Membership officials & lawyers

Updating member information, membership card and membership fee questions

If you have questions concerning your membership feel free to contact
Akava Special Branches and their membership officials.


Membership Officials 0800 135 370
(free number)
Membership Officials are available Mondays to Fridays 9 a.m.–2 p.m. (during 17.6.–26.7.19 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.), jasenpalvelut@akavanerityisalat.fi

Legal consultation on employment matters

If you require assistance concerning your employment, please contact Akava Special Branches' legal advisers. please describe your question in the form. To expedite the service, they request that you fill in your member number and contact information. Legal adviser will contact you personally.

If your question is urgent you can get legal consultation also by phone free of charge.
Legal consultation for the municipal, State and university sector 0800 135 380
Legal consultation for the private and organisation sector 0800 135 350
Telephone service: Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Employed in a company or  a non-govermental organisation

Leppänen, Juho-Heikki, lawyer
Legal consultation for the private sector
Telephone 0201 235 365

Torvela, Tuire, lawyer
- Lobbying and legal consultation for the provate sector
- Questions concerning individual professional and entrepreneur
- Advice about family law and inheritance matters
- Telephone 0201 235 356

Employed in municipality, by the state, at a university or at a university of applied sciences

Ikonen, Harri, lawyer
- legal counseling for municipality-, state, university and university of applied sciences
-Telephone 0201 235 354

Saari, Elina, lawyer
- legal counseling for municipality-, state, university and university of applied sciences
Telephone 0201 235 353

Advice about family law and inheritance matters

Akava Special Branches' lawyer Tuire Torvela provides members with advice about family law and inheritance matters and consultation in the following matters:

  • Marital contracts
  • Divorce
  • Division of property
  • Estate inventory
  • Wills
  • Distribution of estate

The member benefit also extends to creating documents related to family law and inheritance matters, such as marital contracts and wills.

Tuire Torvela, puh. 0201 235 356 (In the summer 2019 this service is not available during 22.7.–23.8.19).