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Ellex

ROOSIKRANTSI 2, 10119 TALLINN, ESTONIA
Tel:
Work +372 6 40 7170
Fax:
Fax +372 6 40 7171
Email:
Web:
www.ellex.ee
Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius

Raino Paron

Tel:
Work +372 640 7170
Email:
Ellex

Work Department

Banking & finance, capital markets, venture capital projects, competition law, EU law, infrastructure, M&A.

Position

Partner.

Career

Since 1998 Partner; since 1995 Attorney, Ellex Raidla; 1996 Visiting lawyer, Linklaters & Paines, London, UK; 1994-1996 Legal consultant, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the World Bank), Washington D.C., USA; 1993-1994 Legal consultant, International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C., USA; 1990-1992 In-house counsel, Commercial Fishery “Pärnu Kalur”; 1990-1992 Assistant director (part-time position), Pärnu City Government, Economic Department.

Languages

Estonian, English, Russian.

Member

Since 1996 Chairman of the Council of the Arbitration Court of the Tallinn Stock Exchange; since 1996 Member of the Estonian Bar Association; 2004 Member of the organizing committee of IBA Nordic and Baltic Regional Conference, Stockholm.

Education

1993 LL.M, with distinction, Georgetown University, USA; 1990 Law degree, cum laude, University of Tartu, Estonia.


Estonia

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Raino Paron - Ellex

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Ellex’s ‘professional and visible’ team is frequently involved in the most significant deals on the market and recently advised the Ministry of Finance on the €1bn Treasury Note Programme which was created by the Republic of Estonia. In another complex matter the group assisted Inbank with its IPO on the Nasdaq Tallinn Stock Exchange. Ermo Kosk, Gerli Kilusk and Anton Sigal, who are all ‘active in the market and do an impressive amount of transactional work’, joined after the firm’s merger with Primus, Attorneys at Law. Raino Paron is another key contact. Gerly Lõhmus and Martin Mäesalu are names to note.

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EU and competition

Within: Leading individuals

Raino Paron - Ellex

Within: EU and competition

Ellex has a ‘team of excellent professionals, which always ensures that it can provide a high-quality service in a timely manner’. In recent highlights, the group represented Prisma Peremarke in a major case of alleged price fixing under the Competition Act. Active clients include Nestlé, Sports Direct and the Estonian Health Insurance Fund. Raino Paron heads the ‘proactive team’ and senior associate Martin Mäesalu has ‘deep knowledge of competition matters’.

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