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Merit Lind

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Law Firm Deloitte Legal - Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance, M&A, Information Technology and Intellectual Property, Energy and Infrastructure, Public Procurement, Public-Private Partnerships, Competition Law, Data Protection, Gaming laws


Head of Law Firm Deloitte Legal and attorney-at-Law Merit Lind deals with regulated industries and financing, commercial and business law issues, especially in the information technology sector. Merit has gained wide experience in the fields of public procurement, public and private sector collaboration and infrastructure projects.

She advises the so-called „new businesses“, such as crowdfunding platforms, as well as acts as the official legal advisor to the Estonian e-Residency team. Merit also currently advises the Estonian Police and Customs Board in the full life-cycle of the new tender for the purchase of identity documents, personalisation and certification services following the implementation of eIDAS.


From 2007 to 2014 Merit was a senior associate and sworn attorney in a recognized Estonian law firm being the head of the public procurement and public-private partnerships practice group as well as a member of the energy and competition law, banking and finance, intellectual property and information technology practice groups. Merit joined Deloitte Legal Estonia in October 2014. In 2013-2014 Merit was a stagiaire at the European Commission, DG COMPETITION, unit B.1 (Antitrust: Energy and Environment) working with cases concerning competition law issues in the energy and waste sector, in particular with cases in the gas and electricity markets. She was involved in antitrust proceedings concerning gas supplies in Europe, in cases involving electricity power exchanges, abuses of dominance in the electricity, gas and waste sectors as well as in regulatory initiatives regarding network codes and other regulatory instruments in the electricity sector.


Estonian, English


2011-2012 Cambridge University, Wolfson College, LL.M in commercial law 2007-2009 University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, M.A. degree in law with honours (cum laude) 2004-2007 University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, B.A. in law


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Merit Lind at Law firm Deloitte Legal O√ú advised Enterprise Estonia on state aid matters. Other recent work includes assistance with abuse of dominance matters and compliance issues as well as competition mandates in the transport sector.

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