Legal consultation and advice for free for Maria 01 entrepreneurs and startups


Welcome to Legal Clinic Office Hours for Maria 01 Startup members! 

Office Hours at the Maria 01 Campus allow startups to meet with experts from the community to discuss and receive advice on various topics. Our Maria 01 partner experts are here to give advice and support for our startup members– free of charge.

On September 27th and 28th, we will have Jani Rantanen and Paul Durac from Mäkitalo at Maria 01. Our members can now book a 45 minutes legal consultation session – free of charge. Mäkitalo is an experienced law firm with diverse startup expertise when it comes to data policy, GDPR, and commercial agreements to Shareholder agreements and employee contracts.

This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to sit down with a Maria 01 expert and get advice on pressing legal questions you might have as an entrepreneur and a startup company.

Book a slot here:

Tuesday 27 September, 10:00-14:30 Brick Room
Wednesday 28 September, 12:00-16:30 Brick Room

For who:
Maria 01 startup members

Questions about the office hours:

About the experts:

Jani is a partner and attorney-at-law at Mäkitalo and co-leads Mäkitalo’s corporate practice. Jani’s heart beats for startups and especially for ICT-focused companies due to his personal interest in the branch. For several years Jani has advised Maria 01 ecosystem’s companies in various legal matters from establishment and formation of a company to shareholders’ matters and financing. Jani acts as a legal advisor for corporate clients in Finland and abroad.

Paul knows data privacy and commercial agreements. As a former data protection officer Paul has also gained experience from company law and has participated in projects regarding startup development. “Looking at the big picture, the small details might sometimes be forgotten. In data privacy matters one small thing might easily escalate. My job is to point out possible risks that can be avoided with a little bit of an effort.”

About our legal partner Mäkitalo:
Mäkitalo is an agile and experienced attorneys-at-law office with close to 30 legal experts with versatile backgrounds and passion for corporate law. We focus on understanding our customers’ business and offer tailored solutions. Mäkitalo has been a legal partner for Maria 01 for several years.

Maria 01 & Mäkitalo Office Hours