Eva-Liisa Pärtel

Eva-Liisa Pärtel

Associate
Tallinn, Estonia

Eva-Liisa Pärtel specialises in advising real estate and construction companies.

  • About

    Eva-Liisa Pärtel specialises in advising real estate and construction companies. Given the experience and background in resolving disputes, Eva-Liisa is often involved in projects where, in addition to providing advice on construction and planning matters, disputes between the parties must be resolved.

    Foreign studies and internships at the International Court of Arbitration of International Chamber of Commerce in Paris have provided Eva-Liisa with a good base for representing clients, including in international arbitration.

  • Major Projects
    • Successfully representing Kodumajatehase at the Stockholm Arbitrage Court

      Successfully representing Kodumajatehase, part of Kodumaja Group, at the Stockholm Arbitrage Court regarding the claims against a Swedish contracting authority.

    • Advising Timo Houses in the realisation of projects in Sweden

      Advising modular houses manufacturer Timo Houses in the realisation of projects in Sweden, including in construction disputes, i.e. the Gävle Student project involving 189 modules.

    • Advising Nortimo on the development of a joint venture on Swedish market

      Advising construction company Nortimo on the development of a joint venture between Estonian and Swedish companies and focused on Swedish market.

    • Advising Invego in real estate transactions and negotiations

      Advising real estate developer Invego in real estate transactions and negotiations, including financing, construction and planning matters.

    • Representing K-Most in court disputes regarding the identification of property rights and the exclusion of a bankruptcy estate

      Representing construction company K-Most in court disputes regarding the identification of property rights and the exclusion of a bankruptcy estate, the termination of proceedings initiated by minority shareholders who did not have the right of representation and the protection of claims in bankruptcy proceedings.

    • Representing Rimi Eesti Food in the civil and criminal proceedings against a former employee

      Representing Rimi Eesti Food, the leading retail chain in the Baltics, in the civil and criminal proceedings against a former employee as well as a number of legal entities and related individuals, whose involvement in years of corrupt activity caused extensive damage to the company.

    • Representing Neli Elementi in a evidentiary complex dispute

      Successfully representing fish farm Neli Elementi in a evidentiary complex dispute in which the introduction of infectious fish disease and extensive damage to the company was detected.

    • Representing an Estonian law firm in complex administrative and civil proceedings

      Successfully representing an Estonian law firm in complex administrative and civil proceedings, in which the claims of more than 1.5 MEUR against the law firm were considered to be completely unfounded.

  • CV

    Memberships

    Estonian Bar Association
    ICC YAF (Young Arbitrators Forum of the International Chamber of Commerce)
    LCIA YIAG (Young International Arbitration Group of the London Court of International Arbitration)
    ICDR Y&I (International Centre for Dispute Resolution Young & International)
    Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration)

    Professional career

    Since 2017
    Associate, law firm TGS Baltic (formerly Varul)
    2015–2017
    Associate, law firm Varul
    2013
    Intern, ICC International Court of Arbitration (Paris)
    2012–2015
    Lawyer, law firm Varul
    2011
    Intern, Dispute Resolution Department, law firm Borenius
    2011
    Intern, Harju County Court
    2010
    Intern, Dispute Resolution Department, law firm Sorainen
    2008
    Intern, Legal Department, Kristiine District Administration

    Education

    2014
    University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, MA
    2013
    City University London, Maritime Law, International Summer University
    2012
    University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law, International and European Law (Student Exchange Program)
    2012
    University of Brescia, European Competition Law, International Summer University
    2011
    Ghent University, Faculty of Law, International and European Law (Student Exchange Program)
    2011
    Georgetown University, Economics and Constitutional Law, International Summer University
    2010
    University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, BA