People

Ricardo Gomes

Senior Associate | Helsinki
Languages:
English, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, French

Ricardo practices in the Dispute Resolution Group with a special focus on international arbitration proceedings and other cross-border disputes. Ricardo has experience across a variety of industry sectors including energy, construction and infrastructure, technology and telecommunications. Ricardo has also handled post-M&A and contractual disputes. In addition, Ricardo also advises clients on enforcement proceedings.

His past work experience includes investment arbitration proceedings.

Ricardo has also acted as an arbitrator in an international dispute under the FAI Rules.

In addition to his experience at Hannes Snellman, Ricardo has worked with international arbitration and litigation at another major Finnish law firm and at a leading international arbitration practice in Switzerland.


References

Counsel to a major Finnish listed corporation in an international multi-million ICC arbitration concerning alleged defective supply of machinery as well as related injunction and damages claim proceedings in several instances of national courts.

Markus Manninen

Markus Manninen

Partner | Helsinki
markus.manninen@hannessnellman.com
Ricardo Gomes

Ricardo Gomes

Senior Associate | Helsinki
ricardo.gomes@hannessnellman.com
Ella Hiltunen

Ella Hiltunen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
ella.hiltunen@hannessnellman.com
Olli Mäkelä

Olli Mäkelä

Senior Associate | Helsinki
olli.makela@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Vanninen

Johanna Vanninen

Associate | Helsinki
johanna.vanninen@hannessnellman.com
Minna Mäenpää

Minna Mäenpää

Associate | Helsinki
minna.maenpaa@hannessnellman.com

Counsel to a major Finnish listed corporation in an international multi-party ICC arbitration involving damages claims and counterclaims amounting to billions of euros.

Markus Manninen

Markus Manninen

Partner | Helsinki
markus.manninen@hannessnellman.com
Anna-Maria Tamminen

Anna-Maria Tamminen

Partner | Helsinki
anna-maria.tamminen@hannessnellman.com
Ricardo Gomes

Ricardo Gomes

Senior Associate | Helsinki
ricardo.gomes@hannessnellman.com
Ella Hiltunen

Ella Hiltunen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
ella.hiltunen@hannessnellman.com
Minja Jantunen

Minja Jantunen

Senior Associate | Helsinki
minja.jantunen@hannessnellman.com
Aleksiina Markkula

Aleksiina Markkula

Associate | Helsinki
aleksiina.markkula@hannessnellman.com
Minna Mäenpää

Minna Mäenpää

Associate | Helsinki
minna.maenpaa@hannessnellman.com

Counsel to a Finnish listed company in its exit from Russia and related sanctions questions.

Anna-Maria Tamminen

Anna-Maria Tamminen

Partner | Helsinki
anna-maria.tamminen@hannessnellman.com
Ricardo Gomes

Ricardo Gomes

Senior Associate | Helsinki
ricardo.gomes@hannessnellman.com
Aapo Heinäsmäki

Aapo Heinäsmäki

Associate | Helsinki
aapo.heinasmaki@hannessnellman.com

Co-counsel to a major Finnish listed corporation in relation to a multibillion-euro investment treaty claim against the Russian Federation.

Anna-Maria Tamminen

Anna-Maria Tamminen

Partner | Helsinki
anna-maria.tamminen@hannessnellman.com
Ricardo Gomes

Ricardo Gomes

Senior Associate | Helsinki
ricardo.gomes@hannessnellman.com
Aapo Heinäsmäki

Aapo Heinäsmäki

Associate | Helsinki
aapo.heinasmaki@hannessnellman.com

Rankings

  • Ranked in the non-partner category of Who’s Who Legal 2024: Future Leaders — Arbitration
  • Ranked in the non-partner category of Who’s Who Legal 2023: Future Leaders — Arbitration
  • Ranked in the non-partner category of Who’s Who Legal 2022: Future Leaders — Arbitration
  • Ranked in the non-partner category of Who’s Who Legal 2021: Future Leaders — Arbitration

Memberships and Positions of Trust

  • Young Arbitration Club Finland (YACF) — Chairperson (January 2022 – present) and Co-Chairperson (March 2021 – Jan 2022)
  • Club Español del Arbitraje (CEA) — Nordic-Baltic Chapter — Founding Member and Secretary of the Board (December 2017 – 2019)
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) — Member
  • Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) — Member
  • Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) – Member
  • Association Suisse d´Arbitrage (ASA) below 40 — Member
  • Club Español del Arbitraje (CEA) — Member
  • The European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) — Treasurer of the International Board (July 2011 – July 2012)
  • The ELSA Development Foundation (EDF) — Chairperson (July 2011 – July 2012)

Education and Professional Background

  • Senior Associate, Hannes Snellman Attorneys, 2022–
  • Senior Associate, Dittmar & Indrenius Attorneys, 2021
  • Associate, Dittmar & Indrenius Attorneys, 2016–2020
  • Trainee, International Arbitration Group, Lalive, Geneva, Switzerland 2015–2016
  • FAI (Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce) Arbitration Academy, 2021
  • LL.M., University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law, specialisation in international business law, 2015
  • LL.B., University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law, 2011

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Co-author of the book chapter “Digital hearings and digitalisation of Arbitration: How should digitalisation be reflected in the modernisation of the Finnish Arbitration Act” in “Digital Hearings – Civil Procedure and Arbitration” (Norstedts Juridik, 2022, eds. Mika Savola, Ylli Dautaj, Bruno Gustafsson and Rolf Åbjörnsson) together with Anna-Maria Tamminen
  • Speaker at the Club Español del Arbitraje Webinar on “Transparency in International Arbitration” (30 March 2023)
  • Moderator on a panel on “Investment Arbitration in the Nordics” at the Nordic Arbitration Day 2023 in Oslo, Norway (27 January 2023)
  • Speaker at YAWP Webinar on “Succeeding as a Foreign Qualified Lawyer in Continental Europe” (24 October 2022)
  • Speaker at FIBS (Finnish Business Society) Pinnalla juridiikassa Webinar on “Climate Change Risk Mitigation: Why should your company care about what is happening in the Hague District Court?” (6 October 2021)
  • Speaker at the YACF Helsinki Pre-Moot Webinar on “Virtual Hearings: Objections by Counsel and Oral Advocacy” (25 February 2021)
  • Speaker at the Club Español del Arbitraje and YACF on “Arbitration hearings — What else is in the room?” (22 May 2019)
  • Speaker at Helsinki International Arbitration Day Panel Discussion on “Digitalization and Cybersecurity — New Challenges to International Arbitration?” (26 May 2016)