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 technology law and data protection. He also regularly advises our clients on contract law, intellectual property law, dispute resolution and assists in corporate transactions (M&A). 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



OneClinic Oy – OneClinic Logistics System delivery for the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)

Applex assisted OneClinic Oy in the procurement process concerning OneClinic Logistics System.

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Novatron Oy – purchase of a minority share in Vektorio Oy

Applex Attorneys advised technology company Novatron Oy, in a transaction where Novatron acquired a minority share in Vektorio Oy.

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Licensing of Wisehockey hockey analytics platform for DEL

Applex assisted Tampere-based software company Wisehockey Oy in licensing Wisehockey hockey analytics platform for the premier German ice hockey league DEL.

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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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  • 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