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Sven Papp

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Head of Transactions and Corporate Advisory Practice Group.




Since 1994 Partner, Ellex Raidla; 1995-1998 General Counsel of Swedish Match East Europe (Stockholm); 1992-1994 Law Office Sven Papp and associated legal counsel of SIAR Bossard Management Consultants (Stockholm); 1991-1992 Legal Counsel to the Ministry of Economy and Tallinn Chamber of Commerce and Industry; 1990-1991 White & Case (New York and Stockholm); 1989 Height Gardner Poor & Heavens, currently Holland & Knight (New York); 1986 – 1989 Tallinn II Legal Advisory Office.


Estonian, English, Finnish, Russian.


Member of the Expert Council of Independent Legal Profession and Insolvency Law at the Ministry of Justice; Member of European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI); since 2002 Member of Listing and Supervisory Committee of Tallinn Stock Exchange; since 1987 Member of Estonian Bar Association.


1991 LL.M, Stockholm University, Master Program at Law Faculty on Private Law and Comparative Law, 1986 Law degree, University of Tartu, Estonia.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Sven Papp - Ellex

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Ellex is ‘among the very best in Estonia and always provides an excellent service within agreed timescales’. The highly regarded team advised Trilini Energy on its €70m acquisition of Estonia's gas utility company Eesti Gaas and the ‘very professionalRisto Vahimets routinely assists Sportland International Group with corporate matters. The ‘flexibleSven Papp stands out for his ‘breadth of knowledge’. Martin Käerdi is also noted.

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Within: Tax

Sven Papp heads the department at Ellex, which is ‘very business-orientated and customer friendly’. The team has a ‘detailed knowledge of tax law and rules’ and provides local and international tax advice. Highlights included representing the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in filing a claim against the Estonian government. Saturn Investments, East Capital and Maag Group are also clients. Tõnis Vahesaar is a name to note.

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