Dr iur Andres Vutt

Of counsel, Estonia

My service areas

  • Commercial
  • Corporate and M&A
  • EU and Competition


Andres Vutt specialises on widest range of commercial and civil law matters. Andres is an associate professor of commercial law at the Faculty of Law University of Tartu. He has been involved into legal practice since graduating from Faculty of Law University of Tartu in 1993.

Andres has been a member of several legislative drafting groups (the Commercial Code, the Law of Obligations Act, the Law of Property Act, the Commercial Associations Act, the General Part of the Civil Code Act and the Authorised Public Accountants Act) and acted as a member of the corporate law work group in negotiations held with the European Union.

He is a member of the board of the Estonian Academic Law Society, member of the European Centre for Comparative Commercial and Company Law and a working group drafting European Model Company Law Act. Andres speaks Estonian, English and Russian.

Lawyers assist attorneys and they cannot provide legal services to clients (§ 40(3) of the Bar Association Act).


Of Counsel – 2013 – to date

University of Tartu
Associate professor of commercial law – 2012 – to date

Lawyer – 2002 – 2013

University of Tartu
Lecturer of Civil Law – 1993 – 2012

Villu Kõve Law Office
Lawyer – 1998 – 2002

Law Office Fides
Lawyer – 1993 – 1988


  • University of Tartu, Doctor iuris – 2011
  • University of Tartu, Magister iuris – 2005
  • University of Tartu, BA, Law – 1993


  • Member of the Estonian Bar Association
  • Admitted to practice law in the state of Tennessee by the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners


  • Estonian – native
  • English – fluent
  • Russian – fluent


The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017
Recommended for Commercial, Corporate and M&A in Estonia