Hannu Kalkas
Attorney, Deputy District Court Judge, Partner

Tel: 09 6126 1811
Gsm: 0400 942 258
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Hannu Kalkas’s areas of specialisation are dispute resolution and litigation, of which he has extensive experience in general courts and arbitration proceedings, as well as resolution of sports disputes.

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Attorneys at Law Spartax Oy, attorney and partner: 2007–
Attorneys at Law Pertti Niemitalo Ltd, attorney: 2005–2006
Attorneys at Law Lindblad Ltd, attorney: 2003–2005
Attorneys at Law  Lindblad Ltd, lawyer: 2003–2005
Kauhajoki District Court, notary and additional district judge 1999–2000
Attorneys at Law Kalkas & Kalkas Ky, lawyer: 1999–2002
Finnish Parliament, MP’s assistant: 1997–1998

AREAS OF SPECIALISATION

Litigation and dispute resolution, labour law, construction and housing, economic crime, sports law

EDUCATION AND TITLES

Attorney: 2003, Finnish Bar Association
Deputy Judge: 2000, Vaasa Court of Appeal
Master of Laws: 1999, University of Helsinki

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Finnish, English

POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY AND MEMBERSHIPS

Finnish Bar Association, Board deputy member: 2014 -
The Consumer Disputes Board, section X, deputy member: 2012 -

Finnish Bar Association, delegation member: 2011–
Helsinki Bar Association, Board member: 2011–
Association of Finnish Sport Managers, Board member: 2009–
Finnish Gymnastics Federation, disciplinary-board member: 2007–
Nordic Sports Law Symposium 2006, general secretary
Sports Law Association, Board member: 2005 - 2011, deputy chairperson: 2012 - 2014,
president: 2015 -
Finnish Sports Association, organisation committee member: 2002–
Finnish Sports Association, conciliation board member: 2000–2003
Finnish Cricket Association, chairperson: 1999–2000

OTHER ACTIVITIES

FIFA player agent: 2007–
IAAF athletes’ representative: 1999–