Fields of practice

Ain’s main practice areas are Mergers & Acquisitions and Dispute Resolution. Ain also specializes in legal issues connected to the management of water utility infrastructure, including its Financing and Public Procurement

Professional experience

2015 – Senior Associate at law firm TRINITI
2009 – 2015 Partner and Senior Associate at law firm LEXTAL
2004 – 2008 Senior Associate firm LEXTAL
2001 – 2004 Senior Associate firm Lepik & Luhaäär

During his more than 10 years of practice Ain has advised clients in the areas of general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and participated as an advisor in significant infrastructure projects such as:

  • Advising TechX Technologies Inc. (OTC: TECXF) in acquisition of 100% interest in Mobilum OÜ for C$16,000,000. Canadian TechX Technologies Inc. is a company focused on emerging technologies across growth sectors including: crypto, blockchain, AI and cloud technologies (2021). Read more
  • Advising the City of Tallinn and Utilitas OÜ in the acquisition of 35.3% holding in the listed AS Tallinna Vesi (drinking water and sewage services provider for the capital city Tallinn) (2020-2021) Read more
  • Advising Estonian national carrier AS Nordic Aviation Group in a share purchase transaction of 49% shareholding in a certified air operator Xfly (2020). Read more
  • Advising buyer in acquisition of the majority stake in world’s leading thermally modified wood producer Thermory AS. Heading the TRINITI team in carrying through the Due Diligence (2020).
  • Advising sellers in the sale transaction of 85% stake in the energy producer Utilitas OÜ and in entering into shareholders’ agreement with the transaction value of over 300 MEUR. Heading the TRINITI team in carrying through the Vendor Due Diligence (2018) Read more
  • Advising OÜ Transpordi Varahaldus in the successful bond issue of 10 MEUR (2018) Read more
  • Project management and advising Kroodi Vesi OÜ in water infrastructure renovation project at Kroodi Industrial Area with approximate construction price of 5 MEUR (2016 – 2018)
  • Participating as legal expert and carrying out a comprehensive study on sustainable development strategy for Estonian water utility sector commissioned by the of Estonian Water Works Association (2016-2018)
  • Advising Estonian national carrier AS Nordic Aviation Group in a share sale transaction of 49% shareholding in Nordica’s subsidiary Regional Jet Ltd (a certified air operator) and in entering into a shareholders’ agreement (2017) Read more
  • Advising a Lithuanian listed company in acquisition of 100% shareholding in IT company AS Andmevara (2016) Read more
  • Advising the seller in the acquisition of the Estonian leading egg production enterprise by a Danish corporation (2015)
  • Successfully representing the minority shareholders of AS SEB Bank in a court action against Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB in connection with the fair monetary compensation to be paid for the takeover of the minority shares in AS SEB Bank (2005-2014)
  • Carrying out the legal due diligence of a real estate development company in connection with listing of new shares on NASDAQ OMX Tallinn Stock Exchange (2014)
  • Representing a Finnish industrial company in entering into construction and maintenance agreements of a cogeneration power plant with AS Eesti Energia and later in amending the agreements (2011-2013)
  • Advising the seller in the acquisition of an Estonian cutting and drilling marketing enterprise by the Swarovski industrial concern (2007)
  • Purchase of 66% shares of AS Eesti Raudtee (Estonian Railways) by the Estonian Government (2007)

Professional Membership

Member of the Estonian Bar Association since 2002


Ain graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Stockholm in 2001 (LL.M.)


Ain is fluent in Estonian, English and Swedish and can also communicate with clients in Finnish


In his free time Ain enjoys travelling with his family, reading and skiing