Daniel Widman

Finland

Widman & Co
Norra Esplanadgatan 1
P.O. Box 180 FI-22101
Mariehamn, Finland

Tel: +358 18 17 740
Fax: +358 40 575 1253

Email: daniel.widman@widman.fi
Web: www.widman.fi

Daniel Widman is a Member of the Finnish Bar Association and partner of the law firm Widman & Co Attorneys at Law based in Mariehamn, Åland Islands, Finland. Daniel is specialized in inter alia gaming law and has acquired an in-depth knowledge of Åland, Finnish and European gaming law issues over the past years and advises several gaming operators. For instance, Daniel Widman was actively involved in the court case regarding internet gaming issues, that ended up in the Finnish Supreme Court (KKO 2005:27).

Education

  • 2008 PG Certificate, Business Law, De Montfort University, Leicester
  • 2001 PG Diploma, EC Law, King’s College, London
  • 1999 PG Diploma, EC Competiton Law, King’s College, London
  • 1998 Member of the Finnish Bar Association
  • 1996 Maritime Law Degree, University of Oslo
  • 1995 Trained at the Bench
  • 1994 Master of Law, University of Helsinki
  • 1992 Master of Law, Uppsala University

Experience

  • 2010- Widman & Co Attorneys at Law Ltd
  • 2007-2010 Widman & Hannes Snellman Attorneys at Law Ltd
  • 2001-2006 Hannes Snellman Mariehamn Attorneys at Law Ltd
  • 1995-2001 Neovius Law Office
  • 1994-1995 Court practice, District Court of Åland
  • 1994 Visiting lawyer, Clyde&Co (London)
  • 1993-1994 Neovius Law Office

Languages

  • Swedish
  • Finnish
  • English
We assist our clients in all sorts of matters relating to gaming law. The office is a member of International Masters of Gaming Law.
Our basis is mainly in Ålandic trade and industry, but with a clear international orientation. Our clients are Ålandic and foreign companies, business organizations and authorities who require advice regarding business law. Our service is always of high quality, client-orientated, flexible and readily available.

The firm has extensive in-house experience in the field of business law. Through our close co-operation with our well established network of professionals both in Finland and glob-ally, we also offer access to resources and specialist knowledge, whenever useful and feasible.

Our aim is to always create considerable added value for our customers by offering wise business-like solutions based on our knowledge, branch experience and understanding of the client’s business principles.

Our lawyers are members of the Finnish Bar Association (Finlands Advokatförbund). A lawyer is legally bound to abide by the law and observe the proper professional conduct for lawyers. Directives on the professional conduct for lawyers and other regulations for lawyers can be found on the Finnish Bar Association’s website, www.advokatforbundet.fi.

Widman & Co Attorneys at Law was founded in 1989 by Kenneth Neovius under the name of Advokatbyrå Neovius. Since its foundation, our office has focused on business law. In the spring of 2001 the office was fully incorporated into the law office Hannes Snellman Attorneys at Law Ltd.

Through joint ownership with Hannes Snellman Attorneys at Law, the office became integrated into the Hannes Snellman network and international sphere of influence, even though the office’s activities continued largely as previously. At the beginning of 2007 Daniel Widman acquired a majority share in the company, upon which the office changed its name to Widman & Hannes Snellman Attorneys at Law Ltd. In connection with Petra Sjöstrand becoming a partner, the office gained its current name on 1 February 2010.