Jaanus Mägi > Magnusson > Tallinn, Estonia > Lawyer Profile

Magnusson
MAAKRI 19/1, 7TH FLOOR
10145 TALLINN
Estonia

Work Department

Corporate and M&A / Commercial

Position

Managing Partner of Magnusson Estonia /
Member of Magnusson International Committee

Career

Jaanus advises international corporates on inbound Estonian and pan-Baltic transactions and provides assistance to Estonian clients in their outbound investment and commercial activities. 

He has been recently focusing on new FDI screening regulations in Estonia and EU, also contributing to the developments in the area as country reporter for Estonia in CELIS Institute. 

Jaanus has long experience in IT related transactions and advising on commercial agreements, marketing arrangements and corporate governance related issues. 

He is also member of Magnusson International Committee and thus actively involved in cooperation with other internationally minded law firms through venues like IBA and ABA. 

Magnusson
Board Member – 2013 – to date

Concordia Attorneys-at-Law
Partner – 2004 – 2013

Law Office Mägi & Partners
Lawyer – 1996 – 2002

Languages

Estonian, English, Finnish, Russian

Memberships

International Bar Association
Estonian Bar Association
CELIS Institute – Country Reporter for Estonia

Education

Estonian Business School, Executive MBA programme
University of Stockholm, Law
University of Helsinki, Law
University of Tartu, Law

Lawyer Rankings

Estonia > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Magnusson deals primarily in cross-border transactions for international clients operating in the Nordics and the Baltics. Working jointly with other offices to ensure full coverage in the region, it also acts alongside foreign law firms as the local partner for cross-border transactions and projects. Its clients include major local financial institutions, aerospace companies, and transport groups. Jaanus Mägi specialises in advising on inbound pan-Baltic transactions, as well as assisting Estonian corporates with general commercial matters. Senior counsel Toomas Mälberg is well versed in mergers, transfer operations, and acquisitions for international clients seeking investment into Estonia.

Estonia > Employment

Magnusson covers complex cross-border employment assignments for international clients, often with cross-jurisdictional elements impacting Baltic countries, as well as Finland. It saw an increased number of mandates due to Covid, often related to day-to-day employment advice, immigration-related employment matters, and employment-related litigation. Jaanus Mägi focuses on corporate and commercial law, as well as employment. Denis Piskunov specialises in employee-related dispute resolution, while senior associate Sille Eerik handles data protection and employment matters.