Maris Vutt specialises in the resolution of civil disputes and in corporate law. Maris has wide experience in the resolution of various civil disputes and she specialises in the settlement of corporate law disputes, most importantly in relation to the contesting of resolutions, shareholders’ right to information and liability of members of the management board. Maris advises clients also on various corporate legal issues in connection with the balanced protection of shareholders’ rights. Maris has also represented clients in different contractual and media disputes.
Maris teaches a corporate law course at the University of Tartu and is mostly engaged in the field of shareholders’ rights in research work as well. In her Master’s thesis, Maris covered the possibility of substituting shareholders’ votes with judicial decisions, which has led to several precedent-setting court judgments in the Estonian judicial practice both in the Supreme Court and in lower courts. At present, Maris is pursuing a Doctoral level degree at the University of Tartu and her field of study includes exercise of shareholders’ rights in a digital form.