Fields of practice

Sten’s main field of practice is advising clients in Corporate & Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions as well as in the Real Estate & Construction practise areas. He also represents clients in related negotiations and judicial proceedings

Professional experience

2011 ‑ TRINITI Estonia, senior associate
1997-2011 Advokaadibüroo Raidla, Lejinš & Norcous, attorney-at-law
2004 Roschier Attorneys, Ltd., visiting attorney
2004 Nokia Plc (Multimedia Group), legal counsel (secondment)
1997 Tark & Co Law Office, lawyer
1997 OPR Konsultatsioonide OÜ, lawyer
1996-1997 AS MicroLink, lawyer
1996-1997 Eesti Rahva Muuseum, lawyer

Sten has advised clients in connection with green-field turnkey construction projects in the fields of energy, industry and manufacturing, as well as mergers and acquisitions:

  • Security Agent Services for Liven Kodu 17 OÜ bond investors (2020)
  • Project Manager and expert in Impact Assessment for Estonia’s Accession to the Cape Town Convention on Securities in Mobile Equipment performed by Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (2020)
  • Advising Crumblo OÜ in Acquiring Operating Permit for payment services (AISP and PISP per PSD2) (2020)
  • Advising Epistemics Foraging GP OÜ in Registration as alternative investment fund manager with the EFSA (2020)
  • Advising Smartlynx Airlines Estonia OÜ on lease and registration of three Airbus A320 passenger jets (2019) Read more
  • Collateral Agent services to Alexela Tanklad OÜ bond investors 2018) Read more
  • Advising Transpordi Varahaldus OÜ in the largest investment into Estonian aviation, issue of bonds and acquisition of 2 Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft (2017) Read more
  • Advising OÜ Aare Autopood on the application for creditor’s permit from EFSA (2017)
  • Advising the shareholders of travel agency GoAdventure OÜ with sale of shares to AB Avia Solutions Group, Lithuanian listed  company (2016) Read more
  • Advising the shareholders of the operator of Arctic Sport Fitness Clubs in Tallinn and Tartu  fitness clubs with sale of shares to UAB Impuls – owner of largest fitness club chain in Lithuania (2015) Read more
  • Advising AS Äripäev in negotiations and closing of construction and lease agreement for new editorial office premises with  Lutheri Ärimaja OÜ (2015)
  • Advising of 2A Investment Group with acquisition of Estonian alcoholic beverages import and the distribution business of Norex Spirits Ab (2015)
  • Advising AS Estonian Air in setting up of a subsidiary for provision of fight capacity services (2014)
  • Advising AS Estonian Air with the sale of AS Estonian Air Regional and AS Amadeus Eesti (2014) Read more
  • Advising AS Info Auto with Acquisition of 50% shareholding in the Latvian leading car dealer AS Musa Motors Grupa (2014) Read more
  • Advising the shareholders of an Estonian metal engineering and production company HeTi Pere OÜ with sale of company (2014)

Professional memberships

  • Member of the EÜS V/K, board member since 2018 II
  • Member of the Estonian Bar Association since 1998


2002 Central European University, LLM (International Business Law)
2002 TMC Asser Institute, post-graduate studies in international business and European Union law
1997 Tartu Ülikool, baccalaureus artium (in law)


Sten is able to work on assignments in Estonian and English, being fluent in both languages. He also speaks with clients in Russian and Finnish


In his spare time he enjoys endurance amateur sports