Title: Partner, Head of Data Protection, Marketing & Consumers
Jukka Lång heads the firm's Data Protection, Marketing & Consumers practice group. He specialises in the legal issues that derive from the use of information technology and the internet.
Jukka is a member of the Finnish Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the Finnish IT Law Association, the European Employment Lawyers Association and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Jukka is the first Finnish attorney that has earned the European privacy certification CIPP/E from the IAPP.
Prior to joining Dittmar & Indrenius, Mr. Lång worked with the Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman as an inspector (2003–2005).
Joined Dittmar & Indrenius: 2006
Admitted: 2010, CIPP/E 2013
Education: University of Helsinki (LL.M., 2006; B.A., 2006 and M.A., 2009, in History)
Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English
Publications & Lectures: Jukka teaches a course of data protection law and contracts at the Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki, and is a frequent lecturer at legal seminars on topics related to data protection and information technology law in general.
Jukka is also author and co-author of several articles regarding data protection and privacy.
Recommendations: Clients describe Jukka as "open, internationally-minded and flexible," and another interviewee identifies him as "a strong player in the privacy area." - Chambers Europe 2016
He wins plaudits for his expertise in data protection: "I really rely on him; his knowledge is exceptional and he can offer practical insights." - Chambers Europe 2015
Jukka Lång stands out for his in-depth expertise in data protection matters and is widely praised: "He will quickly pick up what a problem or request is about, so we never waste any time." - Chambers Europe 2014
"Jukka Lång is ‘without a doubt one of Finland’s leading personal data and privacy professionals, and who also has a thorough understanding of IT and general contract law’." – Legal 500 2013
Jukka is the exclusive winner of the ILO and Lexology Client Choice Award 2018 & 2016 for IT and Internet category for Finland. According to the comments posed by clients:
“Jukka is the best data protection lawyer in Finland; he has an in-depth understanding of the subject matter and a unique ability to tie it to the client's business needs.”,
“His advice is practical and solution-oriented; he is always on top of the latest developments and trends in his area of expertise.”,
“He understands business; he is curious and ready to challenge a conservative approach and to provide practical guidance.” and
“He is more than worth the money.” - Client Choice Awards 2018
"Jukka is very client focused; he has the ability to explain complicated legal issues in a way that is understandable, his initiative and follow-ups are superb.",
"He is extremely qualified and really distinguishes himself by offering guidance instead of just advice, taking a view of assignments instead of just commenting.",
"He has an outstanding ability to think strategically and provide innovative but practical advice." and
"Jukka is a remarkably nice person to work with; easily approachable, always on time and he has excellent presentation skills." - Client Choice Awards 2016