Merikasarmi, PO Box 176, 00023 Government, Finland
tel: +358 295 350 000
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Legal Service

The Legal Service is responsible for:

  • public international law;
  • international cooperation against terrorism, anti-terrorism coordination within the Ministry;
  • issues relating to human rights courts and conventions and other matters concerning human rights law;
  • EU law, unless the issue in question falls within the competence of another organisational unit;
  • representation of the Government of Finland before EC Courts and in infringement procedures concerning Finland as a Member State of the EU;
  • international treaties unless the issue in question falls within the competence of another organisational unit;
  • preparation of national legislation, unless it falls within the competence of another organisational unit;
  • representation of the Government of Finland before international courts and other international bodies of investigation and supervision.

Director General, Legal Service

Postal address:
Oikeuspalvelu
PL 416
00023 VALTIONEUVOSTO
Visiting address:
Oikeuspalvelu
PL 416
00023 VALTIONEUVOSTO
Fax:
+358 9 1605 5703
Email:
OIK-01@formin.fi
Director General for Legal Affairs
Päivi Kaukoranta
tel. +358 295 351144
tel. +358 9 16055700
Marja-Riitta Malanin
tel. +358 295 351569
tel. +358 9 16055702
Anna Esko
tel. +358 295 351146
Ulla Karttunen
tel. +358 295 351143
Marja Lehto
tel. +358 295 350086
E-mail addresses of the Ministry employees are composed as follows: firstname.lastname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.

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