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Fields of practice

Erki specialises in dispute resolution and also acts as an arbitrator. His main areas of practice are negotiation, commercial law, disputes between shareholders, business restructuring, bankruptcy proceedings, preparations for bankruptcy, contract law, and cases regarding compensation for damages

Professional experience

2010 Partner at TRINITI Estonia
2005-2010 Partner at Ruus Koch & Vabamets law firm
1999-2005 Attorney at law and partner at Keevallik & Partners law firm
2000 Practice placement in the Legal Department of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg
1996 Pre-trial investigator at the Tartu Investigation Bureau of the Police Board

Erki has worked as a solicitor for over twenty years. During this time, he has represented clients in hundreds of litigation actions, including the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, while also helping to unite and separate businesses, and successfully conducting crucial negotiations for clients

  • The merger of Max 123 and Võrguvara Read more
  • The Supreme Court reached a significant decision in the dispute regarding the fee being charged for the use of phonograms Read more
  • TRINITI represents the lessor in a dispute with Rein Kilk Read more
  • We advised on the restructuring of the Medicum Group Read more
  • Advising on a patient organisation Read more
  • Representing a shareholder in a request for information (§ 166 of the CC) Read more
  • The successful representation of a minority shareholder in a county court Read more
Professional Membership

Examination Committee of the Estonian Bar Association, member since 2011-2016

Member of the Round Table Tallinn-1 club since 2002 (the president of Round Table Estonia for the 2012/2013 season)

Member of the Estonian Bar Association since 2001

Education

Erki graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Tartu, Estonia in 2000 and from the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences (Sisekaitseakadeemia), specializing in pre-trial investigation), in 1997

Languages

Erki is fluent in Estonian and English. He also speaks Russian and Finnish

Extra-curricular

Erki enjoys different kinds of sports, including windsurfing, cycling and cross-country and downhill skiing