
Dispute resolution
Contract law


Attorney-at-Law, 2011
Court training, 2005
Master of Laws (LL.M.), 2004


Attorney-at-Law, Specialist Counsel, Eversheds Attorneys Ltd, 2013–2016
Attorney-at-Law / lawyer Bützow Attorneys Ltd, 2005–2013
Notary, Tuusula District Court, 2004–2005
Lawyer, Bützow Attorneys Ltd, 2004


Finnish Bar Association
The Association of Finnish Lawyers
Association of Young Lawyers
International Organization of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
Labour Law Association
European Employment Lawyer Association (EELA)
Association of Female Jurists

Positions of trust

Member, Finnish Bar Association, Labour Law Expert Team (09/2016 -, chairman 02/2020-)