Ville Vainio

Partner, Attorney-at-Law, CIPP/E

As the head of our technology and data protection practice, Ville primarily consults our domestic and international clients in data protection and technology law, and he also regularly advises our clients on contract law, corporate law and dispute resolution related assignments. In addition, Ville regularly provides training to organisations from various industries especially in complying with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Ville has completed the distinguished international CIPP/E certification and he has very extensive experience in data protection legislation of the European Union.



Wirepas Ltd’s equity financing round

Applex Attorneys assisted Wirepas Ltd when the company raised approximately EUR 10 million equity financing for acceleration of its new technology development.

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Vincit Plc – Purchase of Bonsky Digital Oy

Applex Attorneys advised Vincit Plc in the purchase of Bonsky Digital Oy. The transaction was completed on 1 May 2021.

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Millog Oy – Acquisition of Oy Western Shipyard Ltd

Applex advised Millog Oy on its acquisition of Oy Western Shipyard Ltd from APX-Metalli Oy. The transaction was completed on 1 October 2020.

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Vincit Plc’s co-operation agreement with Taksi Helsinki Oy

Applex represented Vincit Plc when Vincit entered into a co-operation agreement with Taksi Helsinki Oy concerning management and rendering of digital services to Taksi Helsinki. The purpose of the co-operation is to develop taxi dispatch services for the entire Finnish market and the co-operation is a part Vincit’s new strategy aiming towards more comprehensive service offering.

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  • Applex Attorneys Ltd, Attorney-at-Law 2020–
  • Applex Attorneys Ltd, Lawyer 2016–
  • Borenius Attorneys Ltd, Associate Trainee (IP & TMT) 2016
  • CGI Finland, Legal Trainee 2013–2015


  • Attorney-at-Law 2020
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional – Europe (CIPP/E) 2019
  • Licenced Legal Counsel 2017
  • LL.M., University of Turku 2016

Languages: Finnish, English


  • Finnish Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Finnish Data Protection Association