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Estonia > Employment Tier 1

Estonia > Dispute resolution Tier 2

Magnusson adopts an ‘interdisciplinary approach', which 'allows the team to offer comprehensive solutions to clients’. The department is particularly skilled in cross-border disputes and asset recovery. The team is led by Kaidar Sultson, who specialises in civil proceedings. At the associate level, managing associate Marek Keiman has a strong practice when it comes to cross-border asset recovery. Former key team member Denis Piskunov departed from the firm in April 2023 for an in-house role.

Practice head(s):

Kaidar Sultson

Other key lawyers:

Denis Piskunov; Marek Keiman


‘The team demonstrates a remarkable commitment to innovation across multiple fronts. From embracing cutting-edge technology to foster efficiency in legal research and case management, to pioneering collaborative solutions that enhance client communication and transparency. The practice’s interdisciplinary approach allows them to offer comprehensive solutions to clients, combining legal expertise with business acumen.’

‘They lawyers at the firm prioritise the client’s needs above all else, taking the time to understand their unique challenges and objectives. This dedication to client service, exemplified by Marek Keiman, who consistently goes above and beyond to ensure client satisfaction, resulting in long-lasting client relationships.’

‘Magnusson are practical, results focused, and research their work appropriately.’

‘Denis Piskunov is pragmatic, experienced and very approachable.’

Key clients


Estonian Athletic Association

Creditors of CoinLoan



UPM Kymmene Otepää


Brook Food Asia Pasific

Smart Hiring Pro

Investors of crowdfunding platforms

Shareholders of Medical Pharmacy Group

Work highlights

  • Representing over 7000 local and international investors of various crowdfunding platforms in large class action bankruptcy and criminal proceedings.
  • Assisting a group of creditors of Estonian crypto lending platform CoinLoan in bringing claims amounting to €21m against the platform and representing the creditors; interests in insolvency proceedings.

Estonia > Fintech Tier 2

Magnusson‘s growing fintech practice focuses in particular on regulatory and compliance work. In terms of sectors, the firm can often be found assisting clients in the fintech, healthtech, sustainability and climate, and online gambling industries. Leading the practice is Elvira Tulvik, who is involved in most of the group’s mandates, which include NFTs and blockchain-related matters. Senior associate Sille Eerik focuses her practice on data privacy and fintech.

Practice head(s):

Elvira Tulvik

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

OmniMatrix Group

Envst United Action

KTZL Action Group

MNTHR Action Group

Optimus Enterprise

Dream Finance


SEG Management PIY Ltd

Inter Cars Group

A group of creditors of CoinLoan

Estonia > IP, IT and telecoms Tier 2

Magnusson often works across the Baltics and Scandinavia, leveraging a strong technology law practice assisting local companies in addition to international clients investing in Estonia. Its varied workload includes cyber fraud disputes and the enforcement of rulings on cyber assets. Elvira Tulvik runs the team and is especially knowledgeable about existing and future technology due to her engineering knowledge. On the IP side, senior associate Mirjam Trisberg is a key contact.

Practice head(s):

Ellen Elvira Tulvik

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Creditors of CoinLoan

Inter Cars S.A.

Inter Cars Estonia OÜ

Elers Medical Finland Oy

FlixMobility GmbH

Omnimatrix OÜ


KTZL Action Group

Envst United Action

Filmimees OÜ

Baltania OÜ

MyLook OÜ

Optimus Enterprise OÜ

Dream Finance OÜ

SEG Management PIY Ltd

P.H. Primary OÜ

Caruma S.p Z.O.O.

Lozmi OÜ

Work highlights

  • Advises OmniMatrix on token qualification under Estonian law, licensing requirements and compliance.
  • Representing over 7,000 local and international investors in large class action bankruptcy and criminal proceedings regarding crowdfunding fraud.
  • Assisting a group of creditors of CoinLoan in bringing claims against the platform and representing the creditors’ interests in insolvency proceedings before the Estonian court and trustee.

Estonia > Tax Tier 2

Magnusson's varied workload includes tax planning and optimisation, tax risk management, and market entry and exit strategies. Restructuring, including cross-border restructuring, is another area of focus for the practice, and is a particular area of specialism for Elvira Tulvik. Tulvik heads the team and leads on many multi-jurisdictional tax matters as well as a range of tax regulation advice.

Practice head(s):

Ellen Elvira Tulvik

Other key lawyers:

Hanna Esko

Key clients

Saint-Gobain Group

Põhjala Brewing

FlixBus Group

Whirlpool Corporation



Work highlights

  • Acted as legal adviser to Saint-Gobain Eesti on the sale of the business of its subsidiary Baltiklaas and the following restructuring of the group.
  • Advising Estonian Põhjala Brewery on setting up its employee and management options programme.
  • Assisting FlixBus with restructuring its operations in the Baltics.

Estonia > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Estonia > Real estate and construction Tier 3

Magnusson has a global reach and is active within the Baltics and Scandinavia, often handling work of a multijurisdictional nature. Toomas Mälberg and Kaidar Sultson head up the team. Mälberg stands out for his concentration on real estate work with an emphasis on infrastructure matters, whereas Sultson has strong connections with the financial services industry and often works on civil disputes.

Practice head(s):

Toomas Mälberg; Kaidar Sultson

Key clients

Tallinn Film Wonderland

Procurator Eesti

Motor Group

Wild Cabins



Enersense Group (previously Empower)


Mehka Eesti

Viimsi Hospital

UPM-Kymmene Otepää

Work highlights

  • Advising Tallinn Film Wonderland on a broad range of legal issues related to the establishment of Tallinn Film City.
  • Advising Standard AS on the drafting and performance of the contracts related to furnishing and construction works regarding hotels in Sweden, Denmark, Belgium and Finland.
  • Advised Finnish supplier of occupational safety products Procurator Eesti on obtaining the use permit for the building and the sale of a property.

Estonia > Shipping and transport Tier 3

Magnusson is an international one-stop shop business law firm offering seamless high quality legal services across the Nordic-Baltic region.

Our offices in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania provide solutions with a commercial approach for businesses in the region as well as international companies operating in several jurisdictions. We have a wide international cooperation network with market-leading law firms around the world, so our integrated offering is always based on the same high standards and quality, no matter how many offices are involved in a project.

Our talented and experienced team of 120 internationally minded professionals is valued for its proven track record of legal expertise and quick reliable advice delivered within a cost-effective budget and a desired timeframe.

Magnusson in Estonia: With an established presence in Estonia since 2012 the firm unites a strong dedicated team of lawyers with expertise in providing  excellent business solutions. We operate based on three core values: high professional standards, in-depth market and industry knowledge, and an entrepreneurial mindset. Our services cover all areas of business law required to manage and grow your business ranging from complex cross-border transactions to daily corporate governance advice. We offer advice on foreign investment to clients seeking to enter the Estonian market as well as to companies seeking to expand internationally.

Our core legal areas are corporate and M&A, banking and finance, commercial law and regulation, technology law, IP and data protection, employment, tax law, and dispute resolution. In addition, we are experienced in real estate and construction, marketing law, consumer protection, restructuring and insolvency, life sciences and EU and competition.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Priit Pahapill
Commercial Jaanus Mägi
Construction Kaidar Sultson
Corporate and M&A Jaanus Mägi
Corporate and M&A Toomas Mälberg
Dispute resolution Kaidar Sultson
Intellectual property Mirjam Trisberg
Intellectual property Jaanus Mägi
Media, sports and entertainment Mirjam Trisberg
Real estate Kaidar Sultson
Retail and consumers Mirjam Trisberg
Transport Kaidar Sultson
Media, sports and entertainment Toomas Mälberg
Real estate Toomas Mälberg
Asset Recovery Marek Keiman
Photo Name Position Profile
Marek Keiman photo Marek Keiman Managing Associate / Head of Asset Recovery
Jaanus Mägi photo Jaanus Mägi Managing Partner of Magnusson Estonia / Member of Magnusson International Committee
Toomas Mälberg photo Toomas Mälberg Partner / Co – Head of Corporate and M&A / Co-Head of…
Kaidar Sulton photo Kaidar Sulton Partner / Co-Head of Dispute Resolution in Magnusson Estonia Co-Head of Real…
Mirjam  Trisberg photo Mirjam Trisberg Senior Associate / Head of Marketing Law
Elvira  Tulvik photo Elvira Tulvik Partner /Head of Tax, Tech and Regulatory at Magnusson Estonia / Attorney-at-law
Number of lawyers : 120
At this office : 20
International Bar Association (IBA)
International Fiscal Association (IFA)
International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
ICC FraudNet
INSOL Europe
Games Industry Law Summit
Estonian Marketing Association (EMA)
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